8 Essentials You Need In Your Carry On

Packing for a trip can seem a daunting task. Remembering everything and abiding TSA approved specifications are a lot for anyone. As someone that only travels with a carry-on, it makes travel easier but you also need to be sure everything fits. Since I travel frequently, I like it’s because I can be sure luggage isn’t lost because I haven’t checked anything. Not to mention I am also not dealing expensive checked bag fees.

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15 Perfect Father’s Day Gifts For The Dad Who’s Hard To Shop For

15 Father’s Day Gifts

What do you get a dad who has pretty much everything? Here are 15 Father’s Day gifts that might make him feel special. I created a list of a variety of items for the dad who loves sports, to grill, golfing and more. You might find the perfect gift below to make him smile, or gain inspiration for a gift that is similar that would be a perfect fit. Either way, treat dad right and buy him some fun Father’s Day gifts to let him know he is your hero.

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15 Smart Kitchen Items For The Chef

These items are amazing! I need several and saw a couple of great gifts! So pinning!

Check out these 15 Smart Kitchen Items For The Chef that you could give as a gift for a birthday or even for the holiday. These gifts will make anyone who loves spending time in their kitchen happy. Nothing beats fun new kitchen items to try out when you go to cook. From Bluetooth thermometers for your grill to a smart kitchen scale that makes creating the perfect recipe a breeze. I created a list of a variety of items with different price points to fit anyone’s budget.

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10 Best Disaster Preparedness Tips You Can Really Use

This came at just the right time! We should all be prepared but with hurricane season upon us, we need to be ready! So pinning AND using!

Do You Know What Disasters You Should Be Prepared For?

 

It doesn’t matter where you live, chances are that sooner or later you’ll face some sort of a disaster that will leave you without power, water, or access to buy more. It could be a natural disaster like a hurricane, snow storm, flood, tornado, or earthquake. Or it could be a manmade disaster that has the power grid failing or requires you to stay put in your home for a few days or even weeks. The world can be a harsh place, but there’s something we can do. We can prepare for the disasters most likely to occur in our area.

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50 Things To Do In & Around St. Louis

While I was born and raised in the suburbs of St. Louis, we’ve been back to St. Louis numerous times. Every short yet exciting visit always seems nostalgic and to leaving us wanting more. I unquestionably feel like we are overdue for a St. Louis area visit – keep an eye out for one in the near future!

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Why You Need To Keep A Household Budget

The Only Way to Budget! I'm so glad I found this! I had no idea! Perfect timing. We really need this!

 

We work hard to earn a living. We should make sure we spend the money we bring home wisely. That’s where a household budget comes in. It’s a good tool to see at a glance what we have coming in, what’s going out (and what that money is paying for) and if there’s anything left at the end of the month to put into savings.

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20 Keto Snacks That Cut The Cravings And Help You Lose The Weight

A common misconception for those looking into or starting keto is that you won’t be able to snack. While it IS important to choose the right ones so they don’t knock you out of ketosis, you can in fact snack. There are also many great snacks that will cut your cravings and keep you satiated until dinner.

Snacking with keto isn’t what you were used to snacking on before keto. You’ll need to rethink what snacks are to you. Gone are the days of packages of cookies and bags of chips. Stick to low carb, high-fat options. There are many great ready to go snacks and some awesome recipes to keep you in ketosis, cut the cravings, and keep you from feeling deprived.

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20 Crockpot Keto Meals Perfect For Vacation

I’ve said many times in my posts what we look for when vacationing and looking for a rental. One of the main things we look for is a kitchen. Having a kitchen saves greatly on our expenses which is from cooking our own meals.

These recipes are amazing! So saving this for my beach vacation!

However, on vacation, we don’t really want to cook so I stick to super simple meals, mainly crock pot.  I’ve got my list of go-to crock pot meals that are keto friendly for my family.

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The idea is to save time, money, effort and spend little time in the kitchen. The list of recipes I’ve compiled will help you stay on budget and keep kitchen time to a minimum.

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11 Low Carb Vegetables That You Can Eat on Keto

Understanding the ketogenic diet means that you need to understand which foods you can successfully eat. In this case, successfully means limiting carbs. Being successful can mean also losing weight if that is your goal. For many, it has keto become a lifestyle change.

For those on keto, they must understand that all vegetables are not always good.

I am sure you are asking why…

Because with all foods you need to watch your carb intake and vegetables have carbs.

Many people start keto assuming vegetables are safe because you have been told all your life that vegetables are healthy.

So, obviously saying you cannot have any and all vegetables is a shocker, right?

You will find carbs in each and every food item you consume from fruit to vegetables to meat, etc.

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