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    Ways To Protect Your Home From Heavy Rain

    (Pixabay CC0) You’ve heard the saying: It never rains, but it pours! And that saying can be true to so many of us, not only when discussing the various challenges we face in life, but with the actual weather too! Particularly when that rain is heavy, we can experience water damage in our homes, and that can lead to financial losses and practical difficulties. Oh, and we can get more than a little wet in the process too! So, in a follow on to our article on preparing your home for the worst of weather, here are some tips to help you protect your home from the consequences of heavy…

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    #fbf Heart Shaped Petals

    The title of this blog post might be misleading, but I didn’t know what else to call it. The flower petals themselves aren’t heart shaped, but they just so happened to flow down the street with the rain and stop at the end of my driveway in the shape of a heart! This photo is fitting since it seems like we get pouring, stormy weather multiple times a week lately. A few weeks ago I had just gotten home from work, the rain had just stopped, and I was walking down my driveway to get the garbage can or the recycling to bring back in to the garage. The rain…

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    Bubble Umbrella

    I’ve been wanting a bubble umbrella for years. I think they look so cute and fun. However, I always thought to myself, how often will I use it? Nevertheless, I still loved them. Around the holidays, I saw that Vera Bradley had bubble umbrellas for sale and I mentioned to my mom how I really liked them. She said she would get one for me for Christmas and I said “I really want it. But is it practical?” and she replied with, “That’s the point of gifts – you ask for things you’d like and they don’t have to be practical.” So on Christmas morning one of my gifts from my…

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    Photo Challenge: Security

    Normally I would be so happy that it’s Friday and it means the weekend is upon us. But, this week has been my spring break so that means my break is almost over and I’ll be back to work after the weekend. Needless to say I’m not ready for my break to be over and to start what is sure to be a few stressful weeks with standardized testing etc. Unfortunately, we haven’t discovered a way to pause time so I’ll have to just enjoy my last few days! Last week’s photo challenge from The Daily Post was “Security” . One day last week it was pretty rainy all day and…