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Tammy Litke is a Dallas blogger, blogging since 2008.  She loves to watch movies, play video games, spend time in the kitchen, and travel.  Between recipes and reviews you'll find many helpful and some just plain funny posts on her blog. Welcome, pull up a chair and stay for a while!

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Instant Rewards iOS App

The fall usually brings me to a place where I start to look for extra ways to save and make money...because the holidays are coming y'all!  I plug away at various online programs where I get rewarded for clicking links, taking surveys, watching videos and completing offers, and I just learned of an app like that called Instant Rewards.

After you fill out an easy registration (nothing more really than your name, e-mail and a password), you can complete 'tasks' for various amounts of credits.

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Review of Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season Tires

Back in June you might remember that I posted about Goodyear's all-season model of their Eagle Sport tires.  Well we also recieved a set to review for my husband's VW Jetta.  We've had them on his car for a few weeks now and I wanted to share with you all how they are performing.

Unfortunately we haven't yet been able to test the tires under wet conditions here, as rain in North Texas has not been much of a weather occassion lately ;)

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Dark Hope: Book One of the Archangel Prophecies

A couple of weeks ago I was sent the book Dark Hope, the first book of the Archangel Prophecies series, by Monica McGurk to read.

Here's the synopsis of the book from the back cover:

For years, Hope Carmichael, survivor of a shocking child abduction, has lived a sheltered existence under the protection of here fanatically religious father.

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2015 Kia Sorento SX Limited AWD

Well it's been almost a week since we dropped our daughter off at university.  It's been a rough start for all of us.  I've already had to mail her money due to the irresponsibility of someone else and today we're making a trip out to the dorms to drop off some supplies that she needs for tomorrow (that she was only told about yesterday).  We're hoping these are our biggest worries of the semester and everything else will go like clockwork and she'll keep her grades up.  The great thing is she is making lots of friends!

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DIY Moisturizing Face Wash with Apothecary Extracts 100% Pure Australian Tea Tree Oil

Unless you live under a rock I bet you've seen that essential oils are a big deal lately.  There are plenty of them on the market and one of the ones that is really versatile is melaleuca oil also known as Tea Tree Oil.   Tea tree oil may be effective in a variety of dermatologic conditions including dandruff, acne, lice, and other skin infections.

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Beautiful Things: Wood Clip Frame

Last month I shared with you all how the Women's Ministry in our church was doing a Pinterest Party each month where they'd choose a craft and we could all come and make it with our own twist.  While it was supposed to just be a program that they were going to do over the summer, there was so much interest and so many women signing up that they decided to continue doing it year round and they are calling it "Beautiful Things."  In July we did some Pallet Art.  August's project was a Wood Clip Frame.

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Upgrading a Brass Light Fixture for Under $10


I've mentioned before that the previous owners of our home did a few updates to take it out of the 80s and into the 21st century, but this last year we've been changing quite a bit out in order to make it a bit more modern.  So far in the last year we've changed out all the cabinet hardware, door handles and faucets and bath fixtures to ones that have an oil rubbed bronze finish.  We were looking at replacing the light fixtures as well, but after spending so much money on all those other things, I just couldn't bear to spend more right now.

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Madame Picasso (Book Release) + Giveaway


by Anne Girard
In stores August 26th

In the bestselling tradition of The Paris Wife, Z, and The Aviator’s Wife, Madame Picasso illuminates the untold story of the powerful woman behind one of the most famous men in history.

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Six Flags Over Texas Updates Bugs Bunny Boomtown

Six Flags Over Texas recently updated and expanded BUGS BUNNY Boomtown, their children's section of the theme park, with five new rides, plenty of seating and shade, plus expanded walkways.

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Brad Paisley + The Kraft Great American Bacon Cheeseburger

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This summer we spent a lot of time entertaining family and friends on our back deck.  The grill got a good work out which I loved because it allowed me to spend more time with our company than in the kitchen.  From Kool-Aid and Cool Whip to KRAFT Singles, KRAFT Foods helps me create meals with less hassle but still full of flavor.

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