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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For September 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For August 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For July 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ June 2017 #ExpiredCoupons


THANK YOU SO MUCH to those who donated their unused/expired coupons to be mailed overseas to our adopted military base in Yokosuka, Japan.  The total that was sent on June 27, 2017 totaled $5,425.15.  It always amazes me how these bits of paper can add up to so much! I received an email from Linda […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ May 2017 ~ #MayIsMilitaryAppreciationMonth


MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH! If you have ever wanted to show your appreciation for the military, here is something you can do…send them your expired manufacturer’s coupons. On May 10, 2017 a package containing $5,447.10 in expired coupons was sent to our adopted military base in Yokosuka, Japan. This makes a total of $12,868.75 […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs That Repeat Words Again and Again


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Blogging From A-to-Z Challenge Reflections Post 2017 #AtoZChallenge


As part of the A-to-Z Blogging Challenge, participants are asked to write a reflections post. Looking back at the Blogging from A-to-Z Challenge 2017 the first thing that comes to mind is the gratitude of those who allowed me to share with my readers, a little about themselves and their Facebook groups. These people are […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Word Baby In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Blogging From A-to-Z Challenge Posts 2017 Condensed Version ~ Facebook Support Groups


Here you will find all twenty six of my Blogging From A-to-Z Blog Posts (2017) condensed into one blog post.  A is for Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis Support Int’l B is for Back Pain, Herniated Disc, Sciatica, ect C is for Chiari Malformation Support Group D is for Daughters Without Mothers E is for Environmental Health Awareness […]
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Cheryl’s Homemade Alphabet Soup ~ A Mixture Of Blogging From A to Z Challenge Posts (2017)


Cheryl’s Homemade Alphabet Soup is made from a mixture of  Blogging From A-to-Z Challenge blog posts. These posts are from 26 of the multitude of bloggers who participated in the Blogging From A-to-Z Challenge 2017. A is for Addiction to Devices B is for Biography Genre  C is for Cherry Hill Park D is for […]
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Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Israel Kamakawiwo’ole


Israel Kamakawiwo’ole May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997 Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, a Hawaiian musician, gained popularity while a member of the band, Makaha Sons of Ni’ihau during 1976-1980’s.  The band released 15 successful albums. In 1990, IZ as his fans knew him by, released the album, Facing Future.  His renditions of Somewhere Over The Rainbow […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For May 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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Z Is For Zuchon Babies #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, According to the World Canine Organization there are over three hundred breeds of dogs. The Zuchon is a cute little tail-wager who’s traits include being friendly, intelligent, playful, social and let’s not forget….non-shedding.   Today I am talking to Bernie, the creator of the Facebook group, Zuchon Babies. Please tell the readers a […]
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Y Is For Yes A Pig Lives In Our House #AtoZChallenge


 Dear Readers, I have actually been seeing a lot of people deciding to open their homes to a pig. These animals seem to have been given a bad rap! From what I have been hearing (from pig owners) and reading, pigs are not the dirty, smelly, unintelligent animals that many of us have been led […]
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X Is For X-Linked Juvenile Retinoshisis Community #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Here is another rare disease and one that I had never heard of before. This one is genetic and affects the retinas. Although my eye disease wasn’t the same, I do know the worry that goes with having your vision impaired and how scary it can be thinking that you might go blind.  […]
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W Is For Warriors For Humanity #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, This is a group whose purpose is close to my heart. I believe that EVERY person deserves to be treated with respect and dignity and should treat others the same way. In a perfect world, this would exist….but we don’t live in such a world. But together people CAN make a difference.  Today […]
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V Is For Vegan Influence & Persuasion #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, In case you may not know, a vegan diet consists of only plant based foods. Foods such as meat or dairy products are never consumed. From what I have read over the years, people choose this lifestyle for a few reasons such as animal welfare, environmental issues and/or health. Today I am talking […]
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U Is For Underactive Thyroid #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, I have under-active thyroid (hypothyroidism) and I am a member of this group. This disease causes your thyroid to not function as it should. Hypothyroidism causes the thyroid gland to not create enough thyroxine ( a thyroid hormone) and causes a sluggish thyroid. Some of the signs of an under-active thyroid are fatigue, […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Color White In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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T Is For Thoracic Disc Herniation Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, In 2012 it was found that I had a thoracic disc herniation at T7/T8. I was told that the herniation was severe and without surgery ASAP I would become paralyzed from the waist down. That is a scary thing to hear. But you know what else was scary? Finding out that this is […]
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