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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ January 2018 Update


In July of 2015, Plucking Of My Heartstrings adopted an overseas military base to send expired coupons to. Since then $69,882.95  in coupons has been sent to a Navy base in Yokusuka, Japan. The first package of expired coupons for the year (2018) was sent on January 8th. It totaled $2,961.55 and there were over […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Color Yellow 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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Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Glen Campbell


Glen Campbell April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017 Glen Campbell’s show business career lasted fifty years. In that time he was an American singer, song writer, guitarist, actor and television host. Campbell released around 70 albums and sold roughly 45 million records. In his lifetime he received 12 gold albums, 4 platinum and 1 […]
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Overseas Military Coupon Program ~ December 2017


In July of 2015 I decided to stop throwing away my expired coupons and send them overseas to a military base so that they could be distributed in the commissary there. In overseas military commissaries expired coupons are good six months beyond their expiration date. I created a page, Overseas Military Coupon Program, explained everything […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For December 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 November 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 October 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 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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