Thursday, October 20, 2016

Preparing for a Divorce

The process of preparing for divorce can be quite difficult. Having to face the fact that your marriage is headed towards a divorce is an extremely difficult and shocking thing to face. However, in order to get your divorce settled in as short a time as possible, you should follow the advice listed below so that you can get your uncontested divorce TX resolved as soon as possible.

Before actually filing for divorce, consider carefully if this is really something that you want to do. Your first thought is probably that of course you want this, but maybe marriage counseling or some other type of therapy might work for you. If it doesn’t solve your differences, you won’t have lost anything, and if it does, you’ll have saved your marriage.

Before you get the ball rolling, you’ll probably want to consult with a family law attorney so that you can get advice for your specific situation. There are a very large number of clients who make very poor decisions in divorce early on. If you are this type of client, you could lose child support and more.

Try not to involve your children in the divorce. The situation is already stressful enough; putting the children between you and your partner can just make everything a lot worse. Remind the kids that they are the most important thing to you and try to keep their lives as unchanged as possible. This will help them to get through the difficult situation as easily as possible.

After the decision to end the marriage is finalized, you should immediately begin to make copies of any tax returns, loan information, mortgage information and bank statements you or your spouse may have. Give copies of these documents to your attorney as soon as possible so that you can save time and money. Providing these papers early on will allow you lawyer to have a better understanding of what he or she can expect to get for you out of the case.

Make an inventory of the major items in your home. As the suit progresses, you might end up needing to split items such as furniture with your spouse. Having a clear knowledge of what’s in the house will ensure that you get your fair share when the court helps you to divide everything up.

Most importantly, remember to keep your head up. Even if your spouse has filed a divorce against you, this doesn’t mean you are a bad person. Your friends and family will help you survive this challenging time.
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Friday, October 5, 2012

LGMedSupply: Portable Pain Relief Products at Affordable Cost

There are several people in my life who cope everyday with chronic pain. When I listen to them describe and observe what they have to endure, I remember how blessed I am that I am not in their position (thankfully, not yet). Whether it is through medication, rest, exercise in moderation, etc., my family members and friends attempt to manage their pain.

LGMedSupply is a company that provides tools to assist people with their medical issues, particularly through their physical therapy electrotherapy and pain relief products. They sell Portable TENS Units, EMS Muscle Stimulators, Interferential Units, and Portable Ultrasound Units for Pain Relief. This is not a website that strictly provides supplies to medical professionals. They supply to individual patients as well. Each product has a minimum 3-year warranty and all items are in stock.

In viewing their website, the LG-TEC Dual Combo TENS Unit and Muscle Stimulator immediately caught my eye. This product would be perfect for my mother! Its purpose is two-fold – it assists with both pain relief and aids in muscle tone and muscle pain. The cost, $109.99, is so worth the benefit!

Therapy can be so costly, particularly with insurance issues nowadays. You can purchase your own product at a fraction of the cost of the retail price and be able to receive the benefits from your own home. You can visit LGMedSupply online or their online customer blog to read more about their products.

*Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post.  However, the opinions expressed here are my own and are not influenced in any way by compensation that I may receive.
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Monday, October 1, 2012

Winter's Magic Release Day Event - Win Giftcards, Books & Swag!

Winter's Magic is coming out Nov. 1. Celebrate with us starting October 1 and lasting all month long culminating to a release day party November 2! Winners will be picked and announced at the party.
(emailed too) RSVP to the Facebook Party HERE.

Owner of La Bella Vita, a five-star day spa nestled in the affluent suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee, Beth Sergeant knows her elite clientele first hand. She attended their private schools. She was even engaged, although briefly, to one of their most recognized bachelors. But she never fit in to their social-elite world.

After losing his parents to a car accident at a young age, Nick Chester was raised by his grandfather, the wealthiest man in Nashville. When he chooses to socialize, he has a never-ending list of exclusive events and beautiful women vying for his attention. Yet he never lets himself forget that everyone has an agenda.

Beth can’t resist Nick’s charm and accepts an invitation to dinner, despite her deep-seated insecurities. She proves she’s nothing like other women Nick's dated and learns to trust him in return. But just as the last of their resistance crumbles and true love is within reach, challenges from Nick's past threaten to destroy everything and force Beth to reveal her most guarded secret.  

Visit Cynthia Gail's Blog for Extra Entries for Fun Prizes HERE.

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Enter to win Open INT for ebooks and GCs, US/ Can for swag.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Oasap Dress Review

Admittedly, my husband and I don't have the opportunity to go out for "date night" very often. However, if the stars align and we are able to make dinner reservations, I love to look my best of course. I'm eager to wear a sexy look, but not border on the verge of inappropriate. I want to feel comfortable; in particular, not having to fix dress straps or pull my skirt down.

As a blogger for the Oasap Fashion Hunter Program, I was given the opportunity to review an item of my choosing. I chose the Exposed Shoulder Ruffle Mini Dress. The bright color red appealed to me and I own the perfect heels to go with the dress!

As I unwrapped the dress from its packaging, I was a little concerned that the dress would be too big because it is a "one size fits all". It looked so loose that I thought maybe it would just hang on me with no shape to it. But, I was so wrong!! This dress fits me perfectly! I was so excited to put on my heels and model it for my family. I was ready for a night out on the town!


More about this dress:
Bust: 90-140cm
Length: 90cm
Color: red
Fabric: Cotton
Washing: 40 degree machine wash, do not bleach, do not tumble dry, cool iron on reverse, do not dry clean.

I love the fabric of this dress. It is soft and smooth and feels great against my skin. It's comfortable - not too loose, not too tight. It's also a great length - I don't feel as though I need to keep pulling it down.   This dress is currently priced at $28 on the Oasap website!  You can look fabulous and not stress about the money spent. is currently having some great deals on their website!
  • Receive 25% off New Arrivals when you purchase within 72 hours of their arrival.
  • Receive 25 USD when you pin to Pinterest.
  • Receive a 50 USD coupon code for a 100 USD + order.
  • Receive 30% off Sweaters and Cardigans.
*Disclaimer: I did not receive monetary compensation for this post.  I received the above product free as a member of the Oasap Fashion Hunter Program.  The opinions expressed here are my own.
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Friday, September 28, 2012

Guest Post: How to Find the Right Sitter for Your Family

How to Find the Right Sitter for Your Family Babysitters are hard to come by, especially good babysitters that the whole family enjoys and trusts. There are a lot of different things to consider and look for when interviewing a new babysitter. Finding the right babysitter takes a little more work and here are a few ways to help you in your search:

Word of mouth: The best way to find the right babysitter for your family is by word of mouth. Asking relatives, friends and neighbors if they recommend anyone will help you weed out any unfamiliar babysitters. The best part of hiring a babysitter from word of mouth is that you know they are obviously a serious candidate to consider if someone you know recommends them.

References: Before you hire your babysitter, ask for a list of references. This list should include current or previous families that the babysitter has worked for. Call the families on the list and ask them basic questions about the babysitters. Other families are willing to share information if the babysitter was good.

Enhance: You want to find a nanny that can bring something to the family table. This means you want a babysitter that will take the lead and enhance your family. Whether they have creative crafts or fun games to play, your babysitter should add to your families’ goals and beliefs. Babysitters are there to help guide your children when you cannot.

Comfortableness: An important key for the babysitter, parents and child is the amount comfortableness. You want to make sure that all parties involved are a 100% comfortable. This means that everyone feels confident and at ease in each other’s presence. To better help determine the amount of comfortableness you can have a ‘trail run’. Invite the potential babysitter over and have them interact with your child in a different room while you work on something else. Then spend some time with the babysitter discussing your needs and their background. Later ask the babysitter how they felt as well as your child.

Take your time and start asking friends and family if they have any good suggestions for a good babysitter. Find a babysitter that is comfortable with your child as well as helps enhance their life. Don’t be afraid to check references and ask the hard questions, after all, this person is watching your child while you are away. Good luck and happy sitter finding!

Author Bio Heather Smith is an ex-nanny. Passionate about thought leadership and writing, Heather regularly contributes to various career, social media, public relations, branding, and parenting blogs/websites. She also provides value to become a nanny by giving advice on site design as well as the features and functionality to provide more and more value to nannies and families across the U.S. and Canada. She can be available at H.smith7295 [at]

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Expecting Mother's Giveaway

Baby Costcutters has teamed up with a great group of bloggers to offer all of you expecting mothers a great giveaway. If you are not expecting enter for someone you know :)  You never know when you will need a baby gift, so these prizes would be awesome to have on-hand in case you need them.
One winner will receive in the color of their choice a Carseat Canopy Whole Caboodle & an Udder Covers' Nursing Cover Gift Set rv$184.85.
Tina from Baby Costcutters received both sets in exchange for this review and giveaway.
This is what she had to say about the items:
"Since my youngest is now two I received these knowing they would be for a great baby gift. My husband has a friend at work having a little boy so I though these would be perfect for them. All the materials are 100% cotton and 100% polyester making them super easy to machine wash. I did open the packages to check them out {our friend will understand why I opened them lol} the stitches in the sewing all look very nice and the material is very soft. The Udder Cover is 100% breathable cotton, so the little one will not be hot under there :) The car seat cover will work wonderfully with the winter months approaching fast. "
The Whole Caboodle:
Nursing Sets includes a 3 piece kit includes a nursing cover, nursing bracelet and 2 pairs of Udder Covers™ 5 ply washable breast pads!
Also as a special bonus for all of you!! Use promo code COSTCUTTERS to get a FREE canopy – only pay for shipping! The promo code is also valid for a $50 discount on the Whole Caboodle.
Open to US Only, must be 18+ years of age to enter. Ends Oct 10th at 11:59pm est. Good Luck!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Bloggers Wanted - Barbie Dream Townhouse Event

The Barbie Dream Townhouse Event is hosted by Mom to Bed by 8.

Prize: Barbie Dream Townhouse
The event dates: 10/15 - 10/30
Free Event ~ Sign-Up Here – Bloggers Wanted Barbie Dream Townhouse Event

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