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One Mom's Moxie: July 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

Youth-Sized Footwear Could Save Money

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When looking to buy a pair of great shoes, many shoppers may find that youth-sized footwear fits the bill, and the foot, nicely. Many youth sizes run to a size 6, which could fit ladies with feet between a conventional size 7 or 8. This is particularly prudent when tryingto shop for some of the trendy, more-expensive footwear. Kids shoes and boots simply cost less than the styles made for women or men.
A great exampe of this is found with Kids' UGG Boots. Such great boots, everyone wants a pair of these comfy, slouchy boots, regardless of the buyer's age. When comparing kids styles to adult versions, the details of the boots are very similar but there is a significant price differential which makes buying the youth sized boots far more practical. These youth sizes may actually fit better and be more comfortable too. They may include a shorter shaft and upper, or a more narrow ankle, depending on the style and the wearer.

Uggs are a trend that seems to be standing the test of time. Investing in a pair of authentic Ugg boots is not something that will fade out of style anytime soon! In fact, even used or worn boots are fetching some impressive price points through online sellers and internet auction sites. These boots may display wear, holes and even blatant damage, but are still coveted and desirable to buyers. This makes finding ways to save money on brand new Uggs a worthwhile endeavor.

If you are able to convert your shoe size to a youth sized shoe, there is money to be saved. This may also enable you to shop from styles designed with younger audiences in mind, such as sparkly variations or unique patterns, that could be a refreshing addition to your closet. This may only be a viable option for those with ladies feet sized 8 or smaller, but check with any conversion charts offered by the particular shoe manufacturer to be sure. While some folks may find it easier to simply order their usual sizes in adult footwear, other shoppers may find that the twenty dollars, thirty dollars, or more, saved is enough to make the purchase feasible and practical.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Wedding Sparklers for Extra Fun

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You want your wedding to be one of the best days of your life. Therefore, you should spare no expense to get exactly what you want and where you want it. Wedding sparklers can provide some fun for your guests and be used to create ambiance wherever you happen to have your wedding. Whether your event takes place outdoors or indoors, you will be able to find sparkler products that are safe and appropriate for that event.


There are many different companies that are willing to sell sparklers to those who are getting married. However, it may be worthwhile to spend some time looking at the different products offered before settling on a particular company to buy from. It may be a good idea to only buy from a company that offers a bulk purchase discount and is willing to accept some of the liability if a malfunctioning sparkler causes damage.

Your wedding day is a day that you are never going to forget. Whether it rains, snows or hails, the best memory that you will have is the fact that you married your best friend and will now spend the rest of your life with the person who you love the most.


Taking Steps to Lose Weight

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People who want to lose weight may be unsuccessful in their attempts. When their weight reaches morbidly obese levels, it can be vital that they get immediate medical intervention to avoid some of the more serious complications of obesity, such as diabetes, heart attack, or strokes. Rather than continue with diet and exercise regimens that are not working, people can go online to find more about their medical options available to them.

One of their options could be to have lap band surgery. This procedure involves reducing the size of the stomach so that they eat less and lose weight. This procedure tends to be relatively convenient and typically proves to be safe for a wide variety of patients. They can go online to read more about the actual operation and decide if it is right for them.

If they decide to go through the operation, they can also go online to discover how the operation is done. This information can help them prepare themselves and also make sure that they have the right support systems in place for their recoveries. They also can appreciate reading about the surgeon who will do their operation. They can feel secure and confident about their decision. Having all of the facts on hand is part of the proactive process of being a responsible patient. They can also find out if their insurance will take care of the cost of the operation, as well as prescription medications associated with their post-operative care and recuperation.


Monday, July 14, 2014

Tired of Having Dragon Breath? #Crest #TartarRinse


received the Crest products for free from Smiley360 in exchange for my honest review. You can join Smiley360 here!

After you brush your teeth and begin your day you notice that minty fresh breath is gone after the first five minutes? If you don't then consider yourself lucky! For many others, including myself and many members of my family, we wind up with the dreaded "Dragon Breath" soon after brushing, flossing and rinsing! Thankfully I was sent the Crest Pro-Health toothpaste and mouth rinse. Wow, just WOW. Now I have been a faithful buyer of that other toothpaste that starts with a C too, but not anymore. I am crazy in love with the Crest Pro-Health Invigorating Clean Mint!


The Crest Pro-Health Clinical Gum Protection toothpaste combined with the Crest Oral-B Pro-Health Clinical Pro-Flex toothbrush makes saying I have clean teeth an understatement! My teeth feel just as clean as getting a professional cleaning at the dentist, that doesn't mean everyone will have this result. It's just how awesome these Crest products work on my teeth. Here's the back of the Oral-B Clinical Pro-Flex toothbrush.


You can see this Crest Pro-Health toothpaste is a good consistency to stay on the Oral-B Clinical Pro-Flex toothbrush. The only complaint I have about the toothpaste is the cap doesn't stay closed all the way. This can be frustrating and messy. Everything else is great though.


Don't forget the phenomenal Crest Pro-Health Tartar Protection mouth rinse. This Crest product will keep that "dragon breath" at bay for quite some time after rinsing. For me it was over half an hour, but again everyone will have different results. If you're interested in future offers, promotions and much more then make sure you visit, like and follow the Crest Facebook page. You can also learn about more Crest products by visiting here.