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Ross Dress For Less

As you all know, I have lost a lot of weight (64 lbs!), so I have to clothes. Since I am still losing weight, I am having to buy new clothes on a semi-regular basis. That can get super expensive. That is why I was excited to be invited to the Grand Opening of Ross in Niles, IL. For me, it was a bit of a drive, but I found out that I had 2 Ross stores a lot ...continue reading

Meeting One Of My Minigoals – #NSNation Update – Week 29

I'm going to start off this week's post with a video about what I've accomplished:One of my minigoals when I started Nutrisystem was to be able to shop for regular clothes. By that I mean, I wanted to walked into Kohls or Target and have something fit right off the rack. I didn't want to have to go to the plus size department or have to go to Lane ...continue reading

How to exterminate ants

This is a guest post. Since we've had some of these come into my house already this summer, I thought it was a very timely post. :)Ant Killing, Starting with the KitchenIf you’ve got ants in your house, you need to get the problem under control quickly, before the infestation grows.This post is dedicated to a key aspect of ant killing: checking ...continue reading

How is bolting the windows shut at the capital in Madison Wisconsin NOT a fire hazard?

Yes, you read that correctly.  I just caught these pictures on Twicpic via @ericming5 that they are bolting the windows shut in the capital building in Madison Wisconsin.The bolt tops have been taken of make it impossible to open the windows. How is this not a fire hazard and how is this okay to treat your citizens this way?Now, this is ...continue reading