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FROM FRIDAY, AUGUST 8TH, 2014

ADMIT YOU'RE HAPPY DAY
Have you ever noticed that there are some people on social media who almost ALWAYS post a complaint, a gripe, an "I'm so sick of this..." line....? Always something negative? Well remind them that today is "Admit You're Happy Day." You're encouraged to think more about what's right in life, and count your blessings, literally. I am thankful for YOU. You are wonderful, and you are appreciated. Thank you.

SUPER MOON
The SUPER MOON is this weekend! Saturday night, Sunday night.

Don't Kill that Snake!

http://www.tennsnakes.org/
Tennessee is home to 33 species of snakes, only 4 of which are venomous.  Please take the time to learn more about these interesting and beneficial residents of our state.  CLICK HERE to see a list of snake species native to Tennessee, and to see the few that are venomous.

You've heard it a million times, "The only good snake is a dead snake." It's okay to be ignorant about which snakes are a potential threat, and whi

Come Get Your Hug on #thebigpayback Day!

THE BIG PAYBACK RUNS TILL 6AM WEDNESDAY
#thebigpayback
You'll be hearing a lot from local non profits during the next 24 hours. Today is what's being called the Big Payback. It's a day the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is spearheading to bring attention to the non profits that help us year round, that we may kind of take for granted. You're asked to pick your favorite non profit and suport them, either with a donation or by posting their info on your social networking sites, with the hashtag#thebigpayback..

MUST-READ: Southern Women's Show Survival Tips!

SOUTHERN WOMEN'S SHOW SURVIVAL TIPS!
by Anna Marie

I go to the Southern Women's Show every year, and I've learned some things that make it a lot more fun!
Please share with your friends who are going, and if you have tips, please email them to me: annamarie@mix929.com

MUST TAKE:
Comfortable shoes!

Aren't we past this, yet?

This has got to stop. Using the words, "retarded" and, "gay," as an insult to someone is hateful and offensive. We're smarter than this.

Author Ann Coulter has been using "retarded" as a slur, again. The latest came as she lashed out at an MSNBC interviewer, saying he won't have her on because, "he doesn't want any non-retarded conservatives" on the show.

February Gardening Chores.

Hey Gardening friends!
I can't WAIT till I can get outside and start spring gardening, again, so the following blog caught my eye!
I'm sharing it here, so you can get ready, too! Please note that this is not my blog, but one I've found useful tips from.  Enjoy!
Anna Marie

FEBRUARY GARDENING CHORES

Let's DECLUTTER!

12 THINGS YOU PROBABLY OWN TOO MANY OF!

You deserve a home that's peaceful, serene, welcoming, and not filled with junk! But the hard part is making that happen!
That's why I'm sharing an article I found.

This is how to not let ANYTHING stop you!

I LOVE THIS GUY!

There are some who are completely able-bodied and won't work. But the ones we hear less about are those who do the best they can with what they've been given.

This elderly man was out shoveling snow, from his wheelchair, for his 85-year-old sister so she could get out to the church bus!

How did it get to be OK to be late for everything?

I found this article online, and wanted to share, as we start the new year with resolve to be better and do better!

This post may offend some readers, recruiters or not. But only because it's going to cut close to the bone for many.

And I don't care if I sound old-fashioned, because actually it's nothing to do with 'fashion' or 'generation'. It's got everything to do with basic good manners and respect for other people.

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