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Tax Day and Night

Tax day is here.  You did file, right?  Post offices are open late for people to get their returns in by midnight.  Some business and restaurants are offering freebies or discounts to help alleviate the pain of tax day.  I thought I would share this tradition of my childhood…


What Happens During A Colonoscopy?

What happens during a colonoscopy? | Mini Van Dreams

Sometimes we put off medical tests because we are scared they will hurt or be uncomfortable.  (Yes, I am talking to you.)  You know you are due for your colonoscopy but just can’t make yourself pick up the phone.  The horror stories you have heard about the prep and the test are keeping you from making the appointment.  Why?  Fear.  The fear of the unknown.


Colorectal Cancer Testing Options

Colorectal Caner Testing Options | Mini Van Dreams

Do you know what colorectal cancer testing options are available?  Do you know there are other options than having a colonoscopy?  Colon cancer is the second leading cancer in men and women in the United States.  Do you know the best test to test for colon cancer?  The one you have done.


C is for Colon Cancer

C is for Colon Cancer | Mini Can Dreams

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – an important month in our family.  Colon cancer can strike anyone, at any age.  Just ask Don.  Don has been cancer free almost five years.  Many consider colon cancer an “older” person’s disease.  It is not.   (more…)

10 Signs of Colon Cancer

10 Signs of Colon Cancer | Mini Van Dreams

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.  As many of you know, colon cancer has hit close to home with us.  Check out our post tomorrow to find out more about Don’s cancer diagnosis.  We will be celebrating 5 years cancer free in May!  For today’s list, I thought I’d share 10 Signs of Colon Cancer.  And, because this is me… I am just putting it out there in normal terms.


Free Printable Planner Stickers: Rainy Days

Free Printable Planner Stickers: Rainy Day | Mini Van Dreams

Have you heard the old adage “April showers bring May flowers?”  I am so ready for Spring – I would even be happy with rainy days.  Grab our latest free printable planner stickers and decorate your planner with our free Rainy Days set.  Cute kids playing in the raining, adorable rain boots… brighten up your week with these free planner stickers!


Free Printable Planner Stickers: Fancy Drinks

Free Printable Planner Stickers: Fancy Drinks | Mini Van Dreams

After this crazy week, these planner stickers are perfect for my mood.  I need a drink.  I wonder what the statistic is on accountants who drink during month end?  Hmmmm.  For some reason, this set of free printable planner stickers makes me smile – especially the cute “I am outdoorsy” one.  That is me to a T.  Hope you enjoy these adorable stickers this week!


Free Printable Planner Stickers: Read More

Free Printable Planner Stickers: Read More | Mini Van Dreams

This past week has been a nightmare – which means I didn’t post any free printable planner stickers.  I had pink eye when I woke up Valentine’s Day.  Not fun.  So, I haven’t done any blogging… But, this week, that means you get DOUBLE the planner stickers!  Grab this cute set to show your love of books and reading!  One of my favorite hobbies is reading, so I will definitely be showing off this sticker set in my planner.  Check back on Thursday for a fun, St. Patrick’s Day themed set!


Wednesday Hodgepodge Vol. 339

Wednesday Hodgepodge Vol. 339 | Mini Van Dreams

Happy Wednesday!  When you read this, I will be in a conference room with my team and all our equipment… monitors, computers, etc… they will be rearranging our office and we had to relocate.  As much as I love my team, I don’t know if I am going to make three days in a room with them.  We will practically be sitting on top of each other for three days.  But, it is what it is… so, let’s get on with the Wednesday Hodgepodge!