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PickYourPlum! Personalized Easter Bags! Ice Cream Cone Stands! Kraft Bags! More!


Egg-stra Room for the Hunt – Personalized Easter Bags
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I Scream, You Scream – Ice Cream Cone Stands
The sweetest way to cool off.
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Sunny with a Chance of Dots – Yellow Polka Dot Dress
Automatic sunny disposition.
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Something to Serve it With – Kraft Bags 40 Pack
Something sweet for your treats.
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Plus lots more CUTE deals!

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LOTS of cute deals! Inexpensive shipping!

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Jane – Easter Floral Maxi! Just $27.99!


$27.99 | Easter Floral Maxi

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New at Zulily! Tasteful Organization up to 45% off!

New at Zulily! Tasteful Organization up to 45% off!

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Here’s the key to keeping food organized and fresher longer. Browse this collection for containers, jars and canisters featuring airtight seals to store cereals, desserts, fruit, cookies, lunch, leftovers and more. Choose from a plethora of colors, designs and sizes to suit your convenience.

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New at Zulily! PBS KIDS Collection up to 40% off!

New at Zulily! PBS KIDS Collection up to 40% off!

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Arthur, Thomas, Sid the Science Kid and more. These childhood icons paired with enriching, educational entertainment have helped to make PBS KIDS the number one children’s media brand. Their commitment to making a positive impact on kids’ lives has made them a beloved part of many childhoods.

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New at Zulily! Disney Magic Kingdom Collection – up to 55% off!

New at Zulily! Disney Magic Kingdom Collection – up to 55% off!

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Explore the wonderful world of Disney with these goods from the Magic Kingdom! This spirited selection brings little ones’ favorite characters home with all sorts of charming items. This magically fun and carefully curated collection is guaranteed to please your Mouseketeer in training.

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Jane – Double Chevron Tunic! Just $14.99!


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Yoga Journal Magazine Just $2.48 for 1 Year!

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Deal of the Day – Yoga Journal Magazine Just $2.99 for 1 Year!
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Check out the deals in today’s The Screaming Penny email newsletter!

Check out the deals in today’s The Screaming Penny email newsletter!

Many online codes, offers and promotions are for a limited time and subject to availability. If you see something you want, don’t delay. It may not be there tomorrow or even in a few hours from now!

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Kitchen Basics Fruit and Vegetable Chopper – $11.95!

A great idea and a great price! I hate chopping vegeables.
Kitchen Basics Fruit and Vegetable Chopper
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Getting too little sleep?

getting too little sleep

 

Yawn! Stretch! Yawn! Nod! Sound familiar? It sounds like something I go through multiple times a day. How many of you nod off while reading or watching TV? Do you ever feel like someone sucked the energy right out of you? Do you find it hard to concentrate or be productive? If you can answer yes, you are like me. I feel like that more often that I should. I’m often sleepy and tired and just worn out. If you are reading this and thinking, “She sure sounds like she doesn’t get enough sleep to me,” you would be right. I’m part of a growing group of Americans; I am getting too little sleep.

 

The stories are on the morning or evening news almost weekly. The internet buzzes with articles with the same trending topic – a large group of the population does not get enough sleep. Advice is everywhere, countless groups and individuals want to fix this problem for us. (We’ll even talk about that tomorrow.) Almost everyone agrees there is a problem and everyone is calling for the sleepless to get more sleep. We can all recognize the classic stereotypical signs of getting too little sleep, but there are so many more things that can go wrong when you are getting too little sleep. The reasons for getting more sleep might surprise some of you.

 

How do you know if you actually fit into this group of people who are getting too little sleep? Studies are continually changing recommended sleep times; in fact, another change to recommended sleep times was announced just recently. Recommended sleep times vary with your age. The National Sleep Foundation has released these guidelines: for younger adults, ages 18-25, the sleep range is now 7-9 hours. For adults, ages 26-64, the sleep range remains 7-9 hours. For older adults, ages 65+, the sleep range is 7-8 hours. Remember these are general guidelines and some people will need more sleep. If you aren’t getting the recommended amount of sleep, here are a few points to consider:

 

Productivity
Decreased productivity is one of those obvious, classic, stereotypical signs of getting too little sleep. When given concentration and memory tests individuals getting too little sleep do poorly but report feeling no deficits in their thinking skills. Changing your lifestyle to include the recommended hours of sleep will help you be more productive. You’ll be able to focus on your work, think more clearly, which will help you get more done.

 

Driving skills
Did you know that getting too little sleep can affect the way you drive? Studies have shown that drowsy, sleep deprived driving is just as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

 

Weight gain
Getting too little sleep can cause you to gain weight. What? It is true! The ability of your body to use insulin to process blood sugar correctly is diminished when you do not get enough sleep.

 

Moodiness
Want to get a handle on mood swings and overall moodiness? Getting too little sleep makes it harder to maintain a level, happy mood. Try getting more sleep. Your mood will improve.

 

Disease
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers insufficient sleep a public-health epidemic. Getting enough sleep helps prevent disease. Getting too little sleep will make you more susceptible to disease.

 

This all seems easy enough to understand. The reasons to get more sleep are obvious. So why are we all still getting too little sleep?

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