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67 Activities you can do with your kids while you are on lock down with the Coronavirus quarantine

Fun activities you can do with your kids and family at home…

Oh my gosh, the kids are home from school due to the Coronavirus for who knows how long, and they are probably driving you crazy. Right!

Everyone is crammed into one household and you may be at your wit’s end trying to keep them busy so you can work from home or just keep your sanity.

But this is also a time where you can come together and have fun and build memories.

Here are 67 awesome ideas for activities you can do with your kids (and family) that will help.

Cheryl Phan67 Activities you can do with your kids while you are on lock down with the Coronavirus quarantine
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What Can You Deduct on Your Taxes If You’re Self Employed?

Are you taking advantage of your tax write-offs?

For years I didn’t take advantage of all the tax benefits that I was entitled to because quite frankly, I just didn’t know what I did know.

This was costing me thousands of dollars every year.

So, I made a list and I want to share it with you.

There are many advantages to becoming a business owner but one of the biggest is your deductions.

Every business is different so the deductions may vary. I would advise you to meet with your CPA to discuss what you can deduct from your individual business.

Cheryl PhanWhat Can You Deduct on Your Taxes If You’re Self Employed?
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Build a Custom Office Desk to Suit Your Individual Style

When you work from home, having a comfortable and pretty work space is important.  But you may not want to spend a lot of money or you may not have a lot of space to work with. This was my dilemma.

So, I decided to build a custom desk that fit my individual style. It gave me the room I needed so I wasn’t crowded into a small area. I literally made this in one day and it only cost me $120.00.

Cheryl PhanBuild a Custom Office Desk to Suit Your Individual Style
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3 Fast and Easy Ways to Invite People to like your Facebook page

Increasing your Likes on your Business Facebook page can feel like a lot of work if you’re not sure what to do.

In this blog, I’ll be sharing 3 ways you can ask people from your personal profile (and their friend) to like your page right from your phone and your computer.

First of all, I want to start out by saying, if you have a business, you will want a business Facebook page. Posting business on your personal page is a taboo and against Facebook’s Terms of Policy.

The only way you can get people to like your page is by inviting them to do so. On your personal page, you are asking people to be your friend and you are only allowed 5,000 friends on that page. As for your business page, you are asking people to like your page and you can have an unlimited number of likes. But how do you get people to like your page?

Cheryl Phan3 Fast and Easy Ways to Invite People to like your Facebook page
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Your cheatsheet on how to make a profit selling repurposed furniture

How to price your furniture for sale

Pricing your furniture for sale can be a difficult decision. When you put your blood, sweat, and tears into making it perfect, you end up becoming emotionally attached to the piece. I get it. I’ve been there. So how do you figure out what it’s worth?

Cheryl PhanYour cheatsheet on how to make a profit selling repurposed furniture
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Update your ceiling fan with style using contact paper from the Dollar Tree for just $1.00

A creative, inexpensive way to update your ceiling fan – in just a few simple steps

I really didn’t like the dark brown fan blades, but; I liked the fan with the lights and didn’t want to spend the money replacing it.  I can do a lot of things but replacing a fan is not one of them. I’m not an electrician. So, instead of having the fan replace I decided to do something creative on the fan blades to blend in with the rest of my home décor.

So, I’m going to show you a quick fix that you can do and save you a few dollars as well.

Cheryl PhanUpdate your ceiling fan with style using contact paper from the Dollar Tree for just $1.00
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How to get paint out of your clothes

I can’t tell you how many times I ruined a good pair of pants or my favorite shirt because I got paint on them, and ended up using them as work clothes until I figured out a way to clean them.

I have a habit of wiping my hands on my clothes when I am working because I really don’t care what my work clothes look like, and to be perfectly honest, I’m too lazy to come down off the ladder to get a rag.

A couple of times, when I went to the studio to do a quick sample while wearing my good clothes, I inevitably wiped the paint on my favorite jeans. UGH!

Maybe you have kids that love to paint and have ruined their clothes while making an art project. Don’t throw them away just yet.

Cheryl PhanHow to get paint out of your clothes
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20 business ideas you can start with little to no money

Have you ever dreamed about starting your own business? Taking your hobby or talent and building a business that you love? If this is something you have dreamed about now is the time to get started. With all of the free social media platforms to choose from you can start a business with little to no money. The only thing you will need is a laptop, a website and the burning desire to be your own boss. Not sure what type of business you want to start? No problem! Here are 20 business ideas that might just spark some interest.

Cheryl Phan20 business ideas you can start with little to no money
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