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I Got My Summer Refund Check!

  It’s my favorite time of the semester you know the one where free money is involved?! My semester started a week ago and my refund posted shortly after. If you’ve been reading my blog or watching my YouTube channel, then you know I am a champion for scholarships and free money. This past year my employer decided to pay for doctoral degrees in full which greatly assisted in my debt free journey. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video “I Got My Summer Refund Check” where I am sitting in my office with my hand under my chin with a smile while looking at the camera. Although my schooling is paid for, I still have several scholarships that provide some overage. My goal is to not only obtain my doctorate degree for free but to make money while doing it! This summer I received two scholarships for $500 each for a total of $1000! One scholarship was given to me by the university without me having to apply while the other is for my work with a local community college.  With

Adult Daily Living Skills: Making your Bed

 



(This a photo of my bed all made up with a pink velvet comforter used as a thumbnail for my YouTube video on making your bed.)


Last weekend I decided to get back to the basics by recording a video where I made my bed. Every two weeks, I wash my sheets and pillowcases. This is very important and relates to sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene or good sleep habits assist you in sleeping better each night. Our sheets and pillowcases often carry dust and sweat particles so it is extremely important that you wash them on a regular basis. I mean who wants to sleep in sweat and dead skin cells ? I know I don’t! Don’t you just love the feeling after you’ve changed your sheets and taken them out the dryer ? It’s so warm and fresh and resets my whole day! If you can’t remember the last time you did this just throw the sheets away! Just kidding but seriously, you may need to add a little extra soap and bleach on the next wash! Here are some tips when making your bed:

  • 1.      Start with the fitted sheet by spreading it out on the bed and placing each corner under the mattress. This usually gives me the most trouble.
  • 2.      Next, place your flat sheet on top and tuck it tight under your mattress before folding a nice line across the top. I actually don’t sleep under this. Weird right?
  • 3.      Now place your comforter on top by following the same steps above.
  • 4.      Lastly, put your pillow cases back on and be sure to fluff them! Oh and don’t forget to replace your pillows every few months. That’s a part of sleep hygiene too!

Check out the video below to see how I make my bed!

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