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Raki Wright
Works at Outsidetheboxmom.com
Attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lived in Chapel Hill, NC
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It doesn’t matter whether you work outside the home, inside the home or are a stay-at-home mom. Mornings are a stressful time. There’s so much to do to prepare for the day ahead that sometimes it’s easy to miss what might be the most important thing you can do: eat breakfast.

Here’s how to get breakfast on the table in five minutes or less:
http://outsidetheboxmom.com/how-to-put-breakfast-on-the-table-in-5-minutes-or-less/
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Joy Williams’ New Album Venus {Review}

Even though it wasn’t easy for her, hear one brave woman’s journey out of darkness as she overcomes. #JoyWilliams #O2O

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Laundry is that chore hated by most because it has the most steps: sorting, stain fighting, washing, softening, drying, folding, and putting away. In my quest to make this chore easier for me, I’ve come up with 5 practical laundry trips for every busy to make it a little less painful. #laundry  #ad 

5 Practical Laundry Tips for the Busy Mom:

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Is laundry that chore you hate the most? Here are 5 practical laundry tips for every busy mom.  Thank you to all free clear for sponsoring today’s practical laundry tips for the busy mom. Laundry is that chore hated by most because it has the most steps: sorting, stain fighting, washing, softening, drying, folding, and …
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Laughter can get you through hard times, immortalize memories, and bring you closer to others. I’ve created a list of some of my favorite funny quotes about life lessons. 
#quotes #lifequotes #inspirational #funny  

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Inspirational speakers, comedians, and entertainers are remembered for their funny quotes about life’s lessons. Laughter is one of those things that no one can take away from you. Laughter can get you through hard times, immortalize memories, and bring you closer to others. I’ve created a list of some of my favorite funny Continue reading
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Do you know what the pelvic floor is? Neither did I. I don’t know about you, but whenever I cough, sneeze, or laugh (particularly hard), I’m always a little concerned that I might have a little leakage. #BladderLeakage

Read my story-->Don’t Let Bladder Leakage Slow You Down

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Bladder leakage affects over 51 million American women. That’s 1 in 3 American women! Get a free sample. Bladder Leakage and Pelvic Floors, Oh My! Do you know what the pelvic floor is? Neither did I. According to Wikipedia, “It is important in providing support for pelvic viscera (organs), e.g. Continue reading
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Easy Ways to Soften Your Hands

Although I have dry skin, I’ve learned a few ways to soften my skin by making conscious decisions during the course of my day. #dryskin   #skin   #dial  #ad

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Hands take a beating every day. But, there is an easy way to soften your hands by changing up your routine just a little. Disclosure: The Dial® Brand provided me with sample product in exchange for participating in brand related activities. All opinions are my own. Although I have dry skin, I’ve learned a Continue reading
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This post brought to you by MassMutual. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Outside the Box Mom. During Black History Month, learn about more than just history, learn about YOUR history. How to Make Black History Month Personal to You I am excited to join MassMutual in celebrating Black History Month Continue reading
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I'm now GIVING AWAY my Summer Strategy Kit and I want to share it with you! There are 26 free downloadable worksheets for you to manage your summer with the kids. Happy Summer! #summer2015   #summerfun   #kids  
That’s why I’ve created the Summer Strategy Kit. It’s my free gift to you. No strings attached. I genuinely want to share these 26 gorgeous printables with you so you can cruise through the summer months without losing your cool too often.
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What flavor do you savor? Spice & everything nice? Take this quiz for your @GoldnPlump coupon! #SavorTheFlavor  #ad  http://bit.ly/SavorTheFlavor
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Every kid lies from time to time. But that doesn’t make it right. As often as I have the opportunity, I try to turn these unfortunate events into teachable moments. Hop over to the blog to get more tips on What to Do When Your Child Lies. ‪#‎streamteam‬ ‪#‎netflix‬ ‪#‎ad‬
Are you wondering what to do when your child lies? Your response is more important than you might think. Notice I didn’t say IF your child lies. I said WHEN. Because it will happen. Every kid lies from time to time. But that doesn’t make it right. As often as I have the opportunity, Continue reading
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During one of my recent trips to the grocery store, strawberries were $1.59/lb. That’s my target price, so I purchased a couple of pounds for the kids to snack on and to use in one of my favorite seasonal salads. Seeing my target price and one even lower than that tells me that it’s strawberry season.

Are you looking for a thrifty strawberry recipe? Look no further. I’ll tell you how to save money on strawberries, handle them, and get you started with a list of easy and thrifty strawberry recipes.

THRIFTY STRAWBERRY RECIPES

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Are you looking for a thrifty strawberry recipe? Look no further. I’ll tell you how to save money on strawberries, handle them, and get you started with a list of easy and thrifty strawberry recipes. During one of my trips to the grocery store at the end of March, I spotted strawberries for Continue reading
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When it comes to your next move, does your checklist include the three most important packing tips? #packing   #moving  #ad

3 Packing Tips Everyone Should Use

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When it comes to your next move, does your checklist include the three most important packing tips? Disclosure: I have partnered with a sponsor to write this post. Infographic provided by 1-800-PACK-RAT. I have been compensated for my time spent writing. All opinions are my own. As mentioned in my post 10 Reasons Continue reading
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  • Outsidetheboxmom.com
    Blogger, 2011 - present
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Chapel Hill, NC - Durham, NC - Carrboro, NC - Roanoke, VA - Salem, VA
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Outside the Box Mom | quick, easy, time-saving tips and solutions to help busy, working moms find balance, easy meals, deals, and time for mom
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My name is Raki.  I started Outside the Box Mom as a place to encourage moms to use technology, deals, easy meals, and faith to balance taking care of home & family, while making time for mom.

Find tips on time management,  project management,  organizing, tips & tricks,  using internet resources,  faith,  and never paying retail.  You’ll learn your own ways to manage life with a husband,  kids,  career,  and not enough time!

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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Communication Studies, 1996 - 2002
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