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Email Whitelist Instructions

Often, e-mail newsletters get mistakenly filtered by Internet Providers as spam. To insure that you receive e-mail from us, be sure to add us to your “Safe Senders List” or “Whitelist”.

Make Sure You Receive the Newsletter! Please Add Us To Your Approved Senders List!

To insure that your spam filter does not block your messages from us, please add the following addresses to your approved senders list:


If you requested our newsletter or placed an order with us and do not see an email from Tawra Kellam or Living On A Dime in your inbox, the email may have mistakenly been sent to your spam folder due to the overzealous filtering by Internet Providers. Please open your spam folder look for it there, open it and mark it as “not spam”

To prevent e-mail from us from getting filtered by your Internet Provider without your knowledge, please also add us to your “Safe Senders List” or “Whitelist”.

Here are instructions for many popular Internet Providers and e-mail programs:

Internet Providers Please click the link for your provider for specific instructions about how to add us. AOL, AOL Web Mail, Yahoo, Hotmail Live, Windows Live and MSN, Gmail, Earthlink, AT&T

Email Clients: Outlook 2003 (or higher)

If you use Spam Arrest or other challenge response spam filter please whitelist Tawra Kellam, [email protected] and [email protected]

AOL back to top

To make sure email gets delivered to your AOL inbox, you must add the email address or corporate domain of the sender to your Address Book or Custom Sender List.

  1. Click the “Spam Controls” link on the lower right side of your inbox screen.
  2. When the “Mail & Spam Controls” box appears, click the “Custom sender list” link.
  3. Choose the “allow email from” option.
  4. Add [email protected], then click “Add”.
  5. Click “Save”.
  6. Add [email protected], then click “Add”.
  7. Click “Save”.


AOL Web Mail back to top

If using AOL web mail, replying to an email from Tawra Kellam will also work.

Email from that domain will now be delivered straight to your Inbox.


Yahoo! Mail back to top

If you’re not receiving our email, there are two things you can do:

  1. Use the “Not Spam” button in your Bulk folder.
  2. Create a filter to automatically send email from us to your Inbox. This is the only way to really ensure delivery.

Report as “Not Spam”

  1. – Check your Yahoo! Bulk folder
  2. – If you see the email from Tawra Kellam or Living On A Dime, highlight it and click “Not Spam”
  3. – This does not guarantee that your mail will be delivered in the future, but it does help.

Create a Filter

  1. Click “Options” in the top right navigation bar.
  2. Select “Mail Options” from the list that drops down.
  3. Choose “Filters” located on the left side of the page.
  4. Click the “Add” button on the Filters page.
  5. Choose “to” as the field you want to match in the incoming message.
  6. Choose the criterion by which you want a match to be made, such as “contains”
  7. Enter [email protected]
  8. Choose the destination folder to which you would like the message delivered. For example: Inbox
  9. Repeat the process to add [email protected] Once both addresses are added, you should receive our e-mail.


Hotmail Live, Windows Live and MSN back to top

In the new Hotmail you must “Mark sender as safe” to enable hyperlinks even in text emails and images in HTML emails.


Entering the email contact in the address book or contacts no longer whitelists the sender.

To ensure messages from specific email addresses are not sent to your Junk Email folder, you can do this:

Manually Add to Safe List

  1. Click “Options” in the upper right corner of your Hotmail screen
  2. In the Body of the page under “Junk e-mail” click the link “Safe and blocked senders”
  3. Click the link “Safe senders”
  4. Enter the email address “[email protected]
  5. Click “Add to list”
  6. Enter the email address “[email protected]
  7. Click “Add to list”


Gmail back to top

To make sure Gmail never filters our mail as spam:

  1. Follow the Settings link in Gmail.
  2. Go to Filters.
  3. Click Create a new filter.
  4. Under From, enter “|[email protected]” (you can copy and paste). This allows all e-mail from us, including our newsletter if you’re subscribed.
  5. Click Next Step >>.
  6. Make sure “Never send it to Spam” is checked.
  7. Click Create Filter.

 Gmail also includes a new feature that filters e-mail into a box most readers never know about. Similar to a spam filter, it can make our newsletters disappear against your wishes. To prevent this, follow the steps here to tell Gmail you want to receive the Living On A Dime Newsletter.


Outlook 2003 (or higher) back to top

Add the following e-mail addresses to address book:

  1. Open the File menu and select New, then Contact.
  2. Type in Tawra Kellam and the e-mail address [email protected]
  3. Choose “Add to contacts” option.
  4. Open the File menu and select New, then Contact.
  5. Type in Tawra Kellam and the e-mail address [email protected]
  6. Choose “Add to contacts” option.


If you are not receiving email at Earthlink, there are two actions you can take.

  1. Check “Suspect Email” folder.
  2. Add our addresses to your address book.

With Earthlink, if you have SpamBlocker turned on, suspect messages are automatically send to your Suspect Email folder if the domain is not in your address book.

Suspect Email Folder

  1. While in the “Suspect Email” folder, if you see Tawra Kellam or Living On A Dime
  2. Select the “Move to Inbox and Add Contact” option from the pull down menu.
  3. This will add [email protected] to your Address Book for future email delivery assurance.

Address Book Inclusion

  1. Open Address Book and click Add.
  2. Type in and click Save.
  3. Click Add again.
  4. Type in [email protected] and click Save.

Our newsletter service is currently having trouble delivering to Earthlink so if you follow this process and still can’t receive our newsletter, please subscribe using a non-earthlink e-mail address.


AT&T back to top

  1. Open your Address Book.
  2. Click Add Contact.
  3. Select the General tab.
  4. Type or paste into the space provided the following e-mail address [email protected]
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click Add Contact.
  7. Select the General tab.
  8. Type or paste into the space provided the following e-mail address [email protected]
  9. Click Save.


Other Spam Filters Not List Above…. back to top

If Living On A Dime Newsletter is being filtered, try adding [email protected] to your Address Book or Contact list.

If messages continue to be sent to your junk folder contact your ISP or spam filter application support and ask how to whitelist [email protected]


These instructions are based on a template provided by email delivery jedi. Generate you own whitelist instructions here…