Fall Gardening and How to Prepare

Fall Gardening and How to Prepare

Time passes quickly and autumn is approaching us. The kids are back in school and gives us more time to spend time outside when it isn’t as hot outside. Does your yard beckon you and encourage you to spend time there? (more…)

5 Ways to Decorate Your Dorm Room

5 Ways to Decorate Your Dorm Room

As the new school year is now in full swing, many students are getting used to new class schedules, selecting professors and teacher, and looking forward to the new semester. But in the whirlwind of preparation that each college semester requires, one thing is often overlooked: the dorm room. The dorm will be an important part of your student life, housing not only your sleeping quarters, but your study space, and your living area. It’s the place that will see you make new friends, cram for finals, and forge ahead through an important piece of your life, and, as such, deserves much attention to detail. But since dorms are often small and cramped, decorating in a way that will give you as much space as you can squeeze out of it, as well as infusing your personality, is difficult. We’ve compiled a list of five easy and affordable ways to decorate your dorm to maximize the space where you’ll spend your semester. (more…)

Back to School Savings: Easy as 1, 2, 3

Back to School Savings: Easy as 1, 2, 3

It’s that time of year again. Back to school! The fun of summer is over, and the kids go back to school. While it might be a relief to some parents to have the kids out of the house, back to school shopping can be a real nightmare. According to Quicken Loans, as of 2015, the average American household spends around $630 on back to school supplies. It might seem inevitable to spend so much on school supplies, clothes, and other necessities, but with some smart shopping, you can cut back on costs. (more…)

5 Signs You Need a Personal Loan

5 Signs You Need a Personal Loan

It doesn’t take much to throw you off your budget. Unexpected expenses can pop up out of the blue, but there’s no reason to get overwhelmed. A personal loan can get you through a difficult financial time and back on track. (more…)

5 Ways to Get the Kids Outdoors and Not Glued to the TV

5 Ways to Get the Kids Outdoors and Not Glued to the TV

If your kids are anything like the average small humans, they might be glued to screens all day, or maybe they are constantly whining that they are bored. If you don’t want to spend money on memberships to parks or pools or are in a pinch for money and can’t afford extra expenditures right now, here’s a few ideas for fun, easy, and affordable ways to get the little angels out of the house (and out of your hair.) (more…)