How to Prep Your Home for Your Holiday Vacation


When thinking of prepping for holiday travel, usually thoughts of organizing travel documents and packing clothing and toiletries come to mind. But, having a plan to safeguard your home is just as important. Here are five essential tips to know before heading out the door. Originally posted on US News & World Report: Winter travel […]

Break Out of a Rut and Start Achieving Your Goals

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As one year winds down and another begins, and all the years start to blur together, people start assessing their goals. Since only 8 percent of people stick with a New Year’s resolution, it’s important to decide what’s important and what is not, and to start achieving your goals.  Surveys show most people stay stuck […]

12 Experiential Gifts for the Holidays

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Most people like to give traditional gifts for the holidays – something that can be opened and held up for everyone to admire. But some of the best gifts are experiences. A recent survey by Travelzoo shows that 80 percent of us would rather receive an experiential gift. It’s almost as easy as buying a […]

16 Cool Hacks for Coffee Filters

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You’ve bought a single-cup coffee maker and are now left with packages and packages of conventional coffee-machine filters. Don’t throw them away! They are light and surprisingly strong, making them perfect for dozens of DIY uses around your home and garden. Here are 16 cool hacks for coffee filters: Decorate your home for the holidays. […]

How to Make Skinny Vegan Alfredo Sauce


They call fettuccine Alfredo “heart attack on a plate.” Whoever they are, they are right. One of the most delicious and satisfying ways to serve pasta can top 1,000 calories and 37% of your daily fat intake. But here’s good news! Several years ago, I stumbled upon a recipe hack to make the sauce “skinnier” […]

How To Paint Like a Pro


Looking to spruce up your space? Giving your walls a fresh new hue can do the trick. You can easily save with coupon codes on all the tools and equipment you’ll need at home improvement stores like Lowe’s and Home Depot. Learn 12 tips and tricks to help you get great-looking walls.   Originally posted […]

9 Alternative Christmas Trees


People have begun to stray away from traditional holiday décor. Most of the focus is on the Christmas Tree, & creativity shines. Check out these Trees perfect for each INDIVIDUAL!

Turn A Small Space Into Something Amazing

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Just because you live with your parents, or share a space with 5 other people, doesn’t mean that you can’t make it your own.  The writers over at Apartment Therapy have a slew of tips and tricks for how to spruce up and modernize a small space.  With just a few small changes, you can […]

Single Parent? How to Manage Kids’ Holiday Gift Expectations

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The halls are already decked in every store, but your budget looks like a Charlie Brown Christmas tree. There’s no doubt the holidays can be the most difficult time for families who don’t look like a Norman Rockwell painting. Add financial stress and the stretch from Thanksgiving to Christmas can fill a single parent with […]

Suffering from Self-destructive Food Cravings? Stop Them Cold in their Tracks


Food cravings sometimes are a warning that the body lacks an essential nutrient, but more often than not, perceived food cravings are simply a response to an emotional trigger, the most common…

10 Simple DIY Wedding Projects

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Everyone loves a good wedding – but planning your own can be stressful when it comes to making it uniquely yours.  Pinterest is a haven for amazing decor and wedding ideas, but they aren’t always as easy as they appear to be.  Well, don’t stress. The people over at MyWedding have scoured Pinterest to find the […]

Important online safety tips to avoid scams

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We all know the power and convenience of online shopping, especially when avoiding Black Friday crowds. Be sure to check out Ken Colburn’s tips for safe e-shopping! Originally published by The Arizona Republic The sophistication level of the holiday scams continues to rise, making it important that you play close attention when shopping online.

Walmart Cyber Monday 2015 Ad Leaked


Walmart announced they will start their Cyber Monday sale a day early this year on Sunday. Here’s the details on what you can expect from the retail giant. Originally posted on The Boy Genius Report: What, you thought retailers were going to wait until Black Friday 2015 arrived before sharing their big Cyber Monday 2015 […]

Amazing tech gifts over $150

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These tech gifts may be a little pricey, but if you have the means, you can make the techno-geek in your life very happy! Originally published by PCWorld Going for tech gold The hardest thing about this holiday season may not be dealing with strange family members or figuring out how to handle everyone’s food […]

10 Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals


Cyber Monday can be the best time to score great discounts for hotels, airfare and vacation packages. So get ready to book your travel! Check out the top deals that will be on on sale. Originally posted on The London Free Press: Looking for a deal on a winter escape this Cyber Monday? This year’s […]

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