Moving Tips from the Pros

Moving Tips from the Pros

It’s finally happening! Your moving into your new place and you couldn’t be more ecstatic. Then reality sets in and you remember this means that the packing must begin. Sigh! Most people dread moving simply because packing, organizing, and transporting a home full of stuff can seem like a daunting task. But using some of these amazing moving tips and tricks, moving day might be a lot less stressful and whole lot more organized. Happy moving day! Purge as you Pack This is probably the most important of all moving…

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10 Ways to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Business

10 Ways to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Business

I am in love with Pinterest! There, I said it. If you’re looking to expand your efforts on social media, consider Pinterest one of your next platforms. With over 100 million active users, this image-based social media site has the potential to help you reach even more customers. Since Pinterest focuses on your visual interests, you will do well if you appeal to your customers desire to eat, drink, travel, shop, or create. So if you’re looking to get started with Pinterest, use these great tips to expand your network and send…

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Hurricanes: Facts & Tips to Keep You Safe

Hurricanes: Facts & Tips to Keep You Safe

Each year in the United States, hurricanes cause millions – sometimes even billions – of dollars worth of property damage. From flooding to roof damage to broken windows and doors, strong hurricanes are capable of wreaking havoc on your home and you quality of life. Being prepared could mean the difference between life and death in a dangerous situation. In Part 1 of this post, learn what causes a hurricane to form and some interesting storm related facts. Then, read on for 7 helpful steps to prepare for a hurricane so…

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Is Your Family Ready for Pets?

Is Your Family Ready for Pets?

There are a few things that compare to the unconditional love of a pet. Pets do a great job of bringing families closer together and can enrich the lives of their owners in so many ways. People who have a pet tend to be happier and healthier than those without. Pets can be an integral part of the family, but knowing the right time to bring an animal into your home is tricky especially when small children are involved. Each year, humane societies and pet shelters across the country take…

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My BEST Tips for Back To School Prep

My BEST Tips for Back To School Prep

In just a few short weeks thousands of local children, parents, and teachers will embark on a brand new back to school adventure. While there is a sense of excitement and anticipation in the air, it can be a bittersweet moment for parents regardless of whether your child is starting Kindergarten or college. How do you ensure that your kids are prepared to go back to school?  Most parents will agree that the best way is by being well organized and efficient. Read on to find out some of my…

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Outdoor Living: Spruce Up the Exterior of Your Home

Outdoor Living: Spruce Up the Exterior of Your Home

The longer days and warmer weather of summer make for some fabulous outdoor living. Add some friends and family and you have a recipe for wonderful memories you’ll have for years to come. But, what do you do if the exterior of your home isn’t exactly prepped for people? Well, you spruce it up and create a space that’s so inviting you’ll consider camping out. If you are looking for ways to spruce up the exterior of your home, check out the list below. Many of these projects can be…

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The Working Mom’s Guide to Internet Security

The Working Mom’s Guide to Internet Security

From Disney to Facebook, the ever-increasing presence of technology and social media in children’s lives has prompted concern from parents and educators alike. No matter where you go kids always seems to be attached to some form of technology, whether it be an iPad, smartphone, or even Wi-Fi enabled video game system. In some ways, it’s almost as if the newest generations are born with an innate sense of everything technology. Case in point, give a 5 year-old an iPhone, an internet connection, and watch them go to town. Easy…

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13 Tips for Saving Money on Your Grocery Bill This Year

13 Tips for Saving Money on Your Grocery Bill This Year

Whether you’re shopping for 2 or 22, you can’t deny that the price of food goods has increased exponentially over the past decade. Many families have resorted to creative (yet time consuming) strategies such as extreme couponing and monthly meal planning. While these are great, the average working mom and dad, does not have the time, knowledge, or resources to plan out these strategies effectively. But, of course, everyone wants to be saving money. There are several small changes that you can make today to help fight the battle of…

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8 Reasons Why Camping Is Awesome

8 Reasons Why Camping Is Awesome

Camping season is upon us and what better way to escape the hot summer weather than to spend some time in the cool great outdoors. A camping vacation offers us something that most other vacations do not – peace and quiet. Which is something that it very important to most adults since they don’t often get enough of it due to their hectic schedules. And little ones love camping because it gives them a chance to explore their surroundings and have fun while doing it. While some people choose to pack…

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10 Spaces in the Home that Desperately Need Cleaning

10 Spaces in the Home that Desperately Need Cleaning

Most of us having a fairly regular schedule when it comes to cleaning our home. And that routine usually involves cleaning the same spaces over and over again whether it be the kitchen countertops, the bathroom sink, mopping the floor, or dusting the furniture. However, there are many places in our homes that aren’t on our regular cleaning schedules. And it’s easy to forget about those spaces or ignore them all together. What better time to address them than during the spring cleaning season? Following are the top ten areas…

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