The holidays are here, and with it can come unwanted stress. The good news is that there are simple ways that you can relieve stress from your own home. So when you start feeling overwhelmed from shopping, baking, cleaning and planning holiday parties, remember these tips to help you relieve some stress! Set a Budget […]
Fall weather is setting in, the leaves are turning into vibrant shades of orange, red and yellow and the pumpkins are ready for picking. Carving pumpkins is a fun, time-honored family tradition celebrated across the country. It’s a great way to mark harvest time by spending quality time together. Even the youngest of family members […]
A lot of people don’t exercise because they choose not to pay fancy gym memberships, but that shouldn’t be an excuse to avoid working out. The benefits of daily exercise are numerous, and believe it or not, you can get more than enough exercise right from your own home. You don’t need pricey exercise equipment […]
The kids have been staying up late all summer, going to sleepovers, playing video games and having a blast. But now it’s August, and the days of getting up early for school are looming. How do you get them on a back to school schedule? Don’t worry; with a little planning, the back to school […]
While it’s often true that booking your travel months in advance is most cost effective, many times waiting until the last minute before booking your flights and hotel arrangements could pay off. These last minute deals typically become available because of a cancellation, finding companies ready to discount the fare or package because they need […]
When you want to plan a vacation with your family, there are many things to consider. While you still need take care of your day-to-day living expenses, you also need to think of ways to put a little money aside every month for your trip. This can be challenging, especially if you do not have [...]
Going on a vacation doesn’t have to mean driving for hours and hours or flying to a far away place. Sometimes such an elaborate vacation isn’t in the budget, and sometimes you just need a few days to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul. Planning short getaways within driving distance of home may be just [...]
The summer is coming to a close and the 2012-2013 school year is upon us. The seemingly endless list of school supplies and clothes has to be handled now. It’s time to get the backpack and supplies. The kids need new clothes and shoes. This year the average family with students from Kindergarten to 12th ...