tips and tricks

What to Buy This Month
If you've been budgeting for bigger ticket items but wanted to wait until they were on sale, there are several things you should be buying this month.
School Bus Safety Tips [VIDEO]
The kids are back in school today and that means you're going to be encountering the big yellow bus on your drive in or your drive home. Here are some tips to keep you and your kids safe this school year.
How to Survive Without the Internet
I’m writing this now because you’re not supposed to be looking at the Internet on September 2. Believe it or not, there is a lot of cool stuff to do when you’re not staring at a screen.
How to Get Ready for Back to School
It's that time of year again. Parents are rejoicing and kids are groaning as it's time to go back to school. Here's how to get them - and you - ready for it. Kids, I'm with you.
How to Get a Promotion
Are you not being challenged enough in your current position and are looking to move up the ladder? Not sure how to snag a promotion? The brilliant minds over at Forbes Magazine published an article on how to get a promotion and if anybody knows anything about business, it's Forbes.
How to Fix a Bad Date
Today being Friday the 13th, if you have a big date lined up, you may want to rethink it. If you've had it planned for a while and you're worried because it's Friday the 13th it's going to go poorly, or if it just goes wrong for whatever reason, here are a few ways to salvage a b…
Cheap Ways to Cool Off
It's hot. You don't want a five hundred dollar energy bill, but you need the A/C. Or maybe you don't have air conditioning. Here are a few ways to cool off without breaking the bank or firing up that energy sucking A/C.
How to Remember Someone’s Name
When we moved in to our house, we met all of the neighbors and I am super at remembering names, Glen on the other hand isn't and he still teases me because he says I know all of the neighbors' names, their kids' names and their dog's name. It's true. I do. So, if you're…
Vodka is Magical?
Not only does vodka make a great martini, here are ten other uses for it. Plus, my recipe for a fantastic Bloody Mary.
Get Your Body Ready For Summer
I know you probably don't have a lot of time to spend on yourself and you are nowhere near ready for the trek to the beach, but here are some easy ways that take little to no time at all to get you set for the highly anticipated and much too short season we wait all year for.