Whether this year you vow to lose weight, exercise more, cut back on frivolous spending – or all of the above – it’s easy to slip up and break your New Year’s Resolutions. One of the main reasons people fail at keeping their resolutions is an “all or nothing” mentality where we wind up depriving ourselves. Here are 10 ways to treat yourself while still staying
A new survey says more of us are saving for our kid’s college fund than our own retirement. Oh, snap! I’m not pointing any fingers, but the data is pretty damming…What I’m curious about is WHY people choose to save for college instead of retirement. Maybe you can help me understand this issue. Are you saving for retirement or college?
Maybe you enjoy traditional Christmas cookies like gingerbread men, frosted sugar cookies, or candy-cane shaped confections. Or maybe you’re the first one to reach for something new and different – like meringues in the shape of Christmas trees. Whatever your sweet tooth desires, we’ve found a recipe for that. Here are 10 Christmas cookie recipes you’ll want to try.
Christmas is a time to be jolly, merry… and creative! Instead of decorating your tree the same old way, why not go for something new? Wow your guests with a tree that’s sure to be a conversation starter. So put on your ugly Christmas sweater, roll up your sleeves, take a swig of hot cocoa and get to work decorating your tree in a new
Ugly Christmas sweaters and Ugly Christmas parties are THE thing right now. And the more hideous, tacky and downright gagworthy the better! You don’t have to spend a fortune to look spectacularly bad. We searched the Internet for the most cringeworthy holiday sweaters, tees and tunics that will be sure to turn heads – and stomachs – this season. 10 Ugly Christmas Sweaters for Your Wish
The feast is over, the guests have left… but what about all that extra food? You’ve got turkey and gravy and mashed potatoes and cranberries… Don’t eat the same leftovers for every meal. Not when you’ve got these recipes to be thankful for! Here are 10 recipes for Thanksgiving leftover food. 1. Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza. Why go for the same turkey sandwich every year
Living in the country can be just what the doctor ordered, but rural areas have expenses just like urban ones do. Figuring out how to slash these costs can make your time out of the city even more fulfilling, offering financial stability that accents your new country freedoms. 13 ways to live cheaply in a rural area
Last week, the CDC reported that rate of autism in the US has risen yet again – now 1 in every 45 children is diagnosed with autism. While some may choose to chock this up to “changes in reporting,” there is no denying that autism is everywhere. As the mother of a son with autism, I will tell you first hand that it can be
Stocking stuffers are a great chance to get creative and silly. Why just go for a handful of candy canes when there are so many FUN items? We’ve compiled a list of fun items for teens, tweens, kids… and kids at heart. 20 Unusual Stocking Stuffers Ideas. For Tweens/Teens/Fun Adults 1. Creative comb-in hair color. Add a burst of vibrant color to your hair without the commitment.
Crowdfunding is an incredible concept. You ask your friends, family, and community for money – and they give it to you! Crowdfunding has transformed lives, made dreams come true, and raised money for earnest causes across the globe. Until recently, it was mainly used for business causes and other noble social causes like raising funds for medical expenses. Today, with an aim of saving personal
From Animal Jam to Minecraft to Five Nights at Freddy’s and other online games and apps, you’d be surprised how addictive and potentially expensive these games can be. Sometimes you don’t even know how much you’re being gouged until the iTunes bill arrives and by then, it’s too late. The Best and Worst Online Games for Kids.
How many prescriptions does your family fill every month? Ever been shocked at the price? (A dermatologist recently gave us a script for poison oak that rang up for $1,314. No joke. We did not fill it.) FamilyWize is a community service partnership that has been helping people reduce prescription costs for more than 10 years. Since 2005, the site has helped 8.8 million people save more than $925,000,000
Now is the time where everywhere you go, everything seems to be pumpkin spice flavored. This year, there seem to be more items than ever: pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin butter, pumpkin ice cream… even pumpkin spice flavored pumpkin seeds. But which items are the best value – in terms of taste as well as price? We took the challenge and went shopping.