Lifestyle Tips

Three Whimsical DIY Holiday Wreaths
on November 23, 2015 at 6:24 pm / in Holiday Tips, Home Decorating Tips

Three Whimsical DIY Holiday Wreaths

During the holidays, nothing welcomes guests to your home as warmly as a gorgeous wreath hanging on your front door. But, there’s no law that says all wreaths have to be green and round. You can put your personal stamp on your holiday wreath this year by sidestepping tradition. Take a look at these ideas for clever DIY wreaths that you […]

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Six Essential Tools For Your Holiday Dinners
on November 23, 2015 at 6:18 pm / in Favorite Recipes, Food & Cooking Tips & Recipes, Holiday Tips, Product Buying Guide & Reviews

Six Essential Tools For Your Holiday Dinners

No matter how well equipped you think your kitchen is, if this is your first time cooking a big holiday dinner, you’re probably missing some essential tools. And the better the tools, the easier your meal preparation. Roasting Pan Although you can buy a large foil roasting pan to cook a turkey, there can be problems with these flimsy pans. […]

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Fun Winter Holiday Recipes
on November 23, 2015 at 5:43 pm / in Favorite Recipes, Food & Cooking Tips & Recipes, Holiday Tips

Fun Winter Holiday Recipes

Starting at Thanksgiving through the end of December, this time of year offers the change to share some of the most delicious meals with friends and family. Here are a few fun ideas to complement your holiday meals this year. Roasted Balsamic-glazed Vegetables This recipe is really easy breezy, without specific measurements, so you can prepare as little or as much as […]

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No Crafty Wizard Needed For These DIY Halloween Costumes
on October 14, 2015 at 7:38 pm / in Holiday Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Lifestyle Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice, Travel tips

No Crafty Wizard Needed For These DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween in North America is the second largest commercial tradition. And, according to a survey conducted by the National Retail Foundation, about five percent of U.S. consumers start shopping for Halloween before September. As of September 1, 2014, consumers had shelled out approximately 7.4 billion dollars, with 2.8 billion dollars going for Halloween costumes — for adults, kids and, yes, pets. For the […]

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Grain-Free Pumpkin-Coconut Dog Biscuits
on October 14, 2015 at 7:27 pm / in Favorite Recipes, Food & Cooking Tips & Recipes, Lifestyle Tips, Money Saving Tips, Pet Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Grain-Free Pumpkin-Coconut Dog Biscuits

If you’re feeding your dog a grain-free diet, then these healthy treats made with coconut flour should make your pup jump with joy. Coconut flour, which is ground toasted coconut, makes the dough and the house smell crazy good. Egg shells are a good source of calcium for dogs, and that’s where this recipe takes a little detour from others […]

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Tailgating Tips For Rookies
on October 14, 2015 at 7:20 pm / in House Warming Party, Lifestyle Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Tailgating Tips For Rookies

Remember hosting your first Thanksgiving? Well, planning your very first tailgating isn’t much different. Essentially, you’re displaying your team devotion while celebrating with your football family. OK, you’re pretty much having a party in a parking lot; emphasis on the party. It may sound daunting, but follow these 10 tips, and you could end up as a tailgate legend. 1. […]

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Taking a Car Vacation with Your Dog
on July 1, 2015 at 7:48 pm / in Lifestyle Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice, Travel tips

Taking a Car Vacation with Your Dog

If your dog loves riding in the car, taking him along can make the family vacation more fun for everyone, if you plan carefully. Follow these trip tips to ensure that you and your pet enjoy a successful getaway. Health & Safety Bring your dog to the vet for a check-up before going on an extended trip. Make sure all […]

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Wedding Planning Apps That Save Time, Money and Sanity
on July 1, 2015 at 7:40 pm / in Lifestyle Tips

Wedding Planning Apps That Save Time, Money and Sanity

Whether you’re planning the wedding of the century, or an intimate gathering for your nearest and dearest, you’re still going to need plenty of help. These apps will give you all of the help you need right at your fingertips. Appy Couple Once the engagement becomes a reality, the first thing you’ll want to do is to let people in on […]

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Selecting the Ideal Mattress for a Good Night’s Sleep
on July 1, 2015 at 7:25 pm / in Health & Fitness Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Inside the Home, Lifestyle Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Selecting the Ideal Mattress for a Good Night’s Sleep

In spite of what you may see in ads, there isn’t one ideal mattress that suits all — even if it cools you off, warms you up, lets you pick a magic number, elevates your head, your feet, and pretty much gyrates like Elvis at the touch of a button. Depending on the size, a new mattress is not an inexpensive purchase; you can’t afford […]

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Appliance: Replace or Repair?
on April 22, 2015 at 6:07 pm / in Home Repair Tips, Product Buying Guide & Reviews

Appliance: Replace or Repair?

When a major appliance breaks down, we’re all faced with the same dilemma: Do you pay to have it repaired, or do you just buy a new one and replace it? Here are a few guidelines to help you make the right choice for your budget. To start, always check the manufacturer’s warranty before you do anything. This may seem […]

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