It’s wedding season! It’s the most expensive event you’ll ever have, but it doesn’t have to be. With a few simple tricks, have the wedding of your dreams without going into massive debt. Check out these no-brainer tips on saving on your big day! DIY Flowers and Centerpieces Flowers eat up a huge part of… Continue reading Tips on How to Save on Your Wedding
If you’re a pet owner and lover, you may find it hard to leave home without your special four-legged friend when going on vacation. As both a cat and dog owner, I understand. I’ve traveled quite extensively with my dog in the past and I’ve even traveled with my cat (who I admit, wasn’t as… Continue reading 8 Items that Make Traveling with Dogs Easier
If you’re looking for a quick one-night getaway, a long weekend away or a full-blown vacation overseas to Europe, you may be able to travel for less with Groupon Getaways. Visitors to this popular savings site will find discounted pricing on hotels, bed & breakfasts, water parks, attraction tickets, and even entire vacation packages. I’ve… Continue reading Travel for Less with Groupon Getaways
Did You Know… The IRS receives about $950 billion per year in taxes from US Citizens and about $325 billion dollars is paid out in refunds. If you are getting a refund, you are paying too much in taxes. You do NOT want a big refund. The government does not need an interest free loan… Continue reading If You Haven’t Filed Yet, Read This!
Before you set out on your spring break getaway, make sure that your vehicle is ready for spring break travel. This simple precaution may save you problems down the road and make your trip more comfortable for all your passengers. The last thing you want is to end up alongside the road without a spare.… Continue reading Is your Vehicle Ready for Spring Break Travel?
Spring is right around the corner here in the Midwest. If you haven’t started to plan for spring break and your family travel this summer now is the time and we have some President’s Day sales to help you stretch your travel dollars. Bigger cities may be intimidating to visit, but there are often great… Continue reading Save on Family Travel with President’s Day Sales
President’s Day is here, and it’s a smart time to take advantage of all of the spectacular sales that are going on. After the holidays, many folks wait until President’s Day weekend to make major purchases on items like home appliances, vehicles, office needs, electronics, clothing and more. As much as there are great sales… Continue reading Deals to Take Advantage of on President’s Day
According to Forbes, new research shows President’s Day has better saving opportunities than Black Friday!!! One of the reasons is probably that retailers are trying to get rid of inventory, willing to part with it at an even lower price. Much of the “President’s Day Sales” exist well before then, as right now, there are winter… Continue reading How to Make the Most of President’s Day Sales
Now that we’ve rounded the corner of the winter solstice and the days are beginning to get longer again (thank goodness), we’re starting to get cabin fever. Being from the Pacific Northwest, I need to spend as much time outside as possible. It’s still below freezing around here, though, btu I’m not sure I care. I’m… Continue reading Stay Warm During Winter Hikes
Check the promotions folder of your inbox! You spend all that time buying for others, and now…? Now is the time to shop…and after all, most of us are looking at another few months of chilly weather. Now is a great time to grab coats, booties, or even lighter weight transitional pieces, like flowing tops… Continue reading Taking Advantage of Winter Sales!
Here in the Midwest, we are used to snow covered roads and cold temperatures, but you never know when you’re going to be on the road and run into an emergency. From sliding off the road and into a ditch, to minor accidents to running out of gas, incidents that could be no big deal… Continue reading What to include in a Winter Emergency Kit for the Car
For many of us, winter is just getting started. Then again, many of us having been braving snow for the past six weeks. Either way, by February, you’ll be dying for a tropical vacation. Check out some great deals below to get you through the tail end of winter. Shopping for Your Destination Need a… Continue reading Booking You 2017 Vacation!
Don’t you just love amazing beautiful lights? Here’s your chance to win the Star Sky LED Starry Night Light Lamp , which is sponsored by Tomtop. It’s gets even better then that…. there won’t be just 1 lucky winner there will be 10(One Winner Every Day)!!! Whoo hoo! This fabulous event is open to US residents… Continue reading Starry Night Light Lamp Giveaway with 10 Winners
Green Monday is the sister of Cyber Monday. It’s called Green Monday because it’s the day you save the most green. Some say that the sales are even BETTER than Cyber Monday simply because we are two weeks closer to Christmas and the race to finish your shopping is on. Every store wants your business… Continue reading Green Monday is Here!
If you’re anything like me, you’re just getting started on my Christmas shopping list. That’s right. I’ve been making a list and checking it twice, but I’ve yet to get started on my shopping. I want to make sure I have something for everyone that is important in my life and that includes, my furbaby.… Continue reading 5 Gift Ideas for Your Dog
Plan your design. Do. Not. Wing. It. Really, trust us. Everyone will see your house lit up and every day that you pull in your driveway, you’ll curse the lopsided-ness of your overall design. To avoid that, begin by picking a focal point. Start with the home itself by focusing on columns or an entry… Continue reading Keeping Your Sanity While Hanging Xmas Lights
It’s finally here: the week of insanity. Thanksgiving is here, then Black Friday is right around the corner, and Cyber Monday is moments after that. While this is a great time to get most, if not all of your holiday shopping done, but it can take a toll on your well-being. Here are some Black Friday… Continue reading Black Friday Shopping Tips to Help Retain Your Sanity
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…sale time! Whether you’re a Black Friday shopper, or not, more and more stores are expanding Black Friday Deals well beyond Friday itself. Many stores have already released their Black Friday ads so that you can do your research. If we have one piece of advice this year,… Continue reading Best Black Friday Deals
We’ve all been there. Passive aggressive comments. Bad gifts. Arguments over who’ll cut the ham. But, hey, it’s the holidays, so we deal. But here are few ways to make it a tiny bit less stressful. Exercise Exercise if you know you’ll be seeing your in-laws. I know, I know, it’s a busy time, but… Continue reading A Survival Guide to the Holidays
DIY Advent Calendar Update your advent calendar! Use a metallic spray paint to cover an old frame, or find a n inexpensive bulletin board. Create tags using a an online template, or any creative way you wish and pin them on the board. Use your local craft store to find decorative pins. Then hang an… Continue reading Get Ahead of Holiday Decorating!