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Most Home Renovation Programs Are Unrealistic

: If you’ve ever watched HGTV, you know how easy it is to get sucked into the shows. While there’s no shame in binging whatever reno-marathon is on TV, it’s important to remember that these programs are not always accurate. In fact, realtors will tell you that buying or fixing one up is much more...
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Chores For Kids At Any Age

Since the dawn of time, children have been tasked with helping their parents on what have become chores. Having children do chores is not just an efficient way to get it all done; it’s an integral part of raising happy, confident children who become productive and conscientious members of their...
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All National Parks Are Free This Saturday

This weekend wraps up National Park Week, which is celebrated annually by the U.S. Parks Service by offering free admission to every National Park! All national parks and sites, from Acadia to Zion National Park, will offer free admission on Saturday, April 20. So you can take the family to a day...
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What To Do When You Forget Your Grocery Shopping List

Financial experts say the best way to keep on budget is to make a grocery list and stick with it. But what happens when you forget the grocery list at home? No to worry as research shows the best way to shop, even with a list, is to wander the aisles. After observing more than 700 consumers,...
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Our Love For Soft Toilet Paper is Wiping Out Old Growth Forests

We love toilet paper! Our love is so strong that Americans use around three rolls of toilet paper each week, accounting for one-fifth of the world's tissue consumption and making us the world leader in toilet paper consumption. And it isn't just any TP. It has to be strong and it has to be soft and...
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Cut Down Your Email Time By Organizing It With Two Folders

It is estimated that we spend an average of 20 hours a week dealing with email. That's 28% of our week dedicated to opening, replying, acting and deleting email. But one method touted by a time management firm claims you can cut down your email time by 50%. First is to just use two email folders...
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Get Your Home Featured In a TV Show Or Movie

Movies are magical and there have been some that feature beautiful homes. Home Alone, Father of the Bride and National Lampoons Christmas Vacation are just a few. Although movies and TV shows are fantasy, the home they are set in are real and it could be a payday for you! Many movie-worthy homes...
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Most Overused Words Of 2018

Lake Superior State University has released its 46th annual List of Words Banished From the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use, and General Uselessness is out and collusion, and ranking topping the list from online voting is "collusion," "wheelhouse" and "in the books." Although collusion is a...
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The Top 10 Potentially Dangerous Toys For Kids

Christmas is a magical time of the year, especially for children as Santa comes to town with presents for all the good girls and boys. But World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H.is alerting Santa to some toys that may be dangerous for kids. For the 46th year, the nonprofit organization has...
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Reheating Food: Microwave Vs Toaster Oven

Since the creation of the microwave oven over a half century ago, the debate has raged as to what food items you should cook or reheat in the microwave compared to the more traditional oven and more convenient toaster oven. Fortunately foodies have chimed in with their recommendations based on the...
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