Monthly Archives: August 2014

How To Create A DIY Balloon Wreath

To instantly add a pop of fun, a splash of vibrant color, and a festive element to your home, this Inspirations & Celebrations  Tutorial teaches you how to easily (and affordably) create a DIY Balloon Wreath that you can display year-round… Read more…

Lower Your Utility Bills – Part 7: The Power of Insulation

Lower Your Utility Bills Insulation

  When coming up with ways to lower your utility bills, we often forget about the energy that we’re losing right out the window. Literally speaking, we’re talking about the heat and air conditioning that leaks out of the house. There are a number of areas where heated or cooled air […] Read more…

Lower Your Utility Bills – Part 6: 7 Ways To Cut Extra Charges on Your Phone Bill

We all complain about those surprises we get on our phone bills. When you set a budgeted amount for phone service, items like going over minutes, long distance fees, texting, mobile internet usage, and information calls can leave you frustrated.  This is not a good thing by any means. If it […] Read more…

Lower Your Utility Bills – Part 5: 12 Places to Get Free Internet

  I’m prepared to duck and dodge the things I know are about to get thrown at me, but if you’re truly serious about lowering your utility bills, internet service is a biggie. Everyone is looking for ways to cut expenses, and suddenly, the necessities are turning into extras and the […] Read more…

Lower Your Utility Bills – Part 4: Routine Home Maintenance

Lower Utilities 4.Maintenance

You’re busy.  And when you’re busy, you have a tendency to let little things slide. Unfortunately, one of the first things you let slide is those awful, tedious, boring home maintenance projects. It can wait, right?  Wait another week; another month; another year.  By putting off those minor maintenance issues, […] Read more…

Lower Your Utility Bills – Part 3: Trim Your Power Bill

Lower Power Bill

  Now that we’ve had a look at our light bulbs and water, let’s take a look at the power bill in part 3 of our Lower Your Utility Bills series. You think you are doing everything right. You turn off the lights when you leave the room. You only […] Read more…

Flash! It’s National Dog Day (Plus Limited Offer- Petbrosia Pet Food 50% off!)

About six years ago, we broke our own “no dogs” rule, and adopted a dog. A tiny, adorable, loud, seven-week-old dachshund.  We named him Flash.  Contrary to popular belief, we did not get him to take the place of our DD who had just left college. I simply had a […] Read more…

Lower Your Utility Bills – Part 2: Water – Strategies to Stop the Money Leak

Welcome to part 2 of our series on how to lower your utility bills – water! We are all guilty of letting the water run while we do dishes or brush our teeth. It is easy not to think about it. We do, however, realize the importance of turning off […] Read more…

Lower Your Utility Bills – Part 1: Shine A New Light – Small Changes Can Add Up To Big Savings

  What else can you do to save money around the house? I don’t know about you, but utilities consume a large percentage of our money each month. We’ve found seven places that we think we can lower your utility bills – phone, internet, water, home maintenance, insulation, power, and […] Read more…

Puritan’s Pride: Moving Parents to the Front of the Class! #Giveaway

Puritan’s Pride provided me with these products for review, however all opinions expressed are my own. In my area, kids went back to school almost two weeks ago – yes, it’s pretty early…and hot. The kind of heat that zaps all the energy out of you.  Many of my friends […] Read more…

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