What Should You Buy in February? My Local CBS Morning Segment

The first month of the year is just about over so it's time to look ahead to the shortest month of the year. Did you know there are particular items that tend to be on sale every February? If you're wondering "What Should You Buy in February?" that was the topic this morning when I appeared on our … [Read more...]

How to Package Baked Goods for Gift Giving

I think almost everyone LOVES getting homemade baked goods like cookies, cupcakes and muffins as gifts. Its a thoughtful gift that shows the baker put their own time and effort into making something delicious that the recipient will love. With many people now on restricted diets, a specially made … [Read more...]

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Used Car Selling Tips – How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Resale

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. All opinions are 100% mine. Nationwide provided me with information regarding its blog post. When it comes to buying and selling our possessions, there are few things that are bigger than our cars. While … [Read more...]

How To Throw A Game Day Party On A Budget + Homemade Potato Skins Recipe

There is a buzz in my house. It is palpable. If you didn't know us, you would think we were a bunch of agitated folks. In reality, we are a bunch of football fans who are anticipating the big game. We are a house divided on which team we support, hence the agitated feel to the buzz. In a few weeks, … [Read more...]

Saving Money on Bank Fees – How to Avoid Those Unnecessary Costs

 Saving Money on Bank Fees  The average American household spends about $300 on bank fees annually. We're being charged to use our own money, which seems pretty unfair. What if there were some simple ways to save on those fees? A few things that banks charge for are buying checks, … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in January? My Local CBS Morning Segment

As we start a brand new year there are certain deals that are specific to the month of January. If you're wondering "What Should You Buy in January?" that's precisely what we discussed this morning when I appeared on our local CBS station. You can read my recap here and see the video itself at the … [Read more...]

How to Stay Fit without a Gym Membership

We all know that to stay healthy, its important to stay active.  Whether or not you have (or can afford) a membership to a gym, there are plenty of ways to get your exercise without spending big bucks. To get you started, we have a few ideas of how to stay fit without a gym membership.  How to … [Read more...]

Holiday Season Time Saving – Walmart Online Grocery Pickup

Did I really say in the title up there that you can skip the grocery shopping? Yes! During this last month of the year we are all super busy making preparations for the holidays, decorating our homes, dealing with 4th quarter business, baking Christmas cookies or attending gatherings with school, … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in November? My Local CBS Morning Segment

We're heading into the biggest shopping season of the year and it’s time to ask: What Should You Buy in November? This morning I appeared on our local CBS station to discuss the items that you’ll find at great prices all month long. You can read my recap here and see the video itself at the bottom … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Shower Into a Spa

Sometimes it seems like every year life gets a little more hectic and busy. There are a lot of places to go, things to get done, and not a whole lot of time to just relax. But we all NEED that down time! While we may not all be able to head off to the spa or take a long weekend whenever we want, we … [Read more...]