After a wild-ride during the month of March, most people have started to accept the new reality of #StayAtHome orders from local governments. Many businesses have been closed for weeks, and now that parks have also seen record crowds, these outdoor options are being closed and have become off-limits to encourage physical distancing.
For some people, these #StayHome orders create a lot of extra work in the form of home schooling kids, pet care, elder care, and taking on other extra chores to keep the household running.… Read the rest
Buying products that are reusable and “green” has never made more sense than right now. As shortages of paper products and other essentials are reported in the news, consider these sustainable, eco-friendly options that will both last longer than a single use and keep your family from needing to make so many trips to the store.
Hopefully the shortages of toilet paper and other paper products will not last long, but these smart products can help you manage your life no matter what is available at the store.… Read the rest
With the number of cases on the rise each day, news of the Coronavirus pandemic is everywhere. Drastic measures are being taken to #FlattenTheCurve in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus and to save lives. Although it may be too early to know the exact rates of contagion, it is clear that this is a serious threat to a significant number of people.… Read the rest
One of the best things about the internet age is the ability to share knowledge with anyone at anytime. We share photos, videos, tweets and status updates, and occasionally we even drop some real knowledge. With so many options available, what are the best sources for free classes online for adults?
Not everything you will find online is a credible source of information.… Read the rest
There are times when you don’t want to wait for a birthday gift, earned rewards, or sale offer in order to get a discount. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait! There are multiple ways to find discounts if you know where to look.
Keep more of your money in your wallet by following these tips and tricks to save big on your everyday purchases.… Read the rest
No matter if your motivation is to protect the environment, help people in need, or simply earn free products for yourself, there are many great reasons to recycle empty containers!
Your beauty and personal hygiene routines are essential to feeling and looking your best, but the unique packaging may present a recycling challenge. Fortunately there are many places where your skincare, haircare, nailcare, and cosmetic product containers can find new life after you are finished with them!… Read the rest
Some products and services are so amazing that they command attention — even when they don’t qualify for special offers! These favorites are so off-the-chart with high value that I consider them to be resources.
Once in a while, they may qualify for rewards programs or special discounts, so you’ll definitely want to pick them up on those occasions. However, even without a bonus incentive, these are still highly recommended favorites for their top-notch quality.… Read the rest
Have you ever wondered how you could donate a car to charity? Did you know that you could also donate your hair to charity after a major haircut?
Whether you just want to make sure that you aren’t being wasteful, or if you have a strong desire to help out a favorite charity, these ideas create a win-win scenario where you help a non-profit and often receive a tax deduction for your generosity (be sure to ask for a donation receipt).… Read the rest