Although I’m not currently planning a wedding myself, at my age, I almost always know someone who is. Recently, my younger sister got engaged (congratulations, Mel!). In an effort to help her plan the wedding of her dreams, I came across this helpful piece on SHEFINDS.com. This story gives 10 clever tips to help you stick to your budget without […]
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If you’ve ever had to foot the bill for a trip to the emergency room or urgent-care center, or had trouble nabbing a last-minute doctor’s office appointment, you know how expensive and inconvenient medical visits can be. Next time, if you have a serious but not life-threatening malady, consider seeking out a medical clinic at a nearby pharmacy. Chain pharmacies […]
Say you’re planning a trip to a destination that’s hours away—Do you drive? Fly? Take a train? Making the decision can be quite time consuming, but a new feature on Google Maps makes the daunting task easier. All you have to do is type in your starting point and destination, and Google Maps conveniently lets you compare all of your […]
Though cooking your own meals is a surefire way to save money on food, there are still ways to cut back on expenses when you do have the occasional meal out. When you look at a restaurant’s menu, keep your focus in the middle of the dish list, rather than the top or the bottom. It’s there you’ll find the […]
Use this quick tip to ensure you’re getting the lowest fare available.
A few weeks ago, I was baking cupcakes and decided to try out the trend of swapping unsweetened applesauce for oil in the batter. It’s an easy one-to-one swap and I would definitely recommend it. Honestly, there wasn’t much of a difference in taste and it cut approximately 450 calories and 55 grams of fat off the full recipe! If […]
Last week the FBI warned U.S. retailers that credit card breaches, like the one Target experienced over the holidays, could be on the rise. So, how can you protect yourself and your personal information?
Want to know how to score the best deals and never pay full price when shopping your favorite fashion retailers? Of course you do. We asked Shop It To Me, one of the internet’s best resources for shopping and sales, to share some of their favorite tips and tricks. Here’s what they had to say: • Although it may not have […]
Whether you’re looking to cut down on buying excess paper towel for economical or environmental reasons, try this clever trick Joe Smith, an “advocate for proper paper towel usage,” gave at a recent TED Talk: After washing your hands, shake your hand twelve (“the biggest number with one syllable”) quick times, and then dry with one piece of folder paper towel. It […]