What's Your Backup Plan
Having an emergency or back-up fund is important. This money that is set aside for unplanned expenses is separate from your retirement savings and college savings accounts. According to a study…
10 Situations When You Might Need an Emergency Fund
Everyone knows the little rules of life that reduce the risk of costly mistakes, like driving slowly in the rain or not leaving candles burning. But it’s the rare what-ifs that might prompt you to dip…
10 Simple Life Changes To Boost Your Emergency Fund Savings
The daily expenses of life can make it difficult to put aside extra money, but that doesn’t change the fact that bad luck can happen to anyone. And if you…
Water Bottle Bowling
Save yourself a trip to the toy store. By repurposing common household items, you can save money and help reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills each…
Herb Garden
A blender? Boring. Knives? Dull. Finding an eco-friendly gift that stands out is easier than you think. Here are some creative and meaningful wedding presents that are perfect for the…
Green Cleaners
  We all love our homes smelling fresh and clean, but you don’t have to rely on store-bought cleaners with chemicals to do the job. These make-it-yourself cleaners contain only…
Holiday Sweaters: Eccentric, Bold and Fun
Holiday sweaters can sometimes be a little eccentric and a bit over the top — at least, that is how I prefer mine.  The thrill of seeking out that perfect…
fall foliage
We all have our favorite season, and my personal favorite is fall.  Who can resist the crisp, chill air, a hot cup of fresh apple cider and the changing colors…
Digital DIY: Fixing Your Faucet via Text
Last weekend, my friend Richelle texted me that she wanted to fix a leaky faucet and with her husband out of town, she needed help to get the job done…
The Versatility of RVing: Have You Tried RVing Yet?
Picture your RV parked in a beautiful campground. The sky is so blue it matches the lake behind your RV site. The children are tired from tossing a Frisbee with…