5 easy tips to make your home more planet friendly.

5 easy tips to make your home more planet friendly.

  Everyone wants to help the environment, but most people don’t know how to start. Many also have the false idea that one person can’t make a difference. However, it’s actually amazing how much of a difference one person can make.   There are numerous renewable energy systems and appliances that can help you save a lot of energy every day. …

Things your kids will remember when they’ve left the nest.

Things your kids will remember when leaving the nest.

  If you were to take a few moments and look back at your life as a child at home with your folks, what are some of the things you remember most? What are the things your kids will remember when leaving the nest?   Do you remember your mom telling you to sit up …

How to get accepted into a great college.

How to get accepted into a great college.

  The ability to get into a great college and obtain a valued edication is very important in the very competitive world that exists today.   Employers want to hire people who have a high level of education. This means that you need to do everything possible to put yourself ahead of the competition and …

Simple home improvements you can make with a little woodworking know-how.

DIY birdhouse.

  Woodworking always seems to be – to the average person that it is – something that takes months, if not years of training to master and they’d be right.   It is a tricky thing to learn and you need lots of practice and a good teacher.   However, there are some simple woodworking …

Preparing your teen for a summer of safe driving.

Preparing your teen for a summer of safe driving.

  With school out for the summer, many teen drivers have more independence than ever before.   While having a teen driver in the family can be helpful with running errands, taking younger siblings to and from activities, and freeing up a parent’s schedule, the young and less experienced driver is more likely to be …

Feed a family of four for five days with less than $15 in roasted chicken.

Most delis and department stores have them, those wonderful smelling roast chickens that you can barely resist as you walk by.   Feed a family of four for five days with less than $15 in roasted chicken. The trick is, DON’T RESIST! As a matter of fact, buy two for less than $15 in most …

Using tile flooring patterns to create stunning floors.

Installing tile.

  I’ve been considering tile patterns for the back splash and flooring in our kitchen and bathrooms when we can afford to remodel them – but I never considered ceramic or stone tile on the floor in patterns. The tile flooring patterns I’ve looked at are so numerous it would be extremely difficult to choose. …

5 key factors for making a home business successful.

5 key factors for making a home business successful.

The advancement of technology has created a lot more opportunities to make money.   If you are retired but don’t have the money you need, that is a thing of beauty. Without leaving the house, you can supplement your primary income or savings with a couple of extra bucks every month. It might not sound …