Tips and Tricks

Pay Less For Your Heat Bill
Heat is one of the more expensive utilities we pay – especially in the great Northeast with our frigid temperatures!  There are a few things you can do at home to help seal air leaks and reduce your heating costs since having multiple small leaks in your home, such as around electrical ou…
Lose Weight By Eating More? My Kind of Diet
The most common New Year’s resolution for people is to “lose weight”.  Even if it’s not your resolution, there are a lot of people who would like to lose a few pounds and get healthier.  What if you could do that by eating more?
Weight Loss Doesn’t Always Require the Gym
Losing weight seems to take so much longer than gaining it, doesn’t it?  Becoming healthier and getting in enough exercise takes effort and work, but you don’t have to become a superhero to make it happen.  A few small lifestyle changes are all you really ne…
4 Ways to Save Money in 2013
Are you suffering from the holiday spending hangover?  Or maybe your budget went off track last summer and you haven’t quite gotten it back under control yet.  You’re not alone – many people are looking for ways to save money.  Here are 4 ways you…
Job Search Tips
Are you out pounding the pavement in search of a new job?  If you are, you’re not alone.  The unemployment rate in the United States is at 7.7% as of November 2012 with approximately 12.2 million people unemployed according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics...
5 Warmer Places to Take a Winter Vacation
Winter doesn't bother me at first – the snow just adds a special touch to the holiday season, and getting the electric blanket and fireplace going again can be nice.  But after a couple months, the cold makes it harder for cars to start, you have to scrape the ice off the w…
Baby it’s Cold Outside: Preventing Frostbite
It’s the first really cold day our area has had in about two years – maybe you need some reminders for how to prevent frostbite.  Frostbite is a serious condition and involves the skin freezing and losing normal sensations.  There is a reduction in oxygen and blood fl…
Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Dogs
Christmas shopping for your family members is hard enough, but when you add the stress of having to buy a gift for your PET, it gets worse!  Thankfully, Funny Fur has released for us a holiday list of the Top 10 gifts for dogs! Phew!
How Much To Tip For The Holidays
Do you tip at the holidays? I know there are many people who try to take care of the people in their lives who otherwise go unnoticed. Trash collectors, mail persons, babysitters  all of these are people we couldn't do without all year and yet most of us barely even think about t…

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