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5 Easy Ideas to Keep You Cozy Without Turning Up the Heat

Keep Cozy Without Turning Up the Heat

With polar vortexes moving through the plains and snow falling down, it’s that time of year. Winter is here! Over the past few years, I’ve find myself hating the bitter winter more and more. Not only does the cold keep me from wanting to spend time outside, but it also increases my utility bills significantly. Up goes the thermostat along ... Read More »

Stop the Energy Loss Around Your Home

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Are you like everyone else? Are you tired of paying those expensive energy bills every month? It seems like they are always going up. There is a battle to be fought when it comes to using less energy. It is one that will take vigilance. Are you up to it? Yes, it is great to have appliances that are energy ... Read More »

How to Handle ‘I Wants’ from Your Kids During the Holidays

How to Handle ‘I Wants’ from Your Kids During the Holidays

As a parent, the holidays are likely a time of mixed emotions. Sure, you enjoy the chance to spend quality time with your family, and you love seeing how excited the kids get when they are able to open their presents. However, you have to balance the budget even during this exciting time of year, which can be difficult to ... Read More »

3 Alternatives to Expensive Christmas Presents

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Christmas is a lot of fun, especially for those with kids – and it is also exceptionally expensive. In addition to buying expensive Christmas presents, you will probably need to buy food and other items for holiday parties you may be throwing. Plus, you might even have to travel to visit family or friends. In other words, your back account ... Read More »

5 Food Preservation Methods That Save Money

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With summer produce season coming to a close, and with a hint of pumpkin spice in the air, it means it’s time to put up your produce and prepare for the winter. Preserving food has been around since humans could hunt. Back then, meat products were the main preserved food type and people had to get creative with how they ... Read More »