Spring Cleaning and Organization Tips

Many people usher in the Spring season by celebrating the winter thaw and rolling up their sleeves to embark upon the Spring purge. Spring is the season of rebirth, and for many that means out with the old and in with the new.

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Do’s and Don’t as Tax Day Approaches

You’ve heard the saying about death and taxes – they’re pretty much the only things you can be 100% certain will affect you. And, they’re both a source of high anxiety for many people. For the most part, you can’t control the former. You can control the latter to some extent. Keep the following in mind, and you will be fine!

Spring has arrived!


We sprung forward a few weeks ago. What were we springing toward? Spring, of course! Despite the unbelievable reality that a wide swath of the U.S. braced for a snowstorm, the rest of us can feel reasonably confident that our weather will just keep getting better over the coming months. Here are a few of our favorite things about our favorite season!

Spring Break Road Trip? Travel Tips for Parents!

Students of all ages eagerly anticipate the arrival of March and that glorious chunk of time off known as Spring Break. If you’re preparing to pack up your brood and drive to the beach, lake, mountains, amusement park, big city, or grandma’s house for Spring Break, you may be feeling a level of pre-trip anxiety that correlates directly to how far away your destination is and how young your kids are.

Have You Winterized Your Home Yet?

Mother Nature and Old Man Winter have a perverse sense of humor. Just as we see buds appearing on long-dormant trees and hints of green popping through the earth signaling the anticipated arrival of shoots from our beloved bulbs, they always seem to throw us a curve ball.

February: The Month to Love Our Pets!

Everyone knows that February is the month of love – February 14 is Valentine’s Day, after all! A lesser-known but just as important reason why February is notable is that it is Responsible Pet Owners Month! Most pet owners regard their furry friends as full on four-legged family members. As such, these creatures that bring so much to our lives deserve to be treated as such. Here are some tips to keeps our pets safe year-round.

Lovely Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Procrastinators!

Today is February 14, which means we all know what that means. If you’ve got a significant other and you don’t have a gift for her or him yet, don’t risk spending the day in the dog house – get out there and get shopping (or get creative!)