Archives for July 2017

6 Simple Tricks To Cut Your Grocery Bill

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Without a doubt, the grocery bill is one of the biggest expenses that any household has. This is especially true if you’re trying to eat healthily. All the ingredients for an organic salad are far more expensive that just being able to grab a burger from the frozen aisle!

If you’re watching your money and hoping to find areas to trim back, it won’t be long until your eyes alight on the grocery bill. Cutting that down to size can be the key to a sound financial future – so how can you bring it under your control?

1) Buy In Bulk

If you have the space, it’s far cheaper to buy a whole pig and store it in the freezer than buying individual pork steaks and bacon. It’s worth investigating this option if you don’t mind the idea of it, because the savings can be substantial. [Read more…]

CHECK OUT SNOOPY POP & ENTER TO WIN A SAMSUNG GALAXY TABLET TO PLAY IT ON (Ends 7/23/17) #SnoopyPop

Snoopy is Charlie Brown’s pet beagle in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz.  Snoopy has been around since October 4, 1950 ~  That’s longer than I’ve been around!!  LOL

If you love Snoopy, you’re sure to love SnoopyPop, a cool new game app that the entire family will enjoy!!  

This brand new game is sure to sweep the app world by storm!!

The Snoopy Pop Game from Jam City was just released and I am excited to share all of the fun with you! It is a light-hearted, super fun game the entire family will enjoy! [Read more…]

Best Financial Tips For Any New Parent

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Having a child for the first time is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking things you’ll ever experience. While there are countless facets to being a good parent, one of the big ones is good financial management. If you find it’s hard enough to manage your own finances, and you’re about to begin raising a young family, it may be time for a few changes. Here are some of the best financial tips for any new parent.

Look into Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

As soon as you know you’re going to have a child, you should take some time to talk to your employer about flexible spending and HSA accounts. If your work runs one of these, and you qualify for the account, you’ll be able to deduct a given amount of your income before tax, and use this money to prepare for the needs of being a parent when your child comes into the world. If there’s anything left over after you’ve met those needs, you can move it to a savings account, and get a head start on your child’s college fund. [Read more…]

Essential Technology That Every Home Should Have

Technology progresses so quickly that it’s easy to feel like you’re falling behind. There are constant updates and improvements. It can also feel like as soon as you buy a new product, it’s not all too long before the upgrade has been released. But don’t worry. You don’t necessarily have to delve into the depths of tech geek lifestyle to get technology to work for you and your home. Truth be told, you only need a few essential items to help your days run more smoothly and hassle free. Here are our top picks.

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Laptops

 

You may be used to your PC but a laptop is an indispensible item. Why? Its portability. You can start projects, work or socialising anywhere at any time. You can take your files and documents along with you wherever you go, even if that’s abroad on holiday! So update from your computer tower and monitor. If you don’t tend to use computers or laptops at all, now may be the time to start. It’s a big investment, but there are options for payment plans. It isn’t all about social media and business emails. There are so many apps nowadays that can help you with your day to day routines and activities. Some will organize your schedule for you, some will store your favorite recipes, others will manage your exercise regime. Just take the time to see what’s out there. [Read more…]