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Stay Safe While Boating

If you are a boat owner, you most likely purchased it in order to have some relaxing times on the water with your friends and family. One of the keys to being able to relax is staying safe. This, or course, begins with safe boating practices, but it also involves making sure you have the right equipment on board as well. Companies like Mimi Marine can help you choose the right boat safety equipment so your fun doesn’t turn into fear. In order to being a good practice, having the right stuff will … [Read more...]

Ideas for Home Activities

Let's face it, being a stay-at-home mom can be tough. When you're not taking care of any children running around the house, you're focusing on making them food, or cleaning, or anything else that ends up coming up throughout the course of the day. While that can certainly be fulfilling on its own, sometimes it's okay to want to chase after something new. With that in mind, here are just a couple of ideas for stay-at-home moms to pursue while still looking after a few little ones. Pursuing … [Read more...]

Home and Work Projects – Make Them Happen

Forget about spring cleaning, winter time is still a very good time to prioritize your home and work improvement projects and figure out what needs completing. If you’ve put a stop to current projects that are lingering because you’re feeling overwhelmed with the impending holidays or you have too many things to do period, take a deep breath and begin to prioritize your work and home improvement projects. You can complete them one at a time! Make a list It’s probably been a while since you … [Read more...]

Coupons for Good – The 5 Shoe Styles Perfect for Busy Moms

Balancing good looks with comfort is a challenge you face as a mom every day when you get dressed, and shoes are often the most difficult piece of the equation. How can you look great when you know you'll be running after kids all day? Obviously you need to avoid blistering pointy toes or back-busting high heels, but finding comfort styles that look great isn't easy. Here are some styles that work well for moms. Ballet Flats The ballet flat with skinny pants is a style that Audrey Hepburn … [Read more...]

Interview with John E. Stith

After reading Redshift Rendezvous, which I reviewed a few days ago, I got got the chance to ask the author a few questions.  John E. Stith has been writing since the late 70s and had his first novel published in 1984.  He has a large body of work, which includes short stories, and has many years of experience navigating the waters of the publishing world.   What made you decide to start writing science fiction? Love of reading. The urge didn't hit strongly until I was partway … [Read more...]

Coupons for Good: 3 Ways to Support Charities While Shopping Online

Online shopping brings goods to your doorstop at the click of a button. There's no need to go out to the stores to find what you need. Simply search for it online, read the reviews, and have your choice delivered to you. What you might not know, however, is that your purchase can also help charities receive donations from the online retailer. With online retailers, charity donations work the same as they do with brick and mortar stores. The human element is very much present in charitable … [Read more...]

Home Decor Ideas

Many homeowners try to change their decor based on the seasons, but fall flat when it comes to ideas, time, and storage. While you want to turn your home into a fall festival that looks and feels like a pumpkin spice latte, it's hard to find the right elements without going over budget. Fortunately, we have a few tips for you. Look around your space and identify opportunities for a seasonal upgrade. If you have a blue couch, small throw pillows in autumn colors can replace your yellow pillows … [Read more...]

Coupons for Good – 3 Hotels with Green Initiatives

More travelers than ever seem to want to stay in hotels that keep the environment in mind. Although many hotel chains have taken steps toward reducing their impact on the planet, there are a few that stand out above the rest. Check out these three hotel chains to see how they pursue green initiatives and hold their properties accountable for sustainability improvements. Wyndham Hotels’ Constant Green Improvements Many Wyndham hotels are located near picturesque natural destinations, from … [Read more...]

Choosing a Provider for Your Family’s Oral Health

Your dental health plays a significant role in your total wellness. When you have strong, healthy teeth, you may lower your risk of other diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes. However, safeguarding your oral health requires that you partner with a qualified and caring dentist who is capable of offering a wide variety of services. You can go online today to research your options for oral health care practitioners and Park Slope family dentistry providers who offer high-quality dental … [Read more...]

Caring With Personalized Gifts

If you're trying to teach children about money, then consider personalized piggy banks as a gift for a birthday or a holiday. You could also give an adult one of the banks so that they have a personalized gift for a special occasion, such as a birthday or anniversary. There are several designs available to choose from, and the best thing about this kind of bank is that you can have it designed with the person's name and other items that the person likes, such as bears, butterflies or … [Read more...]