Car Tech for Kids

Long car trips can be tedious for small children and hard on their parents. Fortunately, technology has made it easier to keep kids occupied on the road. Yet, knowing what gadgets to buy can be challenging. Here is a roundup … Continued

7 Common Sense Tips for Maintaining Your Driveway

Driveways are one of the most used areas of your house, often overlooked until they stain or crack. Give them the attention they deserve by making repairs quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well … Continued

How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

There can be many factors that influence how much someone spends on an engagement ring. Though traditional standards suggest spending two to three months’ salary on a ring, many couples are now challenging the old rules and taking more personalized … Continued

Is Your RV Ready for Colder Weather?

For many people, recreational vehicles (RVs) or motor homes are meant for warm weather fun. But not everyone puts them away when the temperatures begin to drop. Winter RVing can be a fun way to get around in the colder … Continued

8 Efficient House Cleaning Tips

Everyone hates to clean but everyone loves a clean house. Is there  a best way to clean your house? Most novices aren’t sure if they should dust or vacuum first. They wonder whether they should clean the kitchen before the … Continued

Safety Tips for The Holidays

From candles to candy and trees to toys, nearly every joyful holiday tradition also carries the potential for accidents and injuries. Safety experts say a bit of forethought and preparation can head off many common holiday mishaps. In fact, recent … Continued

How to Plan the Perfect Stay at Home Vacation

Airfares are rising and airport security lines are getting longer, so why not plan a hassle-free “staycation” this year? You’ll save time and money and, if you plan it right, you’ll feel more relaxed when it’s time to go back … Continued

Holiday Party Ideas and House Prep Infographic

The holidays are an exciting time of year, full of parties, house guests and good food. If you’re hosting a holiday party, you want to make sure everyone is feeling the holiday spirit. These holiday party ideas and tips are … Continued

Enjoy Pure Nature on a Day Trip From Seattle

The “Emerald City,” as Seattle is known, earns its nickname from the lush evergreen forests that surround this cultural capital of the Northwest. While the city offers a number of iconic sites for visitors to enjoy, from the Space Needle … Continued

Thanksgiving Stats Infographic

Whether you are hosting your own Thanksgiving dinner, driving to grandma’s house or flying across the country, this infographic breaks down the best days to travel and what you can do with all the leftover turkey.  

Gold Country Comes Alive on a Drive around Sacramento

If it’s striking scenery, quaint towns or fascinating history you’re after, then buckle up and plug Sacramento and the surrounding Gold Country into your GPS. California’s interior in and around the state capital offers a wealth of options for multiple … Continued

Budgeting for Home Repairs

First-time homebuyers often forget they need to budget for home repairs and maintenance costs, in addition to paying their monthly mortgage, annual real estate taxes and homeowner’s insurance. If you are buying a brand new home, chances are you don’t … Continued