Have you ever postdated a check? Did you know that postdating your check doesn’t necessarily ensure that the money will stay in your account until the date you wrote on the check? Don’t let misunderstandings or overdraft fees kill your bank account. Before you bust out the checkbook, here are some things to know.
After a recent (rather expensive) trip to the vet, I began to wonder if pet insurance would be a cost-effective way to get my pets the care they need. Is pet insurance worth the money? Let’s take a closer look to find out!
If your child attends a peanut- or nut-free school, packing lunches can be tough, but it is doable. Here are some healthy, nut-free school lunches that can be eaten cold and are a breeze to pack.
You know that sick feeling you get when your smartphone’s battery is about to die? I’d like never to feel that way again. Perhaps some day a company will make a smartphone with a good battery, but until then, we’ll have to learn to be prepared. If you can’t cope with a dead phone, here are six cool smartphone chargers and accessories for you to try!
Wedding photography and videography are EXPENSIVE! If you don’t have room in the budget for both, there are a few alternative options. Here are a few ways to get all the wedding pictures and videos you deserve, without going broke.
Did you pledge to lose weight or be healthier in 2014? Are your New Year’s resolutions starting to lose steam? I went on a healthy eating tour of Detroit’s Whole Foods with Laura Bonhard, a nutritionist consultant from Savorfull, and here are her best tips to help you make your calories count in the healthiest way possible.
Like most brides, my biggest wedding-related challenge is staying on budget. Favors are just one area where I really want to save money – so I’m compromising a bit on quality and going cheap. But here’s some good news for other budget-loving brides: Cheap favors don’t have to look cheap! Here are some ways to take your beer-budget favors to a champagne-budget level.
This past week, we miraculously escaped the polar vortex by spending the week in Orlando. Since Orlando is a twenty-some hour car ride from metro Detroit, we decided to fly. It was my 2-year-old son’s very first plane ride, and I have to admit, I was more than a little nervous about taking him on a plane – especially since my fiancé wasn’t able to come with us. But I survived the airport (and airport security) with a 2-year-old, and you can too! If you’re lucky enough to fly away from the winter cold, here’s what you should know about flying with a young child.
Chances are, you can’t afford full-scale versions of all of Barbie’s possessions (the convertible, the yacht, the wardrobe), but there are tons of other ways you can transform your home to get a taste of the Barbie Dreamhouse life. If your unique home style is “Barbie Dreamhouse,” then here are some unique and glitzy items that can help you achieve the look.
While we can’t always control what our kids eat, we do have the power to influence their relationships with food. Teaching kids to think about food the right way can help instill lifelong healthy practices that’ll have a big impact well into adulthood – so here are the best tips for doing just that.