Homey – The Easiest Chore Management System Ever

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Homey. When it comes to getting my kids to do chores, I find it is easiest to offer them compensation. They do small chores with out getting paid, but bigger chores get done right and on time when I offer rewards. The most challenging part is keeping up with who did what chore and what reward they should get. It's complicated with four kids to keep track - so I use Homey. Homey app helps you to teach your children the value of hard work and how that can lead to rewards. Chores help teach kids that money is earned and not just given. You can … [Read more...]

Try California, Soon

How close to the wealth of land and sea can you be? California living offers all the opportunities you can imagine. Rural life, city life, or bay life, affordable apartment living invites thousands yearly. Close to well-paying work, premier shopping and dining, and adventures and natural attraction only California can offer, citizens and new arrivals can find just about anything they want in residential living. Try Pleasanton CA: The rolling hills west  of Livermore towards the Pacific host the genius and the benefit of life near the Central Valley, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley. Fortune 500 … [Read more...]

Credit Card Tips For Everyone

It is hard to realize there was once a life without credit cards. Now it is a nice opportunity to get whatever one needs at this moment and pay for pleasure later. People order tons of goods annually taking cash for their Visas or Master Cards. Do we ever stop to think if we actually do the right thing? Do we need all these items or how might our lives change if only we stop shopping this much? There are thousands of people who lose everything due to their disability to stop purchasing. Millions of men and women go broke just because they do not know how to plan their budgets right. And even more … [Read more...]

Turmeric & Your Health – How It Can Help!

When I think of turmeric, I think of the bright yellow spice that we often use when we make our favorite Indian dish, curry. But turmeric is so much more than a culinary spice. It is a versatile superfood that boasts powerful antioxidant and health- promoting properties that is used by populations all over the world. So what exactly does it do? Well Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, is what gives the spice its benefit. Curcumin has been extensively researched and shown to have multiple health benefits, from heart health to joint health to cellular health, to helping support a healthy … [Read more...]

7 Awesome Ways To Save At Target

I like shopping just as much as the next girl. In my single years, before I had children, I did what most single women did: I shopped. When I was happy, I shopped. When I was sad, I shopped. I never got myself into trouble with my spending habits or bankrupted myself but I did have a bit of an addiction, especially when I came across a good deal. Now that I'm older, have more financial finesse and a couple of kids under my belt, I've gotten more careful and conscious of what I spent. Of course, now it's harder because I love to shop for my kids, especially for clothes but I do well enough by exercising … [Read more...]

Fun Costume Ideas for Kids Parties

Halloween may be months away still, but there are plenty of reasons to dress up in late winter and early spring! If your child has a birthday on the horizon, why not throw a costumed theme party? There’s nothing little ones love like dressing up, and with the weather at this time of year so unpredictable, it makes sense to give the children an activity that they can do indoors. The only problem is choosing what type of dress-up theme to best suit your party. Here are a few general categories to help you get started. Springtime themes One of the best ways to welcome the impending change in season … [Read more...]

Coco Key Water Resort – Orlando, FL

Disclaimer: My families stay at Coco Key was provided complimentary in exchange for this review. Orlando is a large city. So large that even if you live here, or visit often, you'll never run out of places to explore and experiences to share with your loved ones. Whether you're looking for the theme park experience, museum options, theater or just looking for a patch of sun to soak up, Orlando has your needs covered. In addition to a plethora of exciting sites and attractions, Orlando is also home of some pretty stellar hotels.Recently we had the opportunity to stay at the Coco Key Water Resort, … [Read more...]