How To: Thanksgiving on a Budget

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to spend with family and give back to your community, but the actual meal preparations can sometimes be a bit more expensive that you’re ready for. Luckily, in the Internet Age there’s a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips. There are articles and tips, recipes and more just waiting for you to utilize. Here you can find a full menu … Continue reading How To: Thanksgiving on a Budget

Fun Fall Family Activities (that won’t break the bank!)

Fall is a wonderful time of year to spend some time with your family.  There are many activities available in the fall because the weather is so beautiful and the holiday season is in full swing.  Below are some ideas for having a great time with your family without busting your budget. Go to a Pick-Your-Own farm with your family.  Picking your own fruits and … Continue reading Fun Fall Family Activities (that won’t break the bank!)

May 26 – June 1, 2013: National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Jill Hasling, president and meteorologist with the Weather Research Center in Houston predicts a 90 percent chance that a Category 3 or stronger hurricane will form in the Atlantic Ocean during the 2013 Hurricane Season. She believes that the coastal areas from Louisiana to Alabama and the western coast of Florida have a 70 percent chance of experiencing landfall of a tropical storm or hurricane … Continue reading May 26 – June 1, 2013: National Hurricane Preparedness Week

How to Travel on a Budget Part III: Cruising to Affordable Paradise

It’s that time of year! A $399 seven-day Caribbean cruise may sound like a bargain, but know this: the price is really only the point of entry. As ships have become fancier and offer more amenities than ever before, trying to figure out how much your trip will cost is a little bit like peering into Alice in Wonderland’s rabbit hole: There’s no one answer. … Continue reading How to Travel on a Budget Part III: Cruising to Affordable Paradise