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Val's posts from: March 2018

How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft While Traveling

Posted On: March 30th, 2018
I love traveling—experiencing different places and cultures—so I go on as many vacations as I can. This year, I am taking a road trip through New England to see the fall leaves change colors. I’ve heard it is just spectacular. Since the trip is only seven months away, I have begun not only ...read more

Are You Ready For a Pet?

Posted On: March 27th, 2018
For those of you who have been asking yourself this question, I have some good tips and some things to keep in mind before making this BIG decision. The question really does require your careful consideration. Before committing to a new puppy or kitten ...read more

What to do Before Buying a Car

Posted On: March 23rd, 2018
Last week I decided to buy a new car. The one I picked out gets great gas mileage and has a lot of cool features, but the most important thing is I got an amazing deal on it. For some, buying a new car is a stressful, drawn-out process, but it doesn’t have to be. One of the biggest challenges is sim ...read more

Fun and Easy Easter Crafts

Posted On: March 20th, 2018
Easter is one of my favorite holidays for a lot of reasons, one of the most important being that the decorations are just so dang cute! I also enjoy the family time that comes with Easter, from coloring eggs to egg hunts and ending with a big family dinner. Seeing the excited look on my ...read more

Easy Paper Organization Ideas

Posted On: March 16th, 2018
One of my resolutions this year is to get organized. As you can imagine, life with a toddler can get hectic and lead to some disorganization. There are many times when I can’t find what I am looking for, and at other times ...read more

Where to Find National Pie Day Deals

Posted On: March 14th, 2018
Pi Day is a celebration of the mathematical constant Pi. Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits, making it a fun memorization challenge for students. Each year, National Pi Day falls on March 14 because pi is approximately 3.14159. I remember in my ...read more

How to Stay Motivated

Posted On: March 9th, 2018
Like most people, I find it hard to stay motivated throughout the year to keep working toward my fitness goals. For the last few weeks the Olympics have inspired me to keep moving, but now that they are over ...read more

How to Spend Less at the Grocery

Posted On: March 6th, 2018
think it is safe to say we have all seen those crazy couponing shows, the ones where someone gets $800 worth of groceries for $20 by using manufacturer coupons. This got me thinking about ways to save money at the grocery store ...read more

Read Across America Day

Posted On: March 2nd, 2018
Reading is one of my favorite things to do. There is nothing better than curling up on the couch with a blanket and a good book. My little one enjoys it, too. Each night, before bed, we read three to four of her favorite books. ...read more