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5 tips to switch up your social media commentary

Are you reading and posting content worthy of your smartphone data? From awards shows to politics and sporting events, the beginning of the year is packed with comment-worthy moments. Many of us take these opportunities to share what we think are the smartest, sharpest and snarkiest takes and …

How Much Does a Wedding Cost?

With romance books ending in a wedding or begin with being left at the altar, sometimes we even have a runaway bride, have you ever wondered how much weddings cost nowadays? According to The Knot, the leading wedding brand and marketplace, in 2016 the average wedding costs $35,329 …

Unique Valentine’s Day Gift: Gourmet Dinner At Home

It sounds so dreamy, doesn’t it – going out for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day? Except it doesn’t always turn out that way. All too often the restaurant is crowded, the servers cranky and the “exclusive” prix fixe menu is limited and expensive. Not to mention that …

Celebrate and save with 8 affordable entertainment tips

The Super Bowl, March Madness and then all the summer gatherings are perfect times to celebrate with family and friends. If you’re tasked with hosting the event, you have a lot to get done. As you create your to-do list, it can be overwhelming looking at just how much …

4 tax changes that could impact your 2016 return

With tax filing season upon us, it’s a good idea to educate yourself on what’s changed since last year. While it’s been a relatively quiet year in terms of new tax laws, there are a handful of items for which you’ll want to prepare. 1. The Tax Deadline …

6 common tax filing mistakes to avoid

It’s probably safe to say handing cash to Uncle Sam does not top the list of your favorite things. When it comes to filing taxes, making a small mistake can mean paying more taxes than you need to or forking over cash to cover penalties. Fortunately, there’s an …

Year-round party hosting hacks

Hosting friends and family in your home is fun any time of the year, including the holidays and sporting events (Hello Super Bowl!) However, with entertaining comes the stress of planning and the pressure to make each get-together more exciting than the last. Throwing a memorable party does …

Game on! 5 reasons to be excited about gaming in 2017

With a forecasted value of $82 billion for 2017, video games are hotter than ever. With new technologies, classic characters and interactive worlds that become more lifelike every day, there is plenty to be excited about when it comes to video games in the new year. So whether …

5 reasons you’ll love your next vacation

The big skies and open spaces of the American West have captured the imagination for hundreds of years. Whether it’s the beauty of a desert sunset or the cold majesty of snow-capped mountains, there’s something about the landscape and the clean air that reinvigorates the spirit. Seeking relief …

Turn Thursdays into together time this holiday season

Holiday busyness can occupy your weekends, making it difficult to find time to prepare and share a special meal. Instead, why not commit to making Thursday evenings special throughout the season? Instead of trying to do one more thing on the weekend, organically fit together-time into Thursdays, and …

Tree trimming 101: Dazzling decorating easy as 1-2-3

Shiny silver and gold, the warm glow of lights, dazzling bursts of color – O Christmas tree, your magic helps fill our homes with laughter and love during this merriest of seasons. And while gathering together to trim the tree is a beloved family tradition for many of …