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5 Recipes Using Spring Fruits and Veggies

5 Recipes Using Spring Fruits and Veggies

When the trees begin to bud and color returns to the landscape, you know spring is here. Many fruits and vegetables are at their prime during spring, producing some of the most exciting flavors of the entire year. It’s always best to buy what is in season to get the freshest, and often most affordable, […]

5 Tasty & Timely Recipes for Spring Break Snacking

5 Tasty Recipes for Spring Break Snacking

When kids are off from school for any period of time, it seems like they can empty out a pantry faster than you could even think possible. It’s important to have quick and easy snack recipes in your arsenal to keep those tummies full. Here are five tasty recipes for Spring Break snacking. 1) Deep Dish Pizza Cupcakes  […]

EnergyStar appliances

Shopping and Saving with Energy Star Appliances for Your Home

After reading plenty of articles with headlines like “Energy Star Homes Pay for Themselves,” I learned that many of them (like this one) forget to tell you exactly how that happens. Instead, you get some info-fluff making empty claims about a mere $7 in yearly energy savings from using an EnergyStar computer monitor – which is barely enough to buy […]

Life Hacks

Life Hacks: What Not to Buy in February

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we especially like ones that help us save money. As it turns out, websites like DealNews and Lifehacker provide great money-saving life hacks and tips on a regular basis. In particular, they’ve created a yearly timeline listing out the best times to purchase certain items. While that has been helpful, they’ve […]