The Non-Fan’s Guide to March Madness

What you Need to Know About B-ball, Bracketology and The Big Dance It’s the middle of March, which signals to basketball fans everywhere, it’s time for some Madness. March Madness, to be exact. March 16 (this Sunday) signals the beginning of March Madness, the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship. For fans of the tournament, it can mean office pools, laboring over brackets Read more ...

10 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Organization Resolutions

We start off every year with big plans to get organized, but as the days tick away, our resolutions usually fall to the wayside. It’s not too late to get back on track. Here are 10 DIY projects that will reinvigorate your efforts and actually get you excited about keeping things in order. Here’s how to better organize your: Makeup. Try this DIY magnetic makeup board. Not only will it eliminate Read more ...

Weekly deals from Orbitz, Maurices, 4 Inkjets, Shoes.com and more

Now that your checking account may be settling down after all the holiday madness, you might be getting the itch to shop again. Score a deal with one of these great offers. Orbitz Planning for your next family vacation? Be sure to use code 150VACA to save $150 off Flight and Hotel Packages. 4 night minimum and $1000 spend required. Expires 3/31. Shoes.com You won’t have to feel guilty about Read more ...

Hot Deals from Road Runner Sports, Bowflex and more

The holidays are long gone—ready to shop again? Resolve to make 2014 your savviest year yet and start by saving money on these popular brands. Bowflex Skip the January crowds at the gym and work out at home. Get $50 off and free shipping on the Bowflex SelectTech 1090 Dumbbells with code FITIN14. Expires 2/13 Road Runner Sports Being a VIP has its perks. Join the Road Runner Sports VIP program Read more ...

Today is National Eggnog Day

Celebrate this tasty beverage and get your eggnog fix this holiday with one of these mouthwatering recipes. Classic Eggnog 4 egg yolk 1⁄3 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon 1 pt whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 3 oz bourbon 1 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated 4 egg white Coquito (Tropical Egg Nog with coconut milk) 2 egg yolk, beaten 1 can (12 fluid ounce) evaporated milk 1 Read more ...

Last Minute Shopping Tips

For many, procrastination is as essential to the holiday season as egg nog and jingle bells. If you still have some shopping to do, join the club—and don’t panic! You’re not alone, and we have strategies to ensure those presents are wrapped and ready in plenty of time. Here are some of your BFFs when it comes to last-minute shopping. Overnight Shipping Yes, you may need gifts wrapped and Read more ...

Six Things to do With Dawn Dishwashing Liquid (besides wash dishes)

One of my favorite things is repurposing household products. I love to find new uses for stuff I have laying around or discover multiple uses for something that I have an abundance of. Enter Dawn dishwashing liquid—the original blue soap. I seem to be in the habit of picking up a bottle every time I’m at the grocery store, just in case I’m out. Guess what? I’m never out. In fact, I have Read more ...

The Dos and Don’ts of Regifting

In case you missed it, yesterday was National Regifting Day. So let’s see a show of hands here: Who has ever regifted before? Not just during the holidays, but at any time? You can’t see me (duh), but my hand is squarely placed in the air—yes, I have regifted. With three girls between the ages of 18 and 21, I’ve seen them open a fair number of gifts with a forced smile and a fake “thank Read more ...