Celebrate National S’mores Day With a Twist

Nothing says summer like a classic s’more, and August is an appropriate month to celebrate this delicious campfire staple. Get your jumbo marshmallows skewered—August 10 is National S’mores Day! First, a few fun s’mores facts: The first printed record of the s’mores recipe appeared in a Girl Scout handbook 86 years ago in 1927. Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows Read more ...

6 Superfoods Under $1

Are you on a quest to change your body and boost your health? Well we've got the answer, and it doesn't involve popping a bunch of pills! The secret to maintaining a healthy weight, fighting disease and living longer is by eating superfoods. Superfoods are high in nutrients, antioxidants and fiber so your body will thank you for eating these on a regular basis. Check out our list of these six superfoods Read more ...

8 College Textbook Resources: Where to Buy & Where to Sell

Going to college is an amazing experience, but it is also an expensive one. Between tuition, housing, food and everything in between, saving money becomes vital. One of the most expensive purchases for a student is textbooks. Textbook prices are rising every year and their value diminishes rapidly with the release of new editions. However, we have some top college textbook resources to help you Read more ...

Sales Tax Holidays by State

Source: Bankrate Most holidays cost us money, but this is one holiday that is all about saving money. We’re talking about sales tax holidays. This is a celebration in savings that many states have started hosting around the back to school season. The bulk of tax holidays are happening this weekend (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Lousiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Read more ...

Ways to Save When Traveling in the Off-Season

How to save money when you visit Europe this fall! Summer is a popular time for Americans traveling to Europe as they take advantage of warm weather and time off from school. But if you can’t squeeze in a trip across the Atlantic over the next month, don’t rule out Europe altogether. Autumn is the perfect time for a stroll through Paris or a visit to one of Rome’s gelaterias. October Read more ...

College Survival Guide from a College Kid’s Perspective

As the summer starts to come to an end, many college kids are preparing for the somewhat hectic move back to school or to school for the first time. This college survival guide will help you make the transition as smooth as possible. Do the Scan and Pick Up Being a college student myself, I was happy to get my mom's help moving into my dorm last fall. We went to Bed, Bath and Beyond for Read more ...

Coconut Oil: Miracle Care for Your Dog or Cat

Everyone is raving about the health care benefits of coconut oil for humans. But did you know that coconut oil can benefit your pets as well? Coconut oil is high in vitamin E and MCTs (middle chain triglycerides), including lauric acid and oleic acid, which make it a healing oil for both dogs and cats. It’s also useful for grooming, as an aid to digestion and many other treatments for your Read more ...

8 Easy and Affordable Kid-Friendly Backyard Ideas

Kid-friendly backyard ideas encourage outdoor play, which contribute to overall physical and mental health. Frequent outdoor play helps to increase fitness, as well as raise vitamin D levels. Creating a kid-friendly backyard will help ensure your child is enjoying the outdoors during the summer. Here are eight ways to do just that! 1. Life-Size Angry Birds Game This game can be dismantled Read more ...