The Best of the Best from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

During the month of August, we were all captivated by one thing: seeing our friends, family, celebrities and strangers pour icy water over their heads in a series of viral videos. Weird how we amuse ourselves, right? While there was certainly a dose of humor to be had with the Ice Bucket Challenge, we never forgot it was for a very serious, under-publicized cause: ALS. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s Read more ...

6 Ways to Create Good Habits

Want to work out more frequently? Eat more veggies? Track your spending? In honor of National Self-Improvement Month, here are six ways to incorporate good habits into your life. 1. Commit to 21 days. Experts say it takes at least 21 days to create a habit. If you can make it through the initial conditioning phase, your new habit will be much easier to sustain. 2. Do it daily. Consistency Read more ...

5 Health and Beauty Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

While companies are constantly introducing new products to the market, the best beauty and health elixirs can sometimes be found in our kitchen cabinets. Apple cider vinegar is a well known natural alternative to many beauty and health products. This simple product can remedy a variety of your problems while also helping you to save money. Keep reading to learn how to incorporate it into your daily Read more ...

16 Sweet and Savory Honey Recipes

It's September so we're celebrating National Honey Month with 16 sweet and savory recipes highlighting the simple, delicious taste of honey. Read on and give a few a try. And remember, the benefits of honey go beyond the kitchen, so try using it for home remedies and beauty scrubs too. 1. Bacon Wrapped Pineapple with Honey Sriracha Sauce Prepare for these little bites of heaven to disappear Read more ...

How to Get Kids Excited to Save Money

Too often lessons in personal finance are learned the hard way when we are well into adulthood and the consequences can be severe. That’s why it is so important to teach your kids financial lessons along the way. Get kids excited to save money early and they may go on to lead a lifetime of good financial habits. Make it Visual: Have kids tape a photo of the specific item they're saving up Read more ...

10 Ways to Pamper Your Pet By Re-purposing Everyday Items

Our furry babies deserve only the best, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend tons in order to spoil them. These creative DIYs to pamper your pet will keep your animal companion content while giving new life to old and inexpensive items. 1. T-Shirt Dog Toy Don’t throw away those old T-shirts just yet. Turn them into colorful braided tug toys your dog will love with just a few strings Read more ...

Our 7 Best Picks from the Altuzarra for Target Collection

The Altuzarra for Target designer collaboration is a limited edition collection that features about 50 pieces of women's ready-to-wear and fall accessories. It is partial to high slits, boho chic, and animal patterns. So Joseph Altuzarra and Target came together to bring his aesthetic of transformative fashion to a broader range of women. Here are our 7 favorite pieces from the line. Embroidered Read more ...

6 Ways to Say I Love You on Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day is this Sunday, Sept. 7. Gather the kids and let them create a homemade treasure that expresses how much they love their grandparents. We are sharing six DIY gift ideas for Grandparents Day that are easy to make for $10 or less. Several are free and one just takes your smart phone and an app! Photo Locket Grandmothers will love wearing this easy to make photo locket. Take Read more ...