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It’s a new year which means it’s time to recommit to all kinds of goals from fitness to financial goals. While it can be easy to give up on resolutions that are vague like ‘I’m going to spend less in 2015,’ or ‘I’m going to cook every meal at home this year!’ making a resolution turn […]

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15 Tips to Fight the Cold & Flu

Disclosure: This is a paid, sponsored post brought to you by Vicks. All opinions are my own. Winter is in full force in the Northeast and with it freezing temperatures, ice, snow, and of course lots of colds and flus being passed around. According to the CDC, cold and flu incidence is spiking right now […]

New Year, New Resolution: 7 Ways to Spend Smarter in 2015 {sponsored}

7 ways to spend smarter in 2015

Now that we’ve rung in the New Year and made New Year resolutions (that we may have already broken!) it’s time to think about making a lasting change for 2015. Committing to managing your money better is a great way to make 2015 the year when you take charge of your finances. Maybe you spent […]

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But first, coffee.

Coffee. A cup of joe. Mud. Brew. Java. Ink. Whatever you call it it’s a beverage many of us use to start our morning. Before my morning cup of coffee I’m entirely useless. I don’t wake up until I have a great cup of coffee-preferably without being disturbed. We have a collection of mugs at […]

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DIY Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

There’s always a need for a last-minute gift at the holidays. You might find yourself needing a last-minute gift when you receive an unexpected invite, see someone you forgot to add to your list, or a friend or neighbor unexpectedly gifts you something. Even after the actual holidays are through you aren’t immune to the unexpected […]

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The holidays are all about giving. From giving gifts to giving back, there is a LOT of money exchanging hands. While it’s tempting to give monetary gifts in the form of gift cards there’s an even better way to give money this holiday season. It’s called Popmoney. Popmoney is a personal payment service that allows […]

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Gift experiences for the holidays

Experience gifts make amazing holiday gifts. Giving the gift of a spa day, wine tasting, evening out, or something more thrilling like flying lessons or race car driving can make the holidays special. Then there are the kids on your list. Experience gifts make wonderful gifts for the kids on your list, too. Gifts like museum memberships, […]

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Holiday Dessert Recipes

One of the best parts of the holidays is the food! While we love to cook and bake all year-long we find cooking and baking at the holidays is so special! We have our own family traditions including baking lots of cookies, a big breakfast of cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning, and a hearty meal […]

The Intersection of Financial Health and Well-Being: Cigna study {sponsored}


Financial health is a key to success in life and the intersection of our financial health and our overall health and wellness can have a huge impact on us in the long-term. With the right tools, you can weather whatever life throws at you, whether it’s medical expenses or a busted water heater. Having healthy […]

5 Ways to Shop Smarter this Holiday Season {sponsored}

5 Ways to Shop Smarter this Holiday Season

December is all about family time, parties and celebrations, and of course shopping! With holiday parties, classroom events, baking, holiday parades, travel, gifts, and holiday feasts it can be tough to stay on top of saving money with all the shopping you have to do. Discover commissioned a recent independent poll about holiday shopping and […]