Monthly Archives: September 2011

Thinking About a Trip to Ireland?

Of all the places I have visited over the years, Ireland is without question one of my absolute favorites. It’s every bit as gorgeous as postcards and movies portray, and although its reputation for constant rain is fairly accurate, the common perception that Irish food is bland and unappetizing … Continue reading

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Save Money on Utilities AND Taxes!

Did you know that more than 70% of the energy used in our homes is for appliances, refrigeration, space heating, cooling, and water heating? Replacing old appliances and equipment with those that are ENERGY STAR labeled can help you save … Continue reading

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Buyers Beware: Potential Pitfalls of Buying Distressed Properties

Yesterday I discussed some of the benefits of buying a foreclosure or a short sale property. Today I want to mention a few things to be aware of before committing to a distressed home. 1. Sometimes these types of properties … Continue reading

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Scared of Buying a Short Sale or Foreclosure Property?

Depending on your perspective, buying a foreclosure or a short sale property may seem like either the best or the worst idea in the world. Today I will discuss a few benefits to buying in this type of market, and … Continue reading

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Looking for an Easy, Eco-Friendly Way to Clean Your Windows?

Being eco-friendly doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money or even a lot of time. Sometimes, you don’t have to look any further than your own pantry to find the ingredients you need! Here’s a basic “recipe” for … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to be an Extreme Couponer to Save Money. Really.

Keep your sanity AND your hard-earned dough by getting FREE Vene-Savers! Several of the vendors I’ve featured this week have given me exclusive deals to pass on to my blog followers… get 10% off all spa services and products from Renee Snow, … Continue reading

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Let the Amateurs Photograph Your Pets, Not Your Wedding

WARNING: if you enjoy perusing photo albums filled with shots of family members standing together in rows and looking desperately uncomfortable, this post is NOT for you. Granted, we all want (and should have) pictures with our loved ones at … Continue reading

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