Category Archives: Helpful Tips

Litter Genie is Geni-us

You’ll have to forgive the cheesy title, but I just can’t stop gushing about how amazing this contraption is. My approach to the litter box has always resembled that of a lone Hazmat operator going into a room filled with … Continue reading

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Are Pomegranates Making Your House Look Like a Crime Scene? – Update!

I LOVE fresh pomegranates. I do NOT love their unparalleled capacity to stain every surface of my home. After many frustrating attempts to open them carefully, eating over the kitchen sink, and furiously scrubbing red splatter marks for weeks, I … 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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