Did you know that February is American Heart Month? It seems like a good time – right when people are most likely falling off their healthy kick from the New Year. I try to make healthy living a priority in my life, especially since I have children. I want them to eat healthy and get regular exercise (this is called playing in my house), and obviously I want to encourage them … [Read more...] about Using Technology to Stay Healthy
I have been talking a lot about goals this month. I realize that in order to live my best life, I need to constantly be re-evaluating goals and the small steps in order to accomplish those goals. Last week I talked a bit about how I have a lot of paper in my house, and how it is ok to have that paper. But, there are some areas where I don’t want to have the paper. And that … [Read more...] about Keep Your New Year’s Goals on Track!
Christmas is just a few short days away! Can you believe it? I certainly cannot. Are any of you still shopping? I am all about the last minute this year! One easy way I have found to simplify my gift giving is to give some apps and other mobile accessories. Did you know that 58% of American adults own a smartphone and 42% own a tablet? This, according … [Read more...] about The Hottest Apps and Accessories to Make the Holidays Special!
Thanksgiving is this week! Can you believe it? I certainly can’t. And right after Thanksgiving, the Christmas season takes off in full force. We have a weekend of shopping right ahead; Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. How do you plan to save during such a crazy weekend of shopping anyways? Every year, on Thanksgiving morning, I go out to … [Read more...] about Best Apps for Holiday Shopping
One of my husband’s favorite shows is Shark Tank. I think there is something about having a product or idea and being able to work at your passion and be your own boss that appeals to everyone. It is part of the American Dream, isn’t it; to be your own boss and an entrepreneur? Last year, US Cellular launched the “Spotlight on America’s Backbone” contest which invited small … [Read more...] about Shark Tank Meets Main Street – US Cellular
We are doing it, again, cutting the cable. I have had a love/hate relationship with cable TV for a long time now. I think the fact that the cost of cable has increased dramatically is kind of insane, and I also find that I don’t need nearly as many channels as they give you these days! Many Americans have decided to cut the cable cord, and I have to say, I fully agree with … [Read more...] about Cutting the Cable Cord – Again!