Archives for May 2014

Youth Bicycle Helmets and Child Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Become Tax Exempt on July 1, 2014

Child Restraint Systems and Booster Seats for use in a Motor Vehicle Effective July 1, 2014, child restraint systems and booster seats for use in motor vehicles are exempt from sales tax. Components or accessories that are sold separately from the child restraint system … [Read more...]

How to Create a Pet-Friendly Home

Whether you’ve just bought a house or welcomed a new pet into your current abode, some updates may be necessary in order for you and your pet to live in harmony. Here are some tips on how to start off your relationship on the right “paw.” Upholster your home with pet … [Read more...]

Get Your Home Resale Ready!

Prepping your home for market is a catch-22. You want to make sure it’s in nice enough condition to catch the buyer’s eye, but you don’t want to spend any more money than need be, especially on projects that won’t improve your home’s appeal. And while it’s always a good idea … [Read more...]

CHECK THIS OUT – CHOCOLATE IS HEALTHY!

Now, THIS is good news!  A popular health magazine reports: 1. Chocolate reduces chances of heart disease and stroke. A recent study found that people consuming the highest levels of chocolate had a 37% reduction in cardiovascular disease and a 29% reduction in stroke … [Read more...]

Cha-Ching! Simple Tips to Keep Your Savings Plan on Track!

As anyone who likes to shop can tell you, a quick trip to the mall can turn into a full-blown shopping spree—complete with impulse buys—before you even hit your favorite store. If you’re constantly coming home with items you never intended to buy, you may be doing more harm … [Read more...]

Keep Water Away From Your Home’s Foundation!

Water is good for trees, shrubs and many other plant forms. It’s not, however, always good for your house, especially when your property stays wet and does not drain properly. “Water is the number one cause of damage to the homes we live in,” says Jamison Brown with … [Read more...]

Throwing a Housewarming Party? Tips for a Successful Soiree

If you recently moved into a new space, you’ve undoubtedly invested a lot of time, energy and money into making your new house a home. And throwing a housewarming party is a great way to get all of your friends, family and neighbors together and show off your new digs. If … [Read more...]