How do I know what is real or fake online and where to check it out?

How do I know what is real or fake online and where to check it out?

Fake news or real news? Photoshopped image or real? Real threat or fake? Fake offer or real deal? Real warning email or phishing scam? We all are faced with trying to identify what is real or fake in the online world. While I think the internet is amazing, it is also still very much a wild west atmosphere and it is very easy for people to put out fake information. … Continue Reading →
Free Halloween Jokes Download

Free Halloween Jokes Download

Does your little trick-or-treater need some Halloween jokes? Download my free Halloween Jokes file to give them some fun jokes to share with friends, family, and for getting even more treats this Halloween. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE PDF FILE These are also fun to print out and include in your kids’ lunchboxes around Halloween time. You could also put a new one up each day on your family … Continue Reading →
#MobileLiving Twitter Chat Recap – Emergency Preparedness

#MobileLiving Twitter Chat Recap – Emergency Preparedness

This past Friday I hosted the #MobileLiving Twitter chat about emergency preparedness. For those that attended, or if you missed it, I wanted to share all the tips, bookmarks and resources I shared. Below you can see my tweets from the chat. The purpose of this chat was to help all of us prepare ahead of time for disasters and emergencies. Hopefully no one has to use this, but if … Continue Reading →
Tips On How To Create a Disaster Plan for Crisis

Tips On How To Create a Disaster Plan for Crisis

Disasters can happen anywhere and at any time, and the emergency situations that follow can typically involve life-altering decisions, actions and consequences. No matter what region you and your family live in and regardless of which large-scale threat your area could be subject to, being prepared is crucial to handling these frightening situations in a proper manner. Following these tips can help you be ready for emergency scenarios. Understand potential … Continue Reading →
Neighbors – The Good and the Bad

Neighbors – The Good and the Bad

I’m taking my own advice and using and writing today using my 52 Prompts for Bloggers. I’m starting out at the top of the list which is a prompt about neighbors. So I have lots of neighbors and I’ve lived in the same place for over 20 years so I have seen many come and go also. There have been a few I’ve been happy to see leave, but many … Continue Reading →
How to Reduce Home Energy Costs with Upgrades and Fixes

How to Reduce Home Energy Costs with Upgrades and Fixes

(Family Features) There are some great ways to reduce home energy costs. Enhancing your home’s energy-efficient features is a savvy way to make the space more livable while also making a smaller impact on the environment and your bank account. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that the average American homeowner spends about $2,000 a year on energy for heating, cooling and other power needs throughout the house. However, inefficiencies … Continue Reading →
10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

(Family Features) Entertaining is one thing, but dazzling your guests with an outdoor party sensation is another. Summer can be the best time of year for outdoor parties. From twinkling lights to patterned tablecloths, every detail counts when it comes to impressing family and friends. It may feel like a lot of pressure to live up to expectations, but your party can be both simple and elegant with a few … Continue Reading →
DIY Project – Glitter and Light Canvas

DIY Project – Glitter and Light Canvas

(Family Features) When your home decor needs an upgrade, but expensive, ready-made items aren’t in your budget, DIY projects can be an easy and affordable solution for revitalizing rooms in your home. One simple way to enhance the character of a room is with lighted elements. Add a glistening, on-trend look with a lighted canvas, which features twinkling lights that dance on shimmering glitter to lend a glam look to … Continue Reading →
Safety Tips for Buying/Selling Locally Online

Safety Tips for Buying/Selling Locally Online

Do you regularly buy or sell items online where you meet up with people locally to make the exchange? Common places to find transactions are Craigslist, Letgo, etc. You can post items for sale or find items to buy and they generally are for local pickup and delivery. While most of these transactions present no problems at all, sadly, there have been some very serious crimes committed with some throughout … Continue Reading →
Deck Design Made Easy

Deck Design Made Easy

For my family we enjoy our patio and deck areas just about all year long. Our current deck is over 20 years old though and it is time to think about a new one. So we have started planning. My first step has been started a Deck Ideas Pinterest board. (Family Features) While outdoor living season may be winding down, there’s no better time to start planning your dream deck. … Continue Reading →