Moving in Bad Weather?

Moving is no easy task. Moving when bad weather is on the horizon can be exhausting. Even the best moving plans can run into serious complications when the weather unexpectedly goes south. But taking time out of your day to address potential hurdles you may be face, such as rain or snow, can help you avoid a costly disaster. Because there’s nothing worse than getting your furniture or other prized belongings wet, keep an eye on this checklist to make sure your belongings get to your new home dry Read more [...]

Before Embarking on New Home Construction: 5 Things You Should Know

There are two ways you can go when it comes to purchasing a brand new home. You can either buy into a building phase of planned tract homes or you can find a piece of land you love and hire a builder to create your custom home from scratch. Either way, you're going to face some challenges that most home buyers never have to think about. Here are a few things you should know before you decide on new home construction. Newer isn't always better. There seems to be a common misconception that newer Read more [...]

Online Intrigue Turns to Real Life Disappointment

The story I’m about to share is entirely true. It’s not my finest moments and unfortunately, I wish I could say things turned out differently. Looking back, I wish things had turned out differently. I had been a member of a fairly popular dating site for a while. I’ve had my fair share of connections and many (read: all) of them didn’t amount to anything—sometimes lewd comments, no chemistry between either party; or there wasn’t any interest in pursuing anything more than a few Read more [...]
home property damages

The top 3 most common home property damages and what to do about them

You can take care of your home by being precautious and guarding against property damages before they occur, but sometimes unexpected acts of nature happen and the damage cannot be avoided.  As the old saying goes, “stuff happens.”   The important thing in these cases is to immediately find the right experts to help fix damage once it has occurred.  By taking this approach, you can keep collateral damage from getting worse and save on out of pocket expenses by finding the right experts Read more [...]
Children to Higher Education

Encouraging Children to Pursue Higher Education

The college experience of families comes in numerous configurations.  Some families have had generations of members proudly attend the same school and expect the latest generation to continue the tradition. Other families are dreaming of the day they can watch the very first member of their family take the stage to receive their college diploma. But what all families have in common is motivating a teen to pursue higher education. In the Early Years Create a foundation of subtle expectations. Read more [...]