DIY Gutters: 7 Gutter Cleaning Tricks That Can Save You Time and Money

Have you been putting off gutter cleaning? We can’t blame you for avoiding this chore. But removing the muck from your gutters helps extend their life and keeps rainwater flowing well. Cleaning your own gutters saves you big bucks. The job takes some elbow grease, but it’s something you can do yourself. You need a … Read moreDIY Gutters: 7 Gutter Cleaning Tricks That Can Save You Time and Money

9 Affordable Family Vacation Destinations You Must Visit

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My family of 5 loves to go on vacation, but vacations can get expensive! So my wife and I decided to look into some affordable family vacation destinations. Here is what we found out: Our list of affordable family vacation destinations includes Washington DC, San Antonio, Costa Rica, Charleston, and Nashville, TN. Those cities have … Read more9 Affordable Family Vacation Destinations You Must Visit

Can a Marriage Last Without Intimacy?

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Anyone who has been in a relationship knows the importance of intimacy. I’m not necessarily talking about sex. But let’s face it, sex is certainly an important part of the overall intimacy in a relationship. But I wondered can a marriage last without intimacy? I decided to research that question. Here’s what I found out. … Read moreCan a Marriage Last Without Intimacy?

How to Rekindle Your Marriage – 15 Proven Steps

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My wife and I have a great marriage now, but it wasn’t always that way. There was a time when she told me that while she still loved me, she wasn’t IN love with me. So I began to research how to rekindle your marriage. Here’s what we learned and put into practice that took … Read moreHow to Rekindle Your Marriage – 15 Proven Steps

Save a Marriage After Infidelity – How You Can Rebuild Trust

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My marriage almost fell apart in 2013 after I cheated on my wife. So I wanted to walk through all the steps to save a marriage after infidelity that we went through to take our marriage from broken to great. Here’s what we learned in that process: To save a marriage after infidelity, there has … Read moreSave a Marriage After Infidelity – How You Can Rebuild Trust

9 Best Budget Apps for Couples You Need in 2019

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Co-authored with couples & relationship expert Joel Syder.  As with much of life today, there’s an app for budgeting. I (Jeff) have been our family’s budget master for over 10 years, but have always done it on a custom excel sheet (which you can get for free HERE if you want to take a look). And … Read more9 Best Budget Apps for Couples You Need in 2019

How to Increase a Credit Score to 800 – 5 Proven Tips That Work!

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If you’re like most people, you don’t give your credit score much thought. But then you have a big purchase you need to make or get denied credit and then start to worry about it big time. That happened to me a little while back which really got me thinking about how to increase a … Read moreHow to Increase a Credit Score to 800 – 5 Proven Tips That Work!

9 Key Steps to Buying a House for the First Time You Must Know

Co-authored with Realtors Bryan Kolasa and Wade Williams Confused about the home buying process? Have no idea how much you can afford? Want to make sure you don’t buy a lemon? I get it! The steps to buying a house for the first time include: 1. Start the process 3-6 months out 2. Find a … Read more9 Key Steps to Buying a House for the First Time You Must Know

Is Costa Rica Kid Friendly? 19 Amazing Reasons We Love it!

My family and I LOVE Costa Rica and have been many times. But for the first time traveling family, I understand wondering is Costa Rica kid friendly? Here’s what my family and I think after several visits. Costa Rica is very kid friendly, featuring beaches to swim, jungles and rainforests to do easy hikes in, … Read moreIs Costa Rica Kid Friendly? 19 Amazing Reasons We Love it!

How to Choose a Workout Bench for Your Home

By Roy Emerson, father, and editor of the HomeDweller Blog.  For a bench press workout routine to build all-around strength at home, a workout bench is needed. Complementing it with a rod and dumbbells, you can diversify the training process outside a gym and effectively pump muscles. This machine is known for its mobility and … Read moreHow to Choose a Workout Bench for Your Home