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

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!

31 Best Elf on the Shelf Mischievous Ideas You Must Try!

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If your kids are under 10 most likely you own at least 1 Elf on the Shelf doll. So I know you sometimes struggle to find Elf on the Shelf mischievous ideas each night between Thanksgiving and Christmas. We did too, so I wondered what some of the best ideas out there were. Here’s what … Read more31 Best Elf on the Shelf Mischievous Ideas You Must Try!

How to Hang Christmas Lights on Brick Walls the Best Way

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It’s that time of year again, and who doesn’t love to decorate for Christmas? But if you’re in a brick house you may be thinking you’re stuck. I too have wondered how to hang Christmas lights on brick walls, so I decided to figure it out. You can use Gorilla Glue or a hot glue … Read moreHow to Hang Christmas Lights on Brick Walls the Best Way

How to Save Money for the Holidays (without going into debt)

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How many of us plan to do Christmas saving throughout the year? Then come November we realize it’s too late and we reach for the almighty credit card? My wife and I did that for many years, but we eventually got tired of the massive bills in January, so we decided to see how to … Read moreHow to Save Money for the Holidays (without going into debt)

Marlig Fix-A-Leak Review – Will It Really Stop a Hot Tub or Pool Leak?

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I bought a hot tub last spring off Craigslist. I got it at a great price, but unfortunately, it needed some work and had some leaks. So I looked an Amazon and saw Marlig fix-a-leak, and I wondered if Marlig Fix-a-Leak really works? Marlig Fix-a-Leak works due to the fact that the product is heavier … Read moreMarlig Fix-A-Leak Review – Will It Really Stop a Hot Tub or Pool Leak?

31 Great Father’s Day Quotes for Your Best Father’s Day

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For many of us, our father is the 1 man who truly made a difference in this world. Who made it special. Who was there for us in our times of need. And sometimes it’s hard to find the words to express that. So I’ve compiled a list of great Father’s Day quotes to help … Read more31 Great Father’s Day Quotes for Your Best Father’s Day