Book List: Green Living

As we kick off the new year (although I guess it’s not too new anymore…), I wanted to share some book recommendations for your reading list this year. These are books that I’ve read, are on my to-read list or come highly recommended from others. Green living is about a lot more than just avoiding […]

Home Improvement Projects That Pay

Owning a home is expensive, in more ways than one, and often the home improvement projects that we want to do aren’t the same ones that pay off in equity. I was a licensed real estate agent in the metropolitan D.C. area in the early 2000s, and we had to break the news to a […]

Book List: Personal Finance, Debt & Wealth

As we kick off the new year (although I guess it’s not too new anymore…), I wanted to share some book recommendations for your reading list this year. These are books that I’ve read, are on my to-read list or come highly recommended from others. Personal finance has been top of mind for many Americans […]

Automatically Send Your Posts to Twitter

Say what you will about Twitter, but the social networking site has quickly grown into a valuable tool for bloggers — both for connecting with other bloggers and potential readers in a less formal environment and for self-promotion. Today I want to share a variety of tools for sending your posts to Twitter, but before […]

Why Do You Take Photos?

The following post is from Cathi Nelson of Personal Photo Organizer: Today I drove home from my job as a photo organizer with a smile on my face, a surprising emotion since this particular client often leaves me feeling sad and heavy. I have been working with Beth for 6 months now; after she contacted […]

Cake Decorating for Normal People

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: I am no cake expert. In fact, I prefer pie. But, my family loves cake. And since they won’t let me bake them birthday pies, over the years, I’ve learned a few tricks to making fun cakes for family birthdays and special occasions. I’ve never […]

Book List: Personal Development

As we kick off the new year (although I guess it’s not too new anymore…), I wanted to share some book recommendations for your reading list this year. These are books that I’ve read, are on my to-read list or come highly recommended from others. Whether your 2011 goals center around time management, organizing, simplifying […]