10 Pesky Problems Home Buyers Overlook

You’ve searched long and hard for your dream home. It has everything you want – and you can envision your family there. Everything seems to be fine, but are there hidden problems? We’ve compiled a list of commonly overlooked problems … Continued

Reduce Your Wildfire Risk: Create Defensible Space

As many as 90% of wildfires are caused by humans – leaving campfires unattended, discarding cigarettes carelessly or other negligent acts. Safeguard your home from wildfires by firescaping your property. Learn what precautions to take within each of the three … Continued

43 Wedding To-Do’s Before Saying Your “I Do’s”

The congratulatory calls and engagement parties have waned. Now what? It’s time to get down to serious wedding planning. Fun? Yes! Overwhelming? Oh, yes. But don’t fret. We’ve compiled this pre-wedding timeline and checklist. 16-9 Months Before the Big Day … Continued

25 Packing Hacks For Traveling Abroad

Packing truly is an art form, so prepare to tap into your inner-Picasso. Being a smart packer takes creativity, patience, organization and attention to detail. Lacking these characteristics? In this edition of our international travel planning series, we provide you … Continued

Affordable Wedding DIY Ideas: Décor, Dessert & More

The average American wedding cost couples a record high of $30,000 in 2014. But there are creative ways to trim costs and lessen the chances of wedding-related finances causing a strain on newlyweds. Even though weddings continue to grow into … Continued

Protecting Your Pet’s Pearly Whites

Did you know that dental disease is one of the most common diseases in pets? The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that dental disease affects 80% of dogs older than 3 years. Good dental hygiene at home is essential to … Continued

4 Simple Steps to Thaw Frozen Pipes

Few cold-weather maladies are more irritating than frozen pipes. Turning on the bathroom or kitchen faucet and seeing only a few drops or a trickle of water could indicate that water inside the pipes has frozen – preventing a free … Continued

7 Items to Go Over Before Heading Overseas

Whether it’s your first time going abroad or you’re a seasoned traveler, it’s easy to forget some of the finer details of trip-planning. Learn about the 7 pre-travel preparations you should make before taking off in this second installment of … Continued