5 Signs It’s Time To Change Apartments

The desire to change apartments seems impossible when you first get settled in to your new place, but it’s not long before the new usually wears off and you start dreaming about the next step: becoming a homeowner. But some tenants don’t have to get to that stage before they’re ready to get out of dodge, and we can’t always blame them for feeling that […]

7 Most Useful iOS 7 Hacks For Productive People

More iOS 7 hacks are starting to make the Internet rounds. We’re not going to attempt impressing and wowing you with something you didn’t know before. Instead, we’re going to pick out the seven additions to iPhone and iPad’s young software that have helped us become a lot more productive. You may know about some of these. You may not. The point is: each will […]

stay sober

Remaining sober is no easy task, particularly during the holidays. It is easy to let your guard down and allow yourself to have a drink or two in the spirit of festivity. If you are worried about making it through the holiday season with your sobriety intact, here are five tips to help you overcome the temptation to drink. Plan Ahead In any scenario, planning […]

bakery_decision_How to Choose the Perfect Career

Remember the “good ‘ole days” when you were young? Remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? Maybe it was an astronaut. Maybe it was a teacher, lawyer, or veterinarian. And what are you doing now? Chances are that it’s not exactly what you had planned as a kid. And if it is, then here’s a huge bag of kudos and touche for […]

announcing pregnancy

You have an exciting secret, and you’re ready to tell the world … you’re pregnant! But rather than just blurting out the words you so long to share, you’d rather take a more creative approach. Check out these five creative ways to tell your friends, family, and significant other that you’re expecting. 1. Photo shoot If a picture paints a thousand words, then what better […]

china does better than usa

America. Greatest Country On Earth. At Least It Was At One Time. These 6 Things China Does Better Than Us Might Make You Think Differently. While China has never been a prime example for how to deal with human rights, they do have a lot of reasons to brag. Their economy is much stronger than the United States’; they have the fastest growing middle class […]

How To Get Out Of Jury Duty

Nothing Throws Off Our Work Mojo Quicker Than Being Summoned By Our Judicial System. That’s Why We’ve Put Together These Helpful Tricks For How To Get Out Of Jury Duty, So You Can Let Someone Else Worry About It. Jury duty is a funny thing. Some can move to a new city and instantly be called, while others who’ve lived in that same area their […]


Soap making is a lot easier (and cheaper!) than you think. Sure, there are many ingredients, supplies, steps, and precautions involved, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be able to make soap with your eyes closed (although not literally)! Don’t believe me? Just take a look at this picture: When I took up the ridiculously frugal hobby of soap making last year, […]


A common misconception about gardening is that it requires a big backyard and a lot of money. That’s why a lot of people, namely city dwellers on a tight budget, shy away from growing their own food. If you’re one of them, we have good news for you: You can certainly grow your own food with a teeny-tiny balcony (or indoor space near a window) […]

dream scape

Though we all experience them on a nightly basis, dreams are mysterious occurrences; even scientists who study the brain have not been able to determine exactly why we dream. There are many different theories of dream interpretation, but most generally agree that dreams symbolize hidden aspects of our lives; dreams are a way for us to recognize and process our unconscious fears, desires, and beliefs. […]