There is a lot of argument out there on whether coupons really save people money or not. For those that swear by coupons it helps them save a good deal of money. For every person that has written an article about why you shouldn’t, or don’t need to, use coupons, there are three more that have written articles about why you should be using them. (more…)
Money for those on a low income can often be hard to come by. If you are without a job, a single parent, a student, senior a disabled person or an artist there are options to get extra help with your income from a number of various sources including government benefit programs, charity grants and even corporate grants.
Whether you’re planning to learn the violin yourself or your child is about to start taking lessons, it’s important that you’re able to select the right instruments. Bear in mind that as people progress in their playing, their requirements tend to evolve. To help ensure you know how to upgrade these instruments as you or your youngster improves, take a look at this brief guide. (more…)
“When you have kids, things will change!”
I heard someone utter those exact words a few weeks ago. I just don’t know if they said on a positive note or a negative one. Anyway, I totally agree with the statement. Things do change a lot when you have kids. For one thing, forget about your museum-like home because it won’t last. What you need to do is expect the inevitable … Mess! (more…)
Spring and Winter both can hard on our homes in Ottawa, especially the lower levels. The several feet of snow and then the spring rains often accumulate against the foundation of our homes as well as lower levels of our homes. You may notice that your basement is damp and even may have water present. The foundation may have cracked and is allowing water or moisture to seep into the lower levels of the home or basement. In order to ensure that your home is protected you should waterproof the lower levels and the basement of your home.
If your life is plugging along in a rational manner, and you don’t have a lot of excitement in your day, maybe you have thought that now is a good time to bring a new family member into your home. If your first thought went to a baby, then that’s a whole other situation. We are talking about adding a puppy to your home. A living, breathing, pooping, chewing tornado will be entering your life, bringing you sweet kisses and not so sweet surprises. What do you need to do to prepare your home and yourself for the happy storm that’s about to arrive? (more…)