Bookstock Metro Detroit’s Largest Used Book & Media Sale 4/22-29

Bookstock Metro Detroit’s Largest Used Book & Media Sale 4/22-29 If you know my history, you understand my love for books, especially children’s books. As a teacher, reading aloud to my students was a daily ritual, one the children enjoyed just as much. Installing a love of reading in young children is important, and children learn to enjoy reading from

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7 Important Things to Do Before Leaving for Vacation

These are some great tips! My husband and I just returned from a vacation and we didn’t do some of the things listed below (we will from now on). Thanks to Ron at Michigan Houses Online for pointing out these important safety tips!    By the way…I can’t stress enough how important it is to turn off your water at

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7 Effective Tips to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer Season

  7 Effective Tips to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer Season Summertime is already here so it’s time to discover 7 effective tips to keep your home cool this summer season. While it’s a perfect season to explore and enjoy the outdoors, it’s also the time of the year when we need to cool down our home for our

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Expert Tips and Advice to Winter-Proof Your House Efficiently

Expert Tips and Advice to Winter-Proof Your House Efficiently Winter is almost here. The cold air is already blowing and the snowflakes have started falling. For many, it’s a sign that the holiday season has started but for some, it’s the time of the year when their energy bills start to increase. Winter proofing your home can help you save

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9 Home Security Tips That Everyone Must Know About

9 Home Security Tips That Everyone Must Know About According to statistics, burglary happens every 15 seconds in the United States. That is around 240 per hour and around 5000 plus per day. The numbers are quite scary considering that any moment now or as you read this article, burglary is taking place. Protecting your home against thieves and evil

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10 Reasons to Shop at Your Local Farmers Market

  Farmers markets are found in just about every city, and if not, there’s sure to be one close by. Farmers markets vary in terms of size and activities offered, but one thing they all have in common is fresh fruits and veggies! The farmers market in our town of Canton takes place on Sunday mornings from 9-1 pm. Our market

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Tips for a Successful Back to School Routine

  I know, it’s only August, but those lovely children of yours will be headed back to school before you know it. Some parents are cheering and others are feeling bummed. Either way, it will be here before you know it. So what are some tips for a successful back to school routine and when should you start? Those are

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Save Money on Camping Equipment with Groupon

As you know from my previous posts, I am all about saving money! Whether it be by using coupons, completing rebates, shopping online, or buying items and certificates using daily deal sites, such as Groupon. What I love about Groupon is that I can save money on everything from restaurants to electronics! As a subscriber to Groupon, I get notifications of their

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5 Home Improvement Tips That Won’t Break Your Budget

5 Home Improvement Tips That Won’t Break Your Budget Home improvement doesn’t need to be expensive. Sometimes, all you need is simple creativity combined with some easy-to-follow tips. If you are looking for ways to give your home a fresh new face without harming your budget, here are few tips and tricks that can surely help. They are all proven

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Discover FREE or Discounted Michigan Adventures with Your Library Card

Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion? It’s true…you can discover free or discounted Michigan adventures with your library card. Adventures include Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, seven National Park Service venues, and more. To find out which adventures are included in the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program, visit

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