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Sep 26, 2018
Everyone has to eat, and buying groceries is a fact of life. Although stocking a kitchen with food for meals and snacks is a part of most monthly budgets, these expenditures don’t have to break the bank. Instead of spending a sizable chunk of your take-home pay at the grocery store or spending hours couponing, . . .
Leaves are falling, fall is calling! Autumn is the wonderful season of year we relish in the crisp air, awe in the changing leaves, buy pumpkin-everything, dress in creepy costumes for Halloween, gather with families for Thanksgiving, and come together to cheer on our favorite football teams. Rake in the fun of the season by . . .
Sep 18, 2018
Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is considered the holiest day of the year in Judaism. It is observed for approximately 25-hours with fasting and intensive prayer and may include synagogue services (place of worship). Yom means “day” in Hebrew and Kippur comes from a root that means “to atone”.
Sep 15, 2018
National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15 in the US, recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the celebration because it is the anniversary of the independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. All declared independence in 1821. In addition, Mexico, Chile, and Belize celebrate their independence days on . . .
Sep 10, 2018
In Memory of those who lost their lives and those they left behind. We will never forget 9/11.
Aug 31, 2018
Happy workers day! On Labor Day we celebrate the contributions workers have made that provide the building blocks and foundation that strengthens of our country.
Aug 27, 2018
The Browns or the Bears? The Chargers or the Cowboys? College or Professional? Football is about to kick off in full swing, and that means… so is tailgating season! One of the best parts about a sporting showdown is coming together with friends and family to get pumped up for the main event. If you . . .
Aug 13, 2018
You don’t need a fortune to have fun! August is Family Fun Month so it’s the perfect time to make memories together before school starts. Don’t let summer slip away before you’ve soaked up all the fun these long, sunny days have to offer. Check out some inexpensive ways to spend time and have fun . . .
Aug 01, 2018
If you are still sticking to your New Year’s resolution of better budgeting, pat yourself on the back! It’s so easy to get sidetracked by holidays, summer vacations, parties, life in general, or any countless number of items that might throw a wrench in your penny-pinching plans. If you are a parent or student yourself, . . .
Jul 18, 2018
It’s summertime and the weather is fine! One of the last things you probably want to spend your time doing in the summer is cooking in the kitchen for hours around a steamy oven. While you won’t be able to skip out on being in the kitchen for the whole summer, here are some great . . .