“Don’t be that guy.” That is the self-educating mantra I tell myself to keep myself from doing things that I find abhorrent in others. Sometimes the most important thing in life to learn isn’t learning what to do, but what not to do. An important … [Read more...] about Do Homeowner Associations Wield Too Much Power?
My three earliest childhood memories of the 4th of July in the 1980s involve family reunion themed cookouts, Twilight Zone TV marathons, and playing with firecrackers. I didn’t mind the cookouts, but they required so much packing and … [Read more...] about Where to Buy Fireworks and How to Enjoy Them Safely
I got married in my mother’s house. At the time, I didn’t have any money. My fiancé wanted a big wedding, a rented venue, and at least a hundred people in attendance. It just wasn’t going to happen. We didn’t have the finances or resources. I felt … [Read more...] about Backyard Weddings – To Do or Not To Do?
Who doesn’t grill on the 4th of July nowadays? Yet, who endeavors to grill well? Who amongst us plans to grill out on the 4th of July with renewed culinary ambition, new recipes to try out, and a desire to surprise guests with a diversified array of … [Read more...] about Step Up Your Grilling Game With These BBQ Blogs
When I first got married, it was in my mother’s house. We didn’t even have enough money to take a honeymoon. I always try to make up for it by taking a nice trip every year or two. Most people travel during high-peak season, the summer, without a … [Read more...] about Planning Summer Travel According to Exchange Rates
I am no fan of jumping into public pools. Yet, everyone I know seems to love them. Everyone wants to go to public pools and water parks and communally share water with everyone who walks in the entrance. I am just not a fan of such activities. Still, … [Read more...] about Public Pools Are Gross – Protect Your Family’s Health