March 25, 2013

Master of the Lawn

                Originally, the intention of this post was to be solely about lawn and yard tips for spring. But it dawned on me that there are a few other Spring exterior projects that we could toss into this category. Spring will come eventually (right?), so we need to put our best yard’s face forward!

March 18, 2013

Spring Cleaning Madness

Wednesday marks the official (calendar) beginning of spring. If you’re looking at Buffalo’s weather forecast, you may be skeptical about that statement. But soon enough, March that came in like a lion should go out like a lamb. With spring, many people find this an excellent time to clean and organize their home and yard. This week, we’re tackling the indoors, while next week, we’ll let you know what to do to make your yard get a good jump on a beautiful summer lawn.

March 11, 2013

Death and Taxes Can Always Be Counted On

                There’s a little over a month left until the income tax filing deadline. If you’re like me and on a budget, you might be putting this off as long as possible so you can save money; not just because you may have to pay additional tax,  but also because of the skyrocketing cost of tax preparation. Luckily for all of us, there have been some wonderful organizations and companies who have joined together to offer free tax filing services! We’ll take a look at different free services and tips and tricks for filing your taxes and getting the best refund you can!

March 4, 2013

Foreclosure Doesn't Need to Be Scary

                As anyone who has watched the news or picked up a newspaper in the last half decade can tell you, foreclosure is a major problem facing homeowners in this country currently. Foreclosure is a specific legal process in which a lender attempts to recover the balance of a loan from a borrower who has stopped making payments to the lender by forcing the sale of the asset used as the collateral for the loan.