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Will a Spring Capsule Wardrobe Save You Money?

Will a Capsule Wardrobe Save The Earth? (And You Money?)

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Seasonal clothing is popular amongst trendsetters, but how beneficial is it to the Earth's longevity? Is it worth the time and investment for the average shopper? Is it possible for a spring capsule wardrobe to save you money in the long run, or is a just a bunch of hype? If you're looking to buy a few springtime clothing pieces this year, then this post is for you. Continue reading to learn more. Create a spring capsule wardrobe With considerations such as time, closet space, and fashion preferences, a summer or spring capsule wardrobe seems like a lot to do....
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Simple Low Maintenance Landscaping to Boost Your Home

Simple Low Maintenance Landscaping to Boost Your Home

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The attractiveness of a home can affect its resale value. Additionally, even if the home is not on the market, good curb appeal adds a sense of happiness to the owners. Find out how to boost your home with these simple low maintenance landscaping ideas. Low maintenance landscaping on a budget First and foremost, adding a few perks to your yard does not have to cost a lot. There are very effective ways to add beauty to the outside of your home without breaking the bank. Here are the most popular (and budget-friendly) ways to better landscaping Use a water...
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Kitchen Clutter Hacks That are Amazingly Cheap and Easy

Kitchen Organization Hacks That Are Cheap and Easy

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The name Marie Kondo has sparked feelings of joy and tidiness among households everywhere. While several have already binged watched a complete season of her show, many are left wanting more. Home organization is on everyone's mind but it's not always affordable. That's why we're here to show you some kitchen organization hacks that are amazingly cheap. Do you wish your kitchen was cleaner? Do you want a better way to store your small appliances? Then you are in luck. Here are 4 ways to improve the tidiness of your kitchen. Start with your utensil drawer It's always nice to...
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Affordable Romantic Dinner Ideas to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Cooking For Two on Valentine’s Day

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This year, Valentine's Day equates to big numbers. It’s expected that Americans will spend a collective $30 billion dollars for the occasion. While this is impressive, we'd rather stick to more cost-effective choices. Get ready to surprise your sweetheart and keep your budget all at the same time. Here are 6 affordable dinner ideas when cooking for two. 1: One-pan chicken meals To begin, one-pan meals require less meat, making them super affordable. You can usually create a large meal for under $10. With so many inexpensive homemade dinners available it's hard to pick just one. We suggest starting with...
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Simple and Practical Cold Weather Clothing Advice

Simple and Practical Cold Weather Clothing Advice

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The sudden surge of cold weather catches many states off guard. Places that are normally warm are experiencing bursts of freezing air and snow. But is it worth buying hundreds of dollars worth of winter gear to stay cozy? Today, we’ll examine the most practical cold weather clothing advice to get the best bang for your buck. How many layers should you wear in cold weather? Most experts suggest between 3-4 layers, dependent on the temperature. First, start with a base layer like long johns or undershirts. Second, put on your regular clothing. Long-sleeved tee shirts and jeans are a...
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How to Effectively Train for Your First 5K Event

How to Effectively Train for Your First 5K Event

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Come support local schools and join the festivities at the Achieva Run for GOOD 5K. Even if you're not an avid runner, there's still plenty of time to prepare. Registration is easy and you'll be on your way to train for your first 5k event in no time. Below, we'll give you all of the racing details as well as tips on how to become a full-fledged participant. Continue reading to learn more. Are you ready to train for your first 5k? Signing up for the Achieva Run for GOOD 5k is simple. Visit our page here and then click...
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Affordable Dog Care Basics for a Happy, Healthy Pet

Affordable Dog Care Basics for a Happy, Healthy Pet

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There's a huge celebration now that the Achieva Paw Park is officially back open. In partnership with the City of Dunedin, this doggy wonderland is better than ever. With that being said, we decided to feature a post with affordable dog care basics and tips. You'll learn the budget-friendly way to care for your canine, as well as visiting info to the Achieva Paw Park. Start with food and water The first rule of dog care basics means supplying your pup with food and water. Buying pet food in bulk can cut costs over the long run. If that's not...
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Save Money at the Gym and Exercise More Consistently

Save Money at the Gym and Exercise More Consistently

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The start of 2019 brings many resolutions for health and happiness. This year, we'll not only show you how to save money at the gym but we'll even teach you how to exercise more consistently. Ready to do a few reps? Continue reading to learn more. Save money on gym memberships No one likes overpaying to workout at the gym. In fact, feeling good about your membership will help you exercise more consistently. So, let's start off by listing ways to save on gym costs. Suggestions include: - Don't be afraid to ask for discounts. - Go with friends to...
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The Most Valuable Last-Minute Winter Vacation Packing Tips

The Most Valuable Last-Minute Winter Vacation Packing Tips

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An unplanned and last minute trip to somewhere cold can be a fun adventure. But what about all of the stuff that you’re supposed to bring? If you’re in search of some winter vacation packing tips, you’re in luck. We have 5 luggage hacks that will have you ready to go in no time. Check the forecast First and foremost, you need to understand how cold it will be at your vacation spot. Usually, anything under 60°F calls for a sweater, while 50°F and under requires a heavier coat. After you check the forecast, move onto the rest of our...
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Easy Holiday Shopping and Family-Friendly Gift Ideas

Easy Holiday Shopping and Family-Friendly Gift Ideas

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It's time to start Christmas shopping but you're drawing a blank. You need some family-friendly gift ideas and you need them quickly. Don't worry, we're here to help. We've prepared the ultimate shopping guide and even included a ton of family-themed purchase suggestions. Get ready to shop for the holidays, our easy Christmas gift list starts now. Enhance your holiday in-store shopping experience Having a better shopping experience will ease the stress of preparing for Christmas. While you read over our family-friendly gift ideas, don't forget to use these in-store suggestions, too. 1. Shop during off-peak hours whenever possible. 2. Plan your trips...
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