Life

  • Are naps good or bad for you?

      

    It's 2 p.m., and your eyes are closing fast. But depending on who you are, naps can range from being just what the doctor ordered to a sign of an early death. Some bodies really are...

  • Here are the 10 most expensive places to raise a family

      

    It's no secret that raising kids can get pricey. In fact, the amount needed for a two-parent, two-child household now ranges from $50,000 to $100,000 per year, depending on where you...

  • How to give yourself a facial at home for free!

      

    If you don't want to spend your hard-earned money at the spa, you can do a facial at home pretty much for free! Here's how. Related When life gives you lemons, clean your...

  • Innovative preschool breathes life back into Seattle community

      

    It's back-to-school season and the students at one Seattle preschool are not only getting the chance to impact their community, but also learn a lot about life in a very...

  • 5 ways to use lemons around the house

      

    Related: Cheap & easy way to unclog a drain 5 ways to use vinegar around your house Put that giant container of salt to use around your home

  • 2 companies to consider for cell phone family plans

      

    Cell phone family plans can get expensive in a hurry. Take a look at these when it’s time to buy your kids a phone.

  • 3 ways to monitor your teen behind the wheel

      

    When it comes to keeping teen drivers safe behind the wheel, there's a growing arsenal of technology you can use to protect your most precious assets -- your children! Automakers are...

  • How to make a disposable razor last 12 months!

      

    If you ever heard I stretch a buck just a little past the point of ridiculous, well, it could be true! Years ago, a listener called up after I had talked about the razor wars with Gillette or...

  • 5 uses for baking soda you never knew about

      

    Baking soda is one of those things that most people have sitting around the house, but you may not know how to get the most out of it. Here are five creative and useful ways to use...

  • 8 smart home solutions that save time and money

      

    These smart home solutions will have you wondering why you never thought of them before! Plus, you'll save some time AND money! 1. Make hand soap last twice as long The girls...

  • 5 ways to use vinegar around the house

      

    Vinegar has many uses you probably never knew about. Vinegar is an all-purpose cleaner, brightener, and herbicide. These uses for vinegar are not only brilliant, but they make your life a...

  • Better, cheaper alternative to a gym contract

      

    Signing a contract at a gym could slim down your wallet faster than your waistline. A better choice is waiting on your smartphone.

  • Your homework assignment: Subscription purging

      

    Your monthly subscriptions could be emptying your wallet without you knowing. Why it’s time to stop and take stock of your monthly-fee services.

  • When to book 2015 holiday travel (Hint: Hurry!)

      

    If you think it's too soon to begin looking for holiday travel airfares, think again. If you wait any longer you could miss out on the best deals.

  • 5 ways to use salt around your house

      

    You can save a lot of money by using things you already have around the house to clean -- and do all sorts of things! If you have one of those big containers of salt that's been sitting...