Avoid the Pitfalls of Self Property Management

Avoid the Pitfalls of “Self” Property Management. Let’s face it, this Central Florida area is a mecca for short term vacation rentals. Even long term rentals are increasing in popularity. The demand for short term rentals is through the roof, and there are “businesses” on every corner wanting to help you fill the need for […]

Frugal Friday – Top Five Shopping Deal Sites

As the holidays approach (only 81 days til Christmas!), I’m starting to spend more time on some of my favorite “deal” sites.  They are great places to grab Christmas gifts at great prices.  You can also run into things you didn’t even know existed! Here are my top five favorite shopping deal sites: 1SaleADay.com  This […]

Fun & Frugal Fridays! – Freebies, Contests & Giveaways 10/4/13

We’re starting a special Friday featured category that will list Friday fan favorite contests on facebook,  money saving ideas, coupons and more. This week we’re starting with Friday Fan Freebie Giveaways and Contests. Many companies are using facebook to reward some of their fans each Friday. You will usually have to “like” the page and […]

Top 5 Easiest Tips to Save on Your Electric Bill

There are hundreds of tips to save you money on your electric bill, but if it’s not easy, will you actually do it? If you are like most people, you may think it’s a good idea, but then the thought passes and you don’t do anything about it.  A month later the electric bill comes, […]

Should You Belize It?

Belize – this Caribbean paradise is a viable home-ownership alternative. Bordered by Mexico and Guatemala on the west and the shores of the Gulf of Mexico on the east, sits the English speaking country of Belize.  This unique caribbean country is only 176 miles long, 88 miles at its widest point, and includes 266 miles […]

Paradise at Home -The Back Porch

By Nancy Deichman Originally published in Volume 2, Number 1 of Matters of the Home magazine – July 2013.  That getaway could be closer than you think! The most under-utilized space in your home could become a “staycation” for you any day of the week.  With a few touches to draw the eye and soft […]

One day deal on Dyson DC28 Animal! -Expired

This deal has expired.  For the current amazon.com deals, be sure to check the box to the right side of this page. Get it quick before it sells out!  The Gold Box deal of the day is the Dyson DC28 Animal for 57% off!  Regular price is $649.99! Get it today for only $279 with […]

Could You Use $25,000 to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient? (Ended August 15, 2013)

Contest ended August 15th, 2013. Could you make your home more energy efficient with $25,000?!  If you answered yes, then go now to enter the Better Homes & Garden’s Home Makeover Contest! They are giving away a $25,000 Home Makeover in celebration of energy saving techniques.  You have until August 15th, 2013 to enter.  Winner […]

Save Money on a Zero Gravity Recliner – Expired

This deal has expired. For the current amazon.com deals, please see the right hand side of this page. Here’s another great deal you’ll want to get in on before they are sold out. A zero gravity recliner for 54% off regular price, with free shipping! If you bought one of these in the store you’d […]

Beat the heat with a great deal on this fan! – Expired

Temperatures are expected to climb back up into the 90s next week, and August is likely to be even hotter.   Its the perfect time to take advantage of The Gold Box Deal of the Day.  Get this whole room fan for 50% off regular price! Vornado 154 Whole Room Tower Fan Regular price on this […]