Figuring out a budget you can live with

This may not be the most fun topic, but it's an important one. It may be temping to take your first paycheck and go on a shopping spree... but that is not a good idea. The bills will come due and you need to be able to pay what you owe. Step 1 - Take … Continue reading Figuring out a budget you can live with

Boiling water

Don't laugh.  There are those who took the instruction to "stay away from the stove" when they were children seriously. They have never even tried to boil water.  It's okay.  Boiling water is a basic skill that will serve you well in the future.  By boiling water you can make: pasta, hard-boiled eggs, oatmeal and … Continue reading Boiling water

From Disaster to Tidy

It happens to the best of us: you don't have time to put away your clean clothes, you mean to organize those papers, or you dropped something on the floor and forgot to pick it up. But now it's time to clean up.  Where do you start? When you looked for your favorite green shirt … Continue reading From Disaster to Tidy