How We Refinanced an Underwater Mortgage

When we bought our house eight years ago, we paid top dollar. Unfortunately, over the years, the value of our house declined tremendously due to the mortgage crisis. Our mortgage was underwater. We were hoping that the housing market would bounce back quickly and that the underwater mortgage would resolve itself. However, so much time… Read More »

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Get Your Little Rookie in Gear With RookieUSA

Do you have a little rookie at home?  I do.  As long as I can remember, Z.E.N. has indicated that he wants to play basketball.  My reply has always been that he can join the basketball team when he starts school.  So when he started Kindergarten last September, he was excited.  We ran into a… Read More »

Summer Olympics Party Inspiration

The 2012 summer Olympic games are almost here and we can’t wait to watch them. Because Z.E.N. was on the track team at his school this past spring, he can’t wait to see the track and field games.  Watching the games are always a lot of fun, but have you ever thought about taking it… Read More »


Safe Driving Tips You Need to Know

Summer is here and that means a lot of families are hitting the roads for summer activities, day trips and vacations.  There will be a lot more cars on the roads so keeping your family safe is very important! Stay away from sticky situations by following these safe driving tips: Stickers Graphic by customizedstickers.com Grab… Read More »


Have a Great Weekend.

The past few days were really hot and steamy around here so we plan on keeping cool this weekend.  Philip’s cousins from Toronto will be in town so most likely there will be some sort of family gathering going on this weekend.  What are your plans this weekend?  Before you start your weekend, I wanted… Read More »


What You Should Know About Laser Hair Removal

When it comes to completely removing hair that you do not want on your body, you can be sure that there are a number of procedures that have been used throughout the years. Most people will opt for shaving or waxing, whether they get this done professionally or at home with a kit purchased from… Read More »


Want Better Hair? Nourish Your Scalp!

When it comes to hair products and hair care in general, I am somewhat obsessed.  No really!  I frequent hair forums like the Long Hair Community and the Long Hair Care Forum for tips, and new product recommendations, and have since also become a hair care product junkie.  Don’t believe me?  Check out the photo… Read More »