Should YOU Buy a Boat?

Although we live in the Midwest US, every weekend (and weekday during summer months) we see folks in their pickups hauling boats on trailers. There are boat shows, boats at Cabella’s, boat manufacturers and lots of people whose main recreation is ‘going to the lake’. My growing up family were definitely land lubbers. We didn’t own … … Continue reading

Start Living in Your Dream Home Sooner

Close your eyes and picture that dream home that you’ve been pining for. The one with the wrap around porch and oasis in the back. Or perhaps a trendy industrial loft with exposed brick interiors. Let me guess, it’s a cabin in the woods, with squirrels as your neighbors and a lakeside frontage. Everyone has … … Continue reading

4 Ways to Make 2016 Your Best Year Yet

It’s soon to be 2016, and like every year, you hope that it’s going to be the best year you’ve ever had. Most of us go into the New Year with high hopes. We set New Year’s resolutions and goals and sometimes even make small “investments” (like gym memberships) to work toward achieving them. Most resolution setters don’t … … Continue reading

Budget Friendly Camping for the Whole Family

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 Camping is an awesome activity if you want to be closer to nature or get away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. It’s also a wonderful experience for the whole family, and spending some time in the great outdoors can teach the kids a thing or two about “roughing it” and what … … Continue reading