Summer Birthday Party Ideas

Summer Birthday Party IdeasThe kids have been stuck inside all winter waiting to go outside and enjoy the sun.

If your child is lucky enough to have a summer birthday, having a big party is a must! Having space in the backyard is like an extension to the house. If you live near a park or a local playground this allows you to have more room to have outdoor games. If you’re going to be having a party for the kids you need have fun exciting games that only summer can host. Let’s check out some hot ideas for summertime birthdays. Continue reading “Summer Birthday Party Ideas”

Spring Birthday Party Ideas

The snow has melted and spring flowers begin blooming. These are the signs that spring has arrived and the kids are anxiously looking forward to the outdoors. If your child has been staring outside during the winter months they might enjoy a nice outdoor birthday party. Spring is a nice month for birthdays since the sun has not become too hot to enjoy. If you are planning a spring birthday party you can have bright colors, cool themes, and fun games. Here are some tips for party planning parents. Continue reading “Spring Birthday Party Ideas”

How to Choose a College

Choose a CollegeEach time you open the mailbox there is a new pamphlet or flyer advertising happy college students on campuses. In the photos, they always have lots of friends and do cool extra curricular activities that spark your interest. You might be torn since you want to leave the state to get away from parents, but it’s expensive. College is one of the biggest decisions you will make in life. Earning your degree opens the door to higher paying jobs and helps you learn independence for the first time. It’s a good idea to look at all of your options before moving forward with a quick choice. Continue reading “How to Choose a College”

How to Write a College Essay

College EssayThe blank document with the flashing cursor is a hard thing to overcome. You want the words to appear on the page effortlessly. Instead of keeping focused on the task you begin distracting yourself with social media websites. Cat videos and pictures of what your friends had for lunch instantly become more entertaining than a blank page. If you’ve had a case of writers block like what is mentioned above, college essay writing might not be second nature to you. Here are a few college essay prep tips to help you along the way. Continue reading “How to Write a College Essay”

Most Common College Entrance Exams

College Entrance ExamsThe late night taste of stale coffee lingers on your tongue as you struggle to keep your eyes open on the boring text. In your mind you have to keep going but it’s getting harder and harder to keep focused. It happens; your book feels more like a pillow. A few short hours later and the blasting sound of the alarm rings, you scramble to get your disheveled body ready to take the test that determines your whole future. If you can relate to this feeling you’ve come to the right place. Here you will discover the most common college entrance exams and what you need to know to prepare for them. Continue reading “Most Common College Entrance Exams”

Top Strategies for Preparing for College

Preparing for CollegeThe teacher that stayed after class to help you with your assignment, the parent that supported you every step of the way, and the class that inspired your career choice all had a vital part to play in your college preparation. College is a choice that impacts your entire future. Preparing for college should begin during the first year of high school. For most students, college is a 4-year minimum commitment that includes: financial responsibility, academic focus, part-time working, and having little to no social life. Don’t sweat it! We are going to look at a few strategies that help students prepare for college. Continue reading “Top Strategies for Preparing for College”

What To Ask A House Painter

House PainterToday, homes are all about love. Loving the style, loving the furniture, loving the colors, loving the way it’s all put together. Loving both the interior and the exterior. If you don’t love your home both inside and out, you’re never going to be happy with it. And being unhappy in your own home can definitely throw you off your game and interfere with your life big-time. So what about the colors of your home? Do you love them? If you don’t, then you’re probably ready for a house painting project. But how do you go about finding a house painter that will do the job to your satisfaction? And how do you know you’ll get the most out of your hard-earned money? Here’s a list of questions to ask a prospective house painter before forking over a dime. Continue reading “What To Ask A House Painter”

What To Ask An Exterior Remodeling Contractor

Exterior Remodeling ContractorThinking about doing an exterior home remodel this year? Whether you’re ready to totally transform your house, or you just want a few changes made here and there, you likely have quite a few home remodeling questions, especially when it comes to finding the right exterior remodeling contractor. But how do you go about finding the right remodeling contractor for your next home remodeling project? Do you hit the yellow pages? Ask friends and family for referrals? And what it if you do choose someone who’s been referred to you by a family member, friend, or colleague? What then? Do you just hire them, or are there other things you need to know about them? The fact is that finding the right exterior remodeling contractor can be challenging, especially if you don’t know where to start. Here’s a checklist of some of the most important questions you should arm yourself with when interviewing prospective exterior home remodeling contractors. Continue reading “What To Ask An Exterior Remodeling Contractor”