3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Daughter Celebrate Her Quinceañera

A quinceañera is a very important tradition shared by Latin America and Caribbean cultures. It is when a 15-year-old girl takes age-appropriate steps into womanhood. This tradition is a special rite of passage for Latina girls around the world. It has also taken root in the United States. Over 400,000 Latin-American girls celebrate their sweet 15 each year. They are proud of their culture and want to share it with loved ones.   Read More...

Make Repairs To Your Home And How To Pay For It

Your home is an investment. You have to keep making improvements and keep your house maintained. Many homeowners spend an average between one to four percent of their home value on maintenance and repairs every year. These amounts can increase as a house ages. For example, a $200,000 house would have annual repairs of $2,000 a year. However, it can be impossible to make these repairs when you do not have the money.   Read More...

Gift Ideas For Bridesmaids

Your wedding date is quickly approaching and you still need to pick out gifts for your bridesmaids. Although not required, some of the best gifts are those that can be used by the bridesmaids during the wedding and then still prove useful and enjoyable long after the big day has passed. The following ideas can help inspire you to find the perfect gift. Perfume Perfume is a good option only if you know that your bridesmaids don't have any scent or skin sensitivities.   Read More...

And Now For Something Different: Lesser-Known Gems You Should Incorporate Into Your Jewelry

When attempting to build the perfect bit of jewelry, the stone (or stones) that you choose to accent it is one of the most important decisions you have to make. But if you're tired of the traditional birthstone gems (garnet, diamond, ruby, topaz, etc.), it can be hard (and totally frustrating) to find lesser-known stones to incorporate in your jewelry. So if you're looking to find some stones that aren't as famous or well known but are gorgeous in their own right, then here are a few suggestions for your next piece of jewelry.   Read More...

3 Coins That Will Make You Take A Look At Both Sides Of Your Coins

Every dog has its day and every coin has its phrase, which is why you never want to take a wooden nickel. What you may want to do is take a better look at both sides of your coins. Nickels for example, can look similar, but may have features that set them apart in terms of value. Here are some coins that you may want to have in your collection that may pay to take a better look at both sides:   Read More...