Category Lifestyle

Smart Ways to Save Energy and Money

Those sweltering hot summer days are just around the corner for me here in Illinois. I cringe the day I turn that A/C on, hearing it start up. It’s a love hate relationship. I can’t handle being too hot, I literally can’t breathe, and I hate that it uses so much; so much energy and so much money to run. I have been thinking about the various ways I could both reduce my energy consumption and

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Family Road Trips: Tips for Traveling With Kids

  With the weather finally getting nicer for most of the country, I think it would be safe to say, many of us are sick of being inside. We want to get out and explore. Many kids will be going on summer break soon and it may be that perfect time to plan that road trip. While the destination may be fun and interesting and you may be looking forward

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Texting: Awesome or Tragic?

Ah, cellphones, the latest saying of a woman/man’s best friend. Face it we refuse to leave home without them. We almost always have our cellphones whether they’re in our hands, in our pockets, or in our purses. However, the most common place that you will find a cellphone lately is in an individual’s car. Unfortunately, we will even see a cellphone within the hand of somebody driving. Lately, most teens

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Mother’s Day Gifts For The Techie Mom

Okay, guys, it’s that time of the year again; Mother’s Day! Besides getting stuff for your mom, you also get something special for your wife, right? If you have young ones, they’re not going to be heading out to Neiman Marcus or the Apple store to pick her up a little something for a Mother’s Day gift, but you can. Here in the Silicon Valley, we’re lucky to have some

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Are These Apps Crossing the Line?

Lately within our society technology has been advancing, it feels like, every two months. Whether it’s the latest smartphone, computer, watch, or you name it. The times have completely changed since 2010. However, what has been completely altering the world, as we know it is the fact that there is an app…for almost everything! Apps were first invented for an individual to play games on their cell phones when they were

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