Being a tightwad doesn’t mean that you have to be a horrible Scrooge of a cheapskate. Sure, asking for discounts is one thing, but there are times that doing it can be in bad taste. These days, saving even a few cents is pretty much understandable but mind you that there are times when it can be annoying. Here are a few tips on how to haggle in good taste.
High-quality clothing should not vary among different age groups and gender. Kids’ sizes may be smaller, ladies’ wear may have more variety and men’s clothes may be pretty basic but the factors that contribute to the quality of the clothing are still the same. Here are some tips on spotting high-quality clothing for your next shopping trip.
Most people especially the elderly are not too happy about impolite children. They will lecture your kid to no end even if they are straingers. Even teachers can have bias against children who do not show any manners to them during class. Don’t let your kid be the object of people’s frowns. Here are some tips on reinforcing manners on your kids.
With competition in workplaces really high these days and layoffs always a possibility, it should be your own responsibility to make sure that you’d be the one staying on when the company decides to trim the fat off the organization. Here are some ideas on how to be indispensable at work.
Knowing how much to cook for a single meal is a tough guessing game. More often than not, you have to deal with left overs since people usually would rather have food surplus than food scarcity. Here are some tips on preparing left over food without the ageing bland taste. Especially with all of those 4th of July leftovers.
The higher you aim, the farther the fall. But should you just aim for the baseline and barely scrape by like most people? No. It shouldn’t be that way. A bit of ambition can actually drive you to do great things.
If you’re like most people, your home is filled with clutter. And your garage is filled with junk and boxes. So is your attic. And your basement. Ever noticed that if you have moved, that you have boxes that remain unopened from your previous abode? All they’ve been doing is taking up space. Here are some ideas to sort out your clutter.
One of the bad things about this rapid obsolescence of technology is a perpetual state of GAS. And we’re not talking about the need to burp or pass it out, it’s gear acquisition syndrome. You just have to have the latest, the smallest and the fastest gadget around. It comes with a very dear price though – on your finances. Here are some ideas to curb that wanting and keep your finances in the black.
Due to extreme shock and fear, people oftentimes forget what they need to do in case of emergencies. Although it is wise to find someone who has more experience in first aid to attend to the victim, the inexperienced bystander can still help out by calling the emergency hotline. Here are some reminders in making the important emergency call.
Cleaning up after a paint job can be more of a chore than the actual paint job. It is not as easy as simply washing it off with soap and water since there are more materials to take into consideration. Here are some tips on cleaning up after a paint job.