Puppy Principles

Everybody knows that there’s no love quite like puppy love. Puppies are trusting, loving, joyous, affectionate, playful, full of life, energy, and adventure. Puppies love to run, splash around in mud puddles, and play with other puppies and any human who will give them a few moments of their time and attention. Puppies remind us…

First-Quarter Budget Check Up

Tax time is here, that time of year when we receive our W-2’s, 1099’s, interest income statements, and other financial forms and prepare to do our tax returns or pay to have them done. Tax preparation may be the only time of year you gather all your financial information together in one place, which makes…

Have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17th we will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in honor of the patron saint of Ireland who is credited for bringing Christianity to the country. Irish legend tells of how Saint Patrick (who was British, not Irish) used the shamrock as a metaphor for the Holy Trinity when first introducing Christianity to Ireland in the…

How to Start Your Spring Garden Indoors Now

Spring may not have sprung in your neighborhood yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start your garden. You can start seeds indoors now and have them ready to transplant outdoors by the time spring is in full swing. Starting your garden indoors using seeds is much more cost effective than buying plants, as seeds…

Daylight Savings Time

It’s almost time to spring your clocks forward again! Have you ever asked yourself what the purpose of daylight saving time is, and how it got started? Daylight saving time, also known as “daylight savings time” or “daylight time” (the correct term is “daylight saving time” in lower case, not upper case, according to the…