Start a Vegetable Garden for $250

It might be too cold to garden outside but right now is the perfect time to start thinking about your own vegetable garden.  Planting your own vegetable garden is not only rewarding but can save on your grocery bill as well! Even if you live in a cold weather climate you can start your seedlings indoors. […]

Kitchen Spruce Up for $250

We all know that a full-fledged kitchen update costs thousands (or tens of thousands) of dollars.  However, it’s pretty simple to freshen up a dated kitchen with a little paint, new hardware and a weekend’s worth of work. Here’s how it adds up: Primer, Paint, Small Brush & Roller: $75-$100: We recommend starting with a […]

Waterpark Trip for $250

Cut the winter blues by going to a toasty indoor tropical escape. If you feel like you need a break this winter but don’t have time or money to plan a full vacation, take a trip to a waterpark. You can get a taste of summer while lounging on the lazy river or zipping down […]

Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Attention, gentlemen.  Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away!  I know it seems like we just celebrated Sweetest Day but unless you want to be in the metaphorical dog house, we suggest that you take a few active steps to make this holiday one for the record books.  Here are a few hints to […]