It never fails! After going on make-believe adventures in the backyard or when settling down on the couch for the latest animated movie, you're likely to hear, "I'm hungry! I need a snack!". Kids seem to have never-ending appetites, so let's feed them well. These healthy snacks for kids are easy to prep and nutritious.
It’s time. Your dream of being a homeowner on the Front Range of Colorado is coming true. But, what first steps should you take? As you explore the Colorado real estate market, you’ll have to demonstrate your financial stability to lenders, real estate agents and sellers. Here are a few ways to get started.
Money Matters: Buying a House on Colorado’s Front Range
While browsing floor plans online and attending open houses fuel the fire of future homeownership, evaluating your financial resourc...
Finding a milk you can enjoy in your morning coffee shouldn't be a chore. Maybe you're experiencing lactose intolerance, an allergy to your current milk, or you have a dairy sensitivity. Let's get to the bottom of your dairy concerns - read on to find the right milk for you!
It’s not uncommon to attend a doctor’s appointment alone. Whether it’s in-person, by phone call or video chat, you must understand the medical information so you can later heed the advice and discuss it with your family and friends. Your best option is to record the conversation.
You already know milk is an excellent source of calcium and nutrition for your bone health. But, did you realize it can benefit your skin too? By drinking milk and using milk topically, you may help improve the elasticity, surface quality, and smoothness of your skin. And that's just the beginning! Let's sip on a few fun facts about milk.
Your Colorado home is valuable. So, why not dip into the equity you’ve accrued as a homeowner to help reach a few financial goals in your life? Two options are a home equity loan and a cash-out refinance. Both put dollars in your pocket but in very different ways. Let’s discover the best option for you!
When should I consider a home equity loan?
Home equity is the value of your home, above whatever you still owe on your mortgage. These funds can be calculated and loaned to you in good faith t...
Hey, friend. Spring is here! I’m loving the warmer weather, blooming flowers and longer walks out in nature. This shift to spending more time outside is welcomed, especially with stay-at-home orders still in place. I’m thankful I live in an area with abundant parks and walkways where I can soak in the sunshine and fresh air while safely distancing from others.
For this month’s reflection, I have a few announcements to share. If you’ve been hanging out on my Instagram, you know I’ve become a d...
Ohhh, friend. We are into the sixth full week of social distancing and home quarantines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Every single friend I’ve spoken to has been riding a rollercoaster of up and down days during this emotional trauma.
As a collective, we are going through a similar experience.
And yes, this situation is trauma. We don’t have an end-date for this madness. We don’t know what each day will bring — health or illness. And, we feel a loss of control over our routines, future and we...
Hey, there. I’m Angela.
Maybe you’re diving into the freelance lifestyle for some extra side cash, or you’re launching a career, like I have. Kudos to you. You’ll learn and grow in ways that were never on your radar, and make money doing it.
There’s no nagging boss. No time clocks to punch. All the goals you strive for are set — and crushed — by you. It takes stamina, ingenuity and guts of steel to forge ahead with something that’s all your own.
Don’t run away just yet.
You’ll also fall in lo...
It's no coincidence that a shimmery blue ocean vista creates a sense of tranquility. It's science! Color affects our feelings and actions. If you've ever heard of color therapy, you might be wondering how exactly it works to boost your mood. Here's what to know.
Color Therapy 101
The colors we consume affect our psychological functioning. And, it's not a new concept. In 1810, poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe explained how humans perceive and emotionally respond to color in his book Theory of C...
I feel extra cheerful and a bit sassy when flaunting pretty polish on my fingers. But, when those tips begin to chip and the paint starts to peel, it's time to clear away the mess. And guess what? I haven't been using nail polish remover to clean my nails. Instead, I've turned to basics in my kitchen as I discover natural ways to remove nail polish.
Why Not Just Use Nail Polish Remover?
My adventure into natural nail polish removers started out of necessity. When I didn't have any nail polish...
Each week, well-intentioned ideas pop into my inbox. Ambitious business owners and content-needing marketers reach out to ask about my writing services. My usual follow-up includes asking for more details about their specific project, insight into their overall marketing plan and their process to collaborate with a freelance writer.
Often, my response is glossed over.
Um, we just need you to write something, they’ll say. Sure, but I need a little background on your audience, goals and why we ...
As the seasons change, I'm eyeing my closet. It'd be nice to have a new swimsuit for the upcoming pool season and maybe some breezy sundresses, too. As I shop, I'm seeing brands label themselves as "environmentally friendly." But, what does that mean? I decided to dig in to find out exactly what is sustainable fashion, and how can it become part of my evolving eco-conscious lifestyle?
What Is Sustainable Fashion?
As consumers, we often only think about clothing and accessories when we see the...
You've just snuggled in for a cozy evening on the couch and you gaze over at your best furry friend sleeping beside you. Then, it happens: Their nose begins to twitch, their legs move in a rhythmic running stride, and they start gently barking. It sure looks and sounds like they're in dreamland, but do dogs dream? If so, what do dogs dream about?
If you're asking yourself these questions, you're not alone. Pet parents and researchers have pondered these issues for years. Let's take a look at ...
Bringing on extra help makes sense at this point in your business growth. As you scale your content production, hiring freelancers to inform and execute the tasks your team doesn’t have the bandwidth for means you’re able to reach more goals, generate better-qualified leads and close those lingering sales.
But, who should you hire? What types of freelancers can help?
Do I need experts?
At a glance, you just need help. We get it. There aren’t enough people in the mix of your daily workflow to ...