1. Moving Across The Country? Take This Advice!

    Moving across the country soon? Well, I’m a mover (but not a shaker). I’ve moved more than the average bear. Around twenty times or so, including small moves from one home to another…

  2. Why Do Stores Ask For Your Phone Number?

    Stores ask for your phone number because they know customers are overwhelmed with emails (and probably aren’t opening their promotional blasts), but texting is still an immediate way to get someone’s attention. They…

  3. Calling Family Over The Holidays? How To Handle Difficult Conversations

    When you’re calling family over the holidays, sensitive subjects, political differences, age gaps, technology snafus, and stilted relationships can result in difficult conversations. Polite conversation can be seriously put to the test during…

  4. This Surprise Party Hack Helps You Keep a Secret

    I recently celebrated a birthday, and while I didn’t have a surprise party (I flat-out refused), I did have a bunch of family members and friends working together on a very special surprise gift. But…

  5. Use a Temp Phone Number for Your Sublease

    If you need to sublease your apartment, condo, or house, using a temp phone number is the easiest way to streamline the inquiries, prevent your phone from blowing up, and instantly make all…

  6. Shopping? Give ‘Em Your Online Phone Number Instead

    When I started giving retail employees my online phone number instead of my *real* phone number, I started noticing the sheer volume of places asking for a phone number (even when it seems…