Gordo's Blog

Treating Dad on a Budget: 5 Inexpensive Father’s Day Gifts

It’s Father’s Day this weekend! Want to know the most popular search on Google happening right about now? “Father’s Day Gifts.” Yep, you and everybody else are waiting until the 11th hour to plan for something special for dear ole’ ... Read It

Cooking Away from Home: 8 Tips for Stocking Your Vacation Rental Kitchen

In the United States, we’re in the thick of Spring Break vacation season. And for many, it’s destination: beach. Whether it’s Panama Beach, Myrtle Beach, or take-me-anywhere beach, people are craving the sun, sand, and warmer weather. If you’re heading ... Read It

It’s Back to School Time

The Back to School daze can be seen on the faces of most children this time of year. While some kids have already started (and who thought sending kids back to school in August was a good idea?), the rest ... Read It

GETTING BACK TO BASICS – CLEANING THE NATURAL WAY

You probably know about baking soda’s ability to absorb odors by placing a box in your refrigerator or freezer.  Let’s look at other ways baking soda helps us clean. Deodorize carpets – sprinkle dry baking soda liberally over carpets, let it sit ... Read It

GETTING BACK TO BASICS – CLEANING THE NATURAL WAY

White vinegar is also good for a variety of household chores.  It kills germs and deodorizes.  Once a month, pour 1 cup of vinegar into an empty dishwasher and run the machine through the entire cycle to remove soap build-up ... Read It

GETTING BACK TO BASICS – CLEANING THE NATURAL WAY

This week, I would like to explore ways we can clean our home without harsh chemicals and hazardous fumes.  These products will be economical as well as good for the environment.  Today, lets look at lemons.  This versatile fruit with ... Read It

MONEY SAVING TIPS

Today’s tips are geared toward saving money around your home.  One of the first things you can do to save money on your electric bills is turn off lights when you leave a room.  Replace your light bulbs with energy ... Read It

MONEY SAVING TIPS

Here are a few tips to help you save money on groceries.  Write out a shopping list and stick to it.  Use coupons and loyalty cards at grocery stores.  Pick out a few stores that are near your home and ... Read It

MONEY SAVING TIPS

Today’s tips deal with travel and entertainment.  When traveling, take advantage of off-peak vacations.  Typically, summer is the most expensive time to travel.  Check out all forms of transportation.  Check planes, trains, automobiles AND public transportation.  Research your destination for ... Read It

MONEY SAVING TIPS

Banking and Credit Card Tips – Open a  bank account that does not charge maintenance fees and does pay interest on checking and savings.  Overdraft protection is another money saving feature many banks provide.  Avoid ATM fees by withdrawing money only ... Read It

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