Spring not only came early with the warm weather across much of the nation, but in an astronomical sense as well. Last week’s spring equinox made its earliest arrival since 1896!
Financial Spring Cleaning: What to Toss, Save or Shred
With the spring season comes our impulse to do a little spring cleaning. Maybe we should do more than cleaning out our closets and think about including a financial house cleaning, too. Thanks to Susan Jones @susanjones21 for posting these handy tips.
Why Working More Than 40 hours a Week is Useless
Recent studies have shown that working more than 40 hours a week is unproductive, which means you can all take the weekend off! For many of the workaholics out there, this information may be helpful. Thanks to Daniel Son of Washington, DC (the workaholic capital?) – @dsson – for pointing this out.
Do Record High Temps Mean a Scorching Summer is Ahead?
In some areas of the nation, the end of winter and start of spring felt like summer. Does it mean this summer will be a scorcher? Thanks to Michael Lamberson of Dallas, TX (@MikeLamberson) for this post and what may be forebodings on this summer’s air conditioning bill.
Tips for Organizing Yard and Garage Sales
With the early warm temps come the ever present garage sales. After all, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Linda Cann Pearson (@Lindacpearson) posted these tips on Helium.
Video of the Week
Our video of the week asks the question: Is it a garage sale or a stoop sale?
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