Family Money

How To : Ask for money from a friend or family member

Need money fast but don't want to take out a loan? Asking a friend or family member for money is a sensitive undertaking. If you take the necessary steps, you’ll get what you need and ensure them that their money will be repaid. You Will Need: • A list of friends • A calcul ...more

How To : Watch the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Online

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday, January 16th, 2011 between the hours of 5 and 8 PM PST — that's 8 & 11 PM for those of you on the East Coast (and Somewhere in the Middle for those of you Somewhere in the Middle). Can't make it to the Beverly Hilton ...more

How To : Craft a pretty light bulb terrarium

If you're running low on time and short on money this holiday season, there is a way to still give your friends and family presents without having to resort to cliche $5 Russell Stover chocolates from the drugstore. Check out this crafting tutorial to learn how to craft a pre ...more

How To : Make a cheap funnel using a soda bottle

Funnels are necessary for a bunch of different types of food prep, but that doesn't mean you have to blow your money on one at the grocery store. If you're trying to feed your family on a budget this holiday season, simply craft the funnel yourself! Check out this video to le ...more

How To : Make your very own Connect-Four game with wood

In this next woodworking tutorial, you'll find out how to make a favorite game using, of course, wood! The game is Connect-Four. Now this won't save you any money, but it will give you a better looking and more sturdy option than the plastic one that comes in a box. Not only ...more

How To : Install a peephole on your door

Installing a peephole in your home's front door can give you and your family a sense of security knowing who comes to your door before they enter. In this video Barbara K will show us exactly how to install a peephole on your door. Safety First. Who is at the door? Who is rin ...more

How To : Replace a doorknob in your home

Is your current doorknob sticky, wobbly, or just not cutting it out for you and your family? Well in this video Barbara K will demonstrate exactly how to replace any doorknob in your home. Safety first. Problems with a door knob can lead to more trouble. Locked in or cannot l ...more

How To : Open a locked door with Barbara K

Have you ever been locked out of a room in your own home? Well Barbara K is going to show us exactly how to open a locked door in this video. This will let you get your bedroom door open when you have locked yourself out! Safety first! Problems with a locked door knob can lea ...more

Red Dead Redemption : An introduction to the times

Here is the introduction sequence for the game, it's one of the best for this generation: The arrival of the player is mirrored by the arrival of the riverboat, as if the player is getting off the boat to a new location just like the characters. The piano music at the beginnin ...more

How To : Cook quick, healthy, and inexpensive meals at home

After a long, grueling day at work and a grueling commute home, the last thing you want to be doing is prying yourself away from the couch to start an hour-long dinner prep session. While we totally get that, it actually doesn't take much to make a meal at home. Check out thi ...more

News : >>>>>>>>>>>CELEBRATION FOR ME<<<<<<<<<<<

For Christmas i will be getting a brand new computer a*IMAC AIR* and then for my birthday i will be getting an IPOD TOUCH i basically come from a family that does not have a lot of money but i still get big stuff for holidays so cant wait and i will keep you's up to date on fa ...more

How To : Make an easy Christmas card

Want to make your Christmas just a little bit more personal? Try making Christmas cards this year instead of buying them. You'll save on money, and your friends and family will get the benefits of your creativity. All you need is paper and scissors to start.

How To : Prepare fast and easy recipes using canned foods

You don't need a lot of money or a lot of time to prepare wholesome, healthy meals for your family. In fact, you can eat very well on canned foods mixed with other ingredients. Take a look at this video to learn how to prepare fast recipes using canned foods, including quinoa ...more

News : YouthSportTravel.com

There is a wonderful site that just launched with the youth sports community in mind. The site is http://YouthSportTravel.com , a collaboration of youth sports coaches and a major online travel brand. They offer arguably the best prices on hotel and motel rooms anywhere. For p ...more

How To : Feed your family healthy meals on a tight budget

Sure, junk food offers lots of calories for not much money. But you can create your own "happy" meals that are tasty, nutritious, and inexpensive. Certain foods to think about are oatmeal, evaporated milk, frozen and canned vegetables, seasonal fruits, bananas, apples, nuts, m ...more

The Art of Farting : Extreme Jedi Anus Control

Nearly all humans (admittedly childishly) admire the ability to emit uncannily musical armpit or hand farts, or even rarer- mouth fart motor engine aping. However, it is the rare occasion that a performer's gaseous-sounding melodic notes are indeed truly gaseous (meaning liter ...more

How To : Save money on health care

These days, everyone is trying to save money wherever possible. Health care is often one of our biggest expenses and in this tutorial, you will get some expert tips on how to lower your expenses and save money on health care. Simple moves like asking your doctor for samples or ...more

News : Finally! A Practical Use for Arcade Game Skills

Most kids who play video games will never become professional gamers. Those that do are part of a very select group— it's like being a professional actor or athlete. It's nice work if you can get it. For everyone else, the sad realization usually arrives sooner or later that t ...more

How To : Use cards as Tarot cards with Peter John

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video tutorial you will learn how to use normal playing cards as Tarot cards with Peter John. The diamond cards are used for money or finances in Tarot cards. Spades are known as swords in Tarot cards. Hearts are called cups, Clubs cards are recog ...more

How To : Support a relative through substance abuse

In this tutorial, Dr. Coral Arvon tells us how to support a relative through substance abuse. If you have a loved one who is suffering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol, you need to know that if they are using they are probably lying to you. If you are giving them money, t ...more

How To : Choose a camping tent

The first advice in this video on how to choose a camping tent is to consider the size of your family. You may want one tent for the whole family or one for the kids and one for the adults. Take time to choose a good camping tent that will last. You may need to spend some mone ...more

How To : Give an upper back chair massage

We've all passed by salons and kiosks where people are receiving relaxing chair massages. An quick upper back chair massage is often all someone needs to loosen up and feel better throughout the day. They are not difficult to give, and feel great to receive. In this tutorial, ...more

News : VARIOUS WINDOWS ISSUES RESOLVED BELOW...

STANDP'S WINDOWS 7 "ASTON-2" CUSTOMIZED DESKTOP IT ROCKS COMPLETELY!. DEC 07 Computer Backup If you have taken good care of your computer then you know what you have to do to keep it running smoothly. It has to be cleaned regularly so there isn't any dirt and dust on it. It ...more

How To : A Beginners Guide

I've created this guide to give you some ideas for how to progress quickly as well as some basics for how to operate FrontierVille. My tips are merely suggestions based on my experience and you are welcome to explore and play the game at your own pace. I hope you benefit from ...more

How To : Start your own independent record label

Starting an independent record label, like starting any other business, requires a well-conceived plan with clear goals. Check out this tutorial and learn how to take your love of music and turn a profit. You Will Need • A business plan • Money • A name • A band or artist ...more

How To : Get a prenup before getting married

There is a lot of stigma around prenuptial agreements but they can be a good chance to work on difficult issues as a couple and make sure you're on the same page. Prenuptial agreements don't have to be a horrible experience and can give a soon to be married couple some peace o ...more

How To : Choose the best burglar alarm system

Looking to up the ante in the home secuirty department? If you are concerned about the safety of your family and home, consider purchasing a burglar alarm system by following these helpful tips. You Will Need: • A list of certified and licensed home alarm companies • Referr ...more

How To : Cope with your parents' divorce

Everyone benefits from positive coping strategies when dealing with divorce – learn how. Step 1: Stay in touch with both parents Stay in regular contact with both parents. Call, send text messages, or e-mail to ease feelings of missing each other. Step 2: Develop a plan for ...more

How To : Recognize the signs of compulsive gambling

Compulsive gambling is a recognized addiction, just like alcoholism or chemical dependency. Follow these steps to see if you might fit the profile. Recognize the signs of compulsive gambling with this guide from Howcast. You Will Need * A willingness to evaluate yourself * Ho ...more

How To : Perform the pulling money from nowhere magic trick

Have you ever heard anyone say "money doesn't grow on trees"? Well, it doesn't…it floats in mid air all around us! Learn how to magically make money appear out of nowhere! You will need one quarter. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so ...more

News : The Past Two Days (News Clips), May 31

Some interesting news this week, from Obama's new political ad, to the $20,000 payments by Cardinal Dolan. Take a look: Cardinal Dolan Quiet on $20K Payments to Pedophile Priests Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the archdiocese of New York is keeping quiet today after his old dioce ...more

News : Interview #1

I was able to interview a counselor. I wanted to know some of their opinion on stress. The following are the response I gather. Alejandro, Jessica Advisor Jessica Davis 19 February 2012 English 4 Karla Garcia (Case Manager) Is stress different between teens and adults? ...more

Octodad : An Award Winning Game… From College Students

Fatherhood is difficult, especially when you're an octopus. That is the moral of the 2011 IGF Student Showcase winner Octodad, available for free from its website. This hilarious little title was created by a team of interactive media students at DePaul University in Chicago ...more

News : The $25 USB Stick Computer

Earlier this month, game developer David Braben and his Rasberry Pi nonprofit foundation revealed a $25 USB PC. The computer can connect to an HDMI monitor on one end, and a USB peripheral on the other (such as a keyboard or a USB hub). You can use the USB hub to connect multi ...more

How To : Grow your own sweet potatoes year round

Sweet potatoes are a popular side dish, especially around the holidays. Save some money and start growing sweet potatoes at home. Not only will they be cheaper, but you'll be able to enjoy them year round. You Will Need • Sweet potato tuber • Garden plot • Water • Fertiliz ...more

How To : Set up web video chat

Video chatting over the Internet is an inexpensive way to keep in touch with your family and friends. This video will show you how to set up web video chat. Step 1. Buying a webcam If you don’t already have a webcam, you’ll need to get one. A webcam for video chatting can be ...more

How To : Survive unemployment

So you've been given the slip -- the pink slip. Take a deep breath, and do the following. You Will Need * An unemployment benefits application * Job-posting sites * Ways to bring in money * Professional courses * Temp work Step 1. Apply for unemployment If you haven’t alre ...more

How To : Conduct a garage sale

Watch as garage sale aficionado Ron Hubble teaches how to plan and have a multi-family garage sale. Learn where to advertise for garage sales, how to word advertisement, where to post garage sale signs, the benefit of baked goods, how to price items, how to find items, how to ...more

Review : Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Image via Tiger Mom Says. Amy Chua didn't realize what she unleashed when the Wall Street Journal published a string of excerpts from her book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and titled it "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior". The article sparked a lot of interest and anger, ...more

News : REVIEW - Marmaduke

Review: Marmaduke I liked the part where the fake dogs danced. The funniest joke in the long-awaited live-action/CGI adaptation of everyone's second-least favourite comic strip Marmaduke is actually intentional, which is kind of impressive. Of course, it's not funny in the w ...more

News : Holy Moly—Scrabble is Getting Scrabbled

If you've checked out my SCRABBLE World, you may have read "How Controversy Changed SCRABBLE".  In that case, you know that the word JEW is not allowed in regular play, because it was deemed an offensive and obscene word. JEW v JEWED, JEWING, JEWS to bargain with—an offensive ...more

News : SCRABBLE Now Allows Proper Nouns

If you've read my blog "How Controversy Changed SCRABBLE", then you know that the word JEW is not allowed in regular play, because it was deemed an offensive and obscene word. JEW v JEWED, JEWING, JEWS to bargain with—an offensive term But this coming July, it will no longer ...more

News : Book Review - Egg on Mao by Denise Chong

“Of a generation who remembers Tiananmen Square, 1989, I considered how some excuse – the lack of, or slow progress on, human rights in China because ‘times have changed’, or because other concerns, including making money, come first, or because rights, freedom, and democracy ...more

Jason Russel : A Dissappointment

Holy hell have you believers just been PWND! Seriously, you have. Why, you say? Well haven't you heard the news? Of course not, I'm pretty sure you don't, since you believe in KONY 2012. Oh yeah. Let me hold on to the suspense for just a minute. In my earlier blog post, I des ...more

News : Friday Indie Game Review Roundup: Old-New School

This week's FIGRR is all about games that are old-new (or new-old, if you like) school. Each celebrates a different vital, yet largely taken for granted, aspect of video game history in the decidedly new-school world of indie games. Their titles betray them. Blocks That Matter ...more

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