If you’re a business owner and have never considered using digital marketing to promote your business needs; what’s stopping you? Digital marketing in this age has gone far beyond billboards and newspaper ads. It allows businesses to market to an online community. You can get to know what the online public is looking for, what they’re talking about, and what ads and posts create the most buzz. After sitting in on a presentation of two
June 6th was National Hunger Awareness Day, and I spent my day volunteering through VolunteerWNY at the Matt Urban Hope Center in Buffalo. During my time, seven other volunteers and I made PB&J sandwiches and packed lunch bags with fruit and water bottles. The goal of the program was to make 100 meals for their Outreach team to distribute to those in need. VolunteerWNY is funded under the Volunteer Generation Fund and the New York
For those who are thinking of moving or relocating to Buffalo, here’s your chance to see how Buffalo moves and grooves. Now that the snow is gone, Buffalo reawakens as the summer begins. To understand the sense of community that has made Buffalo the Queen City, you have to experience it for yourself. The summer is the perfect time to see Buffalo in action. You can explore its history, culture, and vibrant community that is
It’s summer Western New York, and if you’re anything like me you’re probably looking for a way to stay cool in this summer heat. And if you’re anything like me at all then you LOVE ice cream. Ice cream is the perfect way to beat the heat this time of year, and Buffalo is home to a variety of local ice cream shops that’ll really knock your socks off this summer. I’ve compiled a list
Decorating on a Budget?   Currently, I am frantically getting ready to embark on the journey of moving in to my first ever apartment. However, I am also very broke! Security deposits, first months rent, brokers fees etc. really rack up in initial costs leaving little to no money in the budget to decorate.  If you are like me though, you want your apartment to feel like home, and with these low-budget ways to decorate
What time is it? SPRING CLEANING!   I may be weird, but the time of spring cleaning is my favorite time of the year. After it’s done you will feel refreshed, de-cluttered and all together less stressed. The idea of throwing stuff away or donating it might be scary, but it is so worth it in the end. I know this may be easier said than done, but you have to attack spring cleaning with
Spring is right around the corner and it’s time to make sure your home is prepared for the upcoming weather. Here are a few around the house maintenance tips you can check out to make sure your home is protected and up to date for the spring and summer seasons. 1) Gutters- Always make sure to check for loss, leaking, or clogged gutters to assure that no improper drainage is occurring to damage the foundation
Why Buffalo?   If you’re looking to move into New York, Buffalo is the city to be. Sitting in the most Western part of New York, only a small drive to one of the Wonders of the World, and it is the second most populated city in the state, you have to ask, Why Buffalo? Some topics that cross my mind are, the home-y feeling you get when you’re here, the growth of a city,
Turning Your Dream Home into Reality Ever since we were kids, we all dreamed of owning our dream house. Now, as we get older and get ready to buy our own homes, our dream homes get slowly torn apart. Whether it would be settling for location, room sizing, closets, a big yard, and the list continues of what we give up quickly to get into a home. If you are willing to put the work
5 Tips on Picking Your First Rental:  If you’re like me, you are getting ready to look for your very first rental. Whether it would be an apartment, or house for rent, it can get intimidating very quickly. As I start my own search, I found these top 5 tips can be most helpful in selecting a place to live. Following these tips can make your search stress-free and exciting! Prime Location Selecting your location
Who Can Claim Who on Their 2018 Tax Form? With the 2018 tax season upon us, many are asking who they can claim and what they should do if someone else claims their dependent or dependents. Fear not, as this article will answer some of your questions. What can be done if both parents are filing separately and both claim the same dependent on their tax return? Well, first, the parent or person that claims
It’s that time of year again in Buffalo where it’s blue skies and sunshine one day and 4 feet of snow in a blizzard the next which of course means its time to make sure your home is ready for the fight. Here are some easy & cheap ideas you can use around the house that can end up helping you save hundreds, even thousands of dollars throughout the winter season. 1) Piping We’ve all