This Valentine’s Day, Make an Effort to Invest in Your 401k Called Love – Everyday!

February is the month that we correlate with love. You know as the song says, “a crazy little thing called love.” Do our head and heart work together and come up with a plan? Do they see a certain person and the head tells the heart this the first crush or this is the one who will be the lasting and deep attachment? Have you ever wondered why we fall in love with the one person and not another? We …

Singing To My Valentine in Nashville

For those who are in possession of a romantic’s heart, Valentine’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to proclaim your love to those most dear. As I contemplate such proclamations, and in particular, proclamations made while traveling; my mind immediately races to a day, twenty-seven years ago, when my soon-to-be wife asked me to record a song for her while we were traveling in Nashville, Tennessee. We were on a week-long vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and decided …

6 Frugal Valentine’s Day Gifts for Romantics

Even cheapskates like me get struck by cupid’s arrow on Valentine’s Day. But that doesn’t mean I’ll be spending anywhere close to the $158 the National Retail Federation says that the average guy will spend on his sweetheart this February 14. Here are some tips for saying amore for a lessee this lover’s holiday: Breakfast in bed. Skip the crowded, overpriced dinner out. Surprise your valentine with breakfast in bed instead. Set your alarm a little early and try my …

The Postal Service Loves Your Heart

The fiscal health of the U.S. Postal Service hasn’t been so great lately, but that hasn’t stopped them from worrying about the heart health of the rest of us. In honor of February being American Heart Month — and the month for that other heart-related holiday, Valentine’s Day — the postal service is releasing two new stamps celebrating the heart. One reminds us to keep our heart healthy. The other offers a cheery heartfelt tribute to love. Both are “Forever” stamps, …

Foodie Friday: Valentine's Day Chocolate Mousse

What better than to make some chocolate mousse — and deliciously with a hint of chile pepper — for Valentine’s Day this weekend? Enjoy!

Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day Chocolate Mousse

What better than to make some chocolate mousse — and deliciously with a hint of chile pepper — for Valentine’s Day this weekend? Enjoy!