My name is Michelle and I have over 7 years of freelance writing experience for several different publications. I also have my own lifestyle blog, The Tidy Dog Mom, covering the topics of holistic health, dog training, and home organization. Through my blog I've also learned about SEO, content scheduling, pinterest marketing, visual marketing and more. I would love to learn more about your content needs and how I can help your project or business grow!
Have you ever gone on a date with a match that you met online, only to find out that he’s one of the rudest people you’ve ever met?
I once went on a date with a guy at a great steakhouse in Manhattan. When I tried to order a steak, he said in front of the waiter, “it’s not attractive for a woman to eat meat” and then told the waiter that I would be eating a salad instead.
I was so appalled at what he did, that I excused myself to the bathroom. On the way, I told the waiter to send over the bi...
Since Cali was a puppy, she has suffered from extreme separation anxiety of my husband. Most dogs with this disorder bark until the neighbors hate you or destroy your furniture, but Cali takes it to a whole new level.
I remember one time I was in the dog park with my husband and Cali when my husband decided to drive to the deli down the block for sandwiches for a few minutes.
When Cali saw Lazer leaving, she no longer cared about my existence. At full speed, she jumped over the 5 ft dog park ...
If you’re in the Baby Boomer generation, you may feel out of place finding a new partner online. However, you're not alone. From 2013 to 2015, the share of online dating sign ups from boomers doubled from 6% to 12%.
Between setting up a profile and mentally preparing to meet someone new, online dating can seem overwhelming. But fear not. With a little time and effort, you’ll be an online dating master in no time!
Choose the right photos
When dating in the new online world, it is important to ...
Let’s face it. Most of us tend to struggle when we want to clean out a closet. If you’re like me in Brooklyn, you don’t have a closet at all!
That’s right. Most pre war buildings do not have closets, so we are forced to get dressers, wardrobes, or all of the clothing seems to just pile on a chair in the corner of the room and rotate with the hamper.
Before living in Brooklyn, I lived out on Long Island in a little beach town bungalow that only had one closet in the entire house!
Since that wa...
Having a budget is important because it is the only way you will be able to have financial freedom. If you are spending more than you make, you’ll just dig yourself deeper and deeper until you’re under a mountain of debt.
Debt is the opposite of saving, and saving is what you need to be doing if you want to have a bright future ahead of you.
If you want to do all the great things an adult should like buy their first home or start your own business, you’re going to need savings to do it. This ...
Is your room a mess? Do you have clutter everywhere you look? Maybe you can’t find anything in your closet or you have random items scattered all over your floor. Maybe you found an old sandwich under your bed and it freaked you out so much that you googled how to organize your room and ended up here. Regardless of your reason, I have solutions for you! Below is your ten step plan on how to organize your room. Let’s get started!
Step 1: Get Sorting Boxes
The first thing you should do if you w...
Have you ever heard of the term “house hacking”?
Us millenial’s can’t seem to catch a break. We’ve been beat down by the economic collapses, student loans, and a worldwide virus pandemic.
All we want are a few years to pay off our debt and finally get a chance at buying our first home. What if I told you there’s a way to get ahead and finally feel financially secure?
If you no longer had to pay rent or your mortgage, what would you do with all that extra cash?
The median mortgage payment in t...
Jumping is one of the most common problems a dog owner faces. Jumping is not only embarrassing around friends and strangers. It’s also dangerous and can cause you or someone else to be cut, bruised, or knocked over completely. Today you will be learning how to teach your dog not to jump anymore.
The good news is that this problem is one of the easier ones to fix as long as you’re consistent with your training and attitude.
Why Dogs Jump
There are 4 main scenarios that dogs tend to jump. They ...
With the Corona Virus keeping many countries under total quarantine, many people are concerned about a looming economic collapse. As of yesterday, the governor of New York shut down any non essential businesses and told people to practice social distancing.
Over the next week or so we may have to go through drastic measures like Italy, having a complete quarantine where no one can leave their homes. As each day passes all of the closed businesses are losing money, but they will still owe thei...
While I'm sure every preceding generation says this about the next, poor parenting choices seem to be a major problem today, and there are so many ways to spot bad parenting! From outright physical abuse to more subtle (but just as harmful) lapses of parenting, who hasn't been tempted to step in once in a while? I've felt the need to tactfully step in a few times recently, so I thought I'd share a few of the ways to spot bad parenting, so you're aware, too.
I know that one of the firs...
In the middle of the night you hear a window break and a person crawl inside, which is when you realize you’re having a home invasion. The first thing you want to do is hide under your covers or scream and attack them. Well, don’t do either of those or you might end up getting hurt or killed. Remain calm, and remember these things to do during a home invasion.
If you realize that you are having a home invasion, one of the first things you should do if possible is to just leave. Any item...