Don’t Let the Sun Set on You

Let’s get one thing out of the way, no one is immune to UV rays. Even if you cannot see or feel a sunburn, damage to the skin is still happening. The American Academy of Dermatologists (AAD) says that even on cloudy days our skin can still be penetrated by up to 80% of the harmful rays emitted from the sun regardless of age, race, or gender. Because of this, the US Department of Health and Human Services has declared UV...

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What to do with your tax refund

Buy a Porsche– Reckless. Impulsive. Rash. Say what you will splurging on something for yourself is a must every now and again. While the item need not do 0-60 in 3.7 seconds, treating yourself is a healthy way to stay sane in a stressful world. You may catch a little flack for entering your ‘midlife crisis’, but who cares? You worked hard all year so why not enjoy a little reprieve from the norm. On another note, buy...

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Farmer’s Market Season is Approaching

Summer is coming and that means it is time to start supporting local farmers and artisans at your local Farmers’ Market! Starting the first week of May, both Davenport and Bettendorf will again be hosting outdoor farmers’ markets. Freight House Market located on West River Drive next to Modern Woodman Park  will return to the outdoors for the summer. The market welcomes all kinds of local produce, food trucks, and artisan...

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Easter in the Quad Cities

From the South Lawn of the White House to Grandma’s back yard the Easter Egg hunt has become nothing short of an American past time. Each year, people of all ages enjoy the thrill of hiding and finding eggs with their loved ones. Some find a quiet park to be the perfect location, while others believe 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue provides the appropriate setting. No matter the location, an Easter Egg hunt is a perfect way to spend a...

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5 Practices of Professional Prudence

Be Punctual It’s amazing how much of a struggle this can be for some people and I never really understood why. It is so easy to be on time. Being punctual is one of those things that doesn’t really help, but it sure can hurt. Let’s say you have a job interview Wednesday morning at 8:00 AM. If you’re there at 7:55 AM no one cares. It’s expected. What if you don’t show up until 8:05 AM? That’s an...

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