Ask Away...: 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Can You Keep Your Work Vehicle Running Smoothly?

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There are so many things that go into running any kind of business that it's easy to let one or two things slip from your mind from time to time. However, anyone with any experience as a business owner will tell you that this simply isn't something that you can afford to let happen. Running a business is simply too high pressure of an environment to allow things to go unnoticed or neglected. One of the most common things that is often forgotten about is the maintenance of your business's equipment. If you or your employees have to travel a lot then you may end up using dedicated vehicles to do so. If you're not keeping those vehicles running smoothly then you're almost always going to end up in some pretty significant danger. With that in mind, here are some ways you can keep your work vehicles on the road.


Body damage

Small scratches on the body of your car might not seem like a particularly big deal but the problem is that small scratches lead to much larger ones, and big scratches lead to problems. You should make sure to take your car to a mechanic for scratch repair anytime one appears. Otherwise, you could end up with the body of the car exposed to the elements letting rust in. Not only that but a scratch can sometimes even lead to weakness in the body of the car overall.


The oil

A regular oil change is one of the most important jobs that you can do for a vehicle. Fortunately, it's also one of the easiest. Making sure that your work vehicles are well lubricated is pretty much essential to keep them running. The last thing you want is any kind of build up of friction to cause problems in the car's internal mechanics.


The filters


Clean air is crucial in order to make any car run properly. This because things like dust and dirt can wreak havoc with the delicate internal elements of your car's engine. It's a great idea to replace your air filter at regular intervals or at least invest in an
air filter cleaner, depending on what kind you use. Many air filters are made from paper which is pretty cheap but won't last all that long. Otherwise, you could spend a little more and invest in a washable foam filter which is likely to last for as long as possible while still providing a strong flow of clean air.


Take them for regular servicing


You might assume that you'll only really need to take a car for maintenance if something goes wrong. However, if that happens that you're going to be trying to run a business with greatly reduced resources. The best thing you can do is to get your work vehicles serviced regularly, even when things are fine. That way you don't run the risk of a car breaking down or worse.


This might not necessarily be something that
every startup has to deal with. However, a problem with work vehicles is the kind of issue that can bring even the best business to an absolute screeching halt. Be careful and make sure that you don't fall into the trap of assuming that everything is fine just because nothing completely disastrous has happened. There could always be issues under the surface that you haven't noticed. photo ScreenShot2014-06-25at102225PM_zps4fdda517.png









Do You Need Qualifications To Perform Well In Business




Education is almost always a good idea. The more learned you are in any endeavour, the more you can stick to what works and sometimes subvert that with your own flair, acting as the most informed agent possible in this space. But do you need qualifications to run your own business, or could that be considered unimportant and a waste of time or money?


There are many forms of education. From learning the functionalities of a select business from an early employment history with them in your life, or reading case study after case study, keeping on top of your knowledge can often help you become a refined individual.


However, consider these tips for educational prowess if you wish to follow your dreams.


Good Courses & Further Education


Any qualification is perhaps not as worthwhile as just gaining the personal experience if possible. Even a great education is no guarantee for success. However, if you find that this is an important step for you to take, you can gain immense benefit in finding a first job, staying competent and avoiding many of the errors you may experience when learning on a job. Also, there are many jobs that simply will not be open to you without a form of experience. It can pay to also show a virtue through your education, such as showing you’re a self-starter via an online Masters of Business and Management degree. Higher education can certainly help you overcome the initial hurdle and begin working in placements you may not have had access to without years of groundwork otherwise.


The School Of Life


Of course, the school of life is often the place where most of your knowledge will come. However, it will take further reading, an interest in learning the basics and the willingness to prove yourself before you gain any substantial foot in the door whatsoever. It is possible to work to the top in this manner, and you’ll perhaps gain an even better knowledge of the company from starting your future cohesive knowledge base from the bottom rung.


Competency Over Qualifications

No matter if you gain a qualification or not, it’s essential to consider your purpose for learning in any format. Competency is the only reason you should ever focus on learning more and pursuing higher education. This means getting better at your potential future job, learning and reading around the subject, making connections, and finding out what to do when things go wrong. This means no matter what you choose - you need to prove yourself.


Connections


One benefit of studying a qualification is that it can often help you build connections, either through placement recommendations, personal tasks or by connecting you with those you are studying alongside. This can be a valuable resource in the future, as often business success is not always dictated by what you know, but who you know. This is perhaps not true entirely, but it does show that the social element can never be forgotten about in any high-level position.


In conclusion, you do not need qualifications to run your own business or perform well in one, but they can absolutely and majorly help you establish the base you may need for success. Just be sure to go in with the right attitude.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Not-So-Helpful Habits That Your Teeth Can Do Without


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Most of us think that if we are brushing our teeth twice a day whilst flossing every now and then, our teeth will remain in top condition no matter what. However, there are other dangerous habits that we have come to see as harmless that can actually do more damage than good.

This article will discuss what those are, so you can correct them now before it’s too late. All of us at one point or another may have done some things on this list, but these tips come from the professionals. One interesting point reveals how brushing softly is far better than brushing harder. This is because the enamel gets worn away over time with aggressive force.

WHICH HABITS YOU SHOULD DITCH
It’s interesting to note that healthy habits we take up to promote health may also be having a negative side effect on our teeth. This next section will discuss what these are, so you know exactly what to avoid.


Brushing after eating

Directly brushing your teeth after you eat can cause damage. This is because foods high in acid such as tomatoes will soften the tooth’s enamel momentarily. During this time, the teeth become highly sensitive to wear and tear.

When you brush your teeth in a hard manner, this can weaken the enamel and leave you with sensitive teeth. The best time to wait is 30 minutes after eating.

Watch out for prescription meds

Some medications can cause your dental health to take a toll. A highly experienced dentist Alexandria residents are visiting said things such as antidepressants or pain killers can reduce saliva and cause your teeth to become more susceptible to damage.

The dryer the mouth, the higher the possibility of tooth decay. So, the best way to counteract this is keeping hydrated and ensuring you drink enough water.

Chewing ice

Chewing on ice can be a bit of a stress reliever for some but can really damage your teeth. They are thought to create tiny cracks in the enamel and over the years can cause bigger issues.


Consuming soda

Soft drinks contain acids that soften the enamel and may lead to more fillings but the same can be said with soda. Try and limit your sodas and if you do have them or lots of coffee/tea, make sure you rinse the mouth with water directly after drinking.

Biting your nails


This is a very common habit that can up the risk of you catching bad bacteria but also could contribute to enamel cracks. The pressure you put on your teeth can promote these chips.

Making sure you avoid all of these actions can give you a much healthier smile and promote the health of your teeth.


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Monday, August 13, 2018

How To Appreciate Senior Citizens [Senior Citizen's Day is August 21st]





Look, I get it.  Sometimes "old people" can be really frustrating.  Sometimes they drive really slow and don't use their turn signals.  Sometimes they take forever at the grocery store check out line because they're writing a check.  Sometimes they take a long time in line at the customer service desk because they're just slower and it's hard for them to keep up with everything around them.  But whether you like it or not, some day you too will become a senior citizen. And August 21st is Senior Citizen's Day so to celebrate I'm discussing how better appreciate Senior Citizens and giving you some ideas of what to do for them, especially next week on August 21st.




Be Patient With Them
They don't intentionally try to frustrate you but remember that to them the world is a very fast paced changing place and they may be confused, hard of hearing, and may struggle to read signs.  Before you start huffing and puffing in line behind them, just remember that they can't help it.  And remember that you too will be old one day and would you like it if people treated you unkind?  Sometimes when I start to feel frustrated I make myself think that exact thought and it makes me calm down and become more patient and understanding immediately. 

Listen To Them
Elderly folks love to talk to whomever will listen. Sometimes they are lonely because there's less people around to chat with so next time a senior citizen tells you a story, LISTEN.  Even if it's boring, nod and act interested because it makes them feel really good.   Plus, they can all teach us something about the times before we even existed.




Help Them
That old lady in front of you in the cereal aisle that's blocking the way with her cart may actually be struggling to reach a top shelf. Instead of getting angry that she's blocking your way, ask her if she needs assistance. Grab the cereal and move her cart.  If you see an elderly person struggling to open a door, read a sign, or understand what someone else is saying to them, for goodness sakes ASSIST them! Even if they aren't inconveniencing you, help them! Ask an elderly person if they want you to put their grocery cart back for them.  Pay for someone's coffee behind you in line.  When raking your own yard, ask your elderly neighbor if they want you to rake theirs. 




Remind Others  
Sometimes others get caught up in the frustration of dealing with senior citizens so remind them all of the things above.  Help them be more gentle and influence them to be more kind.


What are you going to do to celebrate Senior Citizen's Day?








Friday, August 10, 2018

Our Porch Floor Makeover







One of the selling points of our home when we purchased it was the amazing screened in porch which was large and beautiful.  As you may see on social media, we spend a lot of time in the porch in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.


The porch was added onto the house back in the 90's and while it's still in EXCELLENT shape, I do have 4 dogs and unfortunately we realized some of them were sneaking and peeing on the area rug we had under the table.  We realized that can be a problem in the long run because the wood boards underneath can start rotting away.  So the project began. 





That's what the new boards look like in the areas that were most damaged.  It was kind of a pain in the butt for poor James but with the help of our amazing neighbor he was able to haul them home from the store, cut them, and hammer them in.

We did our best to find a similar color which I think is more blue than the original grey/blue but I could be color blind.  So then we had to lay it out and cut it to size. James also made a point of working in sections. The small section along the window screens was still intact so it could hold all the furniture but then once the big area was done, everything was moved back and he was able to replace the carpet on the outer area.





Once everything was cut, James and I rolled the carpet back up and made sure the surface was vacuumed well with ShopVac before laying on the adhesive.  It was so satisfying with the sound it made and watching it cover the wood. I even put it on Instagram in my stories because I knew people would find it satisfying.



Then it was time to unroll the carpet and lay it down on the wood and adhesive.





James then used a paint roller to make sure the air bubbles were pressed out. 



Look at how nice that looks!!! He then tucked in the edges, cut any excess areas an he even rewrapped the steps! 

Here's the finished product!!!





I will go out of my way to make sure my dogs don't mess this one up.  I swear, I'll make them wear diapers, lol!


We hope we did this correctly since we didn't really look up a specific process and kinda just used common sense.

What home makeovers have you don't completely yourself?










Thursday, August 9, 2018

5 Handy and Healthy Hacks for Happy Home Vibes



When you walk into the house after a tiring and stressful day at work you long to just relax in the comfort of your home. Your life is pretty sweet; with a happy marriage, health children and good health you can’t really complain. Being the perfectionist that you are, you can’t help but strive for more. You want a simple and carefree life without any ongoing tension or stress in the air. It is time to switch up the way your home operations and make it a more positive environment for everybody. From better quality food to more family time together, you will soon be able to see a huge difference in the way you and your loved ones work together and communicate in the household.


1.Cook From The Heart


There is nothing more heartwarming than a healthy and delicious home cooked meal. Dinner time can truly bring a family together so why not try and spruce up your recipes a little bit? Invest in a cool new copper crisper which will work in your oven without any added oils or fat. Deliciously browned food, cooked to perfection without the added calories, what could be more enticing?




2. Quality Time is Everything


Everybody in your home has an extremely hectic schedule, but it is important to take a step back sometimes and spend time together. Organise a fun activity at least once a month, so that you can all come together, laugh and reconnect after super busy times apart.


3. Put Down the Phones


Mobile phones and social media can become a huge divider between families, so don’t let it happen to yours. Make sure that phones are put away during meal times and family discussions. Limit your time texting, taking calls and scrolling through social media platforms too, so that you can always stay present and enjoy the moment.


4. Share The Chores


If you are left to tackle all of the chores by yourself every single day, this is going to take a huge toll on you. Make a chore chart for the whole family so that you are not the only person responsible for cleaning the house, doing the dishes and taking out the trash. The more people that can pitch in, the easier the jobs will be.


5. Talk It Out


Never go to bed in a fight; if you and your partner have a disagreement simply talk about it. There is no point having silly arguments hanging over your head.


You notice all the time that some of your friends are not happy within their household. They argue in front of the kids and spend far too much time dwelling over social media. You never want these habits to creep into your family home, so it is time to set the ground rules sooner rather than later. Your family will be living in a much calmer, friendlier and healthy environment if you take on board all five of these handy hacks. Get everybody on board together and you will never see a sad face ever again!
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A Garden Update [August]

Summer was crazy this year. It started out cooler then went right to rain rain rain. We had a few good weeks at the end of June and beginning of July before more rain rain rain.  The rain was great for the garden but a pain in the butt for me when it came to tending to my garden.











Life got so crazy busy I barely even picked my lettuce and most of it went to seed right away.









Now I've got my peppers beginning to turn red and my butternut squash is getting flowers on the vines.

I left my Kale in the garden but all of the Romaine lettuce is gone.

My Zucchini are obviously done for the season and I am pretty happy with how many I got.  I feel like next year I need to find a better container for them to grow in. 


I can't wait to show you how my butternut squash do! I'm also going to plant some radishes and beets next month!


How did your garden do this Summer? Any tips for me with the zucchini?










Tuesday, August 7, 2018

3 Things to Know about Owning St Bernards


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If you’ve rescued a St Bernard puppy from a shelter, and think that you can treat it just like any other breed of dog, you might be in for a bit of a nasty shock.

If you haven’t already picked this up from watching the Beethoven films, St Bernards are a very particular breed of dog, with unique attributes, and require a good degree of understanding and care on the part of any owner who wants to do right by these dogs.

So, whether an experienced dog owner who has just never owned a St Bernard, or are a
newbie to the world of canine-ownership altogether, here are some things you need to know about owning St Bernards.

Train them well when they’re young to avoid later grief

St Bernards are massive dogs, when fully grown, but you probably already knew that, right? Just in case you haven’t really grasped the scale in question, however, keep in mind that adult St Bernards can weigh up to 120kg in average (around 264 lb).

What’s more, St Bernards tend to be very enthusiastic dogs. Especially when relatively young, they are exuberant, energetic, and love to play. They also become accustomed to throwing their weight around quite easily, and although not very aggressive by nature, are more than capable of harassing other dogs when out for a walk.

What all of this means, in effect, is that you need to train your St Bernard well, at the earliest age possible. Ideally, you’ll furnish them with things such as the
best chew toys for puppies, to prevent them tearing the house apart, and then set about ensuring that they know how to behave in different social contexts.

Train your dog out of charging for strange dogs on walks, when it’s still young, or you’ll have a lot of trouble later.

St Bernards are ideally going to be outdoor dogs

St Bernards were originally bred in the Swiss Alps, as rescue and working dogs, sent out to identify people who had become trapped under the snow under avalanches, or who were otherwise wounded in the mountains. St Bernards were typically trained to travel in groups, identify and warm the stranded people, and fetch help.

What this means is that
St Bernards are hardy dogs who cope well with being outside in low temperatures. They are also quite social, and very energetic.

Ideally, your St Bernard will be an outside dog, at least once it reaches maturity. Keeping it in an apartment may be an issue.

They’re very physical dogs, you need to be able to match them

If you’re not a very big, or physically strong person, you might need to think twice about becoming a St Bernard owner.

As mentioned before, these dogs are very large and very powerful, used to using their physicality to get their own way. Even if you’ve trained your St Bernard to avoid acts of outright aggression against other dogs, you can still find yourself being tackled when you return home from work, or being dragged around when out on a walk if your dog sees something interesting.


Having the
strength to withstand these dogs straining at the leash or bounding up to greet you can be very useful.













Monday, August 6, 2018

5 Summer Picnic Foods

The thing about summer picnics and the type of food you should bring is that you want to make it something simple, easy, and something that you will want to eat despite the heat and humidity.

Today I put together a few of my favorite go to items to bring when I go out for a picnic or when I need to bring something along to a cookout.






Cheese and Crackers
I mean, who doesn't love cheese? You can make it even easier on yourself by getting pre-sliced cheese that you can eat right out of the packaging.  I like to make pretty arrangements on a cutting board so I always pack one of those along.  This is a great food option when you're going to a winery!


Mini Waters or Wines
Obviously if you enjoy wine, you should bring along mini wine bottles because it's much less mess than pouring glass after glass out of a large wine bottle.  And always always ALWAYS bring mini water bottles to keep you hydrated if you're going to be outdoors!
Subs or Sandwiches
Subs and sandwiches are a GREAT hot weather food because they're easy to consume, a breeze to clean up, and they don't have to be heated at all.


Fruit Salad
Bringing a fruit salad along can be as simple as dumping your favorite fruits into one big container.  It's a refreshing, colorful, yummy treat!

Veggies and Dip
Veggies and dip are cool, refreshing, and healthy.  They make virtually no mess and the colors always look pretty on display.  I like to get things like carrots, celeries, little tomatoes, and then cucumbers because they are full of water and help cool me down in the heat.

What's your go to food to bring along to an outdoor picnic?











Mental Healing: Steps You Can Take To Heal More Quickly



After suffering from a physical trauma, often it’s your physical health that medical staff, your friends and family focus on. Few people actually think about the mental side of healing, however it’s just as important as the physical side of things, it’s just less spoken about, that’s all. That’s why it’s so important that when it comes to your mental health after an accident and resulting injury, that you take it seriously and make healing, mentally as well as physically, your priority.


The question is, of course, how can you about doing that? What steps do you need to take to heal more quickly? To help you take care of your mental healing, as well as your physical healing, below is a guide to the steps that you should take.




Rest and recuperate


If there’s one thing that has a huge impact on your mental health it’s being stressed out and over tired. After being in a serious accident and suffering innjuries as a result, the chances are that you are going to feel rather tired, which is why taking some time out to rest and recuperate is so essential. Give yourself time to heal and you should start to feel better more quickly, push yourself and your recovery could take twice as long.


Don’t use this time to do what you normally would do, such as cleaning the house or catching up on work, use this time to properly rest and recuperate. Try and remain screen-free. Instead, entertain yourself with magazines, books, and perhaps a relaxing hand craft like adult coloring, crochet or sewing.


Plan for the future


After being involved in a serious accident, you may find that your circumstances have changes. Maybe you are no longer able to do the job that you used to do, for instance. If this is the case - or your life has changed in any other way - then you may need to re-draw up your life plan and workout what your future will be now that things have changed.


If you are not going to be able to work as a result of what has happened to you, then you might want to get a lawyer. You see in these instances, where an accident that wasn’t your fault has led to a change in your personal circumstances and future, you would normally have a case for compensation as your life has changed as a result of someone else’s actions.


Take some time out for mental health


There’s no shame in taking a ‘mental health day’ or two if you feel like you need to take some time out of everyday life to get your head around what has happened to you. Mental health is a funny old thing, one minute you feel perfectly fine and then the next you can feel yourself becoming anxious, upset and stressed out.


That is why if you feel the need to take some time out for your mental health, you should do it. Whether that time is to practice yoga and drink lots of tea, go for a wander in the wilderness or simply catch up with your friends, that’s okay. How you care for your mental health and wellbeing is down to you - everyone has their own approach to mental healing and that is what it’s important to remember.


Healing is often a long process, there’s no getting away from that fact. However, by taking note of the steps above, you should be able to make the mental healing process easier.








Friday, August 3, 2018

How to Deal with Insurance Companies After an Accident



Getting into an accident on the road isn't ever something you want to deal with. And when it happens, there are several things that can make it worse. As if being injured or dealing with damage to your vehicle aren't enough, you might also have to deal with insurance companies. You could be communicating not just with your own insurance provider, but another person's too, which makes everything more complicated. Dealing with insurance companies is a pain, but you can make it easier if you know which steps to take. Try these tips to get the result that you want.


Know Your Insurance Policy


When you're in an accident and it's someone else's fault, it could be up to the other person's insurance company to cover your costs. However, often your insurance company could be responsible for paying your costs. There are also other things to remember, such as that your insurer might require you to report the accident to them, even if it wasn't your fault. You should be familiar with your insurance policy so that you know what's what. If you don't know it well, check it over after an accident to make sure you're following its requirements.





Get Legal Help


Having a lawyer on your side is best if you need to deal with insurance companies. The advice from Alpert Schreyer Injury Attorneys is to hire a lawyer before dealing with the at-fault driver's insurance company. They'll be hoping to catch you out so that they can avoid paying, so you should have advice from an attorney to avoid saying anything that will trip you up. A lawyer can tell you what you should and shouldn't say and do, and can help with communicating with insurance companies. You might need their help to fight for what you deserve.


Gather Evidence


You'll need to have evidence from the car accident that you can present to insurers. Writing down how the accident happened and any details from the scene will help you. When you report it to your insurance provider, they will ask you to describe what happened. This is also useful if you need to build a legal case later or if you have to deal with another driver's insurance provider. Make sure you don't admit any fault when describing the accident. Stick to the facts of what happened to make everything clear.


Be Careful About What You Say


Insurance companies will look for any way to get out of paying if they can. That's why it's so important to be careful about what you say to them. If they think that you have admitted to causing the accident, they're not likely to want to cover your costs. Having a lawyer on your side can help with this because they can give you advice, as well as help with communication. It's always important to be cautious so that you don't accidentally say something to imply that the accident was your fault.


Dealing with insurance companies can be tough. Make sure you prepare yourself before contacting anyone.
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Why You Don't Have Any Money Left At The End Of The Month (And What to Do About It)




Living hand to mouth is something that most people associate with the very poor. What it means is that you are spending as much as comes in and only just covering your costs. Sadly, it's not just those folks that are on the breadline that live in this way. In fact, many who we would consider average Americans also live on a month to month basics having little left over at the month end to save or invest. Luckily, by reading the post below you can find out why this is happening to you, and what tactics you can put in place to prevent it.

You have unnecessary subscriptions.

Beauty boxes, TV shows, and even cook-them-yourself meals are all things that you can receive via subscriptions, and there are a lot of other items besides. However, if you are paying out a regular sum each month, and not using your subscription you are throwing money down the drain.




Therefore, if you have no money left at the end of the month, its first necessary to review any subscriptions that you are paying for to see whether they are still worth the investment. What this means is that maybe you decide to go for one TV subscription service rather than three, that you buy a cheaper beauty box and save the extra money, or that you even terminate your subscription at the gym, if you haven't been in the last six months.


Your grocery bill is eating your budget.

One area that US families regularly overspend on is their grocery bill. In fact, many people end up buying so much that they cannot eat it before it goes off and then throw it way. Something that is not only a waste of your money but also of the resources that go into rearing or growing that food too.

Luckily, reducing
your grocery bill isn't as hard as you may think, and there are lots of strategies you can put to good use here.

The first is to plan meals night by night and only purchase the ingredients that you need directly. You can even make this more cost efficient by prepping all the meals as soon as you have bought your shopping and then freezing them. An action that will ensure that any food waste is kept down to a bare minimum?

Also, it is possible
to use coupons to save on your shop. In fact, we are lucky in America because we have a unique coupons system and its one that can result in significant savings if you do things right.

To that end, if you are considering using coupons, be savvy and double or triple up where you can and start to create a stock of very cheap or even free food. Then you will not have to buy these items in each weekly shop as regularly, and this can help to keep your bill down.










You are covering costs that are not your responsibility.

Another reason that you may not have anything left in your bank account at the end of the month is that you are paying for things that are not your responsibility, and you may not even be aware that you are doing so.










For example, you may be struggling to meet medical bills if you were involved in a car accident that was caused by someone else.

To rectify this situation its vital that you consult with a
car accident lawyer that can analyze your case, and make a claim for any compensation that is owed to you. Then this can be put towards paying off your medical bills, something that can leave with a much more considerable amount in your account at the end of the month.

You get sucked in by impulse buys.

What many US citizens don't realize is that there is a considerable amount of psychology that goes into the advertising and placement of certain products. For example, lower-priced treat items are often places near to the cash register in a store to tempt you to buy on impulse.









Sadly, impulse buying may be the reason why your bank balance isn't looking as healthy as it could at the end of the month. The reason being that such purchases are often not planned or accounted for and can act as a drain on any funds you do have.


To that end, it best to avoid impulse buys, and even 2 for 1 offers if you didn't plan to purchase the product in the first place. Otherwise, it may be difficult to get to a point where you have a substantial amount to save or invest at the end of each month.












Burger Yum in Harrisburg [REVIEW]




Right on the corner of 2nd and South Street sits BurgerYum, a delicious little joint where you can get always fresh never frozen beef burgers that are antibiotic and hormone free!

Right when I walked in I was in love with the inside and the menu. There are plenty of options whether you want a veggie burger, beef burger, or gluten free (a green style burger using lettuce as a bun).  Actually, BurgerYum in Harrisburg is a great place for gluten-free dining because their fries are gluten free and their shakes (except cookies and cream) are also safe to eat!




Once you walk in, they take your order and you can wait for them to call your name while you find a seat outside OR inside.  There's a generous condiment station as well!





I love everything about the quaint burger joint décor inside, from the floor and walls to the tables and chairs.



We received our order in a little under 10 minutes and it was super fresh and warm!  James got the gluten free cheese burger with fries and I got a cheeseburger with parmesan and herb fries and a cookies and cream milkshake. 





It was delicious! Seriously I've never had a better burger and I've been to lots of burger joints. I also loved the friendly staff and the seating options.








It's so nice to have a place that is fairly priced for the quality and portions, has lots of seating space, and is gluten-free friendly.  If you haven't been to BurgerYum yet check it out!









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