Wanna make a difference? Supplies are being collected for the victims of recent hurricanes and other disasters at these locations and dates. We’ll be updating this post as we get information so check back often. Oct. 14: We Are One Voice — SOMOS Live! — is a benefit concert at Marlins Park, 501 NW 16 Ave., […]
Every now and then, Miami-Dade County gives away free trees in a program they call Adopt-A-Tree, which provides two free trees a year per household. In addition, Neat Streets Miami is trying to achieve a goal of planting a million trees in Miami by 2020 with its Million Trees Miami campaign in the hopes of […]
Comcast is expanding its low-cost Internet program, which currently serves low-income families and those in public housing, to low-income senior citizens and community college students. It’s called the Internet Essentials program and it provides basic Internet service for $9.95 a month. As part of the seniors pilot program, seniors can access affordable Internet service, get a free […]
One of your New Year’s resolutions is to declutter, right? Because we always vow to do that. If this is the year you make decluttering a reality, there are many Miami organizations that can make good use of clothing, furniture and household items that you don’t need but are still in good shape. You can […]
What you really need to do to prepare for a hurricane in Miami. Tip: Don’t waste money on stuff you will never eat.
Are you ready for tropical fruit trafficking season? Mango season is late this year, but it is beginning with the varieties that ripen first. The bounty of the mango tree means that the fruit is abundant during a Miami summer, and those who don’t have their own mango trees should be making friends with neighbors. […]
If you’re a newcomer to South Florida, or perhaps you’ve lived her for a while but are ready to try gardening for the first time, you have a few things to learn. Gardening in South Florida is not like gardening in my hometown of Kansas City, Mo., for example. But if you want to learn […]
Home Depot offers FREE remodeling workshops every weekend, each looking at a different aspect of home improvement. The hardware chain also offers a Do-It-Herself home series of workshops for women. Register now and take a look at upcoming workshops.
Miami-Dade County wants you to save water. The county has several incentives to encourage that. The county give you a free high-efficiency shower head in exchange for an old one, up to two per household. You can exchange pre-1996 shower heads during business hours at the Caleb Center, the South Dade Government Center and the […]
You can now recycle used electronics free all the time at Staples, not just on special days. The store chain has a long list of items it accepts. (via Living on the Cheap).