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5 Reasons Buying a Home is Better Than Renting!

Purchasing a home offers amazing financial benefits. Renting a home offers amazing financial benefits for the owner of the property you are renting from. Keep that in mind the next time you think about staying in your rental.

1. You Are Paying For A Home Regardless if You Rent or Buy

Some will argue renting eliminates the costs of property taxes and home repairs. All renters should realize that all the expenses your landlord must incur (property taxes, repairs, insurance and etc.) are rolled into your rent anyway along with profit margin.

2.  Home Ownership Is a Form of Forced Savings

Studies have shown homeowners have a net worth 44X times higher than a renter. It was recently estimated that a family buying a average home this past January could build more than $40,000 in family wealth in the next five years.

3. Owning Is a Hedge Against Inflation

Home values and rents tend to go up at or higher than the rate of inflation. When you own, your home's value will protect you against in…

Sweet Cheese Pockets

These Sweet Cheese Pockets are great to serve as an appetizer while you are preparing for your Thanksgiving feast or for a yummy breakfast, you decide. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!!



What You Need: 

1 (10 Ounce) packet of refrigerated pizza dough
1/2 cup strawberry jam
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese (I LOVE Cabot White Cheddar)
1/4 cup caramelized onion
5 sliced of bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup chopped pecans (Optional)
Melted Butter to edges of dough

What To Do:

Preheat Oven 400. 

Unroll pizza dough and cut into 12 equal parts. Place 1 tsp of jam on each piece of dough. Top with cheese, caramelized onion, bacon and pecans. 

Brush edges with melted butter; fold dough over filling and seal edges with a fork. Place on greased baking sheet. 

Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm. 

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