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How To Save On Car Repairs

Anne Middleton
March 4th, 2016

You’ve just gotten through the holidays.  You may have some credit cards to pay off or are looking to pay off your debt in the New Year.  You may have plan to pay off your bills, but what about your car repair budget?  A real downer can be shelling out the bucks for a pricey car repair.  Another big downer is a pricey car repair on an expensive vehicle.  Luckily, regular preventative maintenance can save you a lot of money on car repair.  Average car repairs in the U.S. hover between $300 and $400.  Do you have that socked away for a rainy day? Here are some of the priciest car repair costs: 1. Problems with the turbo.

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The Best Craft Projects For Easter

Anne Middleton
March 3rd, 2016

Nothing says Spring like Easter.  And nothing says Easter like colorful crafts. These simple DIY decorating and craft ideas are fun for kids and adults alike. With just a little time and effort, your DIY craft project will make Easter extra special. Last year, it was estimated that Americans spent $14.6 million on all Easter-related products.  But the best decorations and gifts are often the ones that are Easter crafts that are homemade.  Try these fun ideas and do-it-yourself. 1. Napkins in the Shape of Bunny Ears. Set your table in a unique and super special way by folding your cloth napkins into a shape that resembles rabbit ears.

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Check Out These St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Anne Middleton
March 3rd, 2016

It’s time to raise a glass and toast the annual observance of St. Patrick’s Day where everyone becomes Irish! In fact, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by 39% of the American population.  These estimated 122 million people celebrate their spirit in a variety of ways: • 25% decorate their home or office
• 31% attend a party
• 83% wear green
• And 34% make a special dinner Similar to a majority of holidays, food takes center stage.  The traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal focuses on customary dishes as corned beef and cabbage, Irish stew and Shepherd’s Pie.

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Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Fargo

Anne Middleton
March 2nd, 2016

The fact that Fargo the movie is celebrating its 20th anniversary may have you feeling older than you imagined, but for serious fans, this depressing emotion is made a bit easier knowing they can rejoice in being able to watch the relatively new Fargo TV show. For true fans, this 20th anniversary of Fargo, the celebrated crime drama film offers an opportunity to rejoice in the longevity and appeal of this exceptional movie. Fargo was one of the most popular cinema accomplishments directed by the Coen brothers and became an instant hit. Its popularity exceeded expectations and gained almost a cult following.

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Best Exercises for People Who Want to Avoid the Gym

Anne Middleton
March 2nd, 2016

A study from Cosmopolitan Body discovered that both men and women are uncomfortable exercising at the gym with women are twice as embarrassed as men.  But no one should let your gym anxiety prevent them from getting fit and improving their health. Besides, it turns out that some of your favorite activities done outside the health club, such as skateboarding, biking, yoga and hiking qualify as beneficial exercise. If you hate the idea of going to the gym or fitness center, you are not alone.

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Truly Honest Business Reviews

Anne Middleton
March 1st, 2016

Where do you turn when your sink is backed up with gunk or your spouse wants to remodel the bathroom or your gutters are overflowing or your roof is leaking or you need help locating a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion or even if you chip a tooth? There are dozens of websites that provide business reviews for all types of services, one of the most popular being Yelp.  But what are you really getting from these crowd-sourced sites populated with thousands of comments from nameless individuals? Yelpers (those who write assessments and post them on Yelp) are permitted to rate services and places they have never visited.

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The Best Gifts For Kids: A Guide

Anne Middleton
March 1st, 2016

Whether it is a toy or board game, a book or crafts, athletic gear or educational gift, deciding on what to buy a child can be a challenging assignment. After all, you want to be the “cool” mom, dad, aunt or grandpa and deciding which gift to purchase can be quite a task. These suggestions can help guide you to some great gifts for kids. Toys What kid doesn’t enjoy tearing into a package and finding a toy? But identifying the latest and most-wished-for toys can get complicated since the trends are always changing.

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Bose Headsets vs. Beats by Dre

Anne Middleton
February 29th, 2016

The advancement in the technology of modern-day headsets is simply astonishing.  These compact audio attachments can now block out the hectic world with noise cancelling technology. With all the choices available, it is often difficult to decide where to spend your hard-earned dollars. A headphone comparison can be very useful. When it’s time to buy the best sound accessories in the category and the focus is on superior headphones, there are two brands that should be considered: Bose and Beats by Dr. Dre.

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Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Be Getting Wine Online

Anne Middleton
February 29th, 2016

American adults truly enjoy drinking wine, as the sales data clearly indicates. Whether we choose white wine or red, cabernet or chardonnay, the average wine consumption per United States resident is 2.82 gallons. And we enjoy drinking wine more at home than anywhere else.  Consumers spent $12.7 billion U.S. dollars on the wine they consumed at home, compared to $4 billion at full-service restaurants. The popularity of wine has also created an unfortunate side effect. Customers are confused and bewildered on which why to choose.

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These DIY Home Improvements Will Save You Money

Anne Middleton
February 26th, 2016

These days, DIY projects are easier than ever to undertake.  Thanks to the Internet, just about anyone can be Bob Villa or Tim Taylor from the Home Improvement television series. There are visual instructions for almost every DYI project on YouTube and other social media, plus many manufacturers have DIY tutorials online. In the most recent survey, 71% of the DIY shoppers said they used the internet for information help on home improvement jobs. Or if you're truly old school, the local bookstore and library offers “how-to” books on many home improvement projects.

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