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Credit Tips for the Millennial Generation
on May 7, 2015 at 4:38 pm / in Money Saving Tips

Credit Tips for the Millennial Generation

Don’t discount the millennials, also known as Generation Y — those born between 1980 and the mid-2000’s. According to an economic White House report, millennials make up the largest generation in the country, representing one-third of the total U.S. population in 2013. With the firstgroup of millennials still in their early 30s, most members of this generation are really just getting started in their careers. Jeanette Pavini, Coupons.com’s […]

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Appliance: Replace or Repair?
on April 22, 2015 at 6:07 pm / in Home Repair Tips, Product Buying Guide & Reviews

Appliance: Replace or Repair?

When a major appliance breaks down, we’re all faced with the same dilemma: Do you pay to have it repaired, or do you just buy a new one and replace it? Here are a few guidelines to help you make the right choice for your budget. To start, always check the manufacturer’s warranty before you do anything. This may seem […]

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Bacon-Chipotle Infused Bourbon
on April 22, 2015 at 5:56 pm / in Favorite Recipes, Food & Cooking Tips & Recipes

Bacon-Chipotle Infused Bourbon

As a duo, bourbon and bacon is pretty ideal, but throw in some heat from chipotles and the fun really begins. Chipotle peppers are merely jalapenos that have been smoked. Sometimes you can find them dried, but more often than not, they’re easily available in small cans and hanging out in spicy adobo sauce. They’re really handy to have around […]

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Springtime Chores for the Birds
on April 22, 2015 at 5:46 pm / in Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Springtime Chores for the Birds

While bird feeding is a year-round activity that benefits both you and the birds, there are a few springtime chores that you can do to keep your yard birds happy, healthy, and, naturally, coming back. Take stock of your feeders Chances are, if you’ve been offering birds food in the winter (and you should), by the time spring rolls around, some […]

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GRILL SAFETY
on April 22, 2015 at 5:39 pm / in BBQ Recipes & Tips, Food & Cooking Tips & Recipes

GRILL SAFETY

In December 2012, ESPN SportsCenter anchor, Hannah Storm, noticed that the flame in her propane-fueled grill had gone out. And, so, she simply did what thousands of us automatically do each year. Storm turned off the gas and promptly reignited the grill. It immediately exploded and left her in flames. Literally. She received first and second-degree burns on her face, […]

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Cooking Light Thai Red Curry Beef
on March 17, 2015 at 4:55 pm / in Favorite Recipes, Food & Cooking Tips & Recipes, Home & Garden Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Cooking Light Thai Red Curry Beef

Because it’s made in a slow cooker, this spicy dish from Cooking Light provides a hearty meal with little fuss. 2 pounds lean beef stew meat 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups finely chopped onion (1 onion) 4 garlic cloves, minced 3/4 cup lower-sodium beef broth 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 3 tablespoons red curry paste 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 […]

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Spring Cleaning With Allergy Sufferers in Mind
on March 17, 2015 at 4:51 pm / in Home & Garden Tips, Inside the Home, Tips & Helpful Advice

Spring Cleaning With Allergy Sufferers in Mind

Depending on where you live, it’s nearly impossible to think that this brutal winter will soon be little more than a lingering memory. But, look out. While spring breaks through winter’s chill, it also unleashes the merciless onslaught of pollen. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) estimates that asthma and allergies strike 50 million Americans — that’s one […]

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Eight Space-Saving Vacation Beauty Packing Hacks
on March 17, 2015 at 4:41 pm / in Lifestyle Tips, Travel tips

Eight Space-Saving Vacation Beauty Packing Hacks

Preparing for a vacation is one of the most exciting and stressful experiences — so much to pack, so little space. If you’re like many women, then packing means compromising when it comes to jewelry, cosmetics and accessories. Not only do you have to make room for those items, but you also have to make sure that they don’t get […]

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Make That Stainless Steel Stovetop Sparkle in a Snap
on March 4, 2015 at 5:15 pm / in Home & Garden Tips, Inside the Home, Kitchen Ideas, Tips & Helpful Advice

Make That Stainless Steel Stovetop Sparkle in a Snap

Doesn’t it seem as if we’ve been grousing about those spotty stainless steel appliances for ages? Yet, we’re still putting them in our kitchens. We can’t seem to get enough of the sleek beauties, but the upkeep is a never-ending chore. And the poor stove top seems to get the most wear and tear. However, there’s a simple method to […]

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Fix Your Own Jammed Garbage Disposal
on February 12, 2015 at 7:40 am / in Around The Home, Home Repair Tips, Money Saving Tips

Fix Your Own Jammed Garbage Disposal

It happens at one time or another to all of us who own a garbage disposal. The whole shebang comes to a grinding halt, and you’re left wondering if you’ll have to call a service tech. Relax. In most cases there’s an easy fix that you easily can do yourself. Reset If your disposal stops working, first try the reset button. […]

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