Nov 15 2010

Tips for saving money on Christmas gifts

If you're searching for ways to save money on Christmas gifts, check out these suggestions: Look at what you spent last year and adjust accordingly, make a list (with dollar amounts) and stick to it and shop with cash (leave the credit cards at home!). Got anything to add? What's worked for you?

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Nov 15 2010

Make a Difference Monday!

It's another Make a Difference Monday! What have you been up to this week? How have you made a difference? Has someone done something kind for you? Share your story here!

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Nov 12 2010

Tips to winterize your home and save money this winter

There are some simple, inexpensive ways that you can get your home ready for winter and save money on your utility bills this winter. Some suggestions, check for a draft in your doors and windows, get your heating system serviced, get a programmable thermostat and wrap a blanket around your hot water tank. Got any other tips that have worked for you? Feel free to share them here! 

Read the whole article here: http://shine.yahoo.com/event/moreformyfamily/how-to-winterize-your-home-and-save-some-cash-in-the-process-2406596/

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Jul 23 2012

Olympic Teen, Winning for Colorado

Missy Franklin on Olympic pressure, winning for Colorado. TODAY

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Jul 23 2012

Olympics Mascots

Can someone explain what these are supposed to be?

London Olympics mascots: menacing or magic? Boston Herald 

 

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Jul 23 2012

Tricks to Keep from Overeating

7 Simple Tricks to Prevent Overeating. Shine from YAHOO!

1. Take a Seat

Whenever you eat, sit at a table and use cutlery and a plate, rather than eat on the run, standing up, or at your desk. That way, the next time you eat you'll chow about 30 percent less, according to a recent study. 

2. Sip Some Soup 

Before digging into your entree, savor a bowl of soup. You'll likely consume 20 percent fewer calories over the course of the meal (a good tip to remember if you tend to overeat at restaurants). 

3. Think Simple

Variety may be the spice of life, but it can ruin the best intentions when it comes to eating.

4. Downsize 

Bigger is not always better.

5. Hide It 

It's true: When we see food, we eat it. A study of secretaries found that those with chocolate candies in clear containers on their desks ate almost twice as much as they did than when the candies were "hidden" in opaque containers.

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