Tips & Tricks


VA Benefits Every Veteran Should Know About

My hubby served in the Marines many years ago. When he got out the only benefit we knew about was the GI Bill. They were great about helping him get into school but that was all. After twenty years I have found there are a...

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One Tool Can Save You Hundreds on Auto Repairs

My husband does most of our automotive repairs. I have learned when hubby asks for a tool it’s usually worth the money to get one. A few years ago he asked for a 

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips & Tricks

Hurricane Michael is currently heading our way so I thought it would be a good time to re-post my tips & tricks for dealing with a hurricane! As a Florida native, I have been through my share of hurricanes. Hurricanes are tricky beasts that are...

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Tips and Tricks to Have the Best Jack-o-Lanterns on the Block

Tips and Tricks to Have the Best Jack-o-Lanterns on the Block Carving jack-o-lanterns is a Halloween tradition, but if you don’t do it correctly, your pumpkin may not make it to October 31st. As you prepare to decorate your home with these fun Halloween pumpkins,...

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10 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

10 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday The holiday season is a joyful time, but all the family engagements, shopping for gifts, and extra baking you have to do can make for a stressful season. The key to experiencing less stress during the holiday season is...

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8 Ways to Add More Hours To Your Day

8 Ways to Add More Hours To Your Day We only have 24 hours in a day to work with and usually, there is more to do than time to do it.  Make a few small changes can Add More Hours To Your Day! Put...

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Appreciated Gift Ideas for Gardeners

Appreciated Gift Ideas for Gardeners Both beginning and avid gardeners typically love garden-related products as gifts. Many of these items are things they probably wouldn’t purchase for themselves, which makes these items more appreciated. These are a few to consider. New Garden Tools Every gardener...

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6 Easy Ways to Save on Craft Supplies

6 Easy Ways to Save on Craft Supplies Creating beautiful crafts is a fun way to spend your time but buying supplies to make those creations can really add up. Luckily, you don’t have to spend a fortune to be a crafter. Follow these 6...

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FREE U-Haul Storage for Hurricane Victims **List of Locations**

FREE U-Haul Storage for Hurricane Victims U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage for those in the path of Hurricane Florence. Those affected can get free self-storage and U-Box container usage in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Below is the list of participating locations...

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Ultimate Guide to Dealing with a Homeowners Insurance Claim

Ultimate Guide to Dealing with a Homeowners Insurance Claim Yes, that is my house above. I had the unfortunate luck of dealing with a Homeowners insurance claim a few months ago.  We had a tree fall onto our house during a bad storm. Not a...

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2018 Free Hurricane Tracking Apps and Websites

  2018 Free Hurricane Tracking Apps and Websites If you are in the path of Florence – stay safe and make sure to take this one seriously. This is a big storm that will be impacting millions. Here are some Free Hurricane Tracking Apps and...

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Fun Pumpkin Facts

Fun Pumpkin Facts The pumpkin has a very long and rich history. What follows are several fun (and interesting) pumpkin-related facts. Many of them will no doubt surprise you! Pumpkins are members of the gourd family, along with watermelons, honeydew and zucchini. Pumpkins are actually...

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Keeping Fruit and Veggies Fresh

Keeping Fruit and Veggies Fresh Fruits and vegetables can be expensive and are a necessary part of a healthy diet. There are certain steps you can take to ensure the longest shelf life possible. Keep reading, to learn more. Know What to Store Separately Keeping...

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Halloween Party Foods

Halloween is just a few short months away. If you plan to have a party here are some fun Halloween Party Foods you can make! Easy Halloween Mozzarella Eyeballs Recipe – Homemade Interest Halloween Crescent Roll Which Hats – Spaceships and Laser Beams Zombie Snot...

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Save Money by Winterizing Your Home

Save Money by Winterizing Your Home The cold weather in the winter months can wreak havoc on your home and your wallet if you don’t properly prepare beforehand. This fall, Save Money by Winterizing Your Home early. You’ll be happy you did when your home...

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How to Spot Spam Phishing Emails

We shared with you last week ways to protect yourself online and one was watching for spamming emails. Of course at the time I didn’t have a good example lol. I just received a good one so I thought I would point out what to...

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