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Phone Bill Suspiciously High? You Could Be a Victim of Cramming

August 4, 2011 | 1

How often do you really examine your cell phone bill? Do you review the charges each month? Or simply pay the amount willingly? The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on a scam against consumers called "cramming." These are typically small, unauthorized charges showing up on cell phone bills. The mystery charges amount to roughly $2 billion a year in revenue and impact an estimated 15 to 20 million American households, according to a recently released government report. Find out if you're a victim of cramming or how to prevent it from happening to you. Read More

Design a Chic Dorm Room for $200 or Less

August 2, 2011 |

The resemblance between prison cell blocks and college dorm rooms is quite shocking: cinder block walls, gray color schemes and institutional style bed frames. For those heading off to college the thought of trading your nice, comfy bedroom for such a stark living space may seem a little scary. Thankfully you can transform your new home with a couple hundred bucks and plenty of creativity.

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8 Hottest Frames for Summer

April 29, 2011 |

Face-basking-in-the-sun Nothing is sweeter then warm summer air filling your nostrils while the heat of the sun tickles your cheeks and illuminates your closed eyelids. But just as you’d protect your skin from those enjoyable, yet harmful rays, you should equally protect your precious peepers. After all, you’ve only got two of them! I’ve found some stellar sunshades from the Sunglass Hut to help you out and trust me, these frames are hot!  It also doesn't hurt that you Get free shipping and returns on all orders at the Sunglass Hut through 06/30/2011. Read More

How To Find The Best Giveaways On The Web

April 20, 2011 | 4

At any given time there are thousands of giveaways happening on the web. And the only way you're going to get a shot at these fabulous prizes is to throw your name into the hat. And your odds are definitely better when you find the giveaways that may be lesser-known. Need help finding the best giveaways on the web? Here are resources to help you win some fabulous free prizes.

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6 Ways to Slyly Introduce Color To Your Man’s Wardrobe

April 12, 2011 | 4

American-Eagle-ColorNo, my man doesn’t wear color (excluding Notre Dame Green, a good 80-90% of his wardrobe) and yes, it bugs me. While I do most of his shopping, I’ve come to learn over our 11 years together that if I bring home anything other than the basics, it conveniently and mysteriously disappears, never to be seen or worn again. However, I was recently skimming through American Eagle’s online Men’s Summer Catalog, admiring all the bright colors, and decided I needed to try again to get him to spice up his wardrobe and perhaps change my direct, in his face method this time. So here you go gals, I’ve done all the work and found 6 sly ways to sneak some color into your man’s closet!

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Safely Accessorized

April 7, 2011 |

Concerned about the levels of toxic metals in the "fun jewelry" your daughter wants to buy at the mall?

You can breathe easier about that now, as national jewelry seller Tween brands has pledged to eliminate the toxic metal cadmium from bracelets, necklaces, and other items it sells.

Cadmium has recently been found to cause neurological damage, much like lead does.  It can also damage the kidneys and bones, and is a known carcinogen.

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Weird Holiday Monday: Cooking with Chutzpah Edition

February 21, 2011 |

February 24 is National Personal Chef's Day! I'm my family's chef every day; maybe I'll celebrate by going out to eat on Thursday! Free shipping on all purchases of $99 or more at Cooking.com Enter coupon code C82297. Valid through: ... Read More

Hat Hair

January 27, 2011 |

Back in the '70s when I was in middle school, everyone considered it the epitome of cool to carry a large, brightly-colored plastic comb in their back pockets.

I think it's about time that Mr. Third Grader becomes a trendsetter ... Read More

Put On Your Thinking Cap

January 5, 2011 |

It used to be all I could do to get my kids to wear a hat in the winter.  Even if I went all-out with team-logo hats for the boys or cute hats that matched the winter jacket for my ... Read More

Weird Holiday Monday: Tie One on a Candy Cane Edition!

December 20, 2010 |

Dec. 26 is National Candy Cane Day--maybe because that's the day that moms let their kids pick candy canes off the trees and eat them! Free shipping on orders over $30 at Fannie May Enter coupon code 10845. Valid through: ... Read More

Essential

October 21, 2010 | 2

Last week I was sitting at the physical therapy office where my daughter was working to recover from an ankle injury.  The waiting area was open to the therapy area, and Mr. Third Grader and I were watching people do ... Read More