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30 Blogs with Tips for Winterizing Your Car

Published on December 18, 2012, by in Sitters.

Temperatures are dropping as winter comes in full force, and thoughts are turning to snow for some parts of the country.  When this happens you might want to think about winterizing your car to keep your family safe.   While traveling, it’s important to make sure you have an emergency kit along in case something unexpected

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30 Blogs with the Best Holiday Drink Recipes

Published on December 17, 2012, by in Sitters.

One of the best things about the holiday season is being together with family and friends. Many of these get-togethers are in the form of holiday parties and one way to make these occasions more fun and festive is to serve specialty drinks. Whether they’re alcoholic cocktails, or less potent mocktails, these drinks can add

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10 Dollar Gift Ideas for Work or Family Gift Swaps

Published on December 4, 2012, by in Sitters.

If you’ve ever participated in a gift swap or exchange before you’ve likely noticed that a few select gifts are the coveted gifts, and always seem to get stolen repeatedly, while other gifts are a little less popular and don’t go beyond the person who picked them.  What makes a gift great enough to be

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How to Pack for a Move

Published on December 2, 2012, by in Sitters.

Making a move is difficult and stressful for every member of the family, whether you are moving across town or to the other side of the country. By keeping a few tips in mind while you’re packing, though, you can help minimize some of the stress that comes with moving for everyone involved, and make

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Top 10 Christmas Collectibles

Published on November 21, 2012, by in Sitters.

Buying a new Christmas collectible for your Christmas decoration or ornament collection is a tradition that many people have.  Maybe you started the collection yourself years ago, or maybe someone started it for you when you were young and you have continued adding to it year after year.  Or maybe you’re looking for a fun,

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How to Do a Yankee Swap Gift Exchange

Published on November 11, 2012, by in Sitters.

Whether it’s called a Yankee Swap, Chinese Gift Exchange, White Elephant, Dirty Santa or any one of the plethora of other names, these holiday gift swap games each offer a different take on the classic gift giving at Christmas.  If you’re interested in doing a gift exchange at your next holiday function, do one with

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10 iPhone Apps for Tracking Public Transportation Schedules

Published on October 29, 2012, by in Sitters.

Opting to commute or traverse your city via mass transit comes with a variety of perks. From creating downtime that allows you to read or boost your work productivity to saving money as fuel costs rise and eliminating the morning struggle to find parking while doing your part to save the environment, it’s well worth

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How to Make Your Own Dramatic Artwork for Less

Published on October 21, 2012, by in Sitters.

Large, statement piece artwork is often several hundred dollars up to over a thousand dollars.  Make your own dramatic artwork for less and be able to coordinate it perfectly with your room and décor at the same time.  The techniques for making these pieces are not difficult.  Keep in mind that artwork doesn’t have to

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How to Re-Pot a Plant that is Root Bound

Published on October 17, 2012, by in Sitters.

Has your plant reached the point that it’s outgrowing its current pot? If so, it is root bound.  A plant that has become root bound has outgrown its pot and needs to be moved into a bigger one.  Re-potting your plant is not complicated and it will give you several more years with your plant

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5 Ways to Recycle Light Bulbs

Published on October 9, 2012, by in Sitters.

Not all light bulbs are created the same, and as such they can’t all be disposed of in the same way. For instance, incandescent light bulbs can be disposed of in the trash, however fluorescent bulbs can’t because they contain mercury and are considered hazardous waste.  But just because something can be thrown away doesn’t

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