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The Secret for a Debt-Free Holiday Season in One Word

It’s not exactly a new word to me. But I’m pretty sure I’d never actually used the word predetermine in a sentence until

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These 9 Pocket Tools and Gadgets Make Fabulous Gifts

I’ve been doing some early Christmas shopping, specifically for unique but useful gadgets—stocking stuffers for the adults in my family, some

Morning cup of coffee, gift, newspaper, glasses and bowtie on wooden desk for breakfast on happy fathers day
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Father’s Day 2018 Gift Guide

I’ve been holding onto the coolest gift idea since last Christmas and it has not been easy. I’ve wanted to

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The 18 Gifts 2018 Graduates Really Want

If you’re stressed because you just don’t know what gift would be right for that high school or college graduate

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24 Fabulous Ideas for Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day 2018 is right around the corner—you have about two weeks to get ready.

If this is catching you

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Every Procrastinator’s Guide to Saving Valentine’s Day

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Three generations family opening Christmas Gifts and New Puppy!
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Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Young Professionals, College Students, Moms and Dads

Gift-giving is surely on everyone’s mind as we head into the final weeks before Christmas. Giving gifts is a wonderful

Beautiful Christmas gift basket filled with edibles
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Gift Solutions in a Basket

Gift baskets are a terrific gift solution for an individual on your gift list, or for an entire family. The first step

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Super Cool Gadgets and Electronic Gear

I love gadgets—anything that is clever, innovative, useful and reasonably priced. Gadgets make great gifts, especially when totally unexpected. I just

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Toys for Kids

I saw it on Facebook and it made me laugh out loud. I want to use this in the invitations to

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Our Best Father’s Day Gift Guide Ever!

I may know what you’re thinking: Father’s Day? What! When? The answer is yes, Sun., June 18. But don’t panic.

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8 Frugal Gift Ideas for Grads

As you consider gifts for the grads on your list, think of that person’s “next step.” For a high-school grad, it’s

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Mother’s Day 2017 Gift Guide

Every year about this time, the age-old question comes up to baffle lots of people: Practical or sentimental? The answer of

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Smart Gifts for College-Bound Grads

Although my grandsons are still quite young, I’m keeping this excellent reader tip handy for when they graduate from high school. What a

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Super Quick and Easy Valentine Sweets and Treats

Let me break this to you gently: Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday. This is Friday. Get the picture?

Thankfully, there’s a big beautiful

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Best Headphones for Every Budget and Kids, Too

Several readers have asked recently about the best inexpensive headphones and earbuds both for themselves and their kiddos—and today seems

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Look What I Got For Christmas!

I love gadgets and apparently I’ve not kept that a secret from my friends and family. I’m still excited about