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The Vacuums I Use Every Day and Absolutely Swear By – NEW UPDATE!

If you have hard flooring, carpet or flat surfaces in your home, which just about covers every possibility—there are four specific vacuum cleaners that deserve your attention: an upright, a cordless stick vac, a cordless handheld, and robot vacuum. These are the four worker bees that I own, love, and do not want to live without.

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Once you familiarize yourself with these vacuums and their specific uses, you’ll know why each one gets my designation for Best Inexpensive in its specific category. Because life is uncertain and things can change with a minute’s notice, today I am updating and republishing this post with new and exciting information.

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The Best Places to Buy Eyeglasses

There are a number of ways to buy eyeglasses, including from local opticians, independent optometrists, optical departments in big-box retailers, and online-only vendors. Regardless of the option you choose, the good news is that prescription eyeglasses do not have to cost hundreds of dollars. In this article, I look at the cost of eye exams and prescription eyeglasses from eight optical retailers to help you make your own comparisons and confident decisions.

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In-Store or Online?

There are two ways you can purchase prescription eyeglasses—in person or online.

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10 Incredibly Simple Travel Tips to Take Stress Out of Flying

Flying is back. More people boarded commercial planes in the U.S. this past Thursday than the comparable same pre-pandemic day in 2019. TSA reports that 2,147,090 travelers passed through its security checkpoints, a good indicator for what’s to come over the next few months. If you plan to travel by air this summer, one thing is for certain: You won’t be alone! TSA estimates we’re about to beat all records in summer air travel.


It goes without saying that you need to get to the airport early. But this summer, as things return to normal, plan to double the time you might otherwise allow to arrive, get through security, and to your gate. TSA is experiencing delays due to being understaffed. The TSA rules are frequently being amended and changed so make sure you stay current.

Beyond that, check out these tips and tricks to make your experience less stressful. After all, you do want to arrive with joy in your heart and kind words on your lips.

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19 DIY Non-Toxic Natural Pest Control Recipes and Solutions

Recently, a friend sent me an S.O.S. asking if I knew of any natural pest control to rid an apartment of fleas—a method that would not be toxic to small children. Treating their pets and animals would be the first step, but surprisingly these folks have no animals. The truth is that flea infestations often occur simply because neighborhood cats or dogs like to lounge near their home or they have purchased an infested piece of furniture from a yard sale.




I headed right for my collection of pest control recipes and retrieved the perfect solution for fleas. I thought you might enjoy knowing that one for fleas, plus natural, non-toxic remedies for all kinds of home and garden pests.

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