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Is a debt-free life possible?

(NewsUSA) – Leslie Balfaqih couldn’t believe how much money she and her husband wasted every month. “Our financial life was a mess,” Leslie says from her home in Florida. “To say we were disorganized is putting it mildly.” Like so many Americans, they didn’t have a plan for […]

Hanging Christmas Lights

A guide to hanging holiday lights

(NewsUSA) – Let there be lights! Christmas lights, that is. And if the timing of when some homeowners started hanging them this year is any measure – as early as mid-October – we’re really, really anxious for some holiday cheer. Most of you will opt for relatively understated […]

Christmas

Create festive trees for less

(NewsUSA) – Hosts and hostesses celebrating Christmas often find that Christmas trees are the focal point of a well-decorated home. And it’s easy to create a beautiful and fun Christmas tree, while saving enough money for presents. First, you’ll need a Christmas tree. To get more tree for […]

Ship it!

Ship it!

(NewsUSA) – Transporting a large or unusually shaped item can be a daunting task. Many people simply give up and hang on to an heirloom armoire or antique dollhouse rather than risk damaging it by shipping it across the country. It is, however, possible to ship just about […]

7 Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency

(NewsUSA) – With Old Man Winter just around the corner, now is the time for homeowners to start considering how to make their abode more energy-efficient. An energy-efficient home aves money and improves the comfort of the home environment. Follow these tips by Johns Manville to ensure your […]

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Buff Tough and American Made

Darlene Wright says Herd Wear products are Buff Tough. “Bison down is so warm because it has a moisture regain 12 times that of any other natural fiber. Unlike wools or synthetics, it holds your body heat even when wet.  It is naturally hypo-allergenic and most are machine […]

Lanie's Quilt

Made with love

I made my first quilt. Not that I haven’t made quilts, I have, but always the tie kind. I’ve never actually made an honest to goodness quilted quilt. I’m proud of the finished product, not so much because of the perfection of the end result (it is FAR […]