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How much should you tip and where

Tipping is a part of the service industry. Those who provide needed services to the public will oftentimes expect an additional tip for a job well done. While you may be willing to tip, you may not know what an acceptable amount is for various services. Use the following guide to determine how much you […]

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Emergency Preparedness

\You can never be too prepared in the event of an emergency. Unfortunately, many people think they’re going to stay out of harm’s way for the rest of their lives only to find themselves right where they never thought they would wind up. The amount of money you spend to prepare yourself and your family […]

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Taking Family Photos Successfully

Everyone has those awful memories of taking family pictures. Mine consist of gnats, heat, crying kids, and too much denim. The actual taking of the pictures is blocked from memory, but the process is what has stuck with me. I remember sitting there and thinking, There must be another way. Before you make the same […]

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Thank A Neighbor For Watching Your Pet

We all love our pets! When it comes to playtime, feeding, and exercise you want the best for your furry friend. This rings true for vacation time, too. Perhaps you wish you could take them with you, but that’s just not an option sometimes. So find a trusted sitter whom you know will keep them […]

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Promoting Fireplace Safety in the Home

With winter here many families are turning to their fireplaces to bring heat and comfort to their homes.  According to the U.S. Fire Administration over 1/3 of American homes utilize a fireplace, a wood stove, and/or fuel-fired appliances in order to work as a primary source of heat. It is also estimated that residential home […]

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The Nightmare of Losing Your Wedding Ring

It’s every married couple’s worst nightmare. An expensive piece of jewelry that is small and you take just about everywhere you go.  It is estimated that 13% of men lose their wedding ring within the first 3 months of getting married. That means that millions of black tungsten wedding bands are probably sitting on the […]

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