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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away – 8 Incredible Tips!

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away – 8 Incredible Tips!

After what felt like a never-ending winter here in CT, we are finally getting to enjoy some time outside. We live in a wooded area with a small stream in our backyard; an area mosquitoes love. Here are my favorite ways to keep the mosquitoes at bay and be...

3 Ways To Make Your Razor Last Longer

3 Ways To Make Your Razor Last Longer

A pack of razors costs about $20-25 for eight cartridges. Popular razor company, Gillette suggests you change your razor blade/cartridge every week or two if you shave daily. That equates to a cost of about $130-$165 in razors each year! (Assuming you...

7 Ways to Save Money on Gas

7 Ways to Save Money on Gas

The other day I stopped to get gas in an unfamiliar town. After filling up, and getting back on my way, I passed by another gas station, not more than 1 mile down the road, that was $0.30 per gallon cheaper! Ouch!For my 20-gallon tank, choosing the wrong...

How Long Does Makeup Last

How Long Does Makeup Last

I was putting on overly clumpy mascara the other day and trying to think back as to when I last purchased it. I knew if I couldn't remember, it was likely quite a while ago! After some further research on how long makeup lasts, I learned that I basically...

Unexpected Things Your Library May Offer

Unexpected Things Your Library May Offer

Of course, many of us think of books when we hear the word library, but there are so many more amazing benefits of being a member of your local library. The other day I was doing some work in a quiet corner that was filled with cake and muffin pans to...

Best Practices for Tipping in America

Best Practices for Tipping in America

How many times have you wondered if you were leaving an appropriate tip? You don’t want to be cheap and give too little, but you also don’t want to empty your wallet and over tip. Tipping in America can be confusing and make you feel uncomfortable if you are not sure...

How to Change a Duvet Cover (Life Hack!)

How to Change a Duvet Cover (Life Hack!)

A few years ago, I learned the best hack on how to change a duvet cover. It was life-changing!! It used to take me an embarrassing long time to change my duvet cover, and now it’s done in UNDER TWO MINUTES. I like to change my duvet cover and sheets frequently to...

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