Your Guide For Free and Discount Summer Food Offers

I love to cook. One of my specialties is cooking bacon-wrapped meatloaf. No, not the healthiest meal, but sometimes you have to indulge yourself, you know. I am also trying to perfect the art of chicken cordon bleu, to mixed results if you ask my family. Now that we are in the dead of summer, I have been firing the grill since late June, but it all feels like a chore now. Whether it’s right or wrong...

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Tumble Dryers Are Not Cheap. Are You Shortening Its Lifespan?

  Am I the only person on Earth who has developed a hate/hate relationship with their household appliances? If you don’t use appliances the right way, you can break them. It’s easy to use a blender, but then you must clean them properly, or you might as well leave a, “Welcome,” sign outside for ants and pests of all kinds.  Then there is the, “Energy Star,” consumer initiative for...

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The Financial Weight of a Road Trip

It’s officially summer. I have never been on a road trip, but it is on my to-do list. And I am mean like a long-term, living in the van kind of road trip for two weeks or more. It’s one of those things that I hate putting off because it becomes harder to realize the older that I get. Also, a road trip adventure with friends or family is what summers are made for anyway. However, the more I crunched...

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National Ice Cream Day is Coming- How to Take Advantage

Superman’s natural weakness is kryptonite. My natural weakness is Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia ice cream. I would betray national secrets for just a tablespoon’s worth of the stuff. Also, I am loath to admit to how much ice cream I can eat in one sitting. Over 40% of Americans eat one pint of ice cream in one sitting. Keep in mind that a pint is meant to feed four people. We all love ice...

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