Post-Christmas to-do list

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I am sad to say that 2011 is almost over!  Now that the busy holiday season is coming to a close, I’ve had some time to get things done around the house that have been on my to-do list.  The time after Christmas is a great time to knock a few things off the list, especially tasks which are infrequent or sporadic in nature. Housekeeping At the end of the year when you are probably home during...

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A back to school NON-deal

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While I was walking to the bus loop on campus earlier this month, I noticed that there were lots of companies with booths set up outside the student union building.  They were doing back-to-school promotions on everything from newspaper subscription to phone plans.  September is often a great month for getting deals because companies are targeting students who may have just moved out on their own...

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To buy or not to buy… baking utensils

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Although I’ve always done a lot of cooking, I’ve been doing more baking lately.  Baking – pastries, tarts, and the like – always seemed a bit frivolous to me since it’s not really part of a nutritious “diet”.  But I’ve come to discover that bringing the occasional tray of baked goods to work, meetings and other gatherings is a very economical way to make a lot of people happy. I’ve...

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Easy moving tips – Packing!

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I move every year or two, generally to save money, other times due to misfortune (eg. building fire).  Indeed, I like moving!  I like the sense of change and the chance to purge my life of a bit more stuff.  Some people don’t like moving due to the expense, the transitory state, and the effort. I’ve gotten pretty good at moving though and it usually cost me very little money, doesn’t...

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