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Cyber Monday Tips

First, make sure any site you are using has https in the address bar. The ‘s’ stands for secure. Hopefully, you know the usual price of the item you are shopping for so you can tell if it is a bargain. Use Google Shopping and Yahoo Shopping to compare prices with other stores. Make one of your first stops RetailMeNot.com  …

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Mailing Your Holiday Gifts

Some quick tips on mailing holiday packages: Check the last date a package can be mailed and still reach its’ destination before the holiday —Holiday Shipping Dates Be aware of restrictions on what can be mailed and recommended packing of liquids. Mailing restrictions. Buy boxes from the post office or choose a heavy box. If re-using a box, take a …

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Black Friday Tips

Make a list and include sizes. If you receive emails from some of your favorite stores, check them for deals and any exclusive offers. Next year sign-up for emails from your favorite stores early. Check both paper ads and online ads. Have easily available any coupons you may be using–either print out or have bookmarked on your phone Download apps to help …

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Some easy food ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Qwikbit by Kammy Potatoes are the top export of Ireland. Twice baked potatoes would be an excellent meal for St. Pat’s Day. Have the kids help you make a Rainbow cake. Let them decorate the top of a frosted cake with rainbow colored M & Ms laid in arches on top of the cake. Make favorite bread dough recipe or …

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Choose the Perfect Carving Pumpkin

Qwikbit by Debbie Pumpkins are a part of Halloween activities. From carving to painting they delight the child in all of us. How to choose the perfect carving pumpkin. Choose one that is relatively smooth without thick ridges–these are easier to carve. Avoid pumpkins with soft spots, signs of mildew, or worm holes Look for stems that are not loose or …

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7 Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips

Qwikbit by Dobibe Hand safety Pumpkin carving is a lot of fun; hand injuries are not. You may just get a cut, but severe injuries to tendons and nerves can occur. Some of these injuries may require surgery. Use caution and follow these pumpkin carving safety tips. Use only tools designed for pumpkin carving. Most hand injuries are due to …

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Halloween Safety Tips

An open door

  Qwikbit by Meghan Some Halloween safety tips Trick and treat in groups. There is safety in numbers. Children younger than 12 should have a parent with them. Children older than 12 should stick with familiar, well-lit neighborhoods and go together in a group. Remind them to stay out of the street and to use crosswalks. Children should carry a …

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