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The End of Daylight Savings

Posted by Autumn

Daylight Savings ends on Sunday, November 6th. Most U.S. residents set their clocks one hour forward in spring and one hour back in fall. However, residents of Arizona and Hawaii—along with the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, among others—don’t observe Daylight Savings Time (DST).Why do we observe DST? And what exactly is it? The idea of daylight saving was first conceived by Benjamin Franklin. In 1784 good ole Ben wrote “An Economical Project,” a little whimsy on the [Read More...]

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Beauty Blog: Eyebrow Tips

Posted by Marissa

I admit it, I'm guilty of a bit of an eyebrow fixation. Even as I write this I can picture my patient husband shaking his head at me as I tell him that my un-kept eyebrows are making me feel and look like a muppet. Cue a barrage of eyebrow horror stories like the time I was going to a wedding and got a huge burn blister on my eyebrow from too hot wax (gah!) or the time my eyebrow "stylist" created a monster by making my brows so thin & high that  I looked frozen in a surprised position for about [Read More...]

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Ideas For Organizing Your Crafting Tools

Posted by Marissa

“Where are the scissors? I swear a had them right here on the table!”If you’re a crafter, this line probably sounds very familiar. Don’t worry… you’re not alone. Having a double ( sometimes even a triple) pair, doesn’t save you from the mysterious black hole that eats the tool you need at the time you most need it!Been there, done that! That’s why I decided to post my Fave Four organization TIPS  to help your crafting experience become much smoother and without any unexpected [Read More...]

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5 TIPS to ‘Lighten’ Up Your Electric Bill

Posted by Marissa

Electric bills usually increase during the summer. This summer, consider these five tips and enjoy the savings!1.Consider using power strips for appliances and electronics. Power strips down when not in use to prevent them from drawing unneeded electricity.2. Change your old incandescent light bulbs to energy efficient bulbs. The cost may seem higher up front, but in the long run savings add up!3.Contact your local energy provider to enroll in free energy saving  incentives, rebates or programs, [Read More...]

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