Hostess Gifts and Housewarming Gift Ideas Beyond a Bottle of Wine

When you are shopping for a perfect way to say thank you to your host or hostess, it can be challenging to know what kind of hostess gifts to give. A bottle of champagne or wine is almost always welcome, but often that may not last until the end of the party.

These host gifts and / or housewarming gift ideas for your host / hostess will help you to choose a gift that is both practical and cherished, and will help the gift recipient remember your kind gesture long after they have recovered from the party.… Read the rest

Free Shopping Birthday Gifts and Birthday Shopping Discounts

A great perk of getting older is all the love and free birthday gifts that are sent your way on your special day. Sign up for these e-newsletters and loyalty reward programs to get these free birthday coupons / birthday shopping discounts and other great free shopping birthday benefits each year!

The best gifts are those that do not require any minimum spend amount (IKEA and Finish Line are favorites for this reason!).… Read the rest

Claim Your Equifax 2017 Data Breach $125 Cash Settlement

In September of 2017, Equifax announced that it had experienced a data breach, which impacted the personal information of a staggering 147 million people! As the US Population was estimated to be 325 million in 2017, this represents almost half (45%) of the US!

A federal court is considering a proposed class action settlement, that, if approved by the Court, would resolve lawsuits brought by consumers after the data breach.… Read the rest

Vintage Electronic Radios on Shelf

Advances in technology happen at an astounding rate. In fact, according to Moore’s Law, the processing power of computers doubles every two years! While this is great news for the breakthroughs in knowledge, new things that we can experience, and personal convenience, it also comes at a cost — our technology seems outdated rather quickly.

Global competition has made it cheap and easy to purchase new electronics — often this is long before the old electronics stop working.… Read the rest

Save the planet by recycling empty waste products

A modern lifestyle comes with many conveniences, but can often produce excess waste around the house. There are a lot of progressive parts of the country that do a great job to minimize the waste products that go into landfills, but it can be frustrating when there are no recycling centers near you.

Fortunately, there are some great FREE recycling programs that allow you to mail back select waste products so that the materials can be recycled.… Read the rest