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A Journey in Victorian Décor

It’s what’s inside that counts Victorian architecture is known for its multiple roof lines, dramatic towers, and stately entrances. Those who are lucky enough to own an authentic turn-of-the-century Victorian know their homes can have a lot of curb appeal. However, just as in the literary tradition of the great romance novels of the time,
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Gmail Buzz (Googlebuzz) tackles social networking

What is Gmail Buzz or Googlebuzz? It seems when Google sees a good idea, the humongous company just can’t seem to keep its hands off of it. From everything I have read about Google’s new product, which people are referring to as Gmail Buzz or Googlebuzz, it’s the same thing as Facebook. PC World reports:
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Be Happy with Installment Loans and Eating Out

A Little Goes a Long Way This past week has presented me a series of minute irritants, including but not limited to an almost constantly empty gas tank, constant rain, a 30-article deadline and making a 30-minute trip to interview someone for an article only to find out that my contact cancelled and informed nobody.
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Think Jumpin Jammerz for comfort and convenience

You no doubt remember where you were when Kid ‘N Play exclaimed that it was time for a pajama jammie jam in the film “House Party.” Be still your beating hearts, consumers, because it’s time to take the floor in your footed pajamas again, thanks to Jumpin Jammerz. At, you can rediscover the miracle
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America’s Cheapest Family is surviving and thriving on less

The Economides family of Scottsdale, Ariz., understands what it takes to make it during a recession. While most people struggle to make ends meet and scratch for emergency money, “America’s Cheapest Family” (the Economides’ trademarked title) lives well by the simple principles of making a budget and frugal living. According to, the Economides are

How to finance your home improvement projects

According to Fox Business, Americans are likely to spend more than $121 billion on home improvement in 2010, so knowing how to finance home improvement is important. Here are seven financing options. How to finance home improvement: Seven possibilities Breaking a larger concept down into smaller parts makes it much less daunting; that includes how
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Sporkle versus Sporcle | Entertainment website showdown

So, you’re looking for somewhere online to spend some time – so should you be spending that time on Sporkle or Sporcle? Yes, Sporkle and Sporcle are different websites, and while they will both very effectively eat up time, they are far from the same. While you’re waiting a few minutes for your online payday

Cheap Loans Are Too Expensive To Miss

Expensive? Not cheap loans! With the cost of virtually everything going up, with no end in sight, it has become that much harder to make every dollar stretch. From higher grocery bills to the increasing cost of filling up your gas tank, more and more people have found themselves in need of such essentials, but
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Body Magic | Put the Juju on Your Curves

Magic for your body or vacuum for your wallet? Human beings are gorgeous creatures. There are few things as beautiful as the human form, even if the definition of what is “beautiful” varies greatly from one socioeconomic group to the next. Some relate to the runway model ideal, while others’ imaginations are fired by bodies
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Payday Loans | Teaching Me the Value of Money

Something for nothing? Not in the real world Payday loans weren’t around when I first learned how to handle money. If they had been (and had I been eligible to apply for them), I’m sure I would have learned very quickly that in the real world you simply don’t get something for nothing. Many of

How to find a cheap couch or love seat

Every now and again, people do have to buy new furniture. For some it is not always the most pleasant experience, but there are some ways to make it easier and a lot lighter on the wallet. There are a few excellent places to look for great deals. Replacing a couch or love seat Replacing

Single mothers in need of money now have good career options

Mothers in the job market Single mothers in need of money now have some choices to make. It’s difficult in today’s economy for anyone to manage, but with the added stress of raising children, it can be a daunting task. There are millions of unemployed Americans in the job market and a good portion are
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St. Patricks Day | Top 10 Ways to Celebrate

For Catholics, St. Patrick’s Day was once a holy day of obligation – and for Irish everywhere, St. Patrick’s day is a chance to celebrate this amazing little country that gets overlooked far too often the rest of the year. If you’d like your St. Paddy’s Day celebrating to go beyond some corned beef and
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E-marriage: Marriage by proxy for same-sex couples

The laws pertaining to gay marriage in most states do not currently favor same-sex couples. Yet through technology, some same-sex couples have found a way to navigate around what many consider to be unjust laws, reports Time. For instance, one same-sex couple in Texas recently tied the knot via the online communication service Skype, in
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Newcomers clubs: Meet people, make new friends

Moving to a new town can be very stressful. Moving, in itself, is considered to be one of the top three stressful situations you can experience in life along with death and divorce. However, you can make the move more pleasant by finding newcomers clubs near you. You are not required to be a brand-new
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Cash Advance | A Responsible Source for Emergency Cash

Using cash advance loans responsibly You’ve seen the disclaimer before about using cash advance loans responsibly. But what does that really mean? Sure, you’d be foolish to plan a trip to Las Vegas and go to the tables strictly with cash advance money. There is no guaranteed rate of return and the house always comes

Top 10 Ways to Raise Money for a Wedding

1. Help the environment Most Top 10 lists go end with the “best” of what the list is about, but I am going to start with the best idea I’ve heard for how to save money for a wedding: recycling aluminum. A friend of mine is doing just that through a project she calls Wedding