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Yesterday was Mother's Day. Maybe you had carefully thought out your gift to your mother weeks ahead of time, or maybe you fell into the group of people wandering aimlessly around Walmart at 6:00am trying to put something together at the last minute. … [Read more...] about 8 Great Father’s Day Gifts
Customer service is a huge deal to me, and I put my money where the service is. I spend my money, even sometimes going out of my way, at places that treat their customers right. I also have a very long memory when it comes to businesses that have … [Read more...] about Would You Take Your Business Elsewhere After Bad Customer Service?
Standing in the electronics section of Walmart, I had a decision to make. Would I pay $19.99 for a 3ft Apple brand lightning cable, or 1/3rd that cost for an off brand cable that claimed to be able to charge and sync my wife's iPhone just as well? … [Read more...] about Do Off Brand Lightning Charging Cables For Your Apple Products Really Work?
Despite my general dislike of going out to eat, my wife and I went to a restaurant on New Year's Eve. While we did have a nice time, I was reminded throughout dinner just why it is I prefer to cook at home, especially on holidays. When eating out … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons You Should Skip Dining Out On Special Occasions
Some clothes are insanely expensive. Case in point, I read an article lately about a celebrity that wore sock boots to an NBA game worth over $2000. I'll never pay $2000 for a pair of footwear, and you'll never catch me spending $300 for a pair of … [Read more...] about Are Cheap Exercise Clothes A Good Value?