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The best frozen apple pie and key lime pie

cr’s frozen piesSometimes there just isn’t time to bake a pie from scratch during the holidays. Company is coming, your family is traveling, or you’ve cooked so much other stuff that you’re simply not interested in starting another project. At times like this, you can buy a pie or other dessert from a favorite bakery, or …

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Smart Scales at the Supermarket?

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Smart ScalesMore and more markets these days are offering customers the option of doing a self-checkout, where you can scan your own items into an automated register instead of standing in line. These are great at some stores, but when you have a cart full of fruits and vegetables that have no real bar codes, …

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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mother’s day is may 11th

It’s almost the end of April, which means that Mother’s Day is just around the corner. The holiday falls on May 11th this year (just under two weeks away) and it’s time to get serious about shopping for something special for Mom. Last year I made up a little gift guide …

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Sweet earrings for foodies

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Diamonds, gold and other precious things might be the most typical choices for jewelry, especially if you’re looking to pick out a gift. But when it comes down to it, sometime pricey certainly isn’t the only option and sometimes having fun with your jewelry can be just as satisfying. In this case …

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