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Catch A Clue – Change Coming To Popular Board Game
Sunday is often a day for family board games at our house. Kate is extremely competitive and a borderline poor sport! She just loves to win!  At 7 she isn’t quite ready for Clue but when she is, it won’t be the classic Clue with which I grew up...
Selfies – Taking Too Many Could Have Consequences
I’ll admit I’m one of those “let the punishment fit the crime” kinda guys so I don’t have a whole lot of sympathy for this or any other overindulging self-inflicted type injury ,
but I thought you needed to know this as a pub…
The Cuddle Hormone Could Be Your Key To Weight Loss
I make a lot of posts about weight loss and healthcare because that is a general concern for many people in the typical KIT age demographic.  I include myself in that so anytime I find something interesting about those topics I like to share...
Full Blast Or Shut It Down – The Air Conditioner Question
We are creeping back to 90 degrees and more so it seems only right to revisit a question that gets asked every year about this time.  When it comes to running the air conditioner and energy conservation, is it better to leave the A/C on all day, or only turn it on when you're home...
Bigger Houses Mean Smaller Lawns To Mow, Yea?
s mowing the lawn on the weekend bucket list? As a kid your first job might have been to mow the family lawn.  You might even have made a neighborhood business out of it, but that was then and this is now and given the current trends, today’s young landscape entrepreneur might n…
“Drunkorexia” A Dangerous Trend On College Campuses
When your recent high school grad heads off to college this fall there's a disturbing and dangerous campus trend that they need to be warned about. Shockingly it combines eating disorders with alcohol abuse and it's more common than many people realize according to a report in USA TODAY...
The Dog Days Of Television Viewing
OK, this is going a little bit overboard.  Strike that. It’s waaaay overboard. A company in England wants to help your dog watch the television channel of your pets choosing.
UK-based pet food maker 'Wagg' has designed what’s being called the world&Close…
‘Happy Birthday’ Is Now Free For All To Sing
Celebrating a birthday this weekend?  Well, the next time you go out to a family restaurant to celebrate a birthday, the servers will be able to sing Happy Birthday as we know it, love it and as it was meant to be!
How come? A judge just approved a settlement  (June 27th) that officially puts the &qu…
Ten Worst Airports For Summer Travel
The sand, the surf, the summer sun beckons us to begin our summer vacations but getting there is no longer half the fun.  Air travel has become a giant pain in the seat - cushions  can serve as a flotation device!
Millions of travelers will face an obstacle course of hassles, problems and d…
Happy Expensive Fourth Of July!
Happy Birthday America!!! The personal-finance website WalletHub took a look at the 4th of July holiday. The report includes a fun fact-filled infographic that breaks down the dollars and cents of Independence Day.  Any way you slice it, chowing down on Monday is going to be spendy...

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