Archive: December 2010

What’s your New Year’s resolution?

By on December 30, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Well, it’s New Year’s resolution time again. Whatever shall I resolve to do in 2011? Yeah, I could stand to lose a few pounds and make a healthier lifestyle choice here and there, but what fun is that? I’m much more inclined to make my usual resolution; one I’ve had little trouble keeping for many […]

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Top holiday movies – ever!

By on December 23, 2010 at 7:17 AM

Everyone has a favorite holiday movie. Mine happens to be White Christmas. I love old movies and I think this one captures everything that there is to love about Christmas. Here are some of the season’s other famed movies. It’s a Wonderful Life. A Christmas classic. Really, this needs no explanation. Miracle on 34th Street. […]

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Top holiday gifts of 2010

By on December 21, 2010 at 2:10 PM

This time of year, there’s a lot of gift-giving going on. Whether for Christmas, Hanukkah or even your office gift exchange, chances are, you’ll be buying at least one or two gifts this season. So, what are the top gifts on everyone’s wish lists? Here they are … Apple’s iPad tablet. No big surprise here; […]

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In the pink: health tips to inspire you

By on December 20, 2010 at 10:45 AM

With the holidays coming up, it can be hard to eat healthy — I’m glad to see that staying social helps with stress levels, though!  I thought I would share a few inspiring tips from GEICO Now magazine. Stay healthy and, stats show, you’re likely to live longer; you’ll certainly live better.  In fact, why […]

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Coming to a screen near you

By on December 17, 2010 at 2:42 PM

I have to admit I really like the new 3-D technology and it’s great that it’s available in homes now.  I saw this story in GEICO Now magazine and thought I would pass it along. Ever since “Avatar” shattered the box-office records last summer, 3-D entertainment is on everyone’s radar, both at the theater and […]

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Merry #MusicMonday – Add to our holiday playlist

By on December 13, 2010 at 11:06 AM

Ah, holiday music. You’ve been hearing it in every store since Black Friday. Some radio stations have been playing it since after Halloween. And some of you probably want to throw your radio off a cliff if you hear “Frosty the Snowman” one more time. But there are some holiday songs I love listening to […]

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’Tis the season … and has been for quite a while

By on December 7, 2010 at 10:47 AM

Thanksgiving having come and gone, we’re now hip-deep in “the holiday season.” But if you judge strictly by store decorations, we’ve been in it for many weeks already. I have mixed feelings. I love the spirit of the season – I’m all for anything that gives us an excuse to get together and celebrate with […]

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Prepping your car for cold weather

By on December 1, 2010 at 7:55 AM

Winter driving isn’t my favorite … the days are short, the roads are slippery and it seems like almost every morning you’re greeted by a thick coat of ice on your windshield. Not my idea of pleasant driving conditions. However, there are a few things you can do to ease the winter burden on your […]

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