Christmas is just around the corner and at this time of year most households are busy getting decorations prepared for their homes in order to create that all-important festive look and atmosphere. From finding the right Christmas tree to hanging tasteful decorations and lights, there is a lot to be done when it comes to getting the home ready for Christmas.…Continue reading →
December is a great time to clear out stuff you no longer need and make room for all of those expected Christmas presents from Santa. What’s the best way to get rid of stuff? It really depends on your needs and circumstances. Here are some possible options.
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Gift giving can turn out to be both wonderful and frustrating. You want to find that perfect gift, but you don’t know what the other person already has. Personally I prefer practical gifts – things I can use.…Continue reading →
Most major retailers offer smartphone apps to make it easy for customers to find product information and place orders on their phones and tablets. However, according to experts, an increasing number of retailer apps are fakes.
Some phony apps are harmless, while others are set up to harvest credit card numbers for criminals. There are even fraudulent apps that lock down your phone or tablet and hold it hostage until you pay a ransom.…Continue reading →
There’s a reason trends become traditional: People love them. In design, traditional elements can really help you show appreciation for your space.
One great way to show that appreciation is to reduce the sheer amount of stuff in your home. Kitchy furniture and tricked out appliances, while seeming novel, can really make a space feel smaller, leaving you to feel suffocated.…Continue reading →
If you’re into home decor, crafts, artwork or DIY, check out what a Cricut precision cutting machine can do for you! The Cricut Explore Air 2 machine also makes a phenomenal gift.
Cricut offers supplies, ideas and projects, or you can use your own creative sparks. Design your masterpiece on your computer or tablet, then have Cricut bring it to life.…Continue reading →
Welcome to another edition of LivingWithBeth’s Christmas Gift Guide. If you’ve got a cat or a dog, you might be part of the estimated 95 percent of pet owners who buy gifts for their furry family members.
Check out this list of cool gift options for your cat or dog, and save some money while you’re at it. These items are sure to please your pet even more than the wrapping paper and boxes will.…Continue reading →
Food is one of the most popular Christmas gifts, for good reason. If you’re buying for loved ones who live a far distance away, food is the perfect Christmas present. You might not know a person’s clothing size, home decor and so forth, but you can probably figure out what type of food they might like.
There are scads of companies that offer delicious gourmet treats, shipped right to your friend or relative, no matter where he or she lives.…Continue reading →
Who else remembers the Staples Easy Button? Years ago, I had a coworker who had a Staples Easy Button on her desk. Everyone thought it was the coolest thing, and it didn’t actually do anything except sit there.
Amazon has come up with a button that actually performs a task. It places an order for something you need on a regular basis, simply by pressing a button.…Continue reading →
Be on the lookout for some unscrupulous third party sellers on Amazon who are working hard to steal your dough. I know someone who was almost scammed out of $500 due to this scam – an extremely intelligent, tech savvy person.
Third party sellers have been a mainstay on Amazon for years, offering both used and new products alongside Amazon’s own listings.…Continue reading →