Unlimited cell phone plans: Straight Talk #StraightTalkTesters

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I used to have one of the "traditional" cell phone plans with a major service provider.  I was delighted when we signed on with my husband's 15% employee discount available to us.  What did I get for that?  Well, I got unlimited night and weekend calling, and voice mail. 250 minutes to use otherwise before I had ...

Say Hello to Office 365 Personal

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Say Hello to Office 365 Personal I LOVE Office 365.  It's made my life- personally and professionally- so much easier. Things are just in sync with one another and having things available no matter where I am, without having to save or whatever? Priceless. Now it's available in a personal version so for those of us ...

8 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 8.1 at Staples (Twitter Party) April 7 #byeXP

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I am a Windows Champion and have partnered with Windows and Staples to host this Twitter party. Opinions are my own. I hope you'll join Windows and Staples (and me!) on Monday, April 7.  We're going to be talking about 8 reasons to Upgrade to Windows 8.1 at Staples during this party, because who doesn't want ...

Tips for Tax time and helpful budget tips #WindowsChampions

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As I sit here looking at the far too big folder of all of our tax papers... and really just would like to avoid the task one more day, it got me to thinking about  budgets and taxes and ways to stay on top of things. My friends at Windows sent over these tips for ...

The Microsoft Store in Farmington, Connecticut #WindowsChampions

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A few weeks ago, the new Microsoft Store opened at the Westfarms Mall in Farmington, Connecticut. I was all kinds of excited to attend the media tour before the Grand Opening celebration and check out the store itself....but sad for me, I had a nasty bout of strep throat and wasn't even able to get ...

How to stay safe on Facebook

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This post about How to Stay Safe on Facebook is brought to you through my Ambassadorship with Hotspot Shield.  Opinions are my own.   When it comes to Facebook, virtually everyone is joining in the fun. (Except my husband). In world where your Grandma is just as likely to have a profile as your best friend, Facebook ...

Weight Watchers Simple Start Program #SimpleStart

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It's the New Year, which inspires new resolutions by  many to lose weight, be healthier, and so many other things.  I was given a free one month subscription to Weight Watchers to try their Simple Start plan and write about my experience.Though I was compensated for my time and commitment, all views, positive and negative, are my own. I made ...

Shattered iPad? Cracked phone screen? No problem!

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I had my iPad 3 for almost a full year and never ever dropped it.  I had this adorable case on it, that was super cute, and everything was alllll kinds of hunky dory and happy.  I even would read books or watch episodes of True Blood on my iPad while in the tub.  NEVER ...

8 Internet Safety Tips for Kids, Tweens and Teens (This is TO the kids)

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It's past Christmas, and many kids have shiny new devices that access the internet.  I figured it might be a good time to share some reminders for all of us to think about and share with our kids.  We have to protect them and teach them to protect themselves! Here are 8 Internet Safety Tips ...