Three reasons to cut your home phone service and four reasons to keep it (guest post)

Have you cut your home telephone service and use only wireless? You’re not alone. Roughly 25% of all American adults now live in homes with wireless-only voice connections. If you’re among the 25 to 29 age bracket, only about half have bothered with a home telephone line. With so many ways to reach out and touch ...

CPSC Adopts Testing Requirements for Children’s Toys

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted 5-0 on July 20 to approve new third party testing requirements, through a notice of requirements, to ensure the safety of children's toys. While the toy industry has had to comply with mandatory toy safety requirements for more than two years, the Commission voted to give manufacturers, ...

Got allergies? Clinical study looking for participants (possible paid study)

We’re currently helping a pharmaceutical company find people 5 to 65 years of age who suffer from seasonal allergies that are willing to participate in a clinical research study in your area (Only Certain Zipcodes Qualify). Research study needs volunteers with seasonal allergies.  We’re currently helping a pharmaceutical company find people 5 to 65 years ...

*HOT* $10 off $20 at Bertucci’s!!

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Bertucci's has online ordering available at select locations (staring July 14) and coming soon everywhere. Check www.bertuccis.com for details!! BUT if you register, place an online order and enter code TENOFF at checkout, you will get $10 off your first $20 order!! First time users only. My husband loves getting Bertucci's for lunch as a treat sometimes, maybe ...

Heartbreak, heartache, and love.

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I'm writing this ahead of time because I'm not sure what my mood will be in the morning.  You see, 2 years ago today, my mom was alive.  Sick, yes, dying, yes, but alive.  In fact, we were due to be visiting 2 days from now.  Celebrating Busy B's birthday up there in New Hampshire, ...

The Blueberry Council wants you to have fun with blueberries…and *WIN*!

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From June 27 –July 26, U.S.Highbush Blueberry Council is inviting all their fun-loving friends to upload or tweet photos of themselves (or their family and friends) doing something playful or adventurous fueled by the flavor of blueberries. Each week, they’ll select the two best entries and award $100 gift cards to the winners. At the end ...

I e-Poll, do you?

e-Poll is a paid survey site I think my friend Jess introduced me to about 2  years ago.  They do have surveys that are lengthy but the points earned are worth it, and often times they even have questions your kids can answer (which my Busy girl LOVES).  I like cashing out for Paypal money ...

Has anyone joined hotspex for paid surveys?

Just discovered hotspex (and here I am thinking I have worked with many survey sites) and haven't heard much about it.  I love paid surveys as you know!! Anyone tried them? [ad#glam between posts]

Enter your pet and person look alike photo and win…

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  Nicole Richie and her fluffy Pomeranian look so much alike, they could be cousins! We’re sure many of your readers look strikingly similar to their four legged companions and to find the best, Gift Card Mall is hosting a Pet Look-A-Like contest on Twitter from now until July 22.     To enter,  tweet your best photo with your ...