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Extreme Money-Saving Habits of Seriously Frugal People (and the Thrifty Tips You’ll Actually Use)

They’ll go to great (really great) lengths to save a few dollars (or even pennies) here and there. Some of their habits—while totally clever!—might be extreme, but maybe there’s something you can learn from them. Here are a few seriously frugal habits along with some toned-down thrifty tips you can …

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This New York restaurant limits parents dining with kids to a single drink

Only the parent who is driving is subject to the rule, which is explained whenever guests are seated — and anyone who disagrees is asked to leave. [A baby’s bottom, an angry diner, and a defiant restaurant owner: Just the latest in online review clashes] “I could never live with …

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Financial Tips for Parents on a Tight Budget

Much of today’s parenting advice addresses parents who are well-off or at least reasonably comfortable with their family’s financial situation. But what if your family isn’t in a good financial place? How can you be the best parent you can be when you don’t have enough money? Here are some …

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Remake your backyard into a mini farm

(Danielle Sykes/ Houzz) (Jake Moss Designs/ Houzz) (B. Jane Gardens/ Houzz)   If youve been gazing at the patch of grass in your yard and wanting there was something else you might do with it, youve concerned the best location. Whether you are simply starting your first veggie garden or …

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How to have sex with the same person for the rest of your life

In the very first of Guardian Familys Ways to series, we look at methods to keep things amazing in the bedroom (or at your partners workplace) 1 Accept that having sex with the exact same person for the rest of your life unless its yourself (see later) is difficult and, …

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7 Problems Every Couple Inevitably Faces, According To Therapists

When a relationship is brand new, loving your partner comes easy. You’re still hyper curious about each other and growing as a couple every day. But eventually, you’re bound to encounter some roadblocks that will test your love.  Below, marriage therapists share seven major challenges every couple faces and how to …

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A generation determined to stay on Long Island

Updated November 29, 2015 12:15 PM By AMANDA FISCINA  amanda.fiscina@newsday.com I couldn’t believe it. I was in a restaurant bursting with millennials who were not there to watch a big game on TV, a cover band onstage, or to get a lifetime of free Chick-fil-A. They were there to talk …

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2015 December Family Fun Guide: Winter Festivals, Lightings and Light Shows, and More Merry Amusements for the Holidays

FOOD, WINE, & DINING, FAMILY & PARENTING, SPORTS & RECREATION, MUSIC, MOVIES & ENTERTAINMENT, SCHOOL & EDUCATION, NATURE & WEATHER, COMMUNITY, CHARITY & CAUSE, ARTS & CULTURE, TRAVEL & LOCAL ATTRACTIONS, HEALTH & WELLNESS, HOT SPOTS & NIGHT LIFE, SEASONAL & CURRENT EVENTS By Lyndsay McCabe       Published: November 30 …

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How to DIY Pasta Snowflake Ornament for Christmas

Today we are featuring a fab project – pasta snowflake ornaments! This is such a cute and simple idea for the Holidays. To start, we need to work on parchment paper or wax paper. Design small and large wagon wheel pasta pieces into ornament shape. Glue together with glue that …

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