Keep Track of Your Bird with Spotify’s Time for Turkey

This Thanksgiving, Spotify has made it easy to have fun without losing track of how long your turkey’s in the oven. Instead of relying on a timer to tell you when dinner is ready, simply log onto Time for Turkey to get a customized playlist that lasts just as long as your bird needs to cook. How does it work? First, the website asks you […] MORE >

50 Amazing Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes

It’s getting cold outside. We even had our first snow last week. Living in Kansas, we don’t get snow before Thanksgiving very often! I find that any time the temperature starts dropping, I start desiring to eat soup. Not only does it warm my body, it also helps me to embrace the season that I typically dread. Soup is almost like a comfort […] MORE >

Beware of This Sneaky Credit Card Trick at Checkout

You’re dreading how much everything in your shopping cart costs—until the cashier offers a 10 percent discount. All you have to do is sign up for the store’s credit card. Not so fast. Retail cards tend to have much higher interest rates than general-use cards, averaging 23 percent compared with 15 percent, according to So if you carry a […] MORE >

6 Surprising Facts About Diabetes and The Kidneys

Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure? Diabetes occurs when your body doesn’t make enough insulin (a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in your blood) or can’t use normal amounts of insulin properly. High blood sugar levels have a damaging ripple effect in many parts of your body, causing harm to the kidneys. In honor […] MORE >

Free Sample: Early Black Friday Deals at Amazon and 62 Birthday Freebies!

How to get it: Click on the link below for information on how you can get 62 freebies on your birthday and early Black Friday deals at Amazon! Deal Alert! Early Black Friday Sale at Amazon: Amazon is offering their Black Friday deals starting today!  Check out this page for current deals, which will be updated up to every 10 minutes. Details: 62 Things You Can […] MORE >

What to Watch on Netflix in December

Just in time for the cold, snowy winter ahead, we’ve got the list of the newest titles to stream on Netflix. If you’re looking for a good laugh, follow the antics of news anchor Ron Burgundy in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (available 12/6), starring Will Ferrell and Christina Applegate. The crazy Channel 4 news team is back, this time on a 24-hour news channel that […] MORE >

8 Ways to Stay Safe on the Road This Season

When the weather outside is frightful, the idea of climbing into your car can be positively daunting. But a little planning will go miles in keeping your vehicle—and you—in good working order. The experts at Kelley Blue Book, the vehicle valuation and automotive research company, offer these tips for driving in wintry conditions. • Take charge of your battery and electrical […] MORE >

9 Thanksgiving Cooking Disasters, Solved!

You planned everything perfectly for Thanksgiving, but now it’s the big day and your turkey is undercooked, the gravy is lumpy and the mashed potatoes might be ruined. There’s a lot of pressure to make a perfect dinner for the biggest food holiday of the year, and even the best cooks can experience a few mishaps. But don’t fret; use […] MORE >

Update: After Facing a Firestorm, Old Navy Revamps Its Plus-Size Policies

Earlier this month, we told you about a woman named Renee Posey, who used the power of the internet to bring attention to what she claimed was Old Navy’s unfair treatment of plus-size customers. Today we can report that the retailer is finally listening. It all began when Posey started a petition on demanding that the company stop charging more for […] MORE >

12 Freebies to Get This Black Friday (Plus a $7 Hotel Stay!)

Make a dent in your holiday shopping this weekend AND score freebies while you’re at it. These Black Friday deals don’t cost a cent—just a little patience and willpower to be the first in line at the following stores. Don’t forget to set your alarms! • Belk: First 250 Black Friday customers get a gift card ranging between $5-$1,000. Stores open […] MORE >