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Simple and Practical Cold Weather Clothing Advice

Simple and Practical Cold Weather Clothing Advice

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The sudden surge of cold weather catches many states off guard. Places that are normally warm are experiencing bursts of freezing air and snow. But is it worth buying hundreds of dollars worth of winter gear to stay cozy? Today, we’ll examine the most practical cold weather clothing advice to get the best bang for your buck. How many layers should you wear in cold weather? Most experts suggest between 3-4 layers, dependent on the temperature. First, start with a base layer like long johns or undershirts. Second, put on your regular clothing. Long-sleeved tee shirts and jeans are a...
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Quickly Improve Household Income and Cash Flow

How to Find Your Side Hustle And Pad Your Bank Account

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January marks the time to repay last year's debts. We want to pay off our bills, and we want to do it quickly. Furthermore, we desire to have a little extra money left over. In this post, we discuss how to side hustle and create more cash flow. Find out all the ways to loosen your budget by reading more below. Understanding your household income Before we begin with ways to earn extra money, we want you to think about your budget. In order to improve household income, one must first come up with a plan. Gather all of your...
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Office Productivity Hacks to Overcome Limited Time

Office Productivity Hacks to Overcome Limited Time

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When we really think about it, our jobs keep us pretty busy. Thinking about all of our responsibilities at work can be overwhelming. We'd like to take a step back and share some easy office productivity hacks to make things better. If you're in search of some time-saving tips stay tuned. We have everything you need to slay your workday below. Turn off phone notifications Even small distractions can turn into a big waste of time. One of the best office productivity hacks includes turning off the unnecessary notifications from your phone. If you have a set schedule to return calls...
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How to Effectively Train for Your First 5K Event

How to Effectively Train for Your First 5K Event

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Come support local schools and join the festivities at the Achieva Run for GOOD 5K. Even if you're not an avid runner, there's still plenty of time to prepare. Registration is easy and you'll be on your way to train for your first 5k event in no time. Below, we'll give you all of the racing details as well as tips on how to become a full-fledged participant. Continue reading to learn more. Are you ready to train for your first 5k? Signing up for the Achieva Run for GOOD 5k is simple. Visit our page here and then click...
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Affordable Dog Care Basics for a Happy, Healthy Pet

Affordable Dog Care Basics for a Happy, Healthy Pet

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There's a huge celebration now that the Achieva Paw Park is officially back open. In partnership with the City of Dunedin, this doggy wonderland is better than ever. With that being said, we decided to feature a post with affordable dog care basics and tips. You'll learn the budget-friendly way to care for your canine, as well as visiting info to the Achieva Paw Park. Start with food and water The first rule of dog care basics means supplying your pup with food and water. Buying pet food in bulk can cut costs over the long run. If that's not...
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Save Money at the Gym and Exercise More Consistently

Save Money at the Gym and Exercise More Consistently

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The start of 2019 brings many resolutions for health and happiness. This year, we'll not only show you how to save money at the gym but we'll even teach you how to exercise more consistently. Ready to do a few reps? Continue reading to learn more. Save money on gym memberships No one likes overpaying to workout at the gym. In fact, feeling good about your membership will help you exercise more consistently. So, let's start off by listing ways to save on gym costs. Suggestions include: - Don't be afraid to ask for discounts. - Go with friends to...
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How to Return to Work After a Long Vacation

How to Get Back To Work With Post Vacation Blues

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Winter break has come and gone. Now, it's time to return to work after a long vacation. Are you having trouble transitioning back into productivity mode? Are you suffering from "post vacation blues"? Don't worry. Going back to the office doesn't have to be difficult. In our latest article, we'll discuss simple ways to return back to work after a long vacation and how to regain your motivation. Start with a strong morning routine First and foremost, wake up the first time your alarm rings. It's very hard on your body when you repeatedly press snooze. Waking up abruptly, over...
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New Car Negotiating Secrets That Are Really Useful

New Car Negotiating Secrets That Are Really Useful

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The end of the year means huge sales for car dealerships. In attempts to make room for future models, a lot of places offer special pricing. Did you know that there are more ways to save money when purchasing a vehicle? Learn our top tips for new car negotiating by reading more below. Research first Our first new car negotiation secret is to research. Before you go to any car dealership, you should look at your options online. A good place to start is Consumer Reports and Kelly Bluebook. Both sources provide expert advice and ratings on today’s vehicles. Going to buy a...
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The Most Valuable Last-Minute Winter Vacation Packing Tips

The Most Valuable Last-Minute Winter Vacation Packing Tips

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An unplanned and last minute trip to somewhere cold can be a fun adventure. But what about all of the stuff that you’re supposed to bring? If you’re in search of some winter vacation packing tips, you’re in luck. We have 5 luggage hacks that will have you ready to go in no time. Check the forecast First and foremost, you need to understand how cold it will be at your vacation spot. Usually, anything under 60°F calls for a sweater, while 50°F and under requires a heavier coat. After you check the forecast, move onto the rest of our...
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Easy Holiday Shopping and Family-Friendly Gift Ideas

Easy Holiday Shopping and Family-Friendly Gift Ideas

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It's time to start Christmas shopping but you're drawing a blank. You need some family-friendly gift ideas and you need them quickly. Don't worry, we're here to help. We've prepared the ultimate shopping guide and even included a ton of family-themed purchase suggestions. Get ready to shop for the holidays, our easy Christmas gift list starts now. Enhance your holiday in-store shopping experience Having a better shopping experience will ease the stress of preparing for Christmas. While you read over our family-friendly gift ideas, don't forget to use these in-store suggestions, too. 1. Shop during off-peak hours whenever possible. 2. Plan your trips...
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