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5 Tips for buying wood from a home improvement store

As a person living in a modern capitalist society, I normally feel very comfortable buying things. However, when it came to buying wood for the first time, I literally spent 45 minutes just staring down the wood aisle at Lowe’s. It was intimidating. Which species should I buy? Why don’t the dimensions on the label …

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What to wear when visiting Walt Disney World

A vacation to Walt Disney World involves excessive amounts of walking. We usually average between 11-13 miles per day (and this is fairly typical). With that in mind, comfort should be the most important consideration when choosing what to pack to wear for your vacation.  In addition to comfort, imagine for a moment the number …

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Why and how I start preparing for Black Friday months in advance

As I have mentioned before, Black Friday is my favorite day of the year. There are few things that bring me greater joy than saving money and getting a good deal. After many years of practice, I have learned that a little bit of preparation for Black Friday goes a long way. In fact, I …

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