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November 2015

Recall of the Week: BRP Ski-Doo snowmobiles due to fire hazard

BRP is recalling about 2,800 Ski-Doo snowmobiles. Internal damage to the fuel hose can cause a leak, posing a fire hazard, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. No incidents or injuries have been reported. This recall involves 68 models of 2016 Ski-Doo snowmobiles equipped with a 600... Read more →


Baby boomer bloggers write about grandchildren, volunteering, relationships, and food

Meryl Baer Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting is the host for this week’s Best of Boomer Blogs #427. Baer writes about going to Vermont to visit her new granddaughter. She says it’s nice to focus on things, such as welcoming a new member to the family, amid the... Read more →


Best wishes on Thanksgiving Day

In looking through my photos of previous of Thanksgiving dinners, I’m getting really ready for Thursday’s celebrating. Photos of platters of turkey, green beans, Brussels sprouts, and mashed potatoes. Then the all important gravy. And, last but not least, the pies: pumpkin, cranberry, and chocolate. Cakes, too. But, Thanksgiving is... Read more →


Best and worst retailers for Black Friday deals in 2015

Following Thanksgiving celebrations, millions of consumers will flock to American stores looking for big savings. This year, the National Retail Federation predicts total retail sales for the holiday season will reach $630.5 billion, an increase of 3.7 percent from nearly $608 billion in 2014. To help consumers with their shopping... Read more →


What not to buy on Black Friday

As Black Friday approaches, millions of shoppers across the country are reading the ads and getting ready to line up to buy huge bargains. Shoppers may spend even more money on holiday shopping than last year, with 28 percent planning to spend more than $600 on gifts compared to 25... Read more →


Store hours for Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday

Photo: Gridprop Wondering what stores will be open on Thanksgiving? Need information on what the store hours are for your favorite stores on Black Friday. Offers.com has complied the following list of which stores will be open for the consumers who are shopping during the Thanksgiving holiday. Store Hours on... Read more →


Recall of the Week: Hyundai Sonatas due to brake light problem

Hyundai Motor America is recalling nearly 305,000 model 2011-2012 Sonata vehicles. The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate allowing the brake light switch plunger to be extended when the brake pedal is released. If the brake light switch plunger doesn’t retract as it should, the brake lights may stay on... Read more →