A new scams comes from someone pretending to be your boss who’s asking for a favor and wants you to send gift cards to pay for something, such as an upcoming office party. Don’t take the bait. Find out if it’s really your boss. It could be a scammer trying to get your money.
I’m not a big fan of Amazon Prime. I joined because I thought I’d get to see a lot of recent, top-rated movies for free. I analyze the Academy Award nominated movies and thought I could save money and time watching movies on my computer. It didn’t work out.
Although Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1914, Father’s Day didn’t become an official holiday until 1966. The idea for Father's Day is attributed to Sonora Dodd, of Spokane, Washington, who was raised by her father after her mother's death during childbirth.
It’s my birthday. It was fun to be able to celebrate my birthday at an outside birthday party with a few fully vaccinated friends. It was sad not to be able to travel to Madrid or Sacramento and be with my daughters for my birthday. However, I am happy to be alive and not dead from covid-19.
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Although half of U.S. adults plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, less than one-quarter of them plan to go out for dinner, down from previous years. However, a survey reported that 41 percent said they’d plan a special dinner or celebration at home.
Two places to compare prices for Valentine's Day chocolates are Target and Macy's, according to DealNews. For reduced prices on Godiva chocolates, check their website often because the prices change frequently. Be sure to shop early, too.
What should you expect from Valentine’s Day sales for 2021? The sales have already started, so shop early. Shopping early means you’ll not only have a better selection, but you’ll also save on shipping.
Just because a toy is being sold doesn’t mean it’s safe. For each of the last five years, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has documented that U.S. hospital emergency departments treated about 225,000 and 250,000 children with toy-related injuries every year.
With one to two people dying every minute in the United States as the coronavirus surges, it’s challenging to get into the holiday spirit. However, even in these pandemic times, people are looking for joy, hope, and love during the holiday season.