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THE IN-CROWD on HSN: Intel Processors, 2-in-1 Laptops, and Batteries

THE IN-CROWD on HSN at INTEL.HSN.COM is your connection to those products, a relatable resource for all-things Intel. An engaging quiz and video series within the site will walk you through different Intel-based devices and keep you in-the-know, helping you identify which specific features and products best fit your needs

“Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own.” THE IN-CROWD on HSN is a new video series where you can get the latest scoop and education on Intel-based tech and devices. There are three great videos already up, with more videos to be added monthly going forward. For tech products, I go right to the reputable brands that have been groundbreakers and industry leaders for years. They invest in…

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“Do Your Thing” With Energy Upgrade California

Energy Upgrade California

I am proud to be a California Energy Steward – Energy Upgrade California .  I have always been a big believer that conserving energy is extremely important, on a micro-level scale for my family and also at a macro-level for the overall big picture.  Small changes make a big difference!  Most of the energy sources we depend on can’t be replaced and once used up they will be gone forever. …

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2017 Is the Year of the Healthy Nurse – Create a DIY Nurse’s Survival Kit

DIY Nurse’s Survival Kit

If there is anything at all that can be said about nurses is that they work hard and are passionate about what they do. Without nurses, patients wouldn’t get the type of care they get and doctors would be literally pushing patients out the door even before making a sound diagnosis. The system would be totally overwhelmed, even more so than it already is. Of course that is extreme, but…

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Google Chromecast Audio at Best Buy

Google Chromecast Audio

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free   With Google Chromecast Audio I can now play music to just about any speaker in my house (even my old ones) simply by using my phone, laptop or tablet.  Pretty amazing right…I guess that’s to be expected from the great minds at Google.  For me…

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CES 2017 Las Vegas: Best in Technology by Lenovo #LenovoIN

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CES 2017 brought the best technology products and companies to Las Vegas for the last few days.  I was fortunate to attend as a Lenovo Insider, getting the inside scoop on their latest tablets, laptops, phones, and other groundbreaking innovations.  From smart home technology to augmented reality I had the honor of also meeting and interviewing Lenovo executives, and even parting with some of their staff at night (a must…

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Lenovo Yoga 910 2-in-1 Review #LenovoIN

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Lenovo Yoga 910 2-in-1 Review #LenovoIN. The Lenovo Yoga 910 2-in-1 PC is a new product  in the laptop – tablet hybrid category, where Lenovo is leading and pushing boundaries with each new release.  Reviewing this product couldn’t have come at a better time as I am hot off of a visit to CES2017 in Las Vegas, where I was fortunate to see the best for 2017 tablets and laptops alike (and the advancements in…

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Square Cash App: 5 Tips To Stress Free Holiday Shopping

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Holiday shopping can be absolute madness. I look to about ten years back when I would be entrenched in the stresses of shopping for Christmas gifts from Black Friday all the way through Christmas Eve (and sometimes beyond when doing Chanukah shopping). The introduction of cyber Monday and the vast improvements of internet shopping has definitely helped, but there are still some tricks and tactics that can be followed to…

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3 Online Degrees That Will Help You Find a Job Almost Anywhere

3 Online Degrees That Will Help You Find a Job Almost Anywhere

Sometimes you can study all the way up through a doctorate, going to school for the better part of two decades or more, and still end up with a degree that is so highly specialized that your career choices are limited. If you’ve recently finished a BA in liberal studies and are wondering where to go from there to open a wide array of career choices upon completion of graduate…

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Minecraft Games and Collectables at Best Buy

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Disclaimer:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for freeImagine, explore, create!  I try to instill these three virtues in my kids and am always hunting for activities, toys and games that do the same.  In Minecraft I have found a gem of a game that pushes my kids thinking in each of these areas as…

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Lenovo Yoga Mouse #LenovoIN

Lenovo Yoga Mouse Review

In partnering with Lenovo – Lenovo Yoga Mouse Lenovo Yoga Mouse for the Multimedia User: In my house every pc and laptop doubles as a multimedia device.  We are constantly using them to play music and watch movies, and from what I’ve seen most other homes are the same.  I queue up my music as I bounce back and forth from the kitchen to my computer and with a smile…

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6 Tips for Photographing Unplanned Moments

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This post is sponsored by Olympus® in partnership with Activate by Bloglovin, all opinions are 100% my own. With my food photography I would originally panic when something boiled over, spilled or splashed in an unexpected way. I was so worried that my perfect picture would be tarnished and ruined with such blemishes. I later realized that these unplanned imperfections were oftentimes the highlight of the shot, and would give a…

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Unlocked Smartphone Savings Event @BestBuy #bbyunlocked #ad

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Disclaimer:  All posts must include the following disclaimer:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Buying an unlocked smartphone used to feel risky, almost underground and black market.  Thanks to Best Buy and their unlocked smartphones for sale the times have changed (and for good reason, too!).  Why should people be locked into one…

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL #DriveMitsubishi @Mitsucars

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In partnership with  #DriveMitsubishi @Mitsucars and #DriveShop When making a comparison of crossover utility vehicles it is absolutely important to spend significant time driving the vehicles and feeling out for the one best suited for your many life adventures.  For my family those adventures include weekend trips camping, packing six or seven people in for a road trip, excursions to the beach with all of the sand and water toys, and of course all of…

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Key Rules for Successful Travel Photography + Olympus Takes You There

Travel Photography

This post is sponsored by Olympus®  in partnership with Activate by Bloglovin, all opinions are 100% my own. There is so much in this world to see, to discover and uncover. My passion for food and photography have pushed me to travel through many countries and cities across the world.   Some of my favorites have been Singapore, Thailand, China, Spain, France and Italy.  I started a family about 6…

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A fast and Reliable Router: Linksys WRT3200ACM


Disclaimer :  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free  A fast and reliable router is the key to a stable and speedy internet connection.  A stable and speedy internet connection is, in-turn, the key to my business and much of my family’s entertainment.   With work and play relying on my router you can…

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The Rise of the Smartwatch: A Luxury Accessory That’s Here to Stay


At the Apple Watch Series 2 event, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the technology juggernaut is the second biggest watchmaker in the world, just behind Rolex. Despite Apple’s success and the close race with Rolex, there’s still some question on what it really means to invest in a smartwatch. Time Magazine argues that it doesn’t make sense to drop thousands on an Apple watch when the technology will become outdated and lose…

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Expand your Phone’s Features with the OtterBox uniVERSE Case System


Expand your Phone’s Features with the OtterBox uniVERSE Case System Otterbox has proven its toughness to me time and time again. I bought my first Otterbox after hearing others rave about the product with stories of their phones enduring falls down stairs, drops into puddles, or (worst of all) the wrath of toddlers, and it keeping their phones crack-free and working flawlessly through it all. I have used Otterbox on…

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