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Gifts for the cook, baker and entertainer: Top 10 under $50

Gifts for the cook, baker and entertainer: Top 10 under $50

Delight and inspire the cook, baker and home entertainer with affordable gifts of well-crafted cookware, stoneware, bakeware, and kitchen accessories. Here are 10 kitchen gift ideas under $50 to consider for culinary enthusiasts.
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Light the way for safer nighttime driving

Light the way for safer nighttime driving

As bulbs age, their light output gradually reduces due to use and factors such as humidity, electrical resistance and filament fatigue. Drivers concerned about the efficacy of their headlight bulbs can take steps to improve their visibility when driving at night.
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LED lights add style without sacrificing safety

LED lights add style without sacrificing safety

In recent years, more and more drivers have replaced their manufacturer-installed incandescent lights with LED lights in both the interior and exterior of their vehicles. LED lights provide considerably more aesthetic appeal than traditional incandescent lights, but the reasons to install LED lights stretch far beyond the high tech, stylish look they can give to a vehicle.
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Woodcraft offers ideas for early holiday shopping

Woodcraft offers ideas for early holiday shopping

Avoid the crowds and start your holiday shopping now at Woodcraft, where you will find quality brand tools, accessories and supplies for the woodworkers and DIYers on your list. A few of the many gift ideas you will find at Woodcraft are featured below.
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Upgrade your tool collection for fall home projects

Upgrade your tool collection for fall home projects

When the last cookout is history and it’s time to move indoors and on to fall home and shop projects, Woodcraft suggests that you consider adding some new tools to your collection for easier home improvements and repairs.
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Expert advice for college-bound grads

Helping college students “figure it out” sooner rather than later is what the latest edition of the awarding-winning “Been There, Should’ve Done That — 995+ Tips for Making the Most of College,” (Front Porch Press) continues to do.
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College advice from the ‘experts’ who’ve been there

Helping college students “figure it out” sooner rather than later is what the latest edition of the awarding-winning “Been There, Should’ve Done That — 995+ Tips for Making the Most of College,” (Front Porch Press) continues to do. The 4th edition again draws from interviews with seasoned collegians across the U.S.
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See and be seen: How drivers can see better at night and make themselves more visible to fellow motorists

See and be seen: How drivers can see better at night and make themselves more visible to fellow motorists

Though fewer cars are on the road at night than during the daytime, driving at night is still dangerous. In fact, the National Safety Council notes that drivers’ risk of being in fatal car crashes is three times greater at night than it is during the daytime.
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3 ways aging drivers can see better at night

3 ways aging drivers can see better at night

Many drivers are less comfortable driving at night than during the daytime. Despite the fact that far more vehicles are on the road during the daytime than at night, studies have shown that approximately 65 percent of accidents occur at night.
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Getting the better of grease: How DIYers and mechanics can combat grease and stains

Getting the better of grease: How DIYers and mechanics can combat grease and stains

Seasoned do-it-yourselfers and mechanics know that DIY projects and working on cars and trucks can sometimes be messy business. While work stations can often be cleaned in a matter of minutes, grease and other stains on clothing can linger for some time, even remaining in the washing machine long after wash cycles have ended.
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Cook up the perfect pizza for your Super Bowl party

Cook up the perfect pizza for your Super Bowl party

Make this delicious meal for your guests, whether you serve it at a home or tailgate party.
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Prepare an authentic charcuterie party platter this Super Bowl

Prepare an authentic charcuterie party platter this Super Bowl

Artisanal charcuterie meats have exploded in popularity recently, so just watch as your party guests line up to get a taste of your own chef-guided platter. These savory plates make a perfect appetizer or even a light meal.
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