image Early holiday shopping on a budget

The end of the year holidays don't have to break the bank and starting early can help! By allowing yourself more time to budget for everyone on your list you also spread out your spending so you are not dropping a giant load of cash all at once. So whether you love shopping or hate it, it's important to have a tactical plan in mind.

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Brian Tracy Inspirational Article of the Month:
image How to Overcome Your Fears of Rejection

The fear of rejection and failure is the single greatest obstacle to success in adult life. Taken to its extreme, we become totally preoccupied with not making a mistake, with seeking approval for security above all other considerations.

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Interesting Articles and Photos of the Month:
image A Moment of Gratitude...

During this busy time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle & bustle of meal planning, gift buying, and travel plans. ‘Black Friday’ sales begin earlier than ever before, and aggressive consumerism always makes headline news. Amongst the stress of holiday planning, many of us forget that the true meaning of Thanksgiving is gratitude.

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image The Ultimate Poultry Roasting Guide (Thanksgiving Edition)

Thanksgiving has come again! Are you ready to take that next step and cook the main dish? While turkey dominates the oven as the poster-child of the Thanksgiving tradition, but poultry of all shapes and sizes can make an appearance.

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image Tackle Ice and Snow from the Ground Up

Walking in a winter wonderland may inspire warm feelings, but winter driving has the opposite effect. Winter driving can be challenging, but keeping your car properly maintained goes a long way towards peace of mind when winter weather hits. Safe winter driving starts where the rubber meets the road--the tires.

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Videos of the Month:
image The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

The food we eat on Thanksgiving hasn't changed much in over hundreds of years! Everyone has their own traditions (and taste buds!) but most Thanksgiving tables have been donned with some version of corn, yams or sweet potatoes, pie, and a big ol' turkey in the center of it all. What's your favorite Thanksgiving dish?

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image Holiday Shopping Safety Tips From a Detective

The holidays are supposed to be filled with joy and loved ones, but that doesn't mean everyone is in the holiday spirit. It's important to stay safe when holiday shopping to prevent theft and other crime. Learn how to protect yourself and your belongings with these tips from the pros!

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image 7 Strangest & Coolest Materials Which Actually Exist!

These materials are so crazy you'd think they were out of science fiction! But guess what? They're real! From Ultra Hydrophobic Material to Nitinol to Magnetic Thinking Putty, learn more about the properties of these unique materials and how they are used!

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Delicious Recipe of the Month:
image Thanksgiving "Stuffins" - Stuffing Muffins

Try this fun twist on a traditional dish with these Stuffing Muffins. They are perfect to eat with mashed potatoes or turkey - or even by themselves. Stuffing is on the top of many Thanksgiving "favorite food" lists, so these "Stuffins" are sure to be a hit!

Click here for the full recipe from Forkly

Dumb Criminal of the Month:
image Robbery victim asks alleged robber, ‘Cleveland, is that you?’

It takes a lot of guts and stupidity to try to rob a restaurant. It takes even more guts and stupidity to try to rob a restaurant at which you used to work! When this man attempted to do just that, his former co-workers recognized him! Here's a tip: when your co-worker asks if it's you, don't reply with, "No, it's not me".

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