Author Archives: Gina

Beware of Gift Card Scam

Beware of Gift Card Scam

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning holiday shoppers of a simple, yet effective, holiday scam involving gift cards. Thieves have been copying the numbers and codes from the back of the gift cards while they’re still in the store, then waiting until they’re purchased and activated before using the information to make a…Read more »

Cyber Monday – Hulu Bargain

Cyber Monday – Hulu Bargain

Here’s a Cyber Monday deal that you may want to give yourself. Streaming service Hulu is offering their basic tier service for just $1.99 a month for an entire year. Regularly $5.99 a month, new customers can sign up for less than $2 per month for 12 months and check out shows from networks like…Read more »

Ideas For Thanksgiving Leftovers

Ideas For Thanksgiving Leftovers

Happy Thanksgiving. Chances are you’ll have lots of leftovers after the big meal. Here are some ideas from the experts (not me) about what to do with the leftovers. Don’t fear the turkey drying out, one experts suggests frying it up with “copious amounts of butter,” then putting the meat along with bacon, avocado, mayo…Read more »

Amazon Grocery Delivery Service

Amazon Grocery Delivery Service

Amazon Fresh has announced that its grocery delivery service will be free for Prime members. Those who already pay $14.99 a month for Amazon Fresh are the first to receive the free service. That $14.99 monthly fee is about to go away, too, as Amazon rolls Fresh and Prime together. You’ll still have to hit…Read more »

Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

Always early and before Halloween, Neiman Marcus unveils its Christmas Book. The luxury department store every year publishes its “over-the-top” list of Christmas gifts. For example. For just $1,500 you could own a Versace Punching Bag. Or, drop $35,000 for a Moet & Chandon Vending Machine. A custom made dog house could set you back…Read more »

The Shelf Life of Halloween Candy

The Shelf Life of Halloween Candy

Extra Halloween candy? How long will it last. Readers Digest says most candies, especially the chewy and sticky ones, will last about six to nine months. You could get a little more time with white and milk chocolate. Jellybeans and hard candies will last up to a year, while dark chocolates have a long shelf…Read more »

Another Way To Pay A Parking Ticket

Another Way To Pay A Parking Ticket

I saw this story and think it’s a great idea. I wonder if the City of Lincoln would ever consider doing this. The Las Vegas City Council has unanimously voted to allow residents to pay their parking tickets that are issued until 11/16/19 with food donations. Thus, providing for the needy during the holiday season.…Read more »

Disney+ Reviewer Needed

Disney+ Reviewer Needed

Attention Disney fans! Reviews.org is hiring someone to hop on the entertainment company’s soon to launch streaming service and clock in 30 movies or TV shows in 30 days. They will pay you $1,000. You also get a year subscription to Disney+, and goodies like a Disney themed blanket, cups and a popcorn popper. You…Read more »

Grocery Delivery Service

Grocery Delivery Service

According to the Today Show, Walmart has kicked off its grocery delivery service, which will stock food in your fridge and pantry. So far, the service is up and running in Vero Beach, FL, Kansas City and Pittsburg. A $20 monthly subscription will get you started with the service. Plus, an additional $50 for a…Read more »

“Frozen 2” Cookie Dough

“Frozen 2” Cookie Dough

This is kind of fun for the “Frozen” fans in your life. Disney is releasing “Frozen 2” cookie dough. You know the song – “Let it Dough, Let it Dough.” The Nestle Company posted on their Instagram, “Frozen 2” Morsels and Refrigerated Cookie Dough will be available at your nearest grocery store. The “Frozen 2”…Read more »