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  • Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby

    Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby
    And you thought choosing a name was hard. Navigating the maze of crib mattresses involves more than noting your crib's measurements and heading to the nearest baby store -- especially if you're concerned about the chemical makeup of your child's bed. We...
  • Discipline, smart strategies save cash at the grocery store

    Discipline, smart strategies save cash at the grocery store
    Want to save money at the grocery store? Shop less often. Want to save more? Shop alone. And leave the kids at home. Coupons and discounts aside, one of the best ways to cut grocery bills is to be as disciplined as a drill sergeant about how you shop...
  • Before you buy new, check out used and slightly-scratched aisles

    Before you buy new, check out used and slightly-scratched aisles
    Missed the holiday sales? Not to worry; you can match or beat those deals any time of year, whether buying a TV, replacing a microwave oven or splurging on an electronic scooter. Across South Florida, bargains abound as big name retailers continue to...
  • Dine out and save, with social media and phone apps

    Dine out and save, with social media and phone apps
    Looking for a new burrito joint in Boca Raton or considering a recommended sushi restaurant in Orlando? Chances are you'll find your place fast - along with a possible meal deal, candid diner review or invitation to a private dinner - using the right...
  • Cut TV bills with Web services, options

    Cut TV bills with Web services, options
    Whether you live in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale or Boca Raton, the last thing you should be paying too much for these days is TV content. It used to be TV watchers demanding choice had to sign up for costly, long-term cable or satellite services. Today...
  • Apps take labor out of childbirth

    Apps take labor out of childbirth
    Janette Cruz's second child is due in January and in addition to her doctor's care, she is using smart phone applications to keep track and manage her pregnancy. The Miami mother-to-be is shopping for apps for her own Blackberry, but in the meantime...
  • Father's day gift ideas to help dad stay hip, mobile

    Father's day gift ideas to help dad stay hip, mobile
    document.write (""); Father's Day is a time to let Dad know how much we love him – and take the opportunity to help him improve himself. Here are some gift ideas to improve his vocabulary, grilling skills, golf game and more. With Dad's day...
  • Summer tech items for the beach, backyard

    Summer tech items for the beach, backyard
    Like lots of fellow Floridians, Reginald Gaudette has plans to be away from his home this summer. For peace of mind on his travels to visit out-of-state family, he will rely mostly on one person to keep an eye on things back at home - himself. To...
  • Greer's OC: Good deals at Bridget

    No Rest for Bridget, the one-stop shopping boutique for affordable and in-style apparel, is having a summer sale at both Orange County stores in Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach — save up to 80% on the latest styles. This is the place to find...
  • Smart options for cutting home phone bills

    Smart options for cutting home phone bills
    When it comes to skyrocketing home phone bills, Floridians have been lucky, missing out on cost hikes other parts of the country have been experiencing. But higher home phone bills could be just around the corner, say telecommunications experts. Phone...
  • Family tips on staying safe and saving cash

    Family tips on staying safe and saving cash
    When it comes to safety, saving money or just plain having fun, the best advice for families is often good for others, too. With that in mind, check out this short list of tips aimed at helping South Florida families be safe and savvy consumers – whether...