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You Should Definitely Watch Japanese Game Shows With Your Kids  

The television lineup at our house is usually strictly divided: there are shows for my kid (80%), shows that my husband and I watch (19.5%), and shows we all enjoy as a family (basically School of Rock). I can now enthusiastically add something to that neglected third category: Japanese game shows.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Make Cheesecake for Two In Record Time With Your Instant Pot

Cheesecake is one of my favorite sweet things on this earth but, as a household of one with an occasional lactose-intolerant visitor, I’m not in the habit of making whole cheesecakes for the home. There is, however, a way to make just enough cheesecake for two (or one, twice) in an Instant Pot, and it […]

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Ask a Clean Person Answers Your Questions About Potty Training Messes

Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag … And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person,” debuted in 2011. Here on Offspring, we’ve launched a new iteration of it, focusing on parenting…Read more… […]

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Here Are All The Ways You Should Be Using Distilled Water

For a molecule so essential to human life, “distilled water’s” existence when tap water is just fine is a bit befuddling, especially if you’re not exactly sure what to do with the stuff. Turns out, it’s good for more than confusing you at the grocery store, or steaming your clothing. And, in true turns out […]

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How Single People Can Avoid Going Broke Over the Holidays

The holidays are an expensive time for everyone—holiday travel, gifts, food, booze and festive clothes can break the bank for even the most frugal. But December can be especially financially brutal for single people, says Carey Purcell, writing for the Washington Post. This is in large part because single people are…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Jezebel DJ Who Groped Taylor Swift Paid His $1 Settlement to Her in the Rudest Way Possible | The Ro

Jezebel DJ Who Groped Taylor Swift Paid His $1 Settlement to Her in the Rudest Way Possible | The Root A Racist Flyer Might Cost Doug Jones the Election Because the Entire Democratic Party Is Trash | Deadspin Nikki Haley: It’s An “Open Question” Whether U.S. Athletes Will Attend 2018 Olympics | Splinter Al Franken’s…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why You Should Give Your Kids a Budget for Gift-Giving 

The holidays cause some anxiety in my house: My husband and I are both somewhat undisciplined in our spending, and previous Januaries have arrived with credit-card bills so disturbingly large that I’ve wondered if we were in the grip of some kind of eggnog-induced mania. This holiday season is different, however: Last…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Best Philadelphia Tips From Our Readers

I’m always surprised which cities bring out the most comments in our Hack Your City column. Readers left a whopping 231 comments on Monday’s post, “Tell Us Your Best Philadelphia Tips.” I starred all the best ones, so if you hit “Load more comments” a dozen times, you can bathe in high-quality city tips. I’ve […]

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The Concourse Donald Trump’s Weird Teeth Create The Worst Possible Combination Of Images And Sounds

The Concourse Donald Trump’s Weird Teeth Create The Worst Possible Combination Of Images And Sounds | Jezebel Patti LaBelle Explains Why Luther Vandross Never Came Out | Earther Satellite Images Show the Ongoing Wildfire Devastation in Southern California | Splinter The Forgotten History of America’s Radical Asian…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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If You Have a Chase Card, You Should Really Spend $20 at eBags Right Now

Similar to the special Walmart and Best Buy Chase Pay promotions we shared a few weeks ago, you can now get 2,000 Chase points (worth $20 in cash back at a bare minimum) when you spend $20 at eBags and use Chase Pay to check out. Terms and conditions here and here.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Make Cheap Sparkling Wine Cocktails With Stuff You Already Have in Your Kitchen

Champagne cocktails are perhaps the most celebratory cocktail, but mixing real, capital-c Champagne with flavor obscuring additives is a bit wasteful. This does not, however, mean that you shouldn’t enjoy a bubbly beverage. In fact—along with a bottle of reasonably priced bubbles—you can make great tasting, cheap and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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