Vasona Park’s Fantasy of Lights

It’s the 14th year that Vasona Park in Los Gatos, CA has opened their Fantasy of Lights show for Christmas time. From Highway 17, you can catch a glimpse of the lights show. Last year after dinner at La Fondue, we looked up the details to our disappointment that the show was over for the year. The

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Avoid Installer Bloatware

This is for novice PC users with the occasional installation. Here are some tips to avoid ending up a computer full of bloatware and junk software. If you’re downloading the installer from the internet, this is the first sign that there may be hidden bloatware in the installer. Be extra careful! Software purchased (not free) from reputable

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Save Money At Restaurants with Savored.com

I love to eat out (as a matter of fact, I put a lot of my dine out pictures at dishshout.com). My main letdown with Groupon, Google Offers, and other similar coupon/deal sites, is mostly the restaurant choices. Once in awhile, there will be a coupon for a high end restaurant, but most of the

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Build City Defenses Against Zombie Attacks

One of my favorite types of games is city building and logistic games. Shattered Colony combines zombies (which I’m not a huge fan of) and city building and logistics. Gameplay in the beginning is confusing, but is greatly simplified by their tutorial. The point of the game it to re-take the city from zombies. Zombies

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Reduce Credit Card Debt

In America, it seems like credit cards are an everyday part of life. Nearly everybody I know has one, and most tend to use it over cash (we like our free rewards). Credit cards also offer protection for your money, rendering the need to carry around hundreds of dollars in cash to the Costco unnecessary.

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Hives After Eating Meals

For the past year, I’ve been dealing with hives (also known as Urticaria) dotted throughout my body. There are definitely food items that cause a worse outbreak, but even having a simple home cooked lunch at work consistently causes hive outbreaks only one hour after lunch.There have always been a few things I suspect: Food is

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Lower Back Pain While Running Outdoors

After started working out a couple of days a week at the company gym with weight and bike machines, I decided to incorporate running outdoors in my workout. So I added a short run around my neighborhood. Using Endomondo, my average run is approximately 2.2 miles. About a mile through the run, I experience lower back

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Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C as an Effective Antioxidant Vitamin C is one of the most important antioxidants that protect molecules from free radical damage. These molecules include DNA, RNA, proteins, fats, blood. This means Vitamin C (along with other antioxidants) helps protect against cancer and other degenerative diseases. Vitamin C Strengthens the Immune System Our body’s immune

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4 Reasons to use a Web Browser AdBlocker

I love AdBlockers, and they’re especially easy to install and use. In most cases, they are install and forget types of applications. I’m a Google Chrome user and the one I use is at http://www.getadblock.com. Now for the reasons: Save On Bandwidth This one is very minor, and with broadband internet, this point doesn’t make

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Free Document Scanner to Multi-Page PDF in Windows 7

Some background… I have an HP printer/scanner/copier and a laptop running Windows 7 Professional. I strongly dislike 90% of vendor supplied software mostly because they are memory hogs that run all the time thereby degrading the performance of applications I want to use. So my goal is to find a free user-friendly software that handles

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