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Here’s some food calories for thought as your kids go door-to-door this Halloween on their candy grab. The average child will eat 3,500 to 7,000 calories worth of treats on Halloween...

You’ve just finished eating out at the restaurant. The bill comes. You look at it. Shock. “How did I spend that much?” Many of you will be going out to eat...

We’re always looking for new ways to save a buck or two (or more). But give up or cut back on our coffee and lunch out habit?  I came across a...

We often turn to Consumer Reports for reviews and ratings on products like cars, computers, TVs and mowers. CR usually doesn’t steer us wrong. It just came out with its first-ever...

Not to get too personal, but next time you run out of toilet paper at the most inopportune time, it may because the TP roll shrunk without you knowing it. I...

Feeling guilty about taking that last piece of pumpkin pie?  Are you a little depressed over how much you chowed  on Christmas Day?  Don’t.  Not after seeing how much Donna Simpson...

Did you hear about the California mom who’s taking on the Golden Arches?  Monet Parham is suing McDonald’s, trying to get the fast-food chain to stop using toys to market meals...

There won’t be any calls for help into the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line from our kitchen this Thanksgiving. Nope.  Gotta have a kitchen to do that. The gobble-gobble operators will have to...

Many of you will be shopping for your Thanksgiving dinner this week.  It’s not cheap, but a trip to the grocery store rarely is. A grocery budget is one of a...

I guess this is one way of getting out of cooking for Thanksgiving.  Everything on the inside of most of the bottom floor of our house is covered in plastic.  ...

The other night I came home from work and my wife asks me, “Can you be more like the Marlboro Man?”  That took me by surprise.  Did she want me to...