• December 10, 2019

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Holiday Hot Chocolate Made Easy

(BPT) - For a warm and cozy moment of holiday relaxation, froth up some delicious hot chocolate spiced with flavors of the season. The Capresso froth Select makes it easy to create rich, frothy hot chocolate using chocolate chips, chunks, syrup or powder.

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Tuesday 12/03/2019
5 ways to keep kids entertained over winter break
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - Along with the fun and festive winter holidays comes the long break from school — and the challenge of keeping kids happy and engaged with all that unstructured time. Apart from the special holiday events, kids could use a few other diversions, and parents could, too!

Tuesday 11/26/2019
Top scams you should watch for this holiday season
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - The holiday season is a time to celebrate and spread joy, but while you’re focused on merrymaking, cybercriminals are primed to turn your good times into their good fortune. With a mix of tactics, there’s a lot you should be aware of this season to keep your personal information and finances safe.

Monday 11/25/2019
Tips to Take the Stress Out of Hosting Your Holiday [Video]
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

Clever Money-Saving Tips and Gifts [Video]
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

Credit Card Rewards Help Consumers Save Money and Shop Smarter This Holiday Season
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - Consumers say they will spend an average of just over $1,000 during the holiday season this year, according to an annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. With holiday spending on the rise, consumers are looking for ways to balance spending, save money and focus on being with loved ones.

10 crowd-pleasing holiday gift hacks
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - Looking for fresh inspiration on what to gift this holiday season? A great rule of thumb is to stick to crowd-pleasers you know your friends, family and colleagues will love. Fortunately, Pretzel Crisps® pretzel crackers has done the hard work for you. With its exceptionally thin shape and versatile range of flavors, Pretzel Crisps are perfect for all types of gifts and holiday snacks.

Every groom's guide to engagement ring shopping
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - What could be more romantic than proposing over the holidays? For grooms thinking about a Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year's engagement, learning more about diamonds and settings can help you find the best value. Then you'll be ready to find the ring of her dreams — without breaking the bank.

Friday 11/22/2019
Tastes of the season: Kitchen tools for home entertaining
Updated: December 10, 2019 - 2:40 am

(BPT) - Special occasions call for special dishes and beverages, with inviting aromas such as freshly baked pastries, slow-roasted meats, and the rich fragrances of cappuccino and gourmet teas. These kitchen tools make it easier to create memorable moments of entertaining.

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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