Tax Free Shopping in Florida | Help Some Teachers Out!

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Thought we’d throw out a public service announcement-type of post for our frugal and savvy Florida clientele. And a happy announcement at that: there’s tax-free shopping this weekend due to some legislation* set in Florida to help alleviate cost-of-living expenses. Tax Free Weekend in Florida starts 12:01 a.m., Friday, August 3, 2012, and ends at midnight… Read more »

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Backyard Hazards: Your Best Bets for Survival

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Black Tar Driveways A smooth black driveway may be easy to drive on and spray down, but the black coal tar sealants may contain concentrations of cancer-causing chemicals called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs. Coal tar sealants have been banned in some cities.  The research on this is still pretty new, so we can’t say… Read more »

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Outdoor Room Designs [photos]

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Check out these beautiful outdoor room ideas that we’ve found from different styles of designers. So many choices, but it all starts with the proper pavers for foundation and aesthetics. —– 1. Sandy Koepke design for a rustic feel with hardy, stainless-steel appliances. Large pavers for less seams and a more traditional look. Muted grays… Read more »

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