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Giving the gift of time

“Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.” —Bil Keane, creator of The Family Circus Innumerable words have been put to ink over the years to define that most elusive of all the objects of desire—the perfect holiday gift. Unfortunately, the reality of the...

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Appliance shopping in the age of Amazon

If you’ve been appliance shopping in the last few years, you’ll understand this: Most consumer products have become so technical and so complicated to operate that the way we make our purchases has been in a state of flux. Not long ago many box appliance stores were losing a steady flow of sales to the internet as a new form of customer began...

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Inspiring excellence

Ask Michael Manhoff, local franchise owner of The Maids, to whom he attributes his company’s success and he answers, “Some successful guys claim there is a special woman behind their success. I am extremely fortunate to have 70 great women behind me who every day inspire me to make The Maids the best it can be. By returning the favor to those...

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The team behind the Moscarino Outdoor Creations landscape

“Great experience with Ryan and Kevin from Moscarino in redoing my patio and fencing in my yard. They always responded quickly to questions and changes I wanted to make and helped create a great design we’re extremely happy with. Can’t be happier we chose to go with them!”—Review by Korey L., eight months ago The good (and...

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Back to clean

“Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.” —Bill Dodds, noted journalist and humorist It’s so hard to believe, yet here we are rapidly moving toward fall. Lovers young and old look forward to the...

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