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Mother's Day Gifting Revealed

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There's no better time than Mother's Day to show the woman who raised you just how much she means to you. But let's face it — it's not always the thought that counts. There are some presents for Mom you just shouldn't buy (or make), because they're probably going to end up in the back of a closet somewhere. Here are a few gifts you should avoid giving Mom on Mother’s Day.

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Easter Baskets Done Right

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Easter baskets are part of a fun holiday tradition for many children, and it doesn't have to cost a lot to make these baskets into great gifts. There are some exciting Easter basket ideas from us at AmeriCash Loans that you can put together for the kids while still saving money. Things like picking up basket fixings at the dollar store and including some fun items that aren't Easter candy can help make the baskets you create more budget-friendly, so you can feel great about making these enjoyable Easter baskets for your kids.
 

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The Best Valentine's Day Gifts

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Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to show a special someone how much you care. A box of chocolates and a takeout meal is always appreciated, but there's so much more you can do without breaking the bank. From affordable flowers to handcrafted meaningful gifts, there are plenty of ways to make the day even more memorable.

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Your Guide to Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

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It's the same thing every year: You promise you'll do your holiday shopping early, but you find yourself scurrying around town at the last minute by the time the holiday season rolls around. You're fighting crowds at the malls, sitting in traffic and shopping online at stores that don't offer expedited shipping or guarantee your gifts will arrive before Christmas Eve. Fortunately, shopping for last-minute gifts doesn't have to be unnecessarily stressful. If you have procrastinated once again this year, then follow these tips.

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What Gifts to Get Your Parents This Holiday Season

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Ask anyone who the hardest people are to shop for, and many people will say their parents. Your mom and dad probably already have most of the things they need, and even if they don't, they might insist you don't spend your money on them. But the people who raised you deserve the best this holiday season. Check out this list of delightful gift ideas for parents from all walks of life.

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Tips on Cooking the Perfect Turkey

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No matter what you serve for Thanksgiving dinner, there's only one star on the table: the turkey. It also happens to be the hardest dish to perfect. Whether it's your first time taking over your family's holiday cooking traditions or you've done it before and just can't seem to get it right, here are some tips for ensuring this year's Thanksgiving turkey is the best you've ever had.

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Halloween Party DIYs

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The decorations you set up play a huge role in the ambience and spookiness of your Halloween party, and it's possible to unleash the Halloween spirit without breaking your budget. These Halloween DIY projects and cheap Halloween d├ęcor ideas make it easy and affordable to prepare for a fun get-together.

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Awesome DIY Ideas for July 4th

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Saving money on your holiday decor doesn't mean you have to settle for anything less than fabulous. Fourth of July is a time for fireworks, family and fun. Hang your flag, plan your menu and get ready to celebrate America with a few creative DIY ideas that you can whip up quickly — and for budget-friendly prices.
 

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What Not to Get Dad for Father's Day

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When it comes to buying great gifts for your family, your father is probably the hardest person to shop for. When Father's Day rolls around every June, you likely find yourself scrambling at the last minute, wondering what your old man wants or needs. While we can't tell you exactly what the right present is for your dad, we can provide you with a list of things almost no father really wants.

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Should You Stay Home or Travel This Memorial Day?

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Memorial Day is coming up, and that means you likely have an extra day off of work or school. The weather is warm and you're trying to decide if you should head to the beach or stay home and have a barbecue. Before you head out on the road, make sure you know what to expect when traveling on this holiday weekend.

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