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Entries from February 2014

Let The Games Begin!

February 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, News, Websites

The 2014 Olympic Games begin today in Sochi, Russia.  Opening Ceremonies are set for tomorrow (Friday, February 7).  Here’s what you need to know to watch your favorite events and learn about the history of the games and venue:

NBC: Where to watch the Olympics (broadcast and digital)
NBC: Complete Sochi Olympics TV schedule
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Tips and Resources for Identifying Fraud

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off · News, Websites

The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides tips and resources for spotting and identifying fraud.  You can also subscribe to free “Watchdog Alerts” for news about con artists’ latest tricks.  You do not have to be an AARP member to sign up for these alerts.  Be alert, be aware, and keep your information safe.
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Translation App

February 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · Software

I found these apps mentioned in Virtuoso Life.  iTranslate Voice listens to any phrase you say in English and translates it into your choice of 36 other languages.  The app is free for Android devices and $1.99 for iOS.  I tested it (English to Italian) and thought it was really nice.  Google Translate also does [...]

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Winter Weather Means Hearty Cooking

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Websites

When it’s cold (and snowy), I love to cook.  There’s nothing like the smell of good food to make a house a home.  One of my favorite go to sites for great recipes is our own Village Market.  It’s easy to find recipes for any occasion–you can even begin planning your Valentine’s Day menu!
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Let the Super Bowl Festivities Begin!

February 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Websites

Let the Super Bowl festivities begin today with Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl X!  The adoptable and adorable puppies begin their game at 3 pm EST.  Have a great Super Bowl Sunday!
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Don’t Know Anything About Football? Sound Smart at Your Super Bowl Party!

February 1st, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Websites

Don’t know anything about football?  Going to a Super Bowl party?  Read this article by Brian Anthony Hernandez from Mashable.com that tells you which Twitter feed to follow to keep up with the conversation.  Enjoy the game!
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Super Bowl Party Menus

February 1st, 2014 · Comments Off · Websites

Have you planned your Super Bowl party menu?  If you still need ideas, visit Food Network’s Big Game Bash Party Plan.  Enjoy the game, the half-time show and the commercials!
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