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Weekly Roundup: Celebrate Spring with the Spring Cleaning Bug

In Weekly Roundup on March 24, 2009 at 4:36 pm

It’s officially Spring which means it’s high time you cleaned off those cobwebs, reorganized the closets and downsized garage inventory for the warmer months ahead.

Get motivated with these spring cleaning tips from AC writers across the board:

How to Survive Spring Cleaning with Allergies by Deborah Maher

Spring Cleaning for Busy Lifestyles by Angie H.

Simple and Quick Spring Cleaning Ideas by Jenne Joy

Making Spring Cleaning a Breeze – Bathrooms by Robin Costello

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your House by Grace Ann Harmony

Green Spring Cleaning Guide by Mary Zeiher

Spring Cleaning Can Relieve Stress by Jennie DellaMonica

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Weekly Roundup: American Idol Fever

In Weekly Roundup on March 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm

Oscar season is officially over but you may be glued to the TV set for the lineup of celebrities-to-be on American Idol.  The show is one of the most-searched-for topics on Google and AC, and there are plenty of CPs sharing their insights and show summaries.  Keep up with the latest singing sensations with this roundup of must-read American Idol articles:

American Idol’s Race to the Top 12 by Christina Litster

American Idol: Lack of Screen Time = Lack of Votes by Margaret Kerr

American Idol’s Final Season? by William Sidney

‘American Idol’ is Broken – Here’s How to Fix It by Kathryn Nichols

American Idol Sinks to a New Low by Stephanie Modkins

Does American Idol Have One Too Many Judges? by lola Reneau

American Idol Birthday Party Tips and Ideas by Hunter

Weekly Roundup: Black History Month Greats

In Weekly Roundup on February 15, 2009 at 10:00 am

Black History Month is in full swing, and CPs have been writing up some great articles about celebrations, events and, of course, the history of Black History Month.  Here are a few highlights from this month’s published lineup:

5 YouTube Videos That Teach About Black History for Black History Month by Rachel Carpenter.

Top Ten Famous Quotes to Celebrate Black History Month by Kassidy Emerson.

Black History Month Poems by W. Diane von Zwol.

Celebrating Black History Month in Oregon by G.L. Morrison

Free Black History Websites for Black History Month by Momma J.

King’s Dream by Dave.

Black History Month: A New Journey Begins by John Gugie.

Are you doing anything special to honor Black History Month?  Share below!

Weekly Roundup: Financial Fever Hits AC

In Weekly Roundup on February 4, 2009 at 9:00 am

With tax season right around the corner and the continuing struggles of the economy, the keywords this week are ‘stimulus package‘ and ‘2009 taxes.’  Here’s a roundup of interesting reads:

Stimulus Package:

Obama’s Stimulus Package by Betsy Ross

Is Congress ‘Greasing’ the Stimulus Package? by Gary Davis

The Ongoing Struggle for the Stimulus Package by CJ Mathis

Bipartisan Stimulus Package Seems Unlikely by Michael Thompson

2009 Taxes:

Tips for Organizing Your 2009 Freelance Writing Records by SkyeDanzer

Tax Tips for 2009 by Patricia Hill

How to Prepare Income Taxes on Your Own by Allen Teal

2009 Tax Bracket Information Guide by Rosa Hayes

The Daily Find: Yamba – the Hidden Jewel of New South Wales

In The Daily Find on August 9, 2008 at 6:11 am

The Article: Yamba- the Hidden Jewel of New South Wales

The Author: Jenny Brewer

Why It’s Worth a Read: Because you never knew this corner of paradise even existed. And yes, it’s in Australia.

The Daily Find: Baby Cut Carrots – What They Really Cost

In The Daily Find on August 8, 2008 at 7:00 am

The Article: Baby Cut Carrots – What They Really Cost You is Nutrition

The Author: Pam Gaulin

Why It’s Worth a Read:  Because they look so innocent!

The Daily Find: How to Repair a Water Damaged Cell Phone for Free

In The Daily Find on August 7, 2008 at 1:25 am

The Article: How to Repair a Water Damaged Cell Phone for Free

The Author: Rich Jones

Why It’s Worth a Read:  You’ve dropped your cell phone in the kitchen sink again.  Here’s everything you need to know about reviving your favorite gadget.

The Daily Find: How to Use Amazon Kindle – Shortcut Keys

In The Daily Find on August 6, 2008 at 1:20 pm

The Article: How to Use Amazon Kindle – Shortcut Keys

The Author: Chris Matier

Why It’s Worth a Read: You’ve finally forked over the $$ for an Amazon Kindle but still aren’t up to speed onturning ‘pages’.  Or playing Minesweeper.  Use this article as your trusty guide.

The Daily Find: Bargain Shopping in Hong Kong’s Main Markets

In The Daily Find on August 5, 2008 at 6:17 am

The Article: Bargain Shopping in Hong Kong’s Main Markets

The Author: Laura Acevedo

Why It’s Worth a Read:  Since you’ve been anxious to get your hands on a silk tapestry and Chinese crafts, sharpen those bargain-hunting skills with these helpful tips.

The Daily Find: 50 Ways to Be More Green

In The Daily Find on August 3, 2008 at 6:00 am

The Article: 50 Ways to Be More Green

The Author: Sharon Krawczyk

Why It’s Worth a Read: You really want to join Kermit and friends with an eco-friendly lifestyle.  Sharon shares useful tips on going green at home, when cooking and more.