4 ways to perfect your Netflix experience:



These tips from CNET's Dan Graziano could greatly improve your viewing experience on Netflix.

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HoW2 Wear a Pocket Square:

The square should always match the tie.How2wearasquare2



A Pre-Shave Routine

Wash your face or the area you want to shave. Washing removes imageexcess oil and dead skin cells, which can interfere with the razor or irritate your gently-scraped skin while simultaneously reducing bacteria that could cause infection. Washing also moisturizes the hair about to be shaved, softening it and making the shave easier.

  • Use warm water when washing your hair pre-shave. Warm water will help soften your follicles and encourage your pores to open, making for a closer shave.
  • Try shaving after you shower. If you shave in the morning, shaving after your shower will give your whiskers time to absorb the water from the shower and should make for a smoother shave.


IRS2GO Mobile App:

Something FREE from the IRS

With tax season just around the corner, the IRS released IRS2Go 5.0, an updated version of the only official IRS smartphone app. The app is free for both Apple and Android users (Spanish and English). It allows you to:

  • Find free tax preparation assistance.
  • Check your refund status.
  • Stay up to date on tax changes affecting your family.


Get a TextNow Wireless Moto G for $14.99

“I first spotted this deal late yesterday, and it's the kind of thing that tends to melt the Internet -- so I don't know how long supplies will last.

While they do, however, TextNow Wireless has the refurbished Motorola Moto G smartphone for $14.99 (plus around $9 for shipping). That's not your subsidized price in exchange for a two-year contract; it's your price to own the phone outright.

Amazing, right? As you might expect, there are a few things cellphoneto consider. First of all, this is the first-gen Moto G, a great entry-level phone by all accounts -- but it's limited to 3G data has just 8GB of storage, and no microSD slot for expansion. Ouch. I'll come back to that in a bit.

Second, the phone is inextricably tied to TextNow for service -- or, at least, for traditional phone service, though there's nothing traditional about TextNow. Like Republic Wireless, it leverages Wi-Fi whenever possible -- not just for data and texting, but also for…”



Recycled Crayon Candles:

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Although my crayon days are long gone, I still remember the frustration scrapbookerof breaking a brand new coloring stick.

But have no fear! Your crayon saving days are here!

These bright an colorful creations are a neat way to find use for those old, broken crayons of yours (or your kids’).

Warning: This craft involves hot, melted wax, so make sure to watch your fingers and have an adult supervising at all times!

  • Dixie Cups
  • Wax
  • Crayons
  • Wicks (available on Amazon)
  • Votives/Candle holder or glass jar
  • Popsicle sticks (for stirring)


  • Microwave
  • A plate stand/bent metal coat hangar for propping up the candles



Fitness Trackers: Take them on a test run.

With so many fitness trackers on the market -- and more emerging every day -- it's hard to know which one is right for your needs.7_2_211