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Recommended apps for 2014

We brought you our productivity app recommendations not once, but twice in 2013. (Hint: read here and here for a refresher). So what’s new in 2014? I'm glad you asked.
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Seen On Pinterest: Valentine’s Day Inspiration For Everyone In The Family

As I write this, we're two weeks away from the much-anticipated or much feared Valentine's Day. February 14th hails but once each year, TDS customers, and Cupid's arrow will strike soon, so you'd better be ready. This week's post rounds up some of my favorite Pinterest finds for the whole family—from crafts for the kids to romantic roses for her to satisfying and sinfully delicious recipes for the gourmet chef and novice cook alike—I'm looking at you, boyfriends and husbands! So read on and pin away, dear readers.
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Rest, Fluids, and TDS TV

Being sick is never fun, but the silver lining is that when you're home, you can catch up on your favorite shows. Get some suggestions for some great shows and movies could make being sick a little more fun.
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Seen On Pinterest: Winter Wanderlust

We’ve officially entered the doldrums of winter, one-third of the way through. And, simply judging by the number of times… more...
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Seven ways to burn calories at work

As a 30-something (ok, almost 40-something) in today’s healthy-focused society, I’m well aware that sitting all day at work isn’t good for my heart (nor my mid-section). In 2014 I’m trying to focus on health, and have been looking for ideas on how to burn calories at work. After doing some research, I've gathered a list of seven ways to incorporate healthy habits into the workday.
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Seen On Pinterest: Get Fit In 2014

New Year, New You. Or at least that’s how the saying goes, right? After two weeks of indulgent Seen on… more...
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9 tech gifts you probably didn’t get, but you just might need

The big day has some and gone and it’s entirely possible that Santa didn’t bring you everything you wanted. In fact, there are things you maybe didn’t even think to ask for that might be just what you need (or “need,” as the case may be). Based on my experience and the input of many friends, I offer you a list of 9 items you should think about buying yourself.
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Seen On Pinterest: Ring In 2014 With These Stylish New Year’s Eve Decor, Food & Party Ideas

It's hard to believe that there are only eight days left in 2013 -- my, how the year has flown. May all TDS customers and readers have a holiday filled with fun, family and festivities. This week's "Seen on Pinterest" post details some of our favorite ways to ring in the 2014 in style.
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Alternate Christmas movies for your holiday enjoyment

Everyone has their favorite movies to watch during the Christmas season. Some classics include It’s a Wonderful Life, White Christmas, Miracle on 34th Street, and more recently, Elf. And who can forget A Christmas Story, a standard for my family – especially since it is played 24 hours straight. But have you ever thought about introducing some alternate Christmas movies into your holiday viewing? TDS employee and award-winning movie director, Kris, has some suggestions.
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Three weight management tips this holiday season

Eggnog, little gingerbread men cookies (or any and all of Melynn’s cookies we’ve featured here on the blog), homemade candies—these are just a few of the tempting treats that contribute to the expansion of many American’s waist lines during the holiday season. But, there is hope! We've gathered three tips we can all do to avoid packing on the pounds this year.
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