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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 we've heard the term "polar vortex," this particular winter appears to be a doozy. So we thought it the perfect time to make this week's "Seen on Pinterest" post about something a bit more inspirational.
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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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Be together when you’re miles apart—try a virtual hangout!

Today, a “hangout” has a whole new meaning that doesn’t necessarily involve getting together in the same room. If you have friends or family that can’t come to your home for a party, let them hangout with you via a live computer feed during your next gathering.
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Friday tech news roundup for December 13

This week: get 12 days of free stuff from iTunes starting Dec. 26th, put down your camera so you'll remember better, and Target creates a new Pinterest-powered shop. Also, you won't have to give Gmail permission to load images anymore, check out the trailer for The Room 2 iPad app, and find out the best way to complete your Disney Infinity set. Oh, and check out some awesome new family car decals (there are tribbles involved!).
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