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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


Getaways – Dare to Visit a Real Haunted House

RISMEDIA, October 9, 2009—"In the heart of New Orleans' Cities of the Dead, lies The Mortuary, where if you're not screaming, you're already dead!" The Mortuary Haunted House opened its doors for the season just over a ...


Being a Green Consumer Means Living Conscientiously

RISMEDIA, October 8, 2009—(MCT)—Green living in a down economy has become a concern for many Americans, but while adopting eco-conscious practices may seem challenging at first, it's simple to make an impact.  ...


Whistle – Don’t Tweet – while You Work: Majority of Companies Prohibit Social Networking on the Job

RISMEDIA, October 7, 2009—Workers who want to share the latest news with Facebook friends and Twitter followers will need to wait until after hours or risk violating company policy, a new survey suggests. More than half (54%) of chief information officers ...


Ghosts and Goblins Rally on Capitol Hill to Support ‘Halloweekend’ Movement to Change Halloween to Last Saturday in October – Every Year

RISMEDIA, October 6, 2009—Our nation’s capitol can be a scary place sometimes, but it recently became even more frightening when a gang of ghouls and goblins led by Steven Silverstein, president of Spirit Halloween costume stores, descended on Capitol Hill to ...


October Is Energy Awareness Month

RISMEDIA, October 5, 2009—To commemorate national Energy Awareness Month in October, the experts at Simonton Windows® have developed a series of window selling tips for remodelers and builders. The list focuses on educating homeowners on the benefits ...


Most Loved Movies List Includes 20 Hottest Movies

RISMEDIA, October 3, 2009—Blockbuster Inc. has released a new list of the most loved movies according to the experts- the fans who watch them. The movies receiving the most love from viewers include all three films in the "Lord of the ...


Getaways – Destinations for ‘We the People’

RISMEDIA, October 2, 2009—(MCT)—The signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, is one of the most significant events in American history. It established the many rights and freedoms that we enjoy today. Here are five places where you can ...


Spirit Halloween Unveils Spine-Tingling Costume Predictions

RISMEDIA, October 1, 2009—With Halloween just around the corner and invitations to Halloween parties beginning to pile up, now is the time to start planning your costume.  ...


‘Give a Day, Get a Disney Day’ – Disney Parks Hope to Inspire 1 Million Volunteers

RISMEDIA, September 30, 2009—Disney Parks recently announced a new program that celebrates the spirit of volunteer service with a simple proposition: "Give a Day, Get a Disney Day."  ...


Top 10 Need-to-Know Travel Insurance Terms

RISMEDIA, September 29, 2009—For many people, insurance can seem like a foreign language that only those fluent in 'insurance speak' can understand. To master the art of insurance appreciation however, you don't need instruction from RosettaStone or Berlitz, just a little ...


Three in Four Americans Choose Quality over Lowest Price in Food Aisles

RISMEDIA, September 28, 2009—A new IBM study reveals that despite tough economic times, Americans at all income levels are refusing to sacrifice quality, value and nutrition to save money on food and health & beauty purchases. The current economy has, however, ...


Drivers Buffeted by Recession, ‘Commuter Pain’ Survey Shows

RISMEDIA, September 26, 2009—The second annual IBM Commuter Pain survey recently released indicates that the recession is taking its toll on urban motorists, who have become significantly more sensitive to gas prices and are looking for ways to spend more time ...


Getaways – Easy, Affordable and Guilt-Free Fun in Virginia

RISMEDIA, September 25, 2009—Fall is a glorious time to visit Virginia as 15 million acres of foliage burst into color, pumpkins start to glow and wineries celebrate the harvest.  ...


Now’s the Time to Plan for Holiday Shopping Season

RISMEDIA, September 24, 2009—(MCT)-Each year, the holiday shopping season seems to get under way earlier. First Thanksgiving, then Halloween. While holiday season shopping may not be on your mind at the moment, planning gift-giving and other holiday spending this early gives ...


Upgrading the Homework Space

RISMEDIA, September 23, 2009—(MCT)—With the school year under way, parents are back to the difficult task of keeping their children on track- especially when it comes to homework. If you are looking for ways to keep your children focused, a designated ...


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