Jefferey Spivey


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Ugly Christmas Sweater: The Best Places to Buy One

Once upon a time, ugly Christmas sweaters were worn exclusively by your crazy aunt and uncle.  But within recent years, these festive jumpers have become a multimillion-dollar industry.  The ugly Christmas sweater party has become a festive tradition, with millions of people competing to see who can look the worst.  If you’ve been invited to […]

Once upon a time, ugly Christmas sweaters were worn exclusively by your crazy aunt and uncle.  But within recent years, these festive jumpers have become a multimillion-dollar industry.  The ugly Christmas sweater party has become

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The Safest Gift Options for the Office Gift Exchange

Every year, the holiday office gift exchange is the bane of your existence.  You want to spend as little as possible and exert the least amount of effort.  However, it’s important to put some thought into your gift options.  After all, there are some people out there who’ve given lingerie, self-help books, and even used […]

Every year, the holiday office gift exchange is the bane of your existence.  You want to spend as little as possible and exert the least amount of effort.  However, it’s important to put some thought

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Why You Should Skip the Generic Gifts This Holiday

We all face the same holiday dilemma.  There’s a long Christmas list but there’s little time.  Plus, the thought of wrestling hostile shoppers for the best deals isn’t so appealing.  It’s easy to snatch up a bunch of gift cards and socks.  You’ve got presents for everyone without investing considerable time, effort, or creativity.  But […]

We all face the same holiday dilemma.  There’s a long Christmas list but there’s little time.  Plus, the thought of wrestling hostile shoppers for the best deals isn’t so appealing.  It’s easy to snatch up

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How to Enjoy Christmas Dinner Without Weight Gain

The battle of the bulge is most intense during the holidays.  And Christmas dinner is ground zero for the season’s biggest showdown.  Most of us will sit down at a table packed with turkey, ham, pies, cookies, and several other sweet and savory dishes.  We’ll eat once with everyone else.  Maybe go back for seconds.  […]

The battle of the bulge is most intense during the holidays.  And Christmas dinner is ground zero for the season’s biggest showdown.  Most of us will sit down at a table packed with turkey, ham,

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How to Score Tasty Holiday Meals (Without Cooking)

This Christmas, pulling everyone together can be tense.  Political discussions are bound to happen, potentially pitting your spouse against your parents.  Gifts may not live up to everyone’s expectations.  Even the decorations can be a point of disagreement.  But one thing everyone can agree on is the food.  Holiday meals are often the one time […]

This Christmas, pulling everyone together can be tense.  Political discussions are bound to happen, potentially pitting your spouse against your parents.  Gifts may not live up to everyone’s expectations.  Even the decorations can be a

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How to Survive the Office Christmas Party

The office Christmas party often serves as the one night where bad behavior is acceptable.  If you get a little drunk in front of your vice president, who cares, right?  Wrong.  What you see in the movies and what transpires in real life are two very different things.  Sure, there’s an open bar and everyone […]

The office Christmas party often serves as the one night where bad behavior is acceptable.  If you get a little drunk in front of your vice president, who cares, right?  Wrong.  What you see in

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3 Easy Tips to Make Your Holiday Airbnb Stay Problem-Free

More than 100 million people are expected to travel this holiday, and many of them will forgo traditional hotels for an Airbnb stay.  Airbnb has plenty of advantages.  Users get a more authentic experience in their destination, and they can save serious money on their accommodations.  But there are also a lot of Airbnb horror […]

More than 100 million people are expected to travel this holiday, and many of them will forgo traditional hotels for an Airbnb stay.  Airbnb has plenty of advantages.  Users get a more authentic experience in

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Christmas Travel: What Day Is Best to Hit the Road?

The holidays are a fun time.  There’s gift giving and receiving.  Reunions with friends and family.  But let’s face it.  One of the least enjoyable parts of December is Christmas travel.  Flights are expensive.  Airports have long lines.  And delays are almost inevitable.  So, when’s the best day to fly? You likely have two goals […]

The holidays are a fun time.  There’s gift giving and receiving.  Reunions with friends and family.  But let’s face it.  One of the least enjoyable parts of December is Christmas travel.  Flights are expensive.  Airports

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How to Start Identifying Your 2018 Career Goals Now

The finish line is in your sights.  Whether you’ve had a crap year or you’ve spent the last 11 months crushing it, 2017 is almost over.  If you’re like most people, you want next year to be better, and you’re planning kick things off strong on January 2.  However, if you truly want to succeed, […]

The finish line is in your sights.  Whether you’ve had a crap year or you’ve spent the last 11 months crushing it, 2017 is almost over.  If you’re like most people, you want next year

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How to Survive the Thanksgiving Slump

If you’re like most Americans, you went back to work Monday with a few extra pounds in tow.  Yahoo predicts most people consume somewhere between 4,000-5,000 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone.  This leads to 2-4 pounds of weight gain.  It’s likely to equal more if the overeating continues all weekend.  For many, this is just […]

If you’re like most Americans, you went back to work Monday with a few extra pounds in tow.  Yahoo predicts most people consume somewhere between 4,000-5,000 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone.  This leads to 2-4

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