LG “Do Game Day Right” Sweepstakes

Locker room sweeps

Get in the game! When you step into the LG NCAA Locker Room, you can not only learn some trivia that will dazzle your friends, but you can enter to win the LG NCAA March Madness contest. With a Grand Prize trip for two to the 2014 Final Four, plus LG TVs, G Pad tablets, laundry pairs and microwaves for other winners, LG’s NCAA contest is one of the hottest events off the hard court! See official rules here.

To enter this sweepstakes visit http://www.lglockerroom.com/pcrichard and click “Enter Our Sweepstakes”

LG Sweeps

Once you have finished entering don’t forget to scroll through the locker room and click on the items to learn some fun facts. Good luck!

 

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Wine Cooler Buying Guide

imgresDo you love wine? If the answer is yes, you may have thought about purchasing a wine cooler before. Whether your hobby is to collect exotic or rare vintages, or you just enjoy having plenty of wine on hand for impromptu guests, proper wine storage is a smart investment for you.  Wine is a beverage that, when not maintained properly, can turn into vinegar.  If you are serious about the quality of your wine, a wine cooler will help support its preservation.

Here are some quick tips to help you decide which wine cooler is best for you!

Bottle Capacity

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Get Healthy With Ninja –Dip and Spread Recipes

The NINJA® Culinary Team has created and developed delicious and nutritional recipes with YOU in mind. We would like to share with you some of our personal favorite recipes!

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Skinny Buffalo Dip

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
    1/2 cup low fat sour cream
    2 tbsp. buffalo sauce (mild or hot)
    1/2 tsp. minced garlic
    Blue cheese crumbles (optional, for topping)

Directions

  1. Place ingredients into the Single Serve Cup and blend until smooth and well combined. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with cheese. Enjoy with veggies or crackers. Makes 1 cup.
  2. Servings: 1 cup

 

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Pineapple Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pineapple
    1/2 small serrano chile, seeded
    1/2 sweet white onion, peeled, cut in half
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Get Healthy With Ninja – Smoothies and Shake Recipes

The NINJA® Culinary Team has created and developed delicious and nutritional recipes with YOU in mind. We would like to share with you some of our personal favorite recipes!

 

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Pineapple Energy Shake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen pineapple, cut in chunks
    1/2 fresh or frozen mango, cut in chunks
    2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
    1 cup Coconut Milk
    3-4 ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in the Pitcher and blend on 3 until smooth. Serve right away.

 

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Super Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium cucumber, peeled, and cut lengthwise,
    1 cup honeydew melon,
    12 green, seedless grapes,
    1 large orange, peeled and halved,
    1 cup spinach leaves,
    1 cup ice

Directions

  1. Place the Top Blades in the
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Keeping Your Devices Safe In The Cold

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Stepping out into the bitter cold does not only have an effect on you, but the blast of arctic temperatures could put your electronics on thin ice! Smartphones, notebooks, tablets, and laptops can all lose functionality as the temperature drops. Here are some problems that may occur during these chilly days:

Battery Drain: Is the most common and most immediate effects of cold weather. Your device may spontaneously power off with a dead battery in extreme cold. If your smartphone is exposed to cold temperatures for an extended period of time, you risk killing the battery altogether.

Screen Issues: LCD displays on smartphones, Apple iPads or Android tablets are sensitive to the cold. Users may experience delayed touchscreen reactions … Read more...

How to Mount Your Flat Screen TV

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Mounting a TV on the wall frees up space in the home and gives a much cleaner appearance, but it can be an intimidating task. To help you out, we have put together a how-to guide with tips to mounting your TV so you can avoid the most common mistakes.

Things you should know before you get started. . .

Preparation:

  • Be sure you have all the necessary hardware, mounting kit, and cables required to complete the installation.
  • Read manufacturer’s instructions for both the TV and the wall mount. If you have not purchased a wall-mounting bracket yet, check your TV’s owner manual for mounting guidelines. Always check the screen size and the weight that a bracket can hold.
  • Think
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Top 10 Stocking Stuffers Under $50

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Have you been looking for some gift ideas to stuff those stockings with? Well, not only do we have great ideas, but we have great prices to match them! We’ve listed our top 10 favorite stocking stuffers that cost under $50… check them out below:

  1. Skull Candy Ink’d 2 Earbud Headphones: Loud, comfortable, affordable, the ability to block surrounding noise, and comes in various colors! What have you got to lose? It makes a great little stocking stuffer. Everybody can use another set of earbuds, even if they already have a pair.
  2. HYPE Mini Capsule Bluetooth Speaker: Small, lightweight, and crystal-clear sound… not only is this Bluetooth speaker the perfect travel accessory, but it fits into a stocking
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Thanksgiving Last Minute Checklist

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Thanksgiving is almost here and if you are hosting at your house this year, you’re probably scrambling to make sure everything is in order. Here is a quick checklist to run down to make sure you are right on track for the big day:

Tuesday

  • Confirm your guest list. You may have had last-minute cancellations or last-minute invites.
  • Confirm you have enough place settings, tableware, and chairs.
  • If you didn’t already clean up the house this weekend, start your cleaning now.
  • Make sure all of the china and glassware has been washed and your napkins and table cloths are clean and ironed.
  • Make room in your fridge for fresh groceries you may still need to purchase.
  • If you haven’t stated
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Prepare Your Oven for Thanksgiving with These Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many of us are preparing for opening our home to friends and family. We are going are over our grocery lists, pulling out the table settings, and cleaning and decorating our home in preparation for this holiday. However, there’s one important thing we all may overlook… our oven. We put a lot of faith in our ovens that day, so it’s smart to get it prepared as well.

Here are a few Tips:

Clean your oven now.  If you have a self cleaning oven do not use this feature the day before or day of a big holiday, as your oven could overheat and damage a key component such as a fuse or Read more...

Small Appliances Make the Perfect Holiday Gift

 

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It’s that time of year again… the holidays are right around the corner and you may or may not have started your holiday shopping. If you are looking for some gift ideas, here are 5 of our favorite small appliances that we love giving!

The KitchenAid Stand Mixer

The KitchenAid Stand Mixer makes a wonderful holiday gift for anybody who enjoys baking. They come in an array of fun colors to match any personality and offer much more versatility than basic hand mixers. These mixers have the ability to knead dough for delicious homemade bread, yet they are simple enough to thoroughly mix cake batter with ease. The hands-free design allows the user to add ingredients while the mixer Read more...