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Best Plants to Grow in Spring

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Whether you're looking to get healthy, get back to nature, or just get outside, growing a garden is one of the best spring activities to help cross all of those goals off your list at once. From yard cleanup to spring planting, March, April, and May are the perfect times for turning your outdoor space into an oasis. Here at CreditBox, we've put together a list of the best plants to grow in the spring, including what you need to do to get started.

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Easy-to-Cook Meals on a Budget

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You don't have to break your budget to make delicious meals when you're learning to cook, especially when you have the right easy recipes on your side. Cheap food doesn't have to be bland or boring. In fact, simple, inexpensive meals and easy dinner recipes can be just as tasty as those that take hours to prepare with expensive ingredients. Whether you're learning how to prepare salmon or assembling a casserole – all it takes is a little bit of creativity, the right ingredients, and some easy dinner recipes to get started. 

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Basic Adulting: What You Should Have Known Last Year

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Whether you’ve just graduated college or have already entered the “real world” you start to wonder why no one ever told you how to manage finances, shop for groceries, or separate the light laundry from the dark. The sooner you learn these basic adulting skills, the better you'll feel — and the better off you'll be! That’s why we’ve came up with some tips to get you going in the right direction when beginning adulthood.

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Best Food Ordering Apps

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Having hot food delivered to your door is one of the finer things in life. And these days you're no longer limited to pizza or Chinese food. With the boom in food ordering apps, you can get just about any type of cuisine delivered in an hour or less. There's no need to phone — simply download one of these apps and place an order. 

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Throw the Best New Year’s Eve Bash

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

It's time to ring in the new year, but you don't have to go out to have a good time. You can stay home and throw a New Year's Eve party that will have your friends talking about it until next December, when it's time to do it all over again. Not sure where to start? We can help. Use these tips to throw the best New Year's Eve bash ever.

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Places to Find Unique Gifts for Everyone on Your List

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  • Holidays

Add some excitement to your holiday gift-giving this year with these special and unique gifts. Nobody wants to give a bad gift, and you won't with these uncommon goods. You're sure to delight others with these keepsake pieces and spark some interesting conversations. If you're wondering, "What should I buy?" when gift shopping, "something unusual and cool" might be the best answer.

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How to Save Time This Holiday Season

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  • Holidays

The holiday season can feel like one of the most stressful times of year, but it doesn't have to be that way. By planning ahead and using free gift wrapping services at retailers, as well as cooking in advance, there are dozens of ways to save time by planning so that you can spend those most precious moments with your friends and family instead of doing prep work. Here are some great tips to get you started.

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How to DIY Holiday Hostess Gifts

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  • Holidays

The holiday season can be a busy and expensive time of year, especially if you have a lot of gifts to give and holiday parties to attend. Many people say you should never go to a party empty-handed. After all, hostess gifts show your appreciation for being invited to a gathering and acknowledges the hard work your hostess put into planning the event. Making DIY gifts is a budget-friendly way to answer the question of what to bring to a party.

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Throw the Best Friendsgiving this Year

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  • Holidays

Thanksgiving dinner is often one of the biggest, most stressful meals of the year. And it's a feast you usually enjoy with your family. Friendsgiving, however, is the more casual version of Thanksgiving, which you get to spend with the people you can really have fun and let loose with: your closest friends. This relaxed holiday is all about staying low key, removing stress from your life, and simply hanging out with your favorite people. If you want to host one of these get-togethers and you're not sure where to start, these tips will help.
 

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Things You Should Always Buy New

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From garage sales and second hand stores to online auctions, shopping for used items is a great way to save money. However, not all things are created equally when it comes to buying used vs. new. As a matter of fact, if you're in the market for any of the following items, it may be better to opt for new. Consider safety tips for the items in question and don't forget that you could always score a sweet personal loan if need be. 

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