Category Archive: Tips

Jul 14

Tip: iGoogle / igHome

OK, so igoogle is going away – like google reader. Blah!!! I’ve been using igoogle for several years and it’s become quite a habit and convenience! BUT ighome is pretty close. It’s based on your google account and you can add gadgets to see multiple accounts and feeds at once. It’s become my go-to page. …

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Mar 26

A Great Online Tool to Organize a Meal for Someone!

I’ve used TakeThemAMeal in the past and it’s worked well – and it’s FREE! Check it out!! You can sign up on a schedule, provide contact information, list allergies and wishes, share recipes, etc… The PerfectPotluck website is also a hit! With this site, you can list items needed and have folks sign up for …

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Jan 20

TIP: a prayer reminder tool


Echo is a tool to help you pray more diligently. Pray for your friends, family, church, country, personal issues – and thank God continually. Echo actively sends you reminders. You customize it in the way that’s most useful for you — you can get emails or text messages any time throughout the week — and it reminds you to pray for one person or issue at a time.

Jan 17

Got any remnant gift cards with balances of less than $5 in your wallet? What can you do with them?

I’ve been wondering what to do with the AmEx gift card with the balance of $3.23 on it. Yesterday I found a great solution. Use it at the gas pump (to buy about 1 gallon of fuel!). The card gets authorized only for the amount remaining. Sweet! I did this by mistake – and I …

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Oct 14

How to clean your washing machine

with water and white vinegar

Oct 04

Password Security

When is a password secure? How long would it take a hacker to break it?

Use this website to check your own password. Mine hit 2 million years…

Aug 26

Google+ Privacy?

Although Google+ Plus has inherently more security, there are a number of things you can do and keep in mind, to make sure you’re doing all that you can to maximize your privacy options. Even if you have a, “let the world know” perspective, it’s still a good idea to understand just how Google+ Plus handles privacy.

Jul 19


Google Plus or G+ – social networking by Google – launched June 28, 2011 as invitation only – Google+ reached 10 million users in 2 weeks during ‘limited’ trail phase

Nov 28

Tip: &

Are you carrying a Bible with you most of the time? Probably so…it’s your phone. If you have a phone with Internet access, you have a Bible. And it’s possible to have a Bible on the phone even when you’re not near a hotspot.

Nov 15


F5 – Function Key In all modern Internet browers pressing F5 will refresh or reload the page or document window. Open the find, replace, and go to window in Microsoft Word. Starts a slideshow in PowerPoint. Sometimes you just need to stop and reload!

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