May 2011

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

May 27, 2011

ShareNeed we say more? Watch below to see what some of the cast had to say about the movie, and check here to see when it’ll be playing in your Reel Time Theater!

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Remembering our Nation’s Heroes

May 26, 2011

ShareAs this Memorial Weekend approaches, we remember those who have fallen bravely for our country’s sake. It is with their ultimate sacrifice that we continue to enjoy the precious freedoms so symbolic of our nation. This approaching weekend brings to mind one special group of people we recently listened to at the MilBlog conference: TAPS. […]

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How to Buy a Grill

May 25, 2011

ShareSo you want to purchase a new grill? With a dozen dozen models to choose from, how do you know which is the right one for you? How many BTUs do you need? What size should you get? Do you want charcoal or gas? Well, we’re here to help! Gas is easier and more convenient […]

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How Do You Go Green?

May 24, 2011

ShareIt’s important to be environmentally conscious of what we do, and at the Exchange we make special efforts to protect our Earth. We believe we should all do our best to preserve our world and ensure its brightest future. Together, we can make a difference. Below are some of the ways we’ve made our steps […]

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May: National Barbecue Month

May 23, 2011

ShareHow ‘bout some barbecue! Keep a few of these tips in mind before you fire up that grill… 1. Keep It Hot. Preheat your grill; otherwise, food will stick. If you can hold your hand five inches above the grate for two seconds, the fire is “hot”. If you can hold it for three to […]

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Hanna Celebrity Spotlight

May 20, 2011

ShareWe’ve heard of movies where superheroes fight to defend the planet, or where  ancient warriors battle a much feared enemy, or where modern top secret agents track a most wanted criminal all over the globe in a war of wits and intelligence… But a child assassin? A girl raised in the wilderness and trained by […]

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State Booster Seat Use Requirements

May 19, 2011

ShareIn a previous blog post, we gave the latest recommendations by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the use of car seats. Once your child outgrows a car seat, the NHTSA then recommends using a booster seat. In this blog post, we focus on the use of booster seats, and what state laws have […]

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Catch Spring Fever: Lawn Mower Care Tips

May 18, 2011

ShareOn a previous blog post, we gave tips for how to find the perfect lawnmower for you. Once you find it, what’s the best way to keep it in tip top shape? Try this: -Engine Oil — Drain engine oil and replace it with clean SAE 30 engine oil after every 50 hours of operation. […]

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Mother’s Day Contest Winners!

May 17, 2011

ShareCongratulations to Kristine E. for being our Grand Prize winner and Sharon B. for being our Runner Up! Kristine gets to pick Sterling Silver jewelry from our Mother’s Birthstone Specialty Store, and Sharon wins a Mother/Daughter silver heart pendant by designer Deborah Birdoes! Thank you all for sharing with us about your mothers and mother figures. […]

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