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How to Cancel Your Pandora One Subscription / Account

by astelle on Saturday, October 15, 2016 2:54 PM
Cancel Pandora OneThis is a quick tutorial on how to cancel your Pandora One account. I tried everything from using the Pandora One app, going to the Pandora website, and even going through iTunes!
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Checking for Charity 2016 Auction List

by astelle on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:36 PM
Ladies and Gentleman, we have our preliminary list of auction items for the Checking for Charity West Coast Beef and Beer. If you like prizes, this is the place to be!
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Sale on Portable Air Conditioners

by astelle on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:39 AM
Whynter 12,000 BTU Portable Air ConditionerIf you're like me and live in an old house with an upstairs bedroom, you can feel my pain when your bedroom is 20 degrees hotter than it is outside. Not only is this not comfortable to get dressed or change, but it makes it impossible to sleep! So, I've been searching for a great deal on portable or window air conditioners and this is the best deal I've seen by far! 
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The Best Deal on Great Cigars!

by astelle on Friday, May 27, 2016 1:06 AM
Alec Bradley 12 Cigar SamplerAs someone who loves a good cigar, but doesn't want to spend $15+ a stick, I'm always looking for a way to smoke great cigars for less than $4 a stick. This is by far the best value I've seen! 
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Cloud CMA - A Great Valuation Tool for Realtors

by astelle on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 5:34 PM
Cloud CMA I'm consistently being asked by Realtors how they can keep in touch with their clients while providing value. Well, the value of their client's asset, as in their home, is a great way to provide value and Cloud CMA makes it easy! 
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Craigslist - There's Always a Catch!

by astelle on Saturday, May 21, 2016 7:36 AM
Craigslist, Always a CatchFor those of you that have ever bought or sold something on, you know there are a few quirks with nearly every sale. Personally, I have been a craigslist aficionado for years now, as I’ve found it to be the best way to do everything from selling, or giving away, stuff you don’t want, to finding a house or rental. One way or another, there always seems to be someone out there that wants what you have! 
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Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller - Smart Landscape Watering

by astelle on Thursday, April 14, 2016 4:24 AM
Rachio Smart Sprinkler ControllerWith technology today, there is no reason why my phone can tell me the weather for the next 2 weeks while my sprinkler system still turns on while it's raining. Water is becoming more and more scarce, and conservation is going to be key moving forward. Enter the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller. 

Zippo 12 Hour Handwarmer - Best on the Market

by astelle on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 1:24 AM
Zippo 12 hour hand warmerIf you're looking for a great way to keep your hands warm while skiing, snowboarding, going to cold weather sporting events, golfing, etc. Zippo's 12 hour hand warmers are the way to go. I liked it so much, I bought 2 so I could have one in each pocket.

What is the Best Insulated Cup: Hydro Flask, Yeti, RTIC or Stanley?

by astelle on Friday, October 30, 2015 11:49 PM
Yeti Coolers Rambler Tumbler, Silver, 20 ozAfter having the chance to use the Hydro Flask 18oz Coffee Cup , the Yeti Rambler 20oz Tumbler as well as the Yeti Rambler Lowball 10oz , and the RTIC equivalents, as well as the Stanley Classic Vacuum Sealed Pint, a few things have become clear.
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Garmin Rino 650 - Sale

by astelle on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 4:32 AM
Garmin Rino 650 Sale - CloseoutEver since last hunting season I've been looking to upgrade from my old Garmin Rino 130 to the new Garmin Rino 650 or Garmin Rino 650T. This special at Cabelas is by far the best deal I've seen! 

Checking for Charity - Final Auction List

by astelle on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 9:07 PM
Checking for Charity Beef and Beer 2013Ladies and Gentleman, we officially have our list of amazing auction items for the 2015 Checking for Charity tournament. If you're ready to win some amazing prizes, you NEED to come to the 2015 Beef and Beer Event! 
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2015 Checking for Charity Beef and Beer Auction Items

by astelle on Sunday, August 09, 2015 9:59 AM
Checking for Charity Beef and Beer 2013Checking for Charity is a great organization that has already raised over $194,000 for various charities and should top $140,000 by the end of the 2015 West Coast Event. On August 13th at 6:30pm we kickoff the West Coast event with the annual Beef and Beer dinner and auction. This year we have a bunch of auction items and packages that have been donated by a variety of great sponsors with more still coming in. Thank you to all that have participated and come out to get your hands on some of this great schwag! To register go to:

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Golf Cigar Holder - Cigar Minder Clip

by astelle on Sunday, April 19, 2015 10:20 AM
Golf Cigar Minder ClipAs a golfer that loves to smoke a nice cigar on the course, I was looking for a way to keep from having to lay my cigar on the ground. Outside of the chemicals on the grass, dirt, sand, etc., I just wanted a better way. The Cigar Minder Clip works perfectly!

How to Block Candy Crush on Facebook or any other App

by astelle on Saturday, January 24, 2015 12:10 PM
block candy crush on facebookIf you're like me you're tired of people inviting you play slots, candy crush, farmville, and every other app on Facebook. I have been asked multiple times 'How do I block Candy Crush on Facebook?' I made this quick video to show you how.

Mediterranean Exploration Company Pearl District Portland - Review

by astelle on Saturday, January 24, 2015 7:08 AM
Mediterranean Exploration Company (M.E.C.) Portland ORAs a resident of the Pearl District in Portland, OR I've been waiting for a great new restaurant to hit the scene. Well, I just found my favorite new place! The Mediterranean Exploration Company on 13th and Flanders is the perfect mix of drinks, a cool vibe, and of course delicious food! 

Looking for a Great Buy on Gadgets and Tech?

by astelle on Monday, December 01, 2014 1:58 AM
Great Deals on Gadgets and TechWhen I'm getting online to find a great deal on tech products, I have a few great go to sites. Depending on what you're looking for, you can almost always find a better buy than if you walk into a store. Here is a list of my favorites. 

Looking for a Great Buy on Outdoor Gear?

by astelle on Saturday, October 18, 2014 4:49 AM
REi Clearance Outdoor GearIf you're looking for a great deal on outdoor gear, I have a few sites that I like to check out. While you can get it at many places, here are my favorites. 

Ware Twist-N-Go Dog Kennel - The Best Pet Purchase You'll Make

by astelle on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 1:20 PM
Ware Twist-n-go dog kennelIf you're looking for a great way to keep your dog from getting your car all dirty, the Twist-N-Go Dog Kennel by Ware Manufacturing is the only way to go. 

Vistaprint - Cheap and Efficient

by astelle on Wednesday, September 03, 2014 3:58 PM
VistaprintAre you looking for an easy way to print your business cards or other marketing materials? is the way to go! 

Macy's Labor Day Sale

by astelle on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:54 PM
Macy's Labor Day SaleFor those of you looking for a good deal, there are all sorts of deals going on over Labor Day. One of those is at Macy's where you can get suits, home goods, or a variety of other things. 

WFG National Title's 3rd Annual Big Le-Bocce Charity Bocce Ball Tournament

by astelle on Monday, July 28, 2014 4:05 PM
WFG National Title's 3rd Annual Big Le-Bocce Charity Bocce Ball TournamentWFG National Title's 3rd Annual Big Le-Bocce Charity Bocce Ball Tournament is officially on the books!


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Jump to the Rescue - Charity Skydiving Event

by astelle on Thursday, May 08, 2014 9:05 AM
Jump to the Rescue - Charity Skydiving EventHave you ever wanted to skydive? Here's a great way to take that first jump while helping others! Jump to the Rescue is being organized by Realtor and all around great guy Rex Buchanan in Portland, OR. 
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Want 20% off at REI?

by astelle on Monday, March 31, 2014 6:52 AM
REI Member Clearance Looking to save some money on your outdoor gear? REI is offering 20% off one full priced item, and 20% off one REI Outlet item. 

What's a Good Waterproof Running Shoe? I use the Saucony Kinvara 4 GTX

by astelle on Friday, March 07, 2014 3:42 AM
Waterproof Running Shoe Saucony Kinvara 4 GTXIf you are running in the great Northwest like I am, you are probably asking, 'What is a good waterproof running shoe?' I like the Saucony Kinvara 4 GTX, and the fact that it's orange and black makes it even better! 

How Much Should I Tip My Cab / Taxi Driver?

by astelle on Thursday, January 23, 2014 3:53 PM
On my recent tip to New York (NY), I jumped in a cab / taxi from JFK to Manhattan and wondered how much I should tip the cab / taxi driver. I asked around, asked the cabbie and this is what found out.