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Should you go for an OLED television? 4K LCD?? Let’s explain first!

Should you go for an OLED television? 4K LCD?? Let’s explain first!

At the risk of becoming obsolete by the time we publish this, the viewing technology of flat screens has exploded recently with the advent of new ways to create a picture. Many people compare OLED vs. 4K when shopping for new televisions but that’s not a good way to research. For example, there at 4K

It’s almost Chanukah! Share the light!

It’s almost Chanukah!  Share the light!

  This year, the celebration of Chanukah starts at sunset on December 12th and ends on December 20th. Every community has its unique Chanukah observations, but there are some traditions that are almost universally practiced. They are: lighting the menorah, spinning the dreidel and eating fried foods (because the holiday celebrates the miracle of the oil

Enjoy The Holidays On Your Terms

Enjoy The Holidays On Your Terms

There is a wonderful energy that surrounds the holiday season.  At no other time of the year is society focused so completely on anything.  We here at Suddenly Solo certainly endorse getting into the spirit of things.  Make plans, reach out to others, take-in all the sights and sounds. As part of enjoying these next

Winter Car Tips

Winter Car Tips

Even in milder climates, the winter months bring falling temperatures. And for Suddenly Solos in the northern part of the US, the leaves are falling fast and snow and ice are almost certainly on Mother Nature’s to-do list!  So here are some easy, low-cost things we can do to help us motor through the winter

Note To Self: Go Out.

Note To Self: Go Out.

If you have not gone on a date, had a meal out, or seen a movie in the past month, then it is time to push yourself.  Static friction is hard to overcome but we have found that once you get some inertia going, it tends to perpetuate itself. Many of our Suddenly Solos use

Fun Holiday Movies for Suddenly Solos!

Fun Holiday Movies for Suddenly Solos!

Okay.  We all know “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Carol” and “Miracle on 34th Street.”  These are staples of everyone’s holiday experience.  They are beyond cinematic at this point – they are just part of the season, like menorahs, Christmas trees and eggnog. But we like to balance our holiday movie-watching with some

Holiday Eating!

Holiday Eating!

The upcoming cornucopia of holiday food can certainly pull us out of our usual caloric comfort zone!  But relax . . . it is OK to indulge yourself a bit but be smart about it.  Here are some tips.   First off, don’t try to diet now.  It can only lead to frustration.  Strive to

Winter Car Safety

Winter Car Safety

If you live in an area where you get snow, then you probably know how important it is to have your car ready for winter weather. Our cars are often our life-lines and being mobile is often a necessity. If you haven’t already done so, winterize your car by checking all the fluids, belts, tires

Why Back-To-School Season is Good for Us, Too!

Why Back-To-School Season is Good for Us, Too!

Although the traffic definitely gets worse this time of year as school buses and anxious parents all take to the road, September can still be good for those of us without school-age kids.  Specifically, I am speaking about the plethora of “Back-To-School Sales” that are going on.  These provide excellent shopping opportunities for us. For

Back-to-School Prices & Tax Breaks, Too

Back-to-School Prices & Tax Breaks, Too

Many states offer sales tax exemptions this time of year that, when added into back-to-school pricing, can make shopping very attractive for us (and grandchildren, too!).  Although there are many restrictions to the tax deals, for the most part, clothing items and computers are included. For example, in Florida, the following are exempt during certain

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