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Football and Big-Screen TVs: Made for Each Other

Football and Big-Screen TVs: Made for Each Other

Although any sport looks better on a large-screen television, football seems to have the best coverage and camera angles that make watching it in high-definition and on a screen that is larger than 27 inches pretty remarkable. Here are some tips if you are thinking about upgrading your current unit: Wait until January for the

Suddenly Solo? Simplify Your Surroundings!

Suddenly Solo?  Simplify Your Surroundings!

In the wake of a divorce or the loss of a spouse, there is an acceptable (and expected) period of “mourning” during which time things seem to stand still.  After time passes, and when you feel up to it, we suggest that you continue the healing process by de-cluttering your environment. De-cluttering has a salutary

Spruce Up Your Bed

Spruce Up Your Bed

With the change of seasons, it’s time to break up the monotony of your bed with new sheets, pillowcases and perhaps a duvet.  You will be amazed at how this simple modification makes such a dramatic change in both the visual and the visceral spheres. Choosing new bedding does not have to be an arduous

The Most Forgotten Filter

The Most Forgotten Filter

Although we here at Suddenly Solo think of ourselves as being “tuned-in” to the things that keep us healthy, we confess that we forgot a simple maintenance item that can impact us: the refrigerator water filter.  Most of us who have ice-makers and/or water dispensers in our refrigerators have a filter to remove various contaminants

Women vs. Recliners

Women vs. Recliners

In much the same way that all women seem to hate The Three Stooges (while guys tend to love them!), a reclining chair will likely polarize along gender lines also. This dichotomy appears whether you are single, married, dating or not. Maybe its just chromosomal! To many women, they symbolize all that is wrong in

Time To Change Your Locks?

Time To Change Your Locks?

  It is amazing how infrequently people change the locks to their homes or apartments, but it’s an important aspect of home security. Many people don’t recall if their home was re-fitted when they first moved in.  It is very possible that previous tenants/owners may still have the keys to your place! Almost 87% of

Stay Healthy: Get a Dishwasher!

Stay Healthy: Get a Dishwasher!

Divorce or widowhood often heralds new living arrangements. And the possible downsizing can sometimes mean cutting back on some of the household “luxuries” we may have become accustomed to or being pressured to drastically cut expenses. One of the false economies you may face has to do with using (or purchasing) a dishwasher. There are

Toilets and First Impressions

Toilets and First Impressions

Don’t kid yourself.  A less than tidy bathroom can profoundly impact the image that people (men and women alike) have of you.  If your lavatory is dingy, it implies that you are also less “clean.”  A study of 1,000 women conducted by Men’s Health magazine revealed that 67% of them felt bathroom cleanliness was very

Suddenly Solo Spring Cleaning

Suddenly Solo Spring Cleaning

  Just because many of us now live by ourselves, this does not absolve us of the responsibility to keep our environs clean and orderly. The condition of our surroundings has a powerful effect on our sense of self. So as we move into spring, let’s embrace the spirit and undertake some relatively simple projects

Replacement Therapy!

Replacement Therapy!

We’re not talking anything medical here . . . although failure to “heave” some of these may result in a visit to the Doctor!  With spring on the doorstep, here are some things you should give serious consideration to replacing in your life: Towels – If you shower every day, these take a beating. Assuming

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