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Lynnette

I like to help people find unique ways to do things in order to save time & money -- so I write about "outside the box" ideas that most wouldn't think of. As a lifelong dog owner, I often share my best tips for living with and training dogs. I worked in Higher Ed over 10 years before switching gears to pursue activities that I'm truly passionate about. I've worked at a vet, in a photo lab, and at a zoo -- to name a few. I enjoy the outdoors via bicycle, motorcycle, Jeep, or RV. You can always find me at the corner of Good News & Fun Times as publisher of The Fun Times Guide (32 fun & helpful websites).

I've put together a list of rare pennies you should hold onto - and why. This include 1943 pennies! Plus, how to find the current value of any U.S. penny.

Not many people are using Google Docs for recipes, but it serves my purpose well. I've been organizing recipes there for years! How to organize recipes in Google Drive

While looking for rare coins in my spare change jar, I found the easiest way to check a coin’s value online, what coins to look for in change, and the best U.S. coins to keep.

Acceptable household medications for pets according to vets. Before giving your dog medication, see the correct dose on this list of medicine safe for dogs.

Some interesting one-on-one confrontations that have occurred between our dogs and wild animals. What you should do if your dog has a run-in with wildlife.

Poo Pouri is a GREAT poop spray! I'll never buy a traditional bathroom spray again. Combine essential oIls & water to make your own Poo Pourri recipe

Canon Power Shot Elph is the best small camera I've owned. Here's what I like best, a few things I don't like, and other compact digital cameras I've tried.

Here are 6 modifications to the official Monopoly game rules that will lead to more exciting game play the next time you play Monopoly with friends.

Replace regular wall outlet covers with these LED night light outlet covers using just a screwdriver. I did - No more plug-in night lights! 3 things to know