Hot Dog!

We’d always thought the Dog Days were a summer thing, but we’re now reconsidering. What’s made us change our tune? These five simple words: Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The show has been televised since 1948 (and streamed online since 2006) and it’s become something of a February tradition to catch the annual event. We’ve…

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Off to see the blizzard?

We don’t know about you, but we’re getting ready to batten down the hatches for a storm that may turn out to be quite a blizzard. Even if it isn’t a full-blown nor’easter, we’re still in store for a little of the white stuff within the next 48 hours. It goes without saying, we suppose,…

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Games People Play

Can we get a moment of silence in remembrance of the iron Monopoly token? (insert moment of silence here) As you may have read, Hasbro is retiring the iron after a heated online election, and it’s being replaced with a cat token. We’re all for cats, but we can’t help but mourn the noble iron…

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Many Happy Returns

We find that our 30 word limit on commission ads works pretty well, but we can only imagine the size of an ad containing the U.S. tax code: it contains over 7 million words! It’s that time of year. From now until April 15, tax season is upon us. And for many of us, those…

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Compost Composition

Do you compost? If you’re a gardener or someone who feels strongly about environmental issues, chances are that you do. (If it’s something you’d like to try, here’s a pretty good how-to guide.) While composting has a striking number of upsides, there is one (rather mild) downside: from time to time, the composting items can…

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Give me land, lots of land …

Sure! Lots of starry skies above? Absolutely! Whether it’s a Poconos hunting cabin complete with wooded acreage or a suburban building lot, we’ve got it. Check out our Real Estate category, or even create an advanced search on findnflip.com to narrow down the ads to include specific things you’re looking for: wooded, rural, riverfront, whatever!…

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More Power to You

Lights out! Yeah, it happens. Most famously, it happened last night when the power failed, the New Orleans Superdome went dark, and CBS lost its feed from the broadcast booth. While a power outage at your home or business won’t leave millions hanging, it can be a huge inconvenience (at the very least). Whether or…

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On Our Radar: Microwave Ovens

Zap it. Nuke it. There are a million ways we describe using the microwave (and probably a million and one different things we use it for). It’s hard to imagine daily life without the trusty microwave, but it is a rather recent innovation. Interestingly, the microwave was invented by accident, thanks to an engineer named…

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February Predictions

Here’s hoping for a shadow-free Saturday. We’ve got our fingers crossed, but it really is all up to Punxsutawney Phil. The tradition holds that if he sees his shadow, we’re in for six more weeks of winter. If it’s cloudy and there’s no shadow, spring is just around the corner. Us? We’re firmly in the…

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Advertising on Commission

Advertise free, pay when you sell. If you’re familiar with us, you know it’s our rallying cry. And it’s true: when you place a commission ad with us, we run the ad for you with no upfront payment. Just call us or log on to findnflip.com, give us the information about your item, and we’ll…

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Have a ball (or 100)

There are three of them on the moon. They can have between 300 & 500 dimples (the standard is generally 336). Americans spend $600 million on them annually. And the average golfer goes through 100 of them every year. We are, of course, talking about golf balls. And we’ve got them advertised. You can find…

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Word.

Shakespeare said that brevity is the soul of wit. The Bard may have had a point. Then again, old William was likely not placing an ad for a detailed item. We allow up to 30 words in every commission ad. For the more concise among us (and for certain items), that’s more than enough. Sometimes,…

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Freeze Frame. For Free.

We’ve all been in a deep freeze for the last week, so we guess it’s no surprise that we’re in a freeze frame state of mind this afternoon. We’ve already told you about posting photos of any item on findnflip.com: it’s easy, free and effective. But when it comes to commission ads for cars, trucks…

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Dig it! Using Paper Shop in the Garden

You already know that you can find garden items in Paper Shop. But did you know that you can use Paper Shop in your garden? It’s pretty simple to make seedling starter pots out of our pages. Since the paper used in our books is recycled newsprint (not glossy or stiff paper), it’s ideal to…

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