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10 Awesome TV Remote Controls for Father’s Day

Is there any home accessory more fought-over than the remote control? TV-loving dads have long had to establish that they are masters of their domain by commandeering the clicker from the kids.

But why should fathers settle for a remote that just changes the channels when they can have one that also opens a bottle of beer? Or tells time? Or is powered by their own wind?

This Father's Day, swap the traditional family remote for one of these babies that will have him channel surfing in style:

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Today Is National Doughnut Day [VIDEOS]

Whether you like glazed, Boston cream, jelly-filled or powdered, today is a great day to be an American.

That's right - it's National Doughnut Day.

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Best Places in Bozeman to Take Dad on Father’s Day – Cole’s Top Five

Father's Day is coming up and you want to make this year different than last year right? That means sending the card on time, writing something in that card and maybe even spending the day with Dad. Here is a list of things you and Dad can do around Bozeman that will make him forget all those years you used the excuse, "I thought Father's day was next weekend..."

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The Meaning and History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, and is a day of remembrance to those who have died in our nation's service.  Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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Eight Heartwarming Videos of Soldiers’ Surprise Homecomings

On Memorial Day, we commemorate all the U.S. soldiers who've died while serving our country. With so many of our servicemen and women currently on dangerous overseas assignments, it's also a time to think about their sacrifice, and the sacrifice of their families back home.

In these videos, families of soldiers get the surprise and relief of a lifetime when their loved ones return home from duty unannounced. You'll really want to grab a box of tissues before watching.

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Are You Driving This Holiday Weekend? AAA Says Yes, You Are!

It looks like Triple A is expecting about 34.9 million of us to head for the highways or airports during the holiday weekend.  While car trips will be down slightly, they still represent nine out of 10 holiday journeys.

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A Mother's Day Supercut of Memorable Movie Moms (image)
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A Mother’s Day Supercut of Memorable Movie Moms [VIDEO]

Mother’s Day is upon us this Sunday and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with this Movie Moms Supercut from our friends at The Forward featuring some of the fiercest mothers in movie history, from Anjelica Huston's solid "Royal Tenenbaums" matriarch to Faye Dunaway's unstable Joan "Mommie Dearest" Crawford.

It's a perfect last-minute gift for mom: simply send her this video via email or post it on her Facebook wall with a note saying how much you love her.

Watch the video and see the complete list of films below:

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Creative Breakfast in Bed Recipes for Mother’s Day [VIDEOS]

Nothing shows the mom in your life more love and thoughtfulness than the quintessential breakfast in bed. You can go basic with eggs, bacon and pancakes, but don't be afraid to spice things up a bit, either.

Take a peak at some of these high-concept -- but still easy -- recipes. If possible, practice your recipe ahead of time to perfect it and serve mom on tray for less mess and the ultimate breakfast in bed experience.

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The Best Online Card Sites For Mother’s Day

Whether you've already splurged on mom or are panicking at the last minute to find an easy way to show your appreciation for all she does, have no fear. The Internet is here to save the day with online Mother's Day cards. Some showcase your sense of humor, some get all mushy gushy and heartfelt, but all are delivered instantly with no postage cost.

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5 DIY Gifts for Mother’s Day [VIDEOS]

Whether you're tight on cash or simply want to shower mom with gifts from the heart, opting for the DIY route is a great alternative to store bought treats. And even though she'll love anything you get her, she'll definitely notice -- and appreciate -- the extra bit of elbow grease you put into Mother's Day this year.

Inside are a few instructional videos on how to make creative Mother's Day gifts from scratch.

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Creative Ways to Decorate Your Easter Eggs [VIDEOS]

The Easter practice of egg decorating has meaning behind it: the egg itself represents rebirth, something early Pagans celebrated during the spring season, and was later adopted by Christians to represent the resurrection themes of the Easter holiday. Back in the olden days, colored eggs were decorated in springy hues and given away to lovers and friends sort of the same way we do with Valentines. The egg tradition has held over as the holiday evolved, with most people using store-bought dyeing packages to color their hard boileds.

This year, stray from the usual and create unique Easter egg decorations with the help of these video tutorials.

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Earth Day Deals

Tomorrow is Earth Day and some stores are offering FREE STUFF!!!  YEAH!

To celebrate Earth Day, many businesses are offering consumers free stuff, good deals, and chances to win valuable prizes. Here is just a sampling of what’s available. Check the websites and Facebook pages of your favorite companies to find additional promotions.

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