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The best solar eclipse glasses for your family, in every price range. Because you like your retinas.

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re geeking out over the total solar eclipse that’s coming on August 21. Where you live will determine what you see, but here in Nashville, viewing will be at a premium with almost 3 minutes of darkness in the middle of the day. So, I’ve been checking into which solar eclipse glasses are right for my family. Because we like our retinas. Ha.So, we found some great solar eclipse glasses in every price range, so you can watch safely with your kids too.CMT is an...

Back-to-school shopping goes mainstream with deals on eyewear, fitness apparel and kitchen appliances

Back-to-school discounts are not just for students.What were once merely sales on school supplies like crayons and notebooks have morphed into promotions on a wide array of products from some surprising retailers. “When consumers hear the term back-to-school, they should reframe what retailers come to mind,” said Mausam Bhatt, senior vice president of product at coupons and savings website RetailMeNot. “Many retailers will be running sales during this time, even if they don’t have a...

Getting Ready for a New School

Getting Ready for a New SchoolThank you JCPenney Optical for sponsoring this post. Visit your local JCPenney Optical to find your perfect frames!In just about 2 weeks my three kids will be starting a new school. It was a tough decision but we just cannot commute 30 minutes each day to bring them back and forth to school. Our new home is situated near rural farms, and set back in the woods. We just cannot make the trek-especially in the winter.This means my kids will go from class rooms sizes...