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From online dating and drones to board games and cooking, we cover many of your favorite fun activities all in one place so you can spend your time having fun versus researching it for hours.

Best Subscription Boxes For Kids: Little Passports vs KiwiCo vs Amazon STEM vs MEL Science & More

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With kids out of school for the COVID-19 crisis (and even home during the summer), it’s important to keep their curious minds engaged in fun and educational activities. Getting a monthly subscription box delivered right to your door is an excellent choice as we’re trying to avoid crowds and socially isolate. Which ones are the best? And what kinds of activities do they include? We’ve done our homework so you don’t have to…

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Is Amazon Prime Worth It? Be A Smart Shopper, Streamer & Reader

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Is Amazon Prime worth it? What does Amazon Prime get you? To Prime or not to Prime? These are the questions many of us have grappled with before. Amazon Prime certainly has its devoted members for many reasons (many people on our team being some of them), and there are a ton of benefits that go beyond free shipping and video streaming. Here, we’ll help you work through Amazon Prime benefits and cost to see if the membership makes sense for your budget…

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Best Tennis Ball Machine: Silent Partner vs Lobster vs SpinFire vs Playmate & More

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You just finished playing league, and just like last year, there’s one particular shot that’s driving you crazy (in my case, it’s been 3 years since I felt comfortable with my forehand). I played different opponents, did drills, rallies, etc., but nothing was quite getting that muscle memory to sink in. I knew the forehand is in there, but what I really needed was a tennis ball machine to hone it down, so I don’t start slicing when I’m in a match. Our research and hands on experience led us to the best tennis ball machines for every situation and player…

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Best Home Brewing Kit: BrewDemon vs Mr Beer vs Northern Brewer vs Brooklyn Brew Shop & More

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The craft beer industry has exploded in recent years, giving ale drinkers a wide selection of flavors and varieties to choose from. It’s also created a culture of beer consumers who have a whole new appreciation for the craftsmanship that goes into creating fine beer. According to the American Homebrewers Association, more than 1.2 million people are brewing their own beer in the U.S. alone. That’s a lot of guzzling! And for good reason since it’s easier than ever to join the movement and brew your own thanks to home brewing kits. No matter your level of passion for beer, there’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying the crisp taste of a frothy beer that you made yourself. It’s not only fun to do, but it’s also more affordable than you might think. We’ve researched the best brewing starter kits available so you can impress your friends and start hoppin’ to it…

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Best Swing Sets For Every Budget Plus Other Backyard Toys

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Have a dire need to get your kids out of the house to play outdoors? You’re not alone, especially when you have a posse of neighborhood kids over. A backyard play or swing set can save your sanity. You might also consider some alternative outdoor play options. We review the best sets by price point, with pros, cons, features and more…

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Best Beer Of The Month Club: Which Hops Shop Comes Out On Top?

Are you a beer enthusiast who’s tired of your same old local store offerings? Fortunately, microbrewing is a booming — and very trendy — business these days. New breweries are popping up all over the U.S. and the world every day. Thanks to a batch of online beer subscriptions, you can sample some of the best new beers before they hit the market and maybe even a few that are not available in your local bottle shop. Check out our best beer of the month club reviews to see which monthly beer subscription can satisfy your thirst for new brews…

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Best Wireless Surround Sound? Heos vs Sonos vs Bose vs Airplay

Feel the music’s bass in your body. Watch sports games as if you were on the sidelines. Hear the explosions in action movies like you’re at the cinema. You can have all this without ever leaving the comfort of your home thanks to wireless surround sound systems. New technology allows the sound quality to be better than ever, and you don’t have to drill holes in your wall or trip over wires either. So grab a tub of popcorn and read on to see how these wireless surround speakers can take your listening and viewing experience to a whole new level…

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