Alexandra Floersch has worked for Forum Communications since February 2015. She is a content producer and photographer who enjoys writing about finance, fashion and home.
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Your phone rings and the caller ID displays a local number. You pick it up, thinking, "Maybe it's my pharmacist or chiropractor," or perhaps, "One of my friends must have a new number." When you answer, you're sadly mistaken. A robot on the other end of the line rambles off a pre-recorded message threatening an arrest if you don't pay your fines. Even with technology meant to eradicate scams, Dan Hendrickson, a spokesperson at the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota, says phone scams continue to proliferate.
When the chilly air sets in, locals retreat to their cozy abodes to sip on pumpkin spice lattes and relax. That doesn't mean you can't enjoy the festive fall colors and harbingers of the season inside the four walls of your home though. Just sharpen your scissors and plug in the hot glue gun because these three crafts — Faux Acorns made out of plastic eggs, adorable No-Sew Fabric Pumpkins and an elaborate (but effortless) DIY Pumpkin Centerpiece will create a home worth showing off all autumn long. Faux Acorns Supplies • Plastic eggs
During summer, Midwesterners enjoy a warm lake breeze as the sun beats down onto their bronzed skin. Beachbodies make an appearance thanks to sacrifice and self control. As the sun encourages a hearty thirst, some Americans turn to alcoholic options that coincide with their health-conscious lifestyle.
FARGO — There are 120 crayon colors, more than 440 known species of sharks and approximately 500 brands of whiskey in the world. But there are infinite kinds of dads. Some are short, some are tall, some are young, some are old. Some like sports, others like art. Some are handy, some are smart. No matter what kind of dad you're celebrating this Father's Day, let them know their unique quirks have made a difference in your life. What type of dad are you celebrating? Safety Dad (aka Helicopter Dad)