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Cool Easter Activities for Kids

Easter is near, parents! This means it’s time to start pulling together some Cadbury eggs, jellybeans, Peeps and other goodies for your kids’ Easter baskets. If you’re looking for some cool things to do with your children other than the usual Easter egg painting, I have some activities and crafts to help celebrate Easter with your family. Here are eight things that are sure to get two thumbs up from your kids!

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What to Do After Your Bracket Is Busted - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

What to Do After Your Bracket Is Busted

This blog is for all of those who had their (metaphorical) hearts ripped out after their brackets were busted. When you have no team left to root for, and the thought of your bracket brings tears to your eyes, pick up any of the following activities to numb your pain.

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Kick Off Spring by Hosting an Outdoor Viewing Party

What better way to round out this year’s men’s college basketball tournament than by throwing a championship game party for you, your bracket pool and your friends? We’re all going to miss this year’s thrilling tournament – so be sure to send it off with a bang. Follow our tips to ensure your party is a slam dunk (I’m sorry – I had to)!

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Get to Know the Winners and Losers of the Final 16 College Basketball Teams

We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty. Since last week we saw a field of 16 teams get reduced to only four. To help you get to know each of the schools, both winners and losers, we’ve compiled a list of interesting facts which you can check out here!

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Top Five Upsets in College Basketball Tournament History - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Top Five Upsets in College Basketball Tournament History

In honor of all underdog victories past, present and future, here are our top five tournament upsets in college basketball history.

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How to Brew Your Own Beer - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

How to Brew Your Own Beer

Forget about making the long trek to the store. Welcome to beer brewing 101, where the only trek you’ll have to make is to your basement or storage space to get a bottle of your own homemade beer. Follow the steps below, and you’ll be drinking your own beer in no time!

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The Best Types of Motorcycles for Seniors - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

The Best Types of Motorcycles for Seniors

Face it, not many seniors are as fit and strong as guys like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Hulk Hogan. Motorcycles can be very heavy. A new Harley Davidson Dyna Glide has a dry weight of 639 pounds. Drop that and try to lift it up without help! Not gonna happen unless you’re more like the Hulkster than most of us. There are quite a few options that can make motorcycling a bit more adaptable to seniors. Let’s take a look.

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Chase the Winter Blues Away at the Michigan Golf Show

As hard as it is to ignore the below-freezing temperatures and snowflakes (yes, it’s snowing as I’m writing this), I can’t help but daydream about being out on the links. This winter has been brutal, there’s no doubt about it. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel – it’s known as the Michigan Golf Show.

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Activities to Keep Your Child Entertained During Mid-Winter Break

It’s that time of year again! Many schools are on winter break, and spring break is just around the corner. Unless you’re taking a vacation, that means a completely open week for you little ones. But don’t worry; there are plenty of crafts and activities to keep them entertained over break.

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Getting Into Golf Without Going Broke

If you’re not a regular Golden Bear, or if you don’t know who the Golden Bear is, then it’s time for you to start playing the great game of golf. Now, golf is not a cheap sport. It’s not like basketball where you can play with just a ball and a hoop; there’s a lot of necessary equipment needed to even begin to play golf. So if you’re tired of playing virtual golf on your Xbox, or if your boss invited you to play a round and you don’t want to embarrass yourself, the Zing Blog is here to advise you and offer you the best tips and advice for stepping into the world of golf.

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