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Word Count: 458 Timely, budget-friendly solutions for getting your house ready for the holidays With entertaining season approaching at warp speed, it’s time to get your home spruced up and looking like new....
Word Count: 519 Dinnerware bursts with color for fall entertaining The autumn leaves bursting into vibrant colors signal a new season for home entertaining. If you need a little inspiration, look no further than your favorite outdoor spot to update your table setting for fall...
Word Count: 707 The key to an easy, stress-free and great Thanksgiving: a to-go feast Holiday takeout can be a time-saving, fuss-free and low-labor way to have a great meal without spending a lot of time in the kitchen....
Word Count: 734 Looking for holiday gifts they'll still love next year? Go traditional, not tech Looking for gifts that will stand the test of time? Tradition, not technology, is the key to a lasting gift....
Word Count: 536 Tips on how to give your home an annual checkup Give your home an annual checkup before cold weather arrives to help add comfort, save energy and cut home maintenance in the long-run....
Word Count: 449 Tips on how to prepare your windows and doors for winter and save energy Windows and doors can be more energy efficient this winter with a few simple maintenance tasks....
Word Count: 525 Getting the most out of farmers markets and seasonal produce Produce choices available at farmers markets are now reaching their peak. So how can you make the most of this seasonal bounty?...
Word Count: 453 New ideas to bring your Halloween decor back from the dead Halloween has its fair share of iconic symbols: ghosts, witches, mummies and pumpkins, just to name a few. But if your home decor is becoming just as iconic, it may be time to change it...
Word Count: 540 Indulging in a bite of pie and taking a nap could keep you healthy this holiday season The holiday season is full of celebrations. From office parties to family events, everyone gathers to spread a little extra cheer. While people may be wary of what all of the holiday treats will mean...
Word Count: 601 5 simple steps for protecting your home during the holidays Take precautions today to protect your home and deter criminals during the holidays....
Word Count: 502 Enjoy healthier comfort foods while keeping the comfort Comfort foods remind us of home, warmth and family; they are often the creamy, rich and heavy everyday foods we had as children. Things like macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, and fried chicken may be...
Word Count: 551 DIY Halloween costumes that won't spook your budget As the leaves turn, children of all ages begin their quest for this year’s “it” Halloween costume. Americans will spend $2.8 billion dollars on Halloween costumes this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014...
Word Count: 707 Three simple ways to kick the stress out of holiday shopping Learn how to make holiday shopping easier. ...
Word Count: 678 How to handle grief during the holidays Grieving during the holidays? Expert tips for coping....
Word Count: 502 Holiday tech tips Have you ever found yourself wondering if it was appropriate to check your work email during a holiday party?...
Word Count: 452 Why it's critical to make eye exams part of your back-to-school routine Find out how an eye exam can tell you if your child's vision is ready for the upcoming school year....
Word Count: 532 10 reasons you should add life insurance to your Christmas list Of the many gifts you can give, life insurance might make the biggest difference to those you love this holiday season....
Word Count: 497 Holiday shopping? Scammers hope you'll send them money for online purchases Scammers hope you'll send them money this holiday season. How to avoid getting taken....
Word Count: 773 5 allergy myths and the facts that refute them Forget what you think you know about allergies. Here is the truth behind five commony allergy myths....
Word Count: 473 DIY projects to help you whip winter Get that last winter prep project finished now with these great ideas....
Word Count: 633 10 healthy strategies to survive the holidays If you’re trying to manage your weight, holiday activities can come with a cost if you give in to the treats of the season....
Word Count: 463 A quick, 3-step energy audit could save you big bucks this winter Identify air leaks with a home energy audit. Sealing leaks helps furnaces run better and cuts costs. ...
Word Count: 866 Home safety tips for a safe and happy winter season Freezing temperatures are in store for much of the country this winter and that means homeowners need to take steps to ensure that their loved-ones and property stay safe and warm through the long, cold...
Word Count: 753 Simple ways to bust winter blues Shorter days, colder weather, icy roads, and less sunshine – winter can be a serious downer. Try busting winter blues with activities that exercise and soothe all five senses....
Word Count: 617 Clever holiday entertaining shortcuts big on taste, low on stress If you’re dreading the holiday season because it feels like entertaining is so much work, these tips will help you make this holiday season and beyond a breeze....
Word Count: 323 Perfecting the holiday dinner party Hosting a memorable dinner party can be as easy as five simple steps....
Word Count: 721 5 home improvements that boost safety, comfort and the value of your home Some of the most valuable home improvements aren't visual. Here are five behind-the-scenes upgrades to improve a home's safety, comfort and value....
Word Count: 538 Make peace with fall: Get over your love-hate relationship with autumn allergies People who suffer from fall allergies no doubt love the fall colors and the festive time of year, while hating the sneezing, sniffling, wheezing and itching....
Word Count: 554 Are you sneezing your way through 'the most wonderful time of the year?' Every year at the holidays you wonder why your “seasonal” allergies are still bothering you. Why are you sneezing, wheezing and coughing while everyone else is caroling, sleighing and making snowmen?...
Word Count: 504 Why grandma's holiday check could be the worst gift for a special needs child You know that little check you can always count on from grandma or grandpa around the holidays? It could be the worst gift your child gets this year, if he or she is a child...
Word Count: 590 Planning, communication and cooperation help reduce back-to-school worry for parents of students with diabetes Parents of children with diabetes can take steps to ease back-to-school worries....
Word Count: 660 10 expert strategies for enjoying holiday foods without the weight gain Hectic schedules, holiday stress, and tasty indulgences at every turn can lead to a few extra pounds by the year’s end. Here's how to avoid weight gain....
Word Count: 506 Worse than itching: Bug bites, stings can cause disease and allergies Outdoor pests can cause more problems than pain and itching. Some can transmit serious diseases or trigger life-threatening allergic reactions. Tips for avoiding bug-borne problems....
Word Count: 483 Preparing for fall and winter pests: How to keep wildlife and insects out of your home For many pests, including rodents, spiders and cockroaches, the change in season indicates the need to find shelter from the colder temperatures ahead. In some cases, this shelter is the same place that keeps your...
Word Count: 341 Don't let hitchhiking pests spoil your holiday season Though it is all too easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) urges homeowners to take precautions against hitchhiking pests in...
Word Count: 397 Saving money on your holiday shopping list There are some ways that you can save money this year on your holiday shopping and potentially make your planning for the season a bit easier as well....
Word Count: 93 Most popular holiday spending trends revealed [Infographic] This year, holiday shoppers say they’ll spend more money on gifts and food than any other items....
Word Count: 98 How to shop for Cyber Monday deals [Infographic] Shoppers think Cyber Monday deals fall just behind Black Friday holiday shopping savings, but have the benefit of convenience....
Word Count: 461 Promoting peer engagement through afterschool programs Interacting with their peers in an afterschool classroom setting can help alleviate some of your child's back-to-school anxiety....
Word Count: 546 Negligence is the rust of the soul ... and the car Keep your car on the road with these basic safety tips....
Word Count: 506 All aboard: Family friendly tips to make your cleaning projects a snap So you can get those summertime deep cleaning projects out of the way and get outside to enjoy the warmer weather, here are some quick tips to help make your home sparkle....
Word Count: 708 Simple steps to make your holiday guests feel at home Welcome any holiday guest into your home with these simple steps. ...
Word Count: 517 5 great gifts as modern and unique as dad himself Whether it’s for his birthday, Father’s Day or in celebration of a promotion or completed degree, doesn’t dad deserve better than a boring old necktie? Try these gifts to wow dad and make him feel...
Word Count: 647 7 great Thanksgiving gifts for the hostess with the mostest Whether you’re attending a Thanksgiving celebration in person or celebrating in spirit with friends and family who are far away, show your thanks by sending a hostess gift. ...
Word Count: 459 Treats without tricks: Safety and nutrition tips for Halloween Keep the fun and ditch the worry with these safety and nutrition tips for Halloween....
Word Count: 582 5 simple strategies to shop smarter online this holiday season The average shopper will do 44 percent of their holiday shopping online, according to the National Retail Federation. These five steps will keep anyone safe and secure online....
Word Count: 537 Simple tech tools to help reduce holiday stress Technology offers a few tools that can help simplify the chaos of the holiday season, allowing you to stress less, and focus on enjoying the festivities even more....
Word Count: 646 Tips to help online degree-seekers balance family, fun and education during the holidays The holidays are typically everyone’s favorite time of the year. They’re filled with family, festivities, good cheer and good food. But for anyone juggling parental duties, work and online learning, relaxing and enjoying the holidays...
Word Count: 429 Ick factor - Why you may be struggling to get rid of those pesky head lice Head lice are a reality of back-to-school season. Here are some tips for parents dealing with the pests....
Word Count: 785 Dare to pair: food and wine pairings for game day Creative food and wine pairings can step up your game day fare....
Word Count: 498 Gifts for the trend-setter, go-getter and romantic-at-heart Gift-giving doesn’t come naturally to everyone. If you’re struggling to find the perfect present, or if you just need some inspiration, these tips can help you please all the women on your holiday shopping list....
Word Count: 636 The surprising holiday allergy triggers in your home Fall and winter present unique risks for people with allergies and asthma....
Word Count: 484 Prepare your home for outdoor entertaining this summer Simple, fun ways to spruce up your outdoor space for warm weather entertaining....
Word Count: 527 Hospice team helps people get the most out of life's final moments Many people agree that it’s the people they encounter throughout their lives that really make it worth living. But can the people you meet in your final months truly have that much of an impact?...
Word Count: 489 Keep comfortable and stylish with denim this holiday season Because of how hectic and extended the holiday season is, it’s important to wear fun fashions that are both comfortable and stylish. The answer: denim!...
Word Count: 739 Keep growing with season-extending gardening tips for fall The approach of fall doesn't mean it's time for gardeners to hang up their hat, gloves and trowel. Here are tips to help keep you growing through fall....
Word Count: 707 Deter deer damage: 8 facts you need to know about deer during the cold-weather season As cold weather approaches, here are eight facts you should know about deer and how they can adversely affect your home and family....
Word Count: 648 Turn your backyard into a winter wonderland for wild birds with simple, smart, timely tips You can draw birds to your backyard this winter some timely feeding tips....
Word Count: 586 Helpful tips when shopping for tech gifts for the holidays What will you give when you give the gift of tech this year?...
Word Count: 650 8 ways to protect the value of your car this winter Find out how to give your car the best car today. ...
Word Count: 515 Five tips to protect yourself from cybercrime this shopping season Here are five important ways you can protect yourself from cyber crime this holiday shopping season....
Word Count: 476 Stress-free back-to-school shopping tips for parents of teens Planning, cooperation and a few tricks can make back-to-school shopping stress-free for parents and a learning opportunity for teens....
Word Count: 596 Simple twists to make summer cooking even more sensational This season why not enhance traditional foods with a few unique twists? These simple updates to classic summer dishes will have everyone raving....
Word Count: 818 Simple twists to enhance classic Thanksgiving fare This year, delight guests by making the classic Thanksgiving foods they love but with a few simple twists that will leave taste buds dancing....
Word Count: 553 Fail-safe tricks for creating the perfect cheese platter A scrumptious cheese platter is guaranteed to tempt everyone’s palate and be the perfect conversation starter at your next holiday gathering....
Word Count: 361 Tips for reducing tailgating waste Tailgating at your favorite sports events is almost as big a draw as the game itself, with lots of food, lots of fun - and, unfortunately, lots of waste....
Word Count: 736 Home organization starts with the right tools: How to get everyone on the same page No home is truly in order if the people who live in it are disorganized. Tips, tools and tricks to get your family organized....
Word Count: 601 Fun kids' activities reverse summer learning loss Research shows students can lose two to three months of learning over the summer break, meaning parents should take steps to keep kids' math, reading and science skills fresh. Here are some fun ideas....
Word Count: 544 Change-of-season checklist for lowering home energy costs A simple checklist of projects can help homeowners prepare for winter and lower their energy costs....
Word Count: 483 Keep your home comfortable for the holidays Guests coming for the holidays? Find out how to keep everyone comfortable. ...
Word Count: 333 Fight childhood hunger to keep kids healthy this summer Many children who rely on free or reduced cost meals during the school year are at risk of going hungry during the summer months....
Word Count: 551 One area of your home could be adding a lot of money to your heating bill Secrets of insulating your garage and garage door, to reduce energy costs....
Word Count: 446 How to keep your information safe this holiday season How careful are you when you’re entering personal information online to purchase gifts for your loved ones?...
Word Count: 696 DIY projects to turn your backyard into a summer oasis Are you looking for easy do-it-yourself projects to spruce up your backyard? Here are a few projects to help turn your backyard into a space you’ll look forward to showing off all summer long....
Word Count: 600 Make it easy: Tips for staying productive this summer The following tips can help you ensure that the technology you have makes it easy to make more happen in less time so you can enjoy summer....
Word Count: 535 Back-to-school snacking done right Find some easy back-to-school snacks that are perfect for your busy kids....
Word Count: 669 Handling holiday messes: Faster germ busting and dealing with decoration disasters Holiday messes don't have to dim seasonal spirits. Clean up quickly and effectively with these tips....
Word Count: 703 8 moving ways to make Veterans Day meaningful for kids Trying to teach kids about Veterans Day? Ways to make the day meaningful for children....
Word Count: 533 Festive tips to deck your table for the holidays Get ready to deck your holiday table with these designer's tips for festive table setting....
Word Count: 34 Do's and don'ts for tackling your holiday shopping [Infographic] Get your holiday shopping done faster and on budget with this advice from other shoppers....
Word Count: 539 Planned or spontaneous, pull off your next party with ease No matter if they’re planned or spur-of-the-moment, you can host a fall gathering without doing a lot of work....
Word Count: 484 5 simple ways to inspire and improve your inner 'making' skills Tips to bring your next DIY project to the next level....
Word Count: 627 8 Halloween hacks for throwing ghoulishly memorable parties This year, make your party a spooktacular delight without spending much time or effort, thanks to a few smart entertaining tricks....
Word Count: 543 6 backyard projects you can't skip this fall Knowing what your lawn and garden needs from season to season not only makes it easier for you to stay organized with your list of backyard to-do’s, but it also allows you to identify and...
Word Count: 776 How to make the start of the school year healthy and happy Families get busier when kids go back to school and it can be difficult to make healthy choices. Here are some ways to keep things healthy during this busy season....
Word Count: 594 5 sanity-saving secrets to balance school and fun this holiday season Keep the school year going strong with these easy tips....
Word Count: 382 Keep the cold at bay with these home winterizing tips Learn what to look for to protect your home against freezing winter temperatures....
Word Count: 641 Fun twists for festive fall recipes This season, look for fun ways to put a twist on your favorite recipes, or try new recipes to bring some seasonal flavors into your home....
Word Count: 568 Dress up your dinner party this season: table makeover tips to entertain in colorful style Want your next dinner party to "wow" guests? Take these tips for what a well-dressed table is wearing....
Word Count: 377 Find relief from occasional allergy symptoms this fall Allergy-proof your fall fun with these tips for managing triggers and symptoms....
Word Count: 399 New online portal connects women living with metastatic breast cancer to peer-support and educational resources Kimberly Jewett was shocked and scared when, after nearly four years cancer free, she learned her breast cancer had returned as metastatic breast cancer (MBC), meaning it had spread outside of the breast tissue. Facing...
Word Count: 535 Bring your family together with a fun, yet simple football-watching party Football season has arrived, and it’s time to get started planning those football-watching parties so you can root the home team toward victory and post-season success....
Word Count: 692 Catch a glimpse of fall colors on these awesome off-road trails There’s no better way to experience the vibrancy of fall but to immerse yourself and the family in the brilliance, and an off-road vehicle provides a front-seat view....
Word Count: 493 Save time and energy with a family gift this holiday season One of the best ways to celebrate the holidays is with a family gift – one that brings a couple or a family even closer....
Word Count: 534 Make this football season a smarter one Football season is here, and it's vital for parents, coaches and players to take steps to ensure player safety....
Word Count: 0 5 common weatherization myths ... busted Don't get cold feet when it's time to winterize your home - the truth behind common weatherizing myths....
Word Count: 803 Favorite fall flavors and activities guaranteed to enhance your autumn From favorite fall flavors to awesome autumn activities, everyone has something to look forward to as the season changes. So what types of things are high on Americans’ to-do lists this year?...
Word Count: 445 Tools to help you tackle home-related projects (or disasters) The life of a homeowner is unpredictable. It is inevitable you will encounter necessary home fixes and even an occasional disaster. From storm-damaged roofs and extended power outages to a cabinet door ready to fall...
Word Count: 565 Mischievous twists on your family's favorite Halloween tricks and treats Halloween is full of fun, and this year you can jump start the celebration well before Oct. 31. Here are some ideas to help your family really get in the spooky, playful spirit this fall....
Word Count: 673 Chic storage ideas to corral clutter It’s easy to add stylish storage to corral extra items during the cold weather months. Get organized and keep your home clutter-free with a few smart tips....
Word Count: 580 Do-it-yourself tricks and treats for Halloween party hosts Decorating for an All Hallows' Eve monster bash can be frightful ... for hosts. From the invitations and decor to the entertainment and favors, it can be quite an undertaking....
Word Count: 669 How to simplify holiday shopping this year Does the prospect of holiday shopping make you dance with joy, or tremble with dread? Americans seem pretty evenly split into both categories, a CBS News poll found last year. Love it or hate it, holiday...
Word Count: 646 How to be host or hostess with the most(est) with these delicious seasonal recipes Delight your guests this season with these amazing recipes....
Word Count: 467 Four ways to spark creativity in your children Looking for some indoor activities to do with your children this winter? Try these. ...
Word Count: 836 Sweeteners 101: Your guide to baking with sweeteners this holiday season With so many sweeteners on the market today, it’s hard to know what to buy. Here's a guide....
Word Count: 742 Think outside the pie tin: 3 surprising ways to savor pumpkin this fall Pumpkin is one of fall's best-loved flavors, and you can find many creative ways to enjoy it this season....
Word Count: 708 Simple DIY steps to protect your car through all seasons Your car needs to be prepared for the varying weather ahead – just like people do. Here are a few easy DIY projects to keep your car looking new and running for seasons to come....
Word Count: 498 Keep your skin glowing by staying active as temperatures start to drop Learn how to protect your skin during winter's harshest days. ...
Word Count: 488 Tips to get your winter fashions in prime wearing condition To revamp your winter wardrobe for the colder temperatures ahead, consider these tips to make the transition easier....
Word Count: 545 Winterize today for a warm and cozy home tomorrow According to the Farmers’ Almanac and other weather predictors, a polar vortex is expected to rear its ugly head again this winter. Now is the time to prepare yourself and your home for the cold....
Word Count: 608 A cut above the rest: How to make the perfect holiday cookie Do you know how to make the perfect holiday cookie?...
Word Count: 610 This holiday season, give your family the world - without breaking the bank Many authentic holiday traditions are just a grocery-store-trip away – and you may discover a new family favorite from a faraway land....
Word Count: 435 Superheroes, princesses and cowboys, oh my: top Halloween costumes for 2014 Halloween is all about playing dress up. It’s a time when kids and adults can pretend to be someone, or something, else....
Word Count: 731 Planning to 'have the talk' with senior parents this holiday season? How to begin The holiday season can be a good time for families to talk about senior living arrangements. Here's how to start the dialogue....
Word Count: 487 Up your game: tips for tailgating Try these food and beverage strategies for winning game-day entertaining....
Word Count: 547 Separate the fruit from the cake: How to manage your weight and still enjoy the holidays What's your holiday weight-management plan?...
Word Count: 51 What's your holiday tradition? [Infographic] Find out how your Thanksgiving fare compares to other tables across the country. ...
Word Count: 539 How to make sure cleaning up isn't your only holiday activity Learn how to make your holiday cleaning easier this season....
Word Count: 658 Beyond the bow: Experiential and motivational gifting trends in 2014 This year, people have a new mindset for holiday giving and it embraces the idea that gifts can help motivate people to do the things they have always wanted to do....
Word Count: 536 5 clever time-saving gift ideas for busy people While you can’t give actual time to your friends and family, you can give gifts that help them save time and streamline their busy days. Here are five gift ideas that will help open-up time...
Word Count: 0 Eliminate the hassles of the holidays and bake the perfect Christmas cookie Tricks to eliminate holiday hassles and headaches‘Tis the season for family gatherings, dinner parties, gift exchanges and the sound of laughter coming from around the table. With the hustle and bustle surrounding the holidays, finding...
Word Count: 60 Simplify holiday shopping and be comfortable in the process Stay comfortable, stylish with denim for the holidaysDenim is the perfect option to mix and blend with your holiday style. It is extremely comfortable and easy to dress up or down. Read the full story How to simplify...
Word Count: 417 The importance of maintaining family traditions through the holidays Holiday celebrations are a time of fun, family and food. Making each holiday a special occasion are the family traditions that are passed down and evolve each year....
Word Count: 758 The only secret you need to know for successful holiday meal planning Know where to save time and where to invest more to create a successful holiday feast....
Word Count: 705 Inspiration for a simple and delicious Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is all about abundance. It’s a time when Americans pull out the stops to celebrate everything they have to be thankful for with a big, delicious meal that will leave everyone at the table...
Word Count: 532 Tips to keep your pets happy and safe this holiday season The holidays are often an exciting but hectic time filled with parties, travel and social obligations. If you’re among the 68 percent of Americans who own a pet it can be tough to figure out...
Word Count: 1 Holiday shoppers have more money to spend than they think Having a happy holiday shouldn’t mean stretching your finances paper thin. A few unexpected tricks and shopping strategies can help make your holiday dollars go further. ...
Word Count: 395 5 clever ways to boost your holiday budget Having a holly, jolly holiday typically means giving special gifts to loved ones. The average person is expected to spend $804 this holiday, according to a 2014 National Retail Federation survey. That amount can quickly...
Word Count: 1 Parents: 3 holiday tech gifts that can help your kids in the classroom What devices should parents by for kids to use in the classroom? These three types stand out....
Word Count: 770 Holiday survival guide: quick tricks to eliminate hassles and headaches Here are six simple tips that will help your holidays go from hectic to holly and jolly, with even a little time left over to relax before your guests start arriving....
Word Count: 412 Restless legs syndrome: It's 'no laughing matter' RLS is a neurologic disorder that causes these symptoms and it is no laughing matter. It can impact day-to-day activities and a person's sleep....
Word Count: 383 Give holiday dishes a flavorful twist with gourmet cheese Adding cheese to traditional holiday dishes creates flavorful excitement....
Word Count: 98 Little-known facts about the Christmas Tree [Infographic] Christmas Tree traditions go back 500 years – what else did you not know about this holiday decoration?...
Word Count: 761 Gift ideas to warm people's hearts and feed their passions Find the right gift for your loved one this year. ...
Word Count: 548 It's better to give than to receive: 5 ways you can give back this season Learn some unique ways you can give back this season. ...
Word Count: 478 Easily impress with delicious, seasonally inspired flavors this holiday Find some amazing seasonal flavors to share with your friends....
Word Count: 341 Last-minute entertaining tricks for unexpected guests For even the most unanticipated of visitors, it is wise to always be ready to share the season’s cheer with a nice hot cup of coffee, freshly-baked cookies and a welcoming home....
Word Count: 437 Dermatologist shares skin care tips for the changing seasons Simple, healthful ways to adjust your skin care routine for cold weather....
Word Count: 619 6 'Friendsgiving' tips that won't leave you stuffed If your family is far away, going home for the holidays isn’t always possible around Thanksgiving. Hectic work schedules and the high cost and hassle of traveling can make it difficult for everyone you love...
Word Count: 53 When do you deck the halls and other fun facts [Infographic] Are you one to decorate early, or waiting until last minute? Find out what people enjoy about decorating their homes for the holidays....
Word Count: 544 Bad winter forecast calls for safer, more efficient snow removal options Technology can make snow removal easier and safer....
Word Count: 689 How health care will affect your taxes: 6 tips you need to know The Affordable Care Act has changed the health care insurance landscape since last year, and for the first time, health care and your taxes are now directly related....
Word Count: 82 What everyone on your shopping list really wants [Infographic] Do you know what people want for the holidays? This survey gives you the answer....
Word Count: 669 Create a happy homemade holiday See how easy it is to create memorable holiday decorations. ...
Word Count: 439 Business-boosting tips to help small businesses maximize holiday sales Simple steps small businesses can take to help maximize their holiday sales this year....

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