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Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks
Relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and affordable..
 
5 winter car care tips that save you money
Learn cost-effective winter car care tips to keep your vehicle on the road.
 
Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle
Know the nutritional score of everything in your grocery store aisles.
 
Three upgrades sure to turn kitchen time into quality time
Planning kitchen improvements? Three ideas to improve your enjoyment of the time you spend in the kitchen.
 
Teachers: Tips to bring classroom energy levels back to normal after break
Teachers: Refresh your classroom to finish spring semester with lots of energy.
 
7 big (but easy) ways businesses can reduce employee absenteeism
Absenteeism is a costly concern for employers. Here are ways businesses can help reduce employee absenteeism.
 
Expert tips for choosing the right window for your kitchen remodel
When updating your kitchen, don't overlook the importance of choosing the right replacement windows.
 
Busting first-time homebuyer myths
There are many myths about the home-buying process that can cause concern.
 
Five essential elements that should be in every adult student's tool kit
Learn the five essential elements that every adult learner should have in their arsenal of tools to support educational success.
 
Teenagers want parents to be involved in their lives
Your teenager wants you around more than you may think.
 
5 ways to revamp your outdoor living space this year
When it comes to creating your dream deck, now is the perfect time to stop dreaming and start doing.
 
Tips for maintaining your diesel vehicle during the winter months
Learn how to keep your diesel engine running smoothly this winter.
 
What's your Valentine's Day personality? How anyone can make the day special
From a fancy date or a girls' night in, there are activities to suit every type of Valentine's personality.
 
Learn how to combat symptoms this cold and flu season
Tips on how to get the rest you need to stay healthy this cold, cough and flu season.
 
The perfect car tips for any trip
Here are five maintenance tips to consider for today's cars.
 
The amazingly simple psychology of successful New Year's resolutions
New Year's resolution success is possible, and the first step in the right direction is to change your mindset. Learn how now.
 
Moms in training: 3 sanity-saving tips for new mothers
Tips for new parents to make the right choices and protect their sanity.
 
5 creative ways to 'spice' up your new year
Want to spice things up in 2015? Here are some ideas to warm the mind, body and soul.
 
Prepare for surgery: 5 steps every patient should take
Surgery and anesthesia are safer than ever, but can make even the most fearless patient a bit nervous. Here's some helpful information and steps to take.
 
5 tips for achieving better tech-life balance
Is your device your vice?
 
The secrets to planning spring break as an adult
With a few insider tips, plan a grown-up spring break vacation without kids.
 
Winter driving habits improving in some areas
The new year is always an ideal time to turn things around, and here are some road resolutions to consider for these winter months.
 
The easiest resolution to keep: Upgrading your bathroom
Commit to upgrading your bathroom in 2015 - it's an easy resolution to keep.
 
Easy tips to help beat calorie-overload this year
Getting started on a weight management plan can be easy.
 
Keep Millennial employees from leaving with better engagement practices
Learn how to keep Millennials engaged workers in your company.
 
4 easy ways to plan for summer fun this winter
Winter may be frigid for many, but it's the best time to start planning for warmer days ahead especially if you plan to buy a boat.
 
Plumbing 101: Answers for your top 5 plumbing questions
In many cases homeowners can update the kitchen and bath themselves - all you need are the right tools, good judgment and a little time to devote to the project.
 
Don't set yourself up for a foul at your next sports-watching party
It's so easy to invite your friends and family over to lounge on your comfortable couches while cheering on the home team. Here are some tips to make it great.
 
5 tips to help savvy Latina moms raise financially smart kids
Mothers can help their children grow into financially savvy adults.
 
The easiest thing you can do for your health and looks: drink more water
You may be overlooking one major health necessity that is as close as your kitchen faucet - water. It's vital all year long, even during winter months when you might think hydration is less important.
 
The real reason we entertain
Keep party planning simple with easy dishes and decorations.
 
Fantastic fashion ideas for him and her this season
Whether you are shopping for yourself or updating a loved one's look,there are key items to look for when shopping this season that are sure to have you fashionably warm.
 
6 things you can do to be more productive this year
Find expert tips on how to spend your time effectively.
 
German shepherds to gerbils: How to choose the best pet for your family
There is more to choosing a new pet than simply falling in love with a cute face.
 
5 ways to make any purchase a smart purchase
Want to get the most for your money? Learn some ways you can ensure you make a smart buy.
 
Engage a financial professional to boost your bottom line
While there are many aspects of a woman's life that can be successfully navigated alone, when it comes to financial planning, a collaborative approach is best.
 
Will the Affordable Care Act impact your taxes? Myths debunked
There are a lot of changes to this year's tax code - 46 to be exact - as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Do you know how they will affect you?
 
Timeless or trendy? This year, achieve both in your home decor
With so many fresh interior ideas available, it can be difficult to balance current design trends with classic styles for a look that is both of-the-moment and everlasting. Consider these tips.
 
Tackle tough DIY tasks like a pro
With the right tips and tools, you can accomplish these home improvements in a snap.
 
The 6 smartest money moves Millennials can make in 2015
Money advice to help Millennials mange their finances in 2015.
 
Bathroom luxuries: 6 delights to take your bath from lax to luxe
The bathroom doesn't have to be basic. Even the most outdated bathrooms can become an oasis of tranquility and a lavish retreat away from the stresses of everyday life.
 
Holiday home safety checklist
Add these helpful tips to your home safety checklist as soon as possible.
 
Keeping the heat inside your home during the winter
Learn how to protect your energy bills and your comfort this season.
 
5 essential winter home safety checks
If you plan on hosting a family gathering, or are going to be traveling and away from your home, these safety tips can give you the peace of mind you need to enjoy the season and ensure that your home is both safe and secure.
 
4 simple steps to a happier, healthier 2015
Control the urge to recycle annual resolutions that you know you'll never keep. Instead, identify new opportunities to keep your body fresh and your mind focused.
 
5 ways to show your kids how to give back this holiday season and year round
Getting involved in a giving-back project as a family can help your kids learn good values. Here are some great projects your family can take on together.
 
New year, new coat of paint: Success tips for DIY painting projects
If you plan to start the new year with a new coat of paint in your home, follow these DIY tips for painting success.
 
4 small diet changes that can make a big difference
Small diet changes can make a big difference in helpying you achieve your New Year's health resolutions.
 
10 questions to ask before hiring your wedding photographer
Searching for a wedding photographer? Here are 10 questions you must ask before you hire.
 
Last-minute shopping tips to check everyone off your holiday list
If you haven't completed - or even started - your holiday gift shopping yet, don't worry; there's still plenty of time to get everything accomplished..
 
Repurposing garage doors into stunning walls with a view
The venerable garage door is experiencing new life as interior room dividers, exterior walls and other purposes yet to be discovered.
 
Ask the Pharmacist: Exercise tips your heart will love
Learn some easy ways you can boost your heart's health.
 
4 things you should know about choosing your first credit card
Responsible credit card use is a great way to start building a strong credit history, which can be key in qualifying for a car or the home you dream of owning one day.
 
5 New Year's resolutions too simple to overlook
Only 8 percent of people are successful in achieving their New Year's resolution. This year, try a new approach and consider these expert recommended no-fail goals.
 
Business-boosting tips to help small businesses maximize holiday sales
Simple steps small businesses can take to help maximize their holiday sales this year.
 
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 months ahead.
 
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?
 
Stay safe this holiday season while shopping and traveling [Infographic]
The airport, mall and many places in between have elevators and escalators to transport people between floors. Keep these safety tips in mind while using them this holiday season.
 
Bad winter forecast calls for safer, more efficient snow removal options
Technology can make snow removal easier and safer.
 
Simple tips to help pancreatic cancer patients eat well
For people with pancreatic cancer, daily meal-planning comes with particular challenges, such as ensuring they get enough nutrition.
 
New homebuyers checklist to ID costly repairs
New homebuyers can avoid costly repairs by checking potential problem areas before buying a house.
 
Energy-efficient DIY projects that take just hours to complete
Cut your energy costs this year with these DIY projects.
 
Do you know more about snack cakes than smoke alarms? Most Americans say 'yes'
One preparation often overlooked by many Americans is how to keep their families safe during the peak season for home fires.
 
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.
 
Be a super shopper: where to splurge and save at the grocery store
Learn these tips to get the most for your buck at the grocery store.
 
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 holiday decorations.
 
Quick and simple at-home beauty treatments to try
It might surprise you how many beauty treatments you can create from ingredients you already have in your home.
 
Don't wing it: tips to help prepare for your next interview
Learn these important interviewing skills before your big moment.
 
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.
 
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 for your loved ones.
 
Discover how bladder leaks can feel like no big deal
More than 40 million American women over the age of 40 are affected by sensitive bladder in their daily lives. Learn how to manage leakage now.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Fighting post-military unemployment on the home front
Thousands of American troops are preparing to transition out of the military and back into civilian life. Consider these tips for a smoother transition.
 
5 home design tips on layering
Layering unique patterns and textures in the home is a quickly growing trend. Keep your space harmonized, yet distinct with these tips.
 
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.
 
Keep your home comfortable for the holidays
Guests coming for the holidays? Find out how to keep everyone comfortable.
 
Drive safely with your newborn by following these tips
Babies change everything. Their arrival means that new parents need to become educated - quickly - on cribs, strollers and most importantly, child-safety seats and all their rules.
 
Tips for traveling while on kidney dialysis
Although dialysis doesn't take vacations, dialysis patients sure can - they just need to plan ahead when they travel.
 
The right tools can help you make home repairs and DIY after disasters
 
Simple steps that help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy
Seeing a podiatrist can help people with diabetes avoid one of the most severe risks of the disease.
 
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.
 
6 steps for choosing the best remodeling contractor
Trusting a contractor with both your home and your money can feel overwhelming. Spare your time, money and sanity by following these steps for choosing the best remodeling contractor.
 
Meal-planning hacks to help you dine fast and healthy
A few simple meal hacks can help you dine quickly and keep meals healthy.
 
Simple steps to reverse Type 2 diabetes
Evidence has shown Type 2 diabetes (or insulin resistance) can often be controlled - or even reversed - by proper eating and exercise.
 
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.
 
Home improvement can be a hassle: Follow these 5 rules to ease the stress
From managing construction dust to living with your contractor, here are five things to know before you begin remodeling.
 
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.
 
Easy, affordable and smart ways to protect your home from winter weather emergencies
To ensure your home and family are protected through winter, take these easy, affordable and smart steps to prepare.
 
6 simple ways to make your bank account work for you
These days, checking accounts come with a variety of features, such as mobile alerts, that can help you take control of your finances and better manage your spending and saving.
 
Outsmart illness: 5 simple steps to boost your immune system naturally
The best defense against illness is a healthy immune system, and by doing a few simple things at home, you can make sure yours is in tip-top shape.
 
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.
 
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.
 
6 important lessons everyone can learn from American veterans
Tremendous qualities do not disappear when our brave men and women return to the home front, and there's much for us all to learn from their valor.
 
The beauty of wood turns homes into architectural masterpieces
Architects, designers and homeowners are creatively using wood's inimitable qualities to bring character, warmth and distinction to different parts of the modern home.
 
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.
 
Better late than never for retirement planning
If you're within 10 years of retirement and haven't done any appreciable planning, you're not alone. Keep in mind, it's better to plan late than never.
 
Millennials: How to make your home ownership dreams a reality
Owning a home is part of the American Dream, yet standards on income, credit and debt are making it tougher to buy a home than it was 10 years ago.
 
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.
 
5 simple steps for protecting your home during the holidays
Take precautions today to protect your home and deter criminals during the holidays.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Americans have a big opportunity to improve their dishwasher regimen and save water
Try these three key dishwasher regime tips that can help you gain back an hour each week while also conserving water.
 
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.
 
Achieving blood sugar control is important for people with type 2 diabetes
Do you know how to control your blood sugar? Achieving blood sugar control is a crucial part of diabetes management.
 
Worried about Ebola? You should be more concerned about these deadly diseases
Deadly superbugs are prevalent in hospitals, health care and daycare settings across the country - as well as many communities.
 
Filing taxes for the first time? Easily conquer taxes with 3 simple tips
Unless you majored in accounting, the thought of filing your own income tax return may evoke feelings similar to your first job interview. It doesn't have to with these tips.
 
Prepping for cold weather? Don't forget your pet
While you are taking precautions to protect yourself from cooler temperatures and environmental changes, you need to safeguard your dogs and cats, too.
 
Changes to know before filing your federal income tax return
Find out about the latest tax changes so you can be sure you've filed correctly.
 
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 saying "Wow!"
 
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.
 
One in five children in America go to bed hungry - learn how you can help
What is happening to end hunger in your community?
 
Curb energy loss with smart home renovation investments
While homeowners may not immediately think of their attic as a major source of energy loss, the reality is that as much as 25 percent of the energy lost in the average American home occurs there.
 
3 things you need to know before starting a home-based business
 
Small businesses: Are you ready for 2014 filing deadlines?
For small businesses, January's arrival usually brings one very important task: issuing W-2s and 1099 forms to employees and independent contractors.
 
5 tips for making your vote count on Election Day
With the November mid-term elections quickly approaching, now is the time to learn more about candidates and issues on the ballot so you can make your vote count.
 
Why the next talk you have with your daughter should be about breast health
Have you talked to your daughter about her breast health?
 
The bedroom: the key to a restful night's sleep
From noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn your bedroom into a tranquil oasis.
 
3 empowering reasons why women can be better investors
Women may lack financial confidence, but have many qualities that could make them good investors.
 
Have a sweet tooth? Smart ways to indulge and still maintain your diet
If you have a sweet tooth, rest assured that reducing sugar does not have to mean giving up your affinity for sweetness. Here are some simple tips to help.
 
Fall foot health made easy
Simple steps you take today can help keep feet healthy and comfortable so you don't miss a beat this fall.
 
Is fresher always better? 4 ways to know your produce
When it comes to choosing produce, the catch words are "local" and "seasonal." These words, like fresh and organic, can have several different meanings. Here are tips to help you make the best choices.
 
Why a check from grandma 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 with special needs.
 
Fall into your home to-do list
As the cooler temperatures send you indoors, start adding home improvement projects to your to-do list.
 
DIY Halloween costumes that won't spook your budget
 
Work-life effectiveness: It's more achievable than you think
Having a successful and fulfilling job and life outside of work can present challenges. Learn more about how you can have it all.
 
5 affordable entertaining ideas guaranteed to impress at holiday parties
This year, take your holiday party to the next level to truly impress your guests - without breaking the bank.
 
Expand and enhance your job search with social media
As you finalize your resume and create drafts for cover letters, be sure to plan your social media strategy as well.
 
Easy ways to warm up and protect your space this winter
Complete simple projects before the harsh winter weather arrives so your home is ready to enjoy in the coming season.
 
5 job interview questions you must be prepared to answer
It's a competitive market for all types of jobs, from entry level on up. If you have an interview scheduled, make certain you're prepared for the questions you'll be asked.
 
Enjoy healthier comfort foods while keeping the comfort
 
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!
 
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.
 
Want your resume to be read? Avoid these 5 resume don'ts
Finding that perfect job opportunity doesn't come around very often for many, and when it does, excitement can take over and cloud the ability to stay focused on the best version of your resume.
 
Tips to help online degree-seekers balance family, fun and education during the holidays
 
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.
 
Don't let the flu be a factor in your fall festivities
Flu season is officially here, and it may not be long before you or someone you know starts experiencing muscle aches, chills, fever and other flu-like symptoms.
 
10 tips for becoming a more efficient and eco-friendly business
Improving sustainability is good business. Tips to achieve a more eco-friendly operation.
 
Address hearing loss with compassion before the holidays
Holiday gatherings can be problematic for people with untreated hearing loss, as many loud voices, background music and other noise can make it difficult to follow, participate in and feel a part of the celebration.
 
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.
 
Home improvements that give you the most bang for your buck
Prioritizing a home-improvement wish list is never easy. Do you put design and aesthetics ahead of functionality? Or do you choose comfort and convenience over energy efficiency and cost savings?
 
Up your game: tips for tailgating
Try these food and beverage strategies for winning game-day entertaining.
 
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.
 
What are your breast cancer risk factors? The answers could surprise you
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, aside from skin cancers. About one in eight women in the U.S. develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.
 
High-tech monitoring of digital information keeps America secure
When it comes to the nation's security, monitoring, tracking, securing and analyzing digital data is a key factor in defending intelligence networks.
 
Can the power of positive thinking change your life?
Positive people find success, good health, happiness, wealth and rewarding relationships throughout their lives. This is not because they are already successful, or because they are more confident, it is simply the attitude.
 
Grape idea! One simple ingredient boosts nutrition and reinvents meals
Incorporating grapes into dishes is a great way to add flavor and nutrients.
 
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.
 
5 rules to negotiate a better salary
You've accepted a job and it's time for negotiate - a process few people are comfortable with. Skipping it, however, can mean that you miss out on better benefits or a higher salary. Consider these top negotiating tips.
 
Ways you can support your kids' school and teachers
Looking for ways to keep the extracurricular programs at school going strong? Here are some ways you can help out.
 
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.
 
 

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