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Spring Maintenance To-Do List

If you haven’t yet penned your spring to-do list, here are some home-maintenance musts to include.

03/26/2014

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How To Build A Basement Gym

No matter what your go-to excuse currently is for not exercising, building a basement gym can eradicate it. Summer is coming.

03/19/2014

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Five Ways To Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa

Even the tiniest bathroom can easily transform into a soothing spa. You don’t need a million bucks to create a spa atmosphere at home.

03/03/2014

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Choose The Right Flooring For Your Home

If you’re thinking about your flooring needs, check out these pros and cons before you buy.

02/18/2014

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Best Mattresses For Back Pain

Is your mattress hurting your back? Here are some easy tips for buying a back-saving mattress.

02/18/2014

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How To Pick Out A New Showerhead (And Install It)

Updating the look of your bathroom can be as simple as changing your showerhead.

02/18/2014

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Disaster-Proof Your Home

Natural disasters such as floods, fires, hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes are inherent in certain geographic regions. Get prepared.

01/29/2014

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Up The Ante On Your Home

Nab these 10 easy fixes and add value to your home, even in today’s tight housing market.

01/15/2014

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Should I DIY?

When does it make sense to do it yourself and when should you break down and hire a pro? Here are some examples of DIY do’s and don’ts.

12/25/2013

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How To Organize Your Kitchen For Optimal Use

Conquer kitchen chaos and create a serene haven for your family with these easy, de-cluttering tips.

12/18/2013

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5 Common Mistakes People Make When Painting A Room

Avoid the most typical pitfalls do-it-yourselfers make when painting a room.

11/20/2013

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Home Nutrition: Is Trick Or Treating Worth It?

It may be hard for parents to lay down a no-candy law for their kids on this sweetly scary night, but should they?

10/15/2013

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Shhh: Is It Possible To Keep Your Home Private Today?

Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?

10/14/2013

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The Pros & Cons Of Working From Home

Ten percent of the American workforce is currently working from home. Could it work for you?

10/13/2013

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Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?

China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.

10/03/2013

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What To Consider Before Leaving The Workforce

Before you opt in to opting out from the world of work, ask yourself these questions.

10/02/2013

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Is Hosting An Exchange Student Right For Your Family?

Most host families report gaining as much wisdom, knowledge and enjoyment from the experience as they gave.

10/01/2013

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Getting Out the Door: Creating A Stress-Free Morning For Kids

All parents strive to streamline the very first rush hour of the day without losing a child, or their sanity, in the process.

09/18/2013

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Using Technology In The Home To Improve Education

Technology can be used effectively, or misused inappropriately. This is especially true for kids.

09/11/2013

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What To Eat (And Cut) For A Healthier Planet

Is the environmental impact of your favorite, go-to lunch taking a bite out of Mother Earth?

09/04/2013

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