Monthly Archives July 2017

online groceries
Yes, it sounds like it’s heaven-sent. No lines. No temptations. No bribing the kids to behave while you make your way through aisles of marketing ploys. But is grocery delivery really all that? Here, we take a look at the upsides and downsides of this one-stop wonder. PRO: It’s convenient and saves on one thing [...]
zen bedroom
Is your bedroom more of a dumping ground than a restful retreat? Unfortunately, many of us surround ourselves with energy-zapping electronics and miscellaneous clutter that sucks the serenity right out of the space. Does that sound like you? If so, then it’s time to feng shui your way to a better state of mind and [...]
Playing Dog
Planning a family getaway? Forget asking the neighbor’s kid to feed the dog while you’re away – give yourself peace of mind and take Fido to a boarding facility. With options like daily walks, puppy playtime, special toys and treats, plush bedding and even swimming, these pet resorts make it their job to pamper your [...]
"Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame-seed bun.” Almost everyone remembers McDonald’s classic jingle. But burgers have come a long way since the Golden Arches launched this famous slogan. And veggie burgers have come the longest way of all, evolving from frozen, pre-packaged oddities to delicious, proto-artisan delights. Today’s veggie [...]
Vacationing can get expensive, and eight out of 10 Americans dip into their savings to take that special trip. If you're feeling strapped for cash — or you just don't want to commit to traveling far afield, only to come back home more tired than before you left — a staycation might be the ideal way to [...]
If you've got little ones, you're probably familiar with the never-ending toy trail running through the house. There are stuffed animals in one corner, a pile of blocks in another, game pieces under the couch — and there are LEGOs everywhere. It can feel like an overwhelming task to keep it all in one place, especially when [...]
Spray Bugs Off
With summer days not far off, we’re already dreaming about firing up the grill and toasting those warm nights. And this year, we have a plan – a bug plan. Armed with these DIY sprays, natural repellents and ingenious little tips, we’re looking forward to beers, barbeques and a bug-free few months. DIY Bug Spray [...]

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