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Spending a little quiet time alone was probably a welcome relief after the craziness of the holidays. But admit it: You’re starting to miss some of that socializing time. You might even be getting just a bit antsy if cold weather and snow have kept you isolated at home. Just because you are out of [...]
If you’re a die-hard sports fan, you’re well aware that game day is all about camaraderie, sportsmanship, rivalries and - let’s be real - the food! Hosting a game watch can be a challenge! While you’re knee-deep in smack-talking your buddies’ favorite player, you’ll also have to remember to shift your priorities to the spirited [...]
Emergencies can happen anywhere, any time. They come in the form of natural disasters, like hurricanes and wildfires, which destroy structures and ravage communities. And there are everyday emergencies, too, man-made errors and domestic accidents that are less catastrophic and life-threatening than natural disasters but equally as frightening and stressful. Power outages, gas leaks, broken [...]
Shopping Online
These days, more and more companies are putting the focus on a cause. Whether it’s producing goods responsibly or giving back on every single sale, these retailers are changing the way they do business. From footwear and bags to books and home décor, check out a few products and companies you can feel good about. [...]
Once the holidays arrive, diet debauchery is in full swing. Between Thanksgiving feasts, holiday parties and an endless variety of festive cookies and treats, there's a good chance the pants you wore at the start of the holiday season no longer fit by the time New Year's Day rolls around. But let's be realistic. It’s [...]
Outdoor Fun With Kids
With mobile phones in their pockets, tablets and laptops in their backpacks and game consoles and big-screen TVs at home, kids these days are surrounded by technology. This summer, kick their electronic habit – and your kids outside. Here’s how to help them put your community’s offerings – green spaces, playgrounds, a clubhouse, a pool, [...]
You’ve changed your passwords twice in the past six months, avoided banking while using public Wi-Fi and locked down your Facebook account with a privacy checkup. But is it enough to stay safe online? No. It's not even close. According to the New York Times, there were a record 791 data breaches in the U.S. in the first [...]
Whether it's during spring cleaning or a back-to-school blitz, there comes a time when you realize that you have too much stuff. Your issue could be your designer shoe collection, old craft supplies gathering dust or perfectly good furniture that no longer suits your style. If you have items lying around your house that no [...]

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