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kids lunch
Your little darlings are back in school, which means you’re back to packing lunches before you bolt off to work. Suddenly, an already pressed-for-time schedule is crushing the good right out of the morning. So pack your lunches at night if you don’t want to set an earlier alarm. And be sure to pack one [...]
What comes to mind when you think of a man cave? If it's a dark corner of a basement with a couple of couches and a big screen TV, it's time to evolve. After all, even cavemen painted their stone walls to make the place a little more homey. Modern man caves are much less about the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Summer Beach Workouts
Let’s be honest – the gym can get old. Same equipment, same routine, same workout. This summer, shake things up with a surf-and-sea workout guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Cross-training is the key to constantly challenging yourself, and this beach workout is no joke. And bonus – between the gorgeous views and the salty [...]
Comfort takes on many forms. Whether it’s our tangible surroundings or our discernible peace of mind, comfort is key when we’re choosing a community. A good home is easy to find, but a great lifestyle is in the details.  There’s a lot more to consider than just cost before we settle on—and then into—our comfortable [...]

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