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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, [...]
Who doesn’t love a bowl of piping hot soup on a chilly day? It’s a comfort food that’s filling, easy to make and requires little prep- and oh yeah, there’s usually a giant pot of yummy leftovers waiting for the rest of the week. Here are some of the easiest and tastiest recipes of the season. Orange [...]
Break out the muffin tins, but forget the sugar. We’ve rounded up recipes that put your muffin tin to work for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and these “mini meals” pack a punch. We’re talking tiny taco bowls, spaghetti pie and oatmeal you can hold in the palm of your hand, and we promise – no [...]
The leaves, they are a changin,’ so get outdoors and get leaf-peeping before all that magical color disappears. Gorgeous fall foliage abounds all across North America, so if you’re up for a road trip, enlist your favorite travel companions to embark on an autumn adventure. You might want to hike or bike or simply sample [...]
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 [...]

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