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  • July 22, 2018

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  • Lawn And Garden

    5 tips to help keep pests from attending your backyard party

    (BPT) - When you’re making memories surrounded by friends and family by the grill, the last thing you want to be doing is swatting and shooing away pests. With a few tips from Terminix, you can help keep your backyard the perfect place for all your celebrations.

  • Lawn And Garden

    Research Reveals Recycling Is Increasingly Popular

    (NAPSI)—Here, for a change, is good news about the environment: Americans are recycling their food and beverage cartons more than ever and continue to look to brands to actively help drive the recycling of their products’ packages, according to a new survey.

  • Lawn And Garden

    5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Heat

    (Family Features) Warm weather calls for outdoor activities with your pup, such as hiking, traveling and spending time in the park. While more outside playtime can be great for increased exercise, it’s also important to keep your pet healthy, inside and out, especially during the hot months.

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Friday 07/13/2018
5 tiny house inspired tips to help you live comfortably in a small living space
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

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Thursday 07/12/2018
6 dorm room essentials for a comfortable college experience
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(BPT) - Across the country, high school graduates are filled with anticipation as they prepare for their first year of college. For many, this means moving out of their parents’ house and into a dorm. While dorm rooms typically have tight quarters, this doesn't mean you can't make it feel a little like home sweet home.

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Thursday 06/21/2018
Fly your flag for the Fourth and all year with this fun project
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

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Friday 06/15/2018
5 ways to bring the beauty of nature into your home
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(BPT) - (BPT) - There’s nothing like being outdoors. It soothes the soul, calms the spirit and delights the senses. Most of us can’t spend as much time as we’d like outside, but many clever methods can bring the serenity and beauty of nature into your home. Take a look at a few of the innovative ways that you can introduce nature’s beauty, from a lush garden to a forest of birch trees, into your interior spaces.

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Tuesday 05/29/2018
Celebrate common ties by tackling this Father's Day project with dad
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

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Monday 05/14/2018
5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Summer
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(StatePoint) Summertime means backyard barbecues, home decorating updates and more. Want to make all of this happen affordably?

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Thursday 05/03/2018
Colorful Design Ideas for Refreshing Your Home this Season
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(StatePoint) If you are looking to elegantly redesign the spaces in your home, consider taking your cues from the latest trends in the luxury market. Neutral color palettes and soft, soothing shades, such as gray, taupe and cream are on the rise among today’s luxury homes and adding touches of color will help personalize these spaces.

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Thursday 02/15/2018
3 Major Home Renovations that are Worth the Effort
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Building a new home? Overhauling an existing one? Here are three renovation ideas that will add beauty and value.

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Mix and Match: Update Your Home With 2018 Design Trends
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Are you planning to refresh your home but aren’t sure where to start? Some of today’s most popular design trends encourage mixing and matching favorite home accents within the same space.

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Monday 01/22/2018
6 Home Décor Trends to Make a Style Statement
Updated: January 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Is your home décor starting to feel a bit stale? Spruce up your interiors with some of the hottest home design trends for 2018 -- from customized cozy to natural textures to retro touches.

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Wednesday 07/18/2018
Research Reveals Recycling Is Increasingly Popular
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:13 am

(NAPSI)—Here, for a change, is good news about the environment: Americans are recycling their food and beverage cartons more than ever and continue to look to brands to actively help drive the recycling of their products’ packages, according to a new survey.

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Thursday 05/24/2018
Plastics in Water, From Your Cup to the Oceans: What to Know
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:13 am

(StatePoint) You may not realize it, but there’s a lot of plastics in water -- both in the water you drink, as well as in rivers, lakes and oceans.

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Monday 04/16/2018
5 ways smart cities provide a healthier, safer, richer life for residents
Updated: April 17, 2018 - 3:37 am

(BPT) - It’s exciting to live in a time when technology is making everything smarter. Smartphones, smart homes, smart cars and now the talk is all about smart cities.

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Sunday 04/15/2018
5 ways everyone can fight climate change
Posted: April 15, 2018

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Thursday 04/12/2018
Empowering The Energy Leaders Of The Future
Updated: April 13, 2018 - 3:39 am

(NAPSI)—The amount of energy used each year in the United States is almost mind-boggling, with 97.7 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy passing through electrical lines, pipes, roads, rails, water and sky, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This fast, reliable access to energy feeds the typical American home about 90 million Btu a year.

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Wednesday 04/11/2018
Taking Green to the Grave
Posted: April 11, 2018

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Monday 04/02/2018
5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day
Updated: April 02, 2018 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) April 22 is Earth Day, an annual opportunity to celebrate the natural world and get involved in short- and long-term efforts to protect the environment. Here are five ways to celebrate.

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Friday 03/09/2018
Are Your Home Furnishings Good for the Planet and Your Family?
Updated: March 09, 2018 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) More consumers are interested in selecting products that are good for the planet and their families, than ever before. While many understand what organic food is, confusion still exists when it comes to home furnishings. Simply put, what you bring into your home directly impacts the health and welfare of your family in terms of exposure to chemicals of concern, indoor air quality and comfort.

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Wednesday 02/14/2018
Time To Get Ready, Florida
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 3:35 am

by Chip LaMarca

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Monday 01/29/2018
A New Year's Resolution for Everyone: Battery Recycling
Updated: February 01, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Post-holiday time means many of us are enthralled with new gadgets, leaving old devices to collect dust. The good news: the new year means new resolutions, like decluttering your house. This year, add a new resolution to your list that benefits you and the planet: battery recycling.

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Friday 07/20/2018
5 tips to help keep pests from attending your backyard party
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(BPT) - When you’re making memories surrounded by friends and family by the grill, the last thing you want to be doing is swatting and shooing away pests. With a few tips from Terminix, you can help keep your backyard the perfect place for all your celebrations.

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Wednesday 07/18/2018
5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Heat
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Warm weather calls for outdoor activities with your pup, such as hiking, traveling and spending time in the park. While more outside playtime can be great for increased exercise, it’s also important to keep your pet healthy, inside and out, especially during the hot months.

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Home Improvements with High ROI
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) If the ultimate goal of your home improvement project is aesthetic, the greatest benefit may come from your personal enjoyment of the new space. However, if you’re looking to add true value to your home, it’s important to consider which projects are likely to bring the greatest return on your investment.

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Tips for Welcoming a Feline to the Family
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Introducing a feline into the family can be an exciting time, but it’s important to remember that a new home is often a big change for a little cat. Whether it’s a kitten or an adult cat, providing your new pet with proper nutrition, the comforts of a good home and engaging playtime are just a few of the key things to keep in mind.

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Energy Savers that Make ‘Cents’
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) A home that operates efficiently isn’t just better for the environment. Ensuring your home systems are as efficient as possible can also help reduce the financial burden of maintaining your home throughout the year.

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7 Ways to Create a High-Tech, Healthy Home
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Home technology devices have come a long way, and many homeowners are discovering that their features aren’t just for convenience and comfort. A growing number of technology-enabled home features promote a healthier living space for you and your family.

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Ideas for an On-Trend Bathroom
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Bringing an outdated bathroom into the now is a sure way to infuse value and personal enjoyment into your home.

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5 Ways to Give Your Body a Boost Inside and Out
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) Balancing work and life is no small proposition, and when things heat up, it can be easy to let your normal self-care habits slide. While a busy lifestyle may not allow for luxurious weekly trips to the spa to rejuvenate, you can still steal moments to promote the wellbeing of your mind and body.

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Wednesday 07/11/2018
5 Tips to Take Pets on Trips
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(Family Features) If your next big excursion is on hold until you can make arrangements for your four-legged friend, a solution may be closer than you think. Pet-friendly accommodations can be easier to find than ever, making it possible to simply take your pet along for the ride.

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When School Is Out, Kids May Be Missing Out On Essential Nutrients
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

Feeding America® and The Great American Milk Drive makes it easy to pour more milk for local kids in need

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Monday 06/18/2018
How to Defeat Clogged Drains
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 4:14 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a homeowner or a renter, clogged drains are likely to affect your bathroom and kitchen sinks every so often as a result of soap residue, hair and skin flakes, food particles, dirt and accumulated gunk.

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Thursday 02/15/2018
Innovative New Looks for Your Kitchen Renovation
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Renovating your kitchen? Think about making updates that will add beauty and functionality to one of the most important rooms in the house. Here are a few innovative new looks and ideas to consider including in your plans.

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Friday 09/08/2017
Home Cleaning Do's and Don’ts
Updated: September 08, 2017 - 3:58 am

(StatePoint) Now and then, every home gets to the point at which a quick tidy-up here and there just isn’t cutting it anymore. You take a look around, notice all of the surfaces that have gone untouched for far too long, then sigh as you pick a day dedicated to cleaning from top to bottom.

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Thursday 08/10/2017
3 Beautiful Ways to Add Pops of Color to Your Kitchen
Updated: August 10, 2017 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) If your kitchen is bland or boring, it’s time for an update. Consider those home projects that add pops of color and beauty, inspiring you to do your best culinary work.

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