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Why the next talk you have with your daughter should be about breast health
Have you talked to your daughter about her breast health?
 
The bedroom: the key to a restful night's sleep
From noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn your bedroom into a tranquil oasis.
 
Have a sweet tooth? Smart ways to indulge and still maintain your diet
If you have a sweet tooth, rest assured that reducing sugar does not have to mean giving up your affinity for sweetness. Here are some simple tips to help.
 
3 empowering reasons why women can be better investors
Women may lack financial confidence, but have many qualities that could make them good investors.
 
Fall foot health made easy
Simple steps you take today can help keep feet healthy and comfortable so you don't miss a beat this fall.
 
Fall into your home to-do list
As the cooler temperatures send you indoors, start adding home improvement projects to your to-do list.
 
DIY Halloween costumes that won't spook your budget
 
Why grandma's holiday check could be the worst gift for a special needs child
You know that little check you can always count on from grandma or grandpa around the holidays? It could be the worst gift your child gets this year, if he or she is a child with special needs.
 
Is fresher always better? 4 ways to know your produce
When it comes to choosing produce, the catch words are "local" and "seasonal." These words, like fresh and organic, can have several different meanings. Here are tips to help you make the best choices.
 
Expand and enhance your job search with social media
As you finalize your resume and create drafts for cover letters, be sure to plan your social media strategy as well.
 
5 affordable entertaining ideas guaranteed to impress at holiday parties
This year, take your holiday party to the next level to truly impress your guests - without breaking the bank.
 
Work-life effectiveness: It's more achievable than you think
Having a successful and fulfilling job and life outside of work can present challenges. Learn more about how you can have it all.
 
Enjoy healthier comfort foods while keeping the comfort
 
5 job interview questions you must be prepared to answer
It's a competitive market for all types of jobs, from entry level on up. If you have an interview scheduled, make certain you're prepared for the questions you'll be asked.
 
Easy ways to warm up and protect your space this winter
Complete simple projects before the harsh winter weather arrives so your home is ready to enjoy in the coming season.
 
Want your resume to be read? Avoid these 5 resume don'ts
Finding that perfect job opportunity doesn't come around very often for many, and when it does, excitement can take over and cloud the ability to stay focused on the best version of your resume.
 
Simple twists to enhance classic Thanksgiving fare
This year, delight guests by making the classic Thanksgiving foods they love but with a few simple twists that will leave taste buds dancing.
 
Tips to help online degree-seekers balance family, fun and education during the holidays
 
Keep comfortable and stylish with denim this holiday season
Because of how hectic and extended the holiday season is, it's important to wear fun fashions that are both comfortable and stylish. The answer: denim!
 
10 expert strategies for enjoying holiday foods without the weight gain
Hectic schedules, holiday stress, and tasty indulgences at every turn can lead to a few extra pounds by the year's end. Here's how to avoid weight gain.
 
Keep the holidays joyful by addressing hearing loss before the big celebration
Holiday gatherings can be problematic for people with untreated hearing loss, as many loud voices, background music and other noise can make it difficult to follow, participate in and feel a part of the celebration.
 
10 tips for becoming a more efficient and eco-friendly business
Improving sustainability is good business. Tips to achieve a more eco-friendly operation.
 
Don't let the flu be a factor in your fall festivities
Flu season is officially here, and it may not be long before you or someone you know starts experiencing muscle aches, chills, fever and other flu-like symptoms.
 
Home improvements that give you the most bang for your buck
Prioritizing a home-improvement wish list is never easy. Do you put design and aesthetics ahead of functionality? Or do you choose comfort and convenience over energy efficiency and cost savings?
 
Mischievous twists on your family's favorite Halloween tricks and treats
Halloween is full of fun, and this year you can jump start the celebration well before Oct. 31. Here are some ideas to help your family really get in the spooky, playful spirit this fall.
 
Up your game: tips for tailgating
Try these food and beverage strategies for winning game-day entertaining.
 
High-tech monitoring of digital information keeps America secure
When it comes to the nation's security, monitoring, tracking, securing and analyzing digital data is a key factor in defending intelligence networks.
 
8 Halloween hacks for throwing ghoulishly memorable parties
This year, make your party a spooktacular delight without spending much time or effort, thanks to a few smart entertaining tricks.
 
What are your breast cancer risk factors? The answers could surprise you
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, aside from skin cancers. About one in eight women in the U.S. develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.
 
Grape idea! One simple ingredient boosts nutrition and reinvents meals
Incorporating grapes into dishes is a great way to add flavor and nutrients.
 
Winterize today for a warm and cozy home tomorrow
According to the Farmers' Almanac and other weather predictors, a polar vortex is expected to rear its ugly head again this winter. Now is the time to prepare yourself and your home for the cold.
 
Can the power of positive thinking change your life?
Positive people find success, good health, happiness, wealth and rewarding relationships throughout their lives. This is not because they are already successful, or because they are more confident, it is simply the attitude.
 
5 rules to negotiate a better salary
You've accepted a job and it's time for negotiate - a process few people are comfortable with. Skipping it, however, can mean that you miss out on better benefits or a higher salary. Consider these top negotiating tips.
 
Ways you can support your kids' school and teachers
Looking for ways to keep the extracurricular programs at school going strong? Here are some ways you can help out.
 
Keep your family secure at home with these tips
When it comes to protecting your family, your home is your fortress. It's the place where you can relax, knowing your family is secure.
 
Do-it-yourself tricks and treats for Halloween party hosts
Decorating for an All Hallows' Eve monster bash can be frightful ... for hosts. From the invitations and decor to the entertainment and favors, it can be quite an undertaking.
 
3 easy ways to warm up any bedroom
Perhaps nowhere is the desire for warm, comfortable living spaces more important than the bedroom. Fortunately, it only takes a few simple tricks to warm up any bedroom in just one weekend.
 
4 tips for conserving 'invisible' water every day
Are you aware of how much water your family really uses every day? Consider these tips for curtailing "invisible" water consumption.
 
Parents: School is back in session, time to teach kids vital financial lessons
Parents are the most important source of financial education for kids. Here are ways to share money knowledge with kids of all ages.
 
6 simple steps to an organized and sensational garage space
Move over kitchens and bathrooms, homeowners are focusing on a new part of the home: the garage.
 
Pressure to perform can outweigh the benefits of children's sports
Playing sports can increase a child's potential for suffering from anxiety, stress or feeling burned out. Tips for parents to keep in mind for cheering their children on the athletic field.
 
Take a trip around the world without leaving the kitchen
Exploring the cuisines of different cultures is easier than ever. With a few tips, you can take a culinary world tour in your own kitchen.
 
How to avoid crowds in Rome
Enjoy the city, not the lines when you visit Rome.
 
Simple ways to make sure your garage isn't costing you money on utility bills
Secrets of insulating your garage and garage door, to reduce energy costs.
 
Simple DIY steps to protect your car through all seasons
Your car needs to be prepared for the varying weather ahead - just like people do. Here are a few easy DIY projects to keep your car looking new and running for seasons to come.
 
Tips on how to prepare your windows and doors for winter and save energy
Windows and doors can be more energy efficient this winter with a few simple maintenance tasks.
 
Flu fighters: Busting six sickening flu myths
Here is the truth behind six sickening myths about the flu.
 
Bring your family together with a fun, yet simple football-watching party
Football season has arrived, and it's time to get started planning those football-watching parties so you can root the home team toward victory and post-season success.
 
Fall clean-up tips for your lawn and garden tools
As you prep your landscaping and garden for a winter's slumber, it's a good idea to review the tools you used all summer.
 
Dry bottoms and rockin' tunes: The recipe for happy babies, survey says
Find out what helps baby to wake up happy.
 
Improve your entire day with these easy breakfast ideas
A better breakfast may be the simple secret to shedding weight and keeping it off. Here are quick breakfast ideas that can help.
 
Childproof your finances: Tips for new parents
Adding a child affects a family's budget. Here are tips to child-proof your family's finances.
 
Pet-proofing your home in preparation for adopting a shelter animal
Adoption is the most rewarding way to obtain a pet. A few pet-proofing precautions can ensure your pet enjoys a warm welcome to his new home.
 
Natural cedar, a great material to help reduce your environmental footprint
Many homeowners think using Western red cedar for decks, siding or other garden structures depletes the forest, when in fact, the exact opposite is true.
 
Celebrating those who make a difference in the lives of people affected by rare blood cancers, myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs)
Dealing with any serious health problem can be an isolating experience. But it can be especially difficult for those living with a rare disease because information, resources and treatment options may be hard to find.
 
Five ways to save big money on your cellphone bill
Five simple moves can help reduce your monthly cellphone expense.
 
The simple DIY trick to eliminate pesky floor squeaks
Annoying at best and disruptive to work and sleep at worst, floor creaks are easier to eliminate than you may think.
 
4 questions to ask before purchasing a new home
Buying a new house is an exciting time in your life. Because it is one of the most important investments you'll make for yourself and your family, there are many important factors to consider.
 
Accomplish your to-do list of finishing the deck with ease this fall
What many people don't know is that the deck-refinishing process has greatly improved over the years.
 
Give your home a colorful makeover in just a weekend
Are you limited on time but want to upgrade your home? Some easy home improvements can be achieved in a weekend.
 
Swapping ingredients and habits for healthier living
When it comes to cooking, you're always on the lookout for new recipes, easy shortcuts and ways to make familiar recipes healthier without sacrificing the great taste.
 
Chic storage ideas to corral clutter
Snowy walkways and icy roads aren't the only hazards of winter. Here are tips for reducing winter-induced clutter inside your home.
 
Healthy tips and advice for lowering your risk of heart disease
A number of conditions can lead to heart disease, such as diabetes and high cholesterol. What's more - heart disease does not discriminate by race or gender.
 
Choosing the hardwood floor that's right for you
Tips for choosing hardwood flooring that suits your home and lifestyle.
 
Taking control for healthier aging
As adults age, they often face different health challenges than those experienced during their youth; however, there are several key steps that can be taken to improve their chances of maintaining good health.
 
Upgrades that scream 'luxury' with cheaper-than-you-think price tags
Tired of costly decorating ploys that don't add drama? Here are surprisingly affordable improvements that deliver high impact.
 
Change-of-season checklist for lowering home energy costs
A simple checklist of projects can help homeowners prepare for winter and lower their energy costs.
 
Modern man cave musts
Take a few tips to create a more mature man cave.
 
Create a cozy and clutter-free kitchen
Clearing clutter in the kitchen can help you achieve a more enjoyable, workable space.
 
Protecting your kid's data starts with you
Technology is facilitating learning for children at every grade level, but it's important for parents and educators to protect children's information.
 
5 common weatherization myths ... busted
Don't get cold feet when it's time to winterize your home - the truth behind common weatherizing myths.
 
Tips to keep tools in top shape
Take care of your valuable home improvement and gardening tools with these tips.
 
5 DIY fall yard cleanup tips
These five simple DIY fall yard chores can help prep your lawn for next spring.
 
Korea offers undiscovered beauty, romantic spa getaways
Daydreaming of a lush spa getaway? How about an exotic change of scenery? South Korea offers all of this and more.
 
Auto insight: What makes synthetic oil different from conventional oil?
What you should know about synthetic oil and its benefits for different vehicles and needs.
 
Travel secrets revealed: How to experience a destination like a local
Travelers want more from their vacations, including authentic experiences. Knowing where the locals go is key to discovering the hidden gems of any destination. Here's the tricks of travel insiders.
 
Forward-looking luxury at the forefront of today's bathroom renovation trends
From aging in place to an emphasis on luxury, renovating Americans weigh multiple objectives when updating their homes.
 
5 fast fixes for a fabulous bath
With simple updates that cost less than $100 each, you can create a fabulous bathroom.
 
Simple DIY projects that save your home from water damage
Rain, hail, ice, flooding - these are all the result of seasonal weather changes that can cause water damage to your home. With a few easy DIY updates, you can help protect your home and feel confident.
 
4 ways to discover the design potential of the '5th wall'
Ceilings are the "fifth wall" of any room, and they offer homeowners an opportunity to further express their decorating creativity.
 
Modern parents look to mobile devices for hassle-free meals
Today, more people than ever before are diving into their smartphones and tablets to remove a bit of stress from their day-to-day routines, including planning healthy meals.
 
One simple home improvement cuts noise pollution while boosting energy savings
Spray foam insulation not only improves your home's energy efficiency, it can make it quieter inside, too.
 
Millennial homeowners: Simple, affordable ways to personalize home decor
Personalizing your home decor is as simple as choosing the right products and taking on a few projects.
 
3 reasons now is the time to get vaccinated
Vaccines protect you from serious and sometimes deadly diseases. Yet most adults in the United States are not fully vaccinated. Here is what the experts recommend.
 
Add curb appeal to your home inspired by architecture
If you want to give your home a fresh new look, it's easy to update your curb appeal based on the style of architecture you like.
 
Planned or spontaneous, pull off your next party with ease
No matter if they're planned or spur-of-the-moment, you can host a fall gathering without doing a lot of work.
 
Tips on how to give your home an annual checkup
Give your home an annual checkup before cold weather arrives to help add comfort, save energy and cut home maintenance in the long-run.
 
5 packing tips to make the back-to-college move easier
While college students usually don't have a lot of belongings that need to be moved, the process can be exhausting and overwhelming. These tips will help to make the move easier.
 
Keep growing with season-extending gardening tips for fall
The approach of fall doesn't mean it's time for gardeners to hang up their hat, gloves and trowel. Here are tips to help keep you growing through fall.
 
Your how-to guide for an amazing deck makeover
This is perfect deck season but before you mix that pitcher of lemonade or fire up the grill, you may want to give your deck a much-needed makeover.
 
Getting hitched at home? Things you should think about first
Hosting your wedding in your own backyard can cut costs and give you more flexibility, but you must address some critical details before you walk down the aisle.
 
The great debate: Stacking TVs and fireplaces
A great debate is happening on if a TV and fireplace can be stacked, creating one focal point in a room.
 
What employers want: the 3 'Cs'
Whether you are an employer looking to hire someone or the person looking to get hired, it's all about competency.
 
5 summer paint projects to create a splash
Looking for a project that will create a new look this year? Here are five ideas to get you started.
 
Help kids get organized and inspired
With the right tools, creating good organization habits in the spaces kids use the most, is easy and can help prepare them to be more independent later in life.
 
How to help veterans who've returned home from service
Purple Heart medal recipients can join the Military Order of the Purple Heart, an organization that supports veterans and their families. Volunteer and financial assistance is needed year-round to continue these services.
 
Fall projects to make your home sensational
Take your seasonal project to the next level with these fun ideas.
 
Outdoor living made easy with home improvements that boost comfort and value
A few home improvements can ensure seasons full of outdoor comfort on your deck or patio, all while enhancing your house's value and exterior aesthetic.
 
Employee engagement is the secret for small businesses to stay productive and make money
Having engaged employees in your business can lead to better employee performance and higher profits for the company.
 
Safety essentials so you can enjoy the great outdoors
Learn what you need to pack to turn your outdoor adventure into an amazing summer vacation.
 
How to find $500 in energy savings in 5 rooms
With the demand for electricity and natural gas rising, right along with energy costs, American homeowners can easily spend hundreds of dollars a month on utility bills. Read more on how you can save $500.
 
Bring variety to foods served at your picnics and cookouts
Use these fun tips to inject some new life into the traditional foods your family always requests at picnics.
 
From battlefield to boardroom ... jobs report suggests more positive employment environment for military veterans
Employment opportunities seem to be on the upswing for military veterans, which is encouraging for the hundreds of thousands of service members returning from duty who are looking for new civilian career opportunities.
 
This Independence Day, help start a national conversation about an often-neglected issue in women's health: sex after menopause
Some women say sex after menopause is fabulous. For millions of others, it's something to avoid. Yet many suffer in silence finding it too awkward and uncomfortable to bring up.
 
Decoding pet food claims to find the ideal nutrition for your furry family member
With so many pet foods available, labels and claims can quickly get confusing. Here's what you need to know to ensure your pet is getting the best nutrition possible.
 
Keep your car cool on the road this summer
Summer temperatures can be notoriously hard on your car. Take preventive measures to protect your car from unfortunate and inconvenient break downs.
 
Deck dreaming: 5 easy steps to plan the perfect deck
Breathing new life into an old deck is easy with a few simple projects.
 
The tools you need to increase your home's curb appeal this year
Can the look and condition of your roof affect the resale value and curb appeal of your home? What about your window frames, entry door or shutters? The answer is absolutely.
 
Three success tips for converting an attic into living space
Converting an attic into living space is a great way to gain room without moving up. Here's what you need to know about attic conversions.
 
5 simple projects to revive outdoor spaces in one weekend or less
You can get your deck party-ready this summer with a weekend's worth of simple projects.
 
Important guidelines for landing that perfect job
If you're a recent college graduate, landing the perfect job takes planning and finesse. Here are some tips that can help.
 
Easy DIY projects that boost curb appeal for less than $100
Curb appeal doesn't have to be costly. Here are projects that can enhance your home for less than $100.
 
Packing for your summer trip: wardrobe essentials
Make packing for summer travel simple with these wardrobe essentials.
 
Teaching kids to give back
Find out how you can encourage your kids to volunteer and give back to your community.
 
Celebrate patio season with elegant and affordable outdoor updates
Patio season is here, which means hosting family and friends for warm-weather gatherings and barbecues. With just a bit of creative vision, you'll have an al fresco affair to remember in no time at all.
 
Simple, smart ways to spend less time on chores, more on fun this summer
Summer is short. Spend more time enjoying it and less on chores with these time-saving tips.
 
Dorm rooms that rock: Simple tips for style and organization
Simple ways to keep small spaces organized and stylish.
 
Overcome common gardening challenges with raised beds and planters
Small spaces and poor soil quality are no obstacle to gardening when you choose to plant in raised beds and planter boxes. Here's what you need to know.
 
Simple updates make homes environmentally friendly
A few easy updates can make your home more beautiful, environmentally friendly and energy efficient.
 
Grilling enhances the flavors of summer
Grilling makes the most of summer flavors. Here's how to maximize your grilling enjoyment.
 
The tween years: How to survive as a parent
The tween years are tough for everyone. Some expert advice can help parents cope with the trials of tweenhood.
 
Escape a cooking rut with bold flavors the whole family will enjoy
Break out of the cooking rut cycle with a few easy tips that will have you exploring new flavors in no time.
 
Summer's hottest 'deck-cessories'
See what's trending now when it comes to making outdoor spaces as stylish and functional as they can be.
 
Make a grand entrance: simple ideas to refresh your entryway
Your front door and entrance is often the first thing others notice about your home. Make a positive first impression with these ideas.
 
Design inspiration at your fingertips: Homeowners go digital to jumpstart home improvement projects
If you're planning a remodel, online resources can help you bring your vision to life, and create a detailed design plan before you begin the project.
 
Easy methods to give your home a summer spruce up
Summer provides a great opportunity to go deep and tackle the DIY-oriented tasks around the home. Check out these tips to give your home a summer spruce-up, without breaking the bank.
 
Smart, stylish solutions keep your entire home cool - without disrupting home decor
You don't have to pay for central A/C or compromise your decor to keep your home cool this summer.
 
Home organization starts with the right tools: How to get everyone on the same page
No home is truly in order if the people who live in it are disorganized. Tips, tools and tricks to get your family organized.
 
Mint lightens and brightens summer dishes
This year, mint is making its mark in the culinary scene in some new and unexpected ways.
 
Lawn mower accessories help get landscaping jobs done efficiently and professionally
At home, efficiency means being able to get the household and landscaping chores done so you can spend time with the family. Here's how.
 
Make it easy: Tips for staying productive this summer
The following tips can help you ensure that the technology you have makes it easy to make more happen in less time so you can enjoy summer.
 
Fight childhood hunger to keep kids healthy this summer
Many children who rely on free or reduced cost meals during the school year are at risk of going hungry during the summer months.
 
Get decked out: prep your outdoor living space for a party
Planning some outdoor entertaining? Try these tips for making your patio, porch or deck party-perfect.
 
DIY projects to turn your backyard into a summer oasis
Are you looking for easy do-it-yourself projects to spruce up your backyard? Here are a few projects to help turn your backyard into a space you'll look forward to showing off all summer long.
 
Seeing the USA? Summer travel that includes unique hardwood hotspots
Finalizing your summer travel plans? Thinking outside the box to find destinations that combine history, architecture and nature can make travel that much more memorable.
 
How to trick the eyes with the magic of home improvement
Perform some magic of your own using simple home improvement tips to fool the eyes and transform small, drab spaces into ones that will surely astound and amaze.
 
Smart ideas to get your car running, and looking, its best before your next road trip
Top tips for getting your wheels road-trip ready this summer.
 
Top time-saving kitchen appliances to help unleash your inner chef
Whether you are a self-proclaimed expert or new to the kitchen, the following four ideas will be sure to help unleash your inner chef, while saving time preparing your favorite meals.
 
Do's and don'ts: the art of tackling your tile project
When you add a tile to a room, it transforms each space with a fresh, clean and customized look. Here are some simple tips to plan the look and feel of a room using tile.
 
Putting herself first: Easy tips to help women to focus on their own health
This is the perfect time of year for women to focus on their own health, especially as schedules slow down for the summer months.
 
Tips for becoming your own best health care advocate
Being an advocate for your health can help keep you well, and could save you money on your Medicare coverage, too.
 
Update your workout gear to whip your fitness routine into shape
To maximize the effectiveness of your fitness routine, you'll need some summer fitness gear to kick off your workout and keep going strong.
 
Laboring under misconceptions: Epidural myths may keep women from reliable pain management
It's one of the most effective, safest and widely used forms of pain management for women in labor, yet there are misconceptions about epidurals.
 
All aboard: Family friendly tips to make your cleaning projects a snap
So you can get those summertime deep cleaning projects out of the way and get outside to enjoy the warmer weather, here are some quick tips to help make your home sparkle.
 
Simple twists to make summer cooking even more sensational
This season why not enhance traditional foods with a few unique twists? These simple updates to classic summer dishes will have everyone raving.
 
Wedding smarts: Before the 'I do's' remember these important insurance to do's
Planning a wedding is hectic, but there are also some vital details pertaining to insurance that many prospective newlyweds overlook.
 
Keep cool this summer while saving money
Hotter weather can translate into higher costs if your home isn't operating efficiently. There are simple things you can do throughout your home to keep cool while saving money.
 
Take the hassle out of moving your boxes to a new home
Moving is exciting and worrisome at the same time. Some planning and organizing can help take the stress out of moving day.
 
How to change careers in 5 simple steps
If you're contemplating a career change, there are some important things to consider. These five tips will help you gain confidence in your decision to transform your work.
 
Critical program helps veterans find health care and other benefits
Sometimes challenges after military service is complete are just as difficult as those on the battlefield. Honor veterans by supporting services that address health concerns in the areas of suicide prevention, PTS, traumatic brain injury and women's health concerns.
 
5 home improvements that boost safety, comfort and the value of your home
Some of the most valuable home improvements aren't visual. Here are five behind-the-scenes upgrades to improve a home's safety, comfort and value.
 
Spend smart and score brilliantly: Improve your credit score with these credit card best practices
Learn how smart credit card practices can improve your credit score.
 
Spray paint tips to flawlessly update your home's furniture
Whether your outdoor items are looking worn and weathered - or your indoor spaces need a pop of color - spray paint is the perfect solution.
 
Essential swim safety tips
Summer is a time to be spent in the pool, however, that pool time can be dangerous for infants and young kids. Keep youngsters safer in the water with these tips.
 
Simple design tips for bringing outdoor freshness into indoor spaces
Although it's not always possible to increase the amount of time spent outside, it is possible to transform your interior environments allowing you to experience outdoor freshness even if you're inside.
 
Well-heeled: Tips for picking high heels that are better for your feet
Love how your high heels make your legs look but hate how they make your feet feel? Try these expert tips for choosing heels that are better for your feet.
 
Most often-overlooked truth of curb appeal: Little things mean a lot
Attention to trim can go a long way toward boosting your home's curb appeal.
 
Stop home-maintenance headaches caused by the harsh weather
Intense weather may seem like a distant memory once the temperature warms, but the effects of severe climates may leave long-lasting damage to your home.
 
How to choose a patio door to transform your home's view
Replacing your patio door is a great way to update your home and transform your view of your own backyard. Here's what you should know about picking one.
 
5 tips for a better lawn
Whether you're an expert or just a beginner, it's important to know how to properly care for and maintain your lawn - especially before the summer season begins.
 
Stylize your space with simple, smart buys and updates
Learn these easy ways to improve your home's curb appeal.
 
Brown bagging potentially leads to $1 million retirement nest egg
Brown bag your lunch every day, sink the savings into your retirement account and you could easily build a nest egg of $1 million. Small changes in spending could add up to a more comfortable retirement.
 
Home design: the value of the ideal exterior color
Learn how to make your home the envy of the neighborhood.
 
In the market for a mower? The A to Z of zero-turn mowers
Homeowners choose zero-turn lawn mowers for many reasons, including the ability to greatly reduce the amount of time they spend cutting their grass.
 
Bird feeding faux pas? 5 easy, no-fret fixes
Are you guilty of bird feeding faux pas? Here are fast, easy fixes for five common feeding errors.
 
Selling this summer? 6 upgrades to secure a speedy sale
Upgrades can sell a home faster. Fortunately, some of the most effective improvements are also the most affordable.
 
3 expert tips for starting a successful vegetable garden
These three important tips can help ensure you have a successful home garden, no matter where you live.
 
The best budget-friendly baby gear buys
Find the perfect things for your baby without sacrificing your budget at the same time.
 
Driveways to mailboxes: Oft-overlooked items that drive curb appeal
Cracked driveways to shabby mailboxes, these often-overlooked elements can detract from your home's curb appeal.
 
Entertaining at home? These easy tips will ensure your place is guest-ready in no time
Looking to throw the perfect house party? Follow these tips to make sure your event is a success.
 
Outdoor kitchens: Tools and tips to do it yourself
With the right tools and some know-how, it's possible to build your own outdoor kitchen this summer.
 
Lighten up summer with delicious salads and fun activities
It's easy to get outside for activities the entire family will enjoy and to revamp your eating routine to help the family shape up for the summer.
 
With drought across the country, you can do your part to conserve water
Having good water sense in and around your home can help you reduce your water bill and improve your environmental footprint.
 
Create a safer environment for summer swimming fun
Drowning accidents tend to happen very, very quickly. The CDC reports that in most cases, the children involved were out of their parents' sight for less than five minutes. The good news: drowning can be prevented.
 
Four real estate tips to help buyers and sellers both win this summer
Everyone wants to win in the real estate market, but not all do. Some simple steps can help buyers and sellers both be happy with their outcomes.
 
'Tune-In' to Glioblastoma during Brain Cancer Awareness Month
In recognition of Brain Cancer Awareness Month this May, Twitter users everywhere can support glioblastoma (GBM) patients.
 
Backyard projects to turn the area into a treasured sanctuary
If you're planning to update your backyard this summer, be sure to use quality and natural products in building your projects.
 
Home improvements that make your home more valuable
If you're looking to make some home improvements without breaking the bank, spend smartly and invest time and money now into the projects that will pay back later.
 
10 gifts for all kinds of moms on Mother's Day
 
Diaper disasters to ketchup squirts: How to laugh through life's messiest moments
Mess and ick are an inevitable part of everyday life, especially if you are a parent, but they are also part of what makes life interesting and humorous.
 
Find out the tricks to make your next BBQ amazing
With the temperatures inching up, BBQ enthusiasts are looking to turn up the heat. You can jumpstart the BBQ season by perfecting your skills and experimenting on the grill.
 
Save money, time and energy when you tackle these home improvements in tandem
In order to make the most of your home improvement resources, it makes sense to undertake certain projects in tandem.
 
5 college entrance exam tips to achieve success
To get into the college of your choice means a whirlwind of applications, university visits, admission interviews and exams. However, there are steps that students can take to have the best chance at success.
 
5 essential tips to turn your new house into a home
The act of moving can create unnecessary stress and tension, making the process less than desirable. Here are five tips to simplify the process.
 
Giving from the heart: Create meaningful, personalized gifts that are quick and easy to make
Don't fall into the trap of giving generic cards and gifts that are often discarded. It's easier than ever to create a special present that comes from the heart, for any occasion, with a few tips.
 
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