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Make the big move less stressful for the 4-legged members of the family

Make the big move less stressful for the 4-legged members of the family

When moving houses, you make a checklist of the utility companies you need to contact for stopping and starting services. You also schedule all the volunteer or professional movers to…

Five fresh interior design trends using wood

Five fresh interior design trends using wood

Wood may be known for its timeless visual appeal, but there’s nothing static about the way people showcase it in American homes. Designers, homeowners and DIYers are re-discovering the warmth…

The human touch: Handcrafted items speak to the soul with unique, customized appeal

The human touch: Handcrafted items speak to the soul with unique, customized appeal

The quilt handed down through generations, the turn-of-the-century wooden rocking chair made by a long-gone relative, hand-stitched samplers that have graced every home your family has lived in – handcrafted…

Entertaining outdoors? These tips can lighten your environmental footprint

Entertaining outdoors? These tips can lighten your environmental footprint

From lunch on the porch to parties on the patio, warm weather brings you outdoors for entertaining with family and friends. But these get-togethers often create a lot of waste.…

3 expert tips for starting a successful vegetable garden

3 expert tips for starting a successful vegetable garden

Warm weather begs green thumbs across the country to break out their gardening gloves and till the soil for the season’s plantings. Whether this is your first year tending a…

Home design: the value of the ideal exterior color

Home design: the value of the ideal exterior color

When it comes to designing a home – whether it’s new construction or a renovation – choosing beautiful exterior colors and complementary accent hues is critical to creating an appealing…

The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare

The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare

One in two American workers are projected to be self-employed by 2020, according to MBO Partners. While the shifting economy has surely pushed some people into independent work, many have…

¿Vacaciones ‘desconectadas’ ? Secretos para que el viaje familiar no pierda la diversión

¿Vacaciones ‘desconectadas’ ? Secretos para que el viaje familiar no pierda la diversión

Quien afirmó que el viaje en sí es parte de la diversión no emprendió jamás un viaje de verano con niños hambrientos y aburridos en el asiento trasero del automóvil…

Parents: How to pick the right cost-effective technology device for your child’s learning

Parents: How to pick the right cost-effective technology device for your child’s learning

When it comes to education, Americans may hotly debate testing, grading and teacher accountability, but one topic that finds wide-spread support among educators, parents, legislators and students is the value…

3 easy ways to embrace spring style

With the winter doldrums behind us, it’s finally time to enjoy the warmer weather and get into the spirit of spring. By incorporating some of the season’s latest trends through…