Because of the recent housing crisis, many homeowners are considering short sales as an alternative to staying in a home that has plummeted in value. At some point during the short sale process, the homeowner will...
Choosing the right shampoo can be a difficult task. There are hundreds of brands, each with countless varieties, ranging from conditioning shampoo to anti-dandruff shampoo. Women are out of luck, but men can narrow down...
Find new ways to show that special someone you care.
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A review of educational DVDs for preschool aged children.
In an effort to become more earth friendly, I have finally jumped on the bag wagon- the reusable grocery bag wagon that is. While reusable grocery bags are great for the environment, I’ll admit they’re not...
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Workout DVDs, walking or running with the stroller, and bike riding are just a few exercise options for parents with young children.
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Turning something old into something new is one of my favorite ways to decorate my home. Recently, I refinished and reupholstered eight dining room chairs that were handed down to me by my grandparents. While I was...
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Shampoos contain detergents that range from mild to harsh. Learn which detergents are best for your hair and buy shampoo accordingly.
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The house I live in is not my "dream house." The floor plan is just okay, and it sure would be nice to have one more bedroom. We're not moving any time soon though, so I've been taking steps to transform my...
Scrabble, anyone? I'm extremely competitive when it comes to games, especially word games. Most specifically, I LOVE to play Scrabble. Here's the problem: no one ever wants to play with me. When my husband and I...
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Two income families have become the norm, but what are the true costs of that second income? Is it really worth it financially for mom to work? Let's explore the expenses tied to being a working mom.
Find out what HIPAA really is and how it's designed to protect your personal information.
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Instead of shopping for new decor items, take a stroll around your home and find some old favorites you can display. Using things you already have is a frugal and cost effective way to decorate.
In March 2008, a Florida teenager died during corrective breast surgery due to a rare anesthesia complication called Malignant Hyperthermia. Stephanie Kuleba, varsity cheerleading captain and high school senior, was...
The History of Rice Krispies Treats Rice Krispies treats have been a childhood favorite for decades. Their origin can be traced back to the mid 19th century when puffed grain was mixed with molasses and pressed into...
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Explore ways to cut household spending and lower your bills so you can achieve complete financial freedom.
Shopping with a list saves time and money. Avoid wandering all over the store by using a standardized list that is organized by the departments in your local grocery store.
Learn to organize your grocery coupons by category to increase savings and efficiency at the grocery store.
Remember when everyone knew their neighbors? Kids played hopscotch on the sidewalk and rode bikes every evening while parents sat on the front porch conversing with friends and sipping iced tea. It was normal to knock...
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A coat of paint can bring new life to an old piece that might otherwise be thrown away. Spray paint is an easy and cost effective way to do just that.
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Tips for starting a personal grocery shopping business.
This article discusses chlorine-resistant pathogens that cause diarrheal illnesses.
Completed Wall Plaque This is a simple, inexpensive project that can really add to the décor in your home. Start by gathering the following supplies: One wooden plaque-This can be purchased from a craft...