(NAPSI)—During 2020, for many Americans, home and work lives saw a major shift as people turned living space into workspace—and classrooms, and workout areas and even quarantine zones—resulting in a call for help to organize, downsize and streamline to professional organizers and productivit…
(Family Features) Each new year gives you the chance to reset and start new routines. When you’re considering new approaches to healthy living – whether eliminating or adding habits to improve your daily life – beginning with your home is an optimal choice.
(Family Features) When it comes to home design, color can change everything. From understated, clean hues and calming neutrals to soft greens and mid-tone colors with artistic qualities, a whole new style is just brush strokes away. With the right color palette, you can transform your space …
(Family Features) Although grass and vegetation typically goes dormant during the winter months in most parts of the country, you may pay the price come spring if you neglect your lawn completely during the offseason.
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(Family Features) A laundry room may be one of the spaces that you use the most, but cramped quarters and clutter can hinder your productivity. Eliminate the excuses and get your laundry room under control with these tips to add function to your washing routine.
(Family Features) Adding additional bathroom space to your home or renovating an outdated lavatory can improve your home’s usability and increase its value, too. To get the most practical benefits and value out of your new space, there are several factors to consider.
(Family Features) More than 30 million Americans, including nearly 10 million children, have eczema, the umbrella term for a group of noncontagious, inflammatory and painful skin conditions marked by an itchy, rash-like appearance. Because one of the most challenging aspects of eczema can be…
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(Family Features) A lifelong diagnosis like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may feel overwhelming and confusing, but by working closely with your health care providers, you can work toward managing the disease and improving your quality of life.
(Family Features) Battery-powered power tools make it convenient and efficient to tackle chores around the house and job site. While batteries eliminate the risks associated with electricity, they come with their own requirements for safe use and handling.
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(Family Features) Energy bills are likely among the largest expenses for homeowners, but you can take action to lower those costs. During a remodel, a certified contractor can help you make smart decisions when it comes to selecting appliances, windows and insulation for your projects.
(Family Features) A homeowner’s motivation for taking on a remodeling project can vary greatly, but there’s one universal rule of thumb: home upgrades should add value, function or both. This step-by-step guide can help ensure you get the maximum return on your investment and make the most o…
(StatePoint) Thinking of remodeling your home? From safety and security to product and contractor selection, there are many factors to consider.
(Family Features) This year has taught many workers a thing or two about being productive when offices and homes blend into one.
(Family Features) Today’s designers, architects and builders are creating modern bathrooms that are practical, luxurious, comfortable and accommodating. They know homeowners and homebuyers desire – even demand – these features regardless of the bathroom’s size or layout.
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(Family Features) An earth-friendly approach to your home isn't just good for the environment. Making minor adjustments with sustainability in mind can enhance your enjoyment and comfort while reducing expenses related to energy consumption.
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(Family Features) When you see frost on the windows in the morning, feel the crunch of leaves underfoot and hear the roar of fire in the fireplace, old man winter has returned.
(Family Features) Getting vaccinated for the flu is more important than ever. Not only will a flu shot help keep you and your family healthy, it can help reduce the strain on the healthcare system and keep hospital beds and other medical resources available for people with coronavirus diseas…
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(Family Features) As temperatures drop, winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin – leaving it dry, itchy or even irritated. Blustery outdoor conditions can leave skin feeling thirsty while the warm air blowing indoors can decrease moisture in the air – and your skin.
(Family Features) Older adults in America are living longer lives and will outnumber people under the age of 18 by nearly 500,000 by 2034, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
(Family Features) Creating the closet of your dreams could be in closer reach than you may think if you're willing to take matters into your own hands. With a little creative inspiration and some basic DIY skills, you may be surprised by the stylish space you can design by yourself.
(NAPSI)—It’s official: 1-800-Flowers.com has named the sunflower as 2021’s Flower of the Year and the Prayer Plant as Plant of the Year. With everyone looking forward to a fresh start, there’s never been a better time to celebrate the hope, positivity and bright outlook each one of these wel…
(Family Features) Creating a welcoming and relaxing space may be easier than you expect when you give natural materials a leading role in your design. Elements like natural stone, wood, fiber, metals and even plant life can allow you to express a sense of unique personal style that is broadl…
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(Family Features) A garage may not be the focal point of your home, but it likely plays a significant role in your family’s everyday life. Keeping the garage tidy can help you get the most out of the space, no matter how you use it.
(Family Features) Premiums are often the biggest consideration when choosing your health plan during open enrollment each year. However, paying close attention to what different plans include can make a major difference in the scope of services and types of care available to you as well as w…
(BPT) - It’s the most wonderful time of the year — but for many, the holidays bring stress over never-ending to-do lists. This year is bound to bring even more anxiety about how to get all of your holiday shopping done; not to mention the other obligations you have, from work to family, and beyond.
(BPT) - Sorting, washing, drying, folding, organizing — with so many steps to the process, laundry is one of the most dreaded chores. If you feel overwhelmed by the amount of laundry you tackle each week, you’re not alone.
(BPT) - More people than ever before are considering room air filters and purifiers to protect themselves against COVID-19 indoors. But do these devices really make a difference?
(BPT) - The new year is all about change, and the relationship you have with your home has likely changed significantly this year. After spending so much time at home, many people are reevaluating their spaces.
(BPT) - This year, you’ve learned how to do almost everything from home — from work and school to the gym and virtual social gatherings. Even though you’re home most of the time, there can still be a lot to do. These five multitasking tips can help you reorganize your to-do list and get more…
(BPT) - These days, many homeowners are finding themselves spending more time working from home. Whether making calls, answering emails or closing deals, homeowners are searching for comfortable areas to get the job done — and recharge throughout the day. And when it comes to designing these…
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(BPT) - Home improvement projects were one of the most popular ways to pass the time in 2020. If you’ve been working hard to make your space more enjoyable, it will be more important than ever to keep it clean as you move into the New Year.
(NAPSI)—If your electricity goes out due to snow and ice, a generator can keep power flowing to your home or business.Just keep safety in mind when using generators, advises the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility ve…
(BPT) - We have all been spending more time than ever in the kitchen and working on our staple recipes. Here are some tips for how to make prepping each meal in your kitchen easier than ever.
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(Family Features) The holiday season may look different this year, as many around the world won’t be able to travel to be with friends and family in person. While some traditions may be put on hold, you can still create new ones with the loved ones around you, including your pets.
(Family Features) Stress and anxiety are all too familiar to many Americans, this year especially, and the added pressure of the holiday season may provide a new set of challenges. Practicing self-care and nurturing your mental health can help you navigate these potentially isolating times, …
(Family Features) With more time spent at home, pet owners are seeing their daily routines upended. Many who once relied on dog-walkers and smart devices to keep up with their pets during their time at work are now spending quality time with their pets all day long.
(Family Features) Picking out the perfect presents for kids this holiday doesn’t limit your search to simply including gifts with screens or the hottest tech gadgets.
(Family Features) Many of the season’s most popular gift ideas can generally be classified as “tech.” From smartphones and gaming systems to digital photo frames and smart home devices, tech junkies and technophobes alike can delight in the options available to help enhance daily routines an…
(Family Features) With the COVID-19 pandemic added to the typical cold and flu season, many Americans are wondering what they can do to protect themselves and others this holiday season and how to respond if they get sick.
(Family Features) Planning your holiday menu? Dried cranberries are an ingredient found in many classic holiday recipes, but what you may not know is that they are packed with added sugars. Raisins, on the other hand, are naturally sweet with 0 grams of added sugars, making them a healthy al…
(NewsUSA) - Turns out a lot of us actually like certain changes we've made in our lives while holed up at home since the coronavirus hit.
(BPT) - Home is the ultimate haven — and with new trends emerging that speak to our evolving lifestyles, many are looking to reimagine their living spaces. Home renovations have long been a popular project, but the past year undoubtedly solidified them as the “it” activity. As health and wel…
(BPT) - The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the consumption of single-use plastic as disposable mask and glove usage has skyrocketed. Additionally, many businesses have eliminated the option to use reusable shopping bags at a store or to bring your own mug to a coffee shop.These measures are…
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(NewsUSA) - A home renovation can boost curb appeal, comfort and longevity. And the roof is a great place to start. According to Remodeling magazine's 2020 Cost vs. Value Report, a new asphalt roof adds more value at resale than a mid-range bath remodel, master suite addition or major kitche…
(BPT) - When you chose your home, you may not have given much thought to the size or layout of your laundry room.