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6 Tips to Burglar-Proof Your Home

February 28, 2013
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Regardless of where your home is located, there is always a chance that it might get burglarized. If any of your family members are home at the time of the burglary, it is possible that it may even turn into a violent crime. Therefore, it is not just about protecting your property and private possessions. [...]

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Top 5 Things Every New Homeowner Must Know

September 12, 2012
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  Many new homeowners and renters think that the hard work is over once the paperwork is signed and everything has been unpacked.  But lifting heavy boxes and making a hefty down payment is really the easy part.  The real work begins once you move in and resume normal life in your new home. There [...]

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Optimize Your Health [Infographic]

August 31, 2012

A “broken lifestyle” is at the root of modern illness. A daily health practice can keep the body and mind performing well throughout life. This infographic from DansPlan.com is a good guide to maintaining good health.  

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Growing “Up” with Urban Gardens

August 27, 2012
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One of the most cost effective ways of sustaining ourselves is by raising our own crops. Unfortunately, many of us are urbanites, which means we lack the necessary land to provide 100 percent of our fruits, grains, and vegetables. However, this shouldn’t stop us from growing what we can in the spaces we have. Here [...]

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Home Improvement That Also Improves Family Bonding

August 13, 2012
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  We rarely think of home improvement as being a very family friendly endeavor. But if you have kids, they live in your house too. In fact, research shows that the average person spends nearly 89 percent of their time inside, www.atoms.washington.edu. This statistic includes your kids. You might as well decide earlier then later [...]

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5 Home Upgrades You Can Do Without

August 1, 2012
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The real estate market is going through a rough patch. When new construction is lying unsold and the market is flooded with foreclosed properties, it is becoming quite difficult for homeowners and investors to sell their property in the market. Sellers, thus, are sprucing up their properties to attract buyers and squeeze out any additional [...]

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House Fire Prevention Tips

July 16, 2012
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Every year nearly 4,000 Americans die in fires and another 25,000 are injured. Let’s not forget the huge cost of fires— an estimated $8.6 billion every year— in property loss. And the sad truth is that most of these deaths, injuries, and costs are entirely preventable if people follow a few simple safety tips. 1. [...]

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Multitasking: Friend or Foe?

July 9, 2012
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It is practically a necessity to be good a multi-tasker in today’s society. How many of us are guilty of talking on the phone while skimming through e-mails, and all the while supervising an unruly toddler? According to a study by the Families and Work Institute, 45% of American workers feel that they are expected [...]

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A Measure of Success with Jenny Isenman

May 21, 2012
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This is A Measure of Success with Jenny Isenman.  Jenny is a humorist, writer, Generation X expert, wife, and mother.  She writes for The Huffington Post and iVillage, but is better known for her charming and hilarious personal blog, Jenny from the Blog at TheSuburbanJungle.com.    As a blogger, Jenny manages to maintain a sharp sense [...]

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Tips For Keeping Kids Busy This Summer:Weekly Roundup

May 18, 2012
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The weather is warming up and your kids are going to be out of school before you know it. While summer does mean that you don’t have to be as strict about bedtime and homeowner, it can be a chore to keep your kids entertained all day long. You might not have the budget to [...]

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