Festive Tabletop Ideas For Holiday Entertaining

(BPT) – Do you have the blues this holiday season? How about the pinks? Non-traditional holiday colors are a popular trend in home decor this yuletide, especially when it comes to decking the table for special gatherings with family and friends. “Traditional patterns and colors are wonderful and such a big part of the holidays,” […]

Simple Ways to Increase the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Everyone wants to save money these days, and homeowners are no exception. To reduce the cost of monthly energy bills, many are taking on small, budget friendly, do-it-yourself projects that provide big savings down the road. With a few simple tips, you can easily make a home comfortable regardless of the season, while also greatly […]

Get Kids Active With Fun Adventures

The great outdoors are full of wonderful adventures for kids. If you want to encourage your children to get active, try to make sure they have positive experiences. It’s always easier to get them engaged when past adventures are full of wonderful memories. Great experiences are safe ones. Here are a few tips to keep […]

Fun Activities for Moms, Kids to Enjoy Together

With warm weather and kids’ freedom from school, there are extra opportunities for moms and kids to spend more time together. Whether your children are toddlers or school age, it’s important to find fun ways to spend precious hours with one another. Here are a few activities those of all ages can enjoy: Put a […]

Take a Break From Technology for Family Togetherness

As access to technology increases, families may find they are spending more time on their devices and less time together. Some psychologists worry our growing attachment to technology may result in social isolation. “We’re getting used to a new way of being alone together,” said Sherry Turkle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, psychologist and author […]

Cat Lovers Celebrate Favorite Pet Moments

From adorable peek-a-boo games to outrageous, gravity-defying leaps — cats have a way of bringing much joy and humor to their owners’ lives. To celebrate the amazing antics of these feline friends, Friskies is hosting its second annual installment of “The Friskies,” an award show honoring the pop culture phenomenon of cat videos and the […]

Affordable Pet Care at Home

Dogs and cats provide “parents” so much love and affection. So, it’s only natural that pet parents want to return that love by taking care of all their pet’s health and wellness needs.¬†Fortunately, now top-of-the-line routine care can easily be provided at home using veterinarian-quality pet health products, which will help save money and possibly […]

Helpful Tips for First Time Pet Owners

For years, research has shown that having a pet can be very beneficial to a person’s health. In addition to warming your heart, a cute and cuddly friend can also help protect it by helping to lower your blood pressure, reduce stress, and improve your overall mood. From online websites to local drives, the opportunity […]

Adding Technology and Style to the Bedroom

When it comes to adding technology to your home, the bedroom might not be the first place you would consider. But the reality is that high tech is becoming an integral part of every living space — including the bedroom. A survey by the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) looked at what designers expect […]

Spring Cleaning Shortcuts

Spring brings a sense of fresh beginnings, and for many, that includes the annual ritual of spring cleaning. A survey conducted by the American Cleaning Institute found that 62 percent of people engage in spring cleaning each year, and their top three priorities are the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. This year, spring cleaning doesn’t have […]

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