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Planning Your Water Well

(NAPSI)—To best ensure you have an adequate supply of good-quality water, it’s important to do some planning before the work begins, according to the National Ground Water Association (NGWA).

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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Friday 12/15/2017
Five Hacks To Help You Have Happier Holidays
Updated: December 16, 2017 - 3:36 am

by Kristen Howerton

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Thursday 12/14/2017
Are you a holiday entertaining pro? [Infographic]
Posted: December 14, 2017

(BPT) - Test your “Holiday Q” this season.

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Wednesday 12/13/2017
Hit Reset with a Kitchen Lighting Update
Updated: December 13, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Ready for a redo? Many homeowners resolve to kick-start a new year by making improvements to themselves as well as their home. When it comes to home renovations, the first place on which most people focus their attention is the kitchen.

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Celebrate the Season of Giving
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Make Emergency Planning a Priority
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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DIY Holiday Home Décor
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Finding Money for College
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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4 Ways to Survive Holiday Gifting
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Put Giving Twists on Holiday Traditions
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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8 Gift Ideas to Sink Your Teeth Into
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Gifts That Give Hope
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Get Ready to Sparkle
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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5 Tips to Start Your Own RV Adventure
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Tuesday 12/12/2017
Brighten Up Your New Year with These Lighting Trends
Updated: December 12, 2017 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - The beginning of a new year is an opportunity for a fresh start for your home.

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Thursday 12/07/2017
Welcome to Porcelain Valley [Video]
Updated: December 13, 2017 - 3:36 am

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Wednesday 12/06/2017
Simple Seasonal Safety Tips
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Holiday Giving for the Whole Family
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Merry Ideas for Every Wish List
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Keep the Holidays Merry and Bright
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Tricked out with Tech: Bathroom features that take smart living to a whole new level
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Upgrades that Boost Your Home’s Value and Enjoyment
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Picking Perfect Holiday Presents
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Tuesday 12/05/2017
Cold weather is coming [Infographic]
Posted: December 05, 2017

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Monday 12/04/2017
Tips To Help You Make The Season Bright
Updated: December 05, 2017 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—Invite the spirits of holidays past, present and future into your home this year. Blend the best of then and now, here and there, and try a few twists on tradition.

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Thursday 11/30/2017
In Porcelain Valley, dirt has no place to hide [Video]
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

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5 Rules for a More Organized Home in the New Year
Updated: December 16, 2017 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) After the hectic holidays, it’s no surprise that many people commit to getting better organized in the new year.

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Wednesday 11/29/2017
7 Tips for Managing Diabetes
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 3:34 am

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A Timeless Holiday Tradition Returns
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Happy Holiday Gift-Giving
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Practical Ways to Promote STEM Learning
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Tips for a Vintage Kitchen Remodel
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 3:34 am

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How Well Do You Know Your Birth Control?
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Monday 11/27/2017
5 Easy Ways to Update Your Home Office for Greater Productivity
Updated: November 27, 2017 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) If you work from home, you likely spend a lot of time in your home office, which makes its design just as important as the rest of your home. If it’s not up to par, it’s time to bring new life to the space.

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Wednesday 11/22/2017
7 Ways to Plan for Cold and Flu Season
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:37 am

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How to Prep Your Pup for Winter
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:37 am

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Making the Most of Medicare Open Enrollment
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:37 am

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Empowering Teens through Smart Spending
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:37 am

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Keep Cool-Weather Clothes Looking Fresh
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:37 am

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Pests Might be Hiding on Your Christmas Tree
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:37 am

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Managing High Blood Pressure During the Holidays
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:37 am

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Monday 11/20/2017
Think Like a Designer to Update Your Home Like a Pro
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) Inspiration is everywhere. From a field of yellow sunflowers to unique geometric patterns in the tile of a train station, the littlest things can spark the innovation behind some of the world’s most iconic products and designs.

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Friday 11/17/2017
Dirtiest objects in the home
Posted: November 17, 2017

(BPT) - Home is where you live, eat, sleep and everything in between. It’s a sanctuary away from work and the chaos of the outside world, but have you ever given thought to how filthy even the most commonly used items are? To keep your clean home happening so that you can enjoy your treasured time, take care of the grimy spots on a daily basis. Here’s a list of some of the dirtiest objects in the home.

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Thursday 11/16/2017
4 DIY projects to improve the visual appeal of your home
Updated: November 24, 2017 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - If you love a good DIY project, then the beautiful weather of the spring and summer marked the perfect time to tackle all of your outdoor goals. Yes, these were the good times, but since then, the weather has shifted and cooler temperatures have arrived. So, is now the time to shelve your DIY aspirations for the rest of the year?

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Wednesday 11/15/2017
The Caribbean is Open for Cruise Vacations
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:36 am

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5 Things to Know About Milk and Non-Dairy Milk Alternatives
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:36 am

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Add Light with DIY Decor
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:36 am

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4 Tire Safety Tips for Winter
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:36 am

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Make the Kitchen a Classroom
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:36 am

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