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Preserve seasonal flavors through the joy of canning

(BPT) - With summer coming to a close, there’s more of a desire than ever to hang on to those breezy afternoons and peak flavors from newly picked fruits and vegetables. Canning, a time-honored tradition, makes it simple to not only preserve our favorite garden-fresh flavors, but also share them with those we love.

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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 >>

Fitness

Fitness

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

Crosswords

Crosswords

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

Sudoku

Sudoku

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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Wednesday 09/20/2017
Build a classic concrete fire pit with a modern look
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - Getting your backyard ready to entertain during the fall and winter months can take many forms. One popular outdoor trend is the addition of a fire pit. This trend seems to resurface every year for a variety of reasons. For some, a fire pit provides the perfect area for gathering family and friends on chilly nights. For others, a fire pit is an attractive feature that can increase the beauty of a backyard while offering the functional benefit of hosting “camp-style” type dinners. There are even homeowners that simply enjoy the calming effect of sitting by a cozy fire.

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Room-by-Room Renovations
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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4 Tips to Make the Most of Happy, Healthy Cat Month
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Improvements for Independence
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Create a Sleek, Functional Home Office
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Ease School Day Stress
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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5 Helpful Ways to Actively Assist your Community
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Tips for Tackling a DIY Deck Project
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Deck Design 101
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Wednesday 09/13/2017
5 green lifestyle changes that are positively habit-forming
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - Going green: It’s more than an idea — it’s a fundamental change you make to support the environment and reduce your carbon footprint. In making this change, you probably started with the small stuff. You turn the lights off when you’re not in the room, unplug devices that aren’t in use and adjust your thermostat temperature regularly. It’s a baseline, and you’re off to a great start, but you can do so much more.

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Bringing sustainability home is as easy as ABC
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - With 67 percent of consumers from across the globe preferring products from sustainable sources, according to a recent Nielsen survey, creating a more sustainable home is the new normal. From buying down and feather products to repairing leaky pipes, making your home more sustainable is as easy as the ABCs. Here are three small ways you can make a big difference (and spare your wallet) when it comes to the sustainability of our world:

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4 Benefits of Being a Pet Parent
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Managing Chronic Health Conditions
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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5 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy in the Heat
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Healthy Living Habits that Work
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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3 Steps Toward Better Sleep
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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5 Tips to Make Sense of Cyber Security
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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3 Ways Pups Can Improve Seniors' Health
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Budget Boosters: 5 smart ways to manage your money
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
Empower Back-to-School Independence
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Organize Your Way to Success this School Year
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Ride Safe
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Appetite for Adventure
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Tips to Get Involved at Your Child's School
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Make Lunchtime Fun Time
Updated: September 07, 2017 - 3:57 am

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Wednesday 08/30/2017
Back-to-School Health Check
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:34 am

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5 Fun Ways to Promote Tween Confidence
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Back-to-School Tips that Save Time and Money
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Bringing Nostalgia Back to Road Trips
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:33 am

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A Closer Look at Dry Eye
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Be Prepared for Inclement Weather
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Why Everyone Should Plan for Long-Term Care
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 3:34 am

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Wednesday 08/23/2017
Save Money Through Energy Efficiency
Updated: August 26, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Best Bets for Back to School
Updated: August 26, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Make Your Pet’s Mealtime More Enjoyable
Updated: August 26, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Focus on Nutrition: 5 ways to add more nutrients to your lifestyle
Updated: August 26, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Operation Organization
Updated: August 26, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Writing a Winning College Essay
Updated: August 26, 2017 - 3:35 am

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Tuesday 08/22/2017
5 safety essentials for working outside
Updated: August 23, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Remember when you were a kid and biked around the neighborhood without a helmet? Or how excited you were to sit in the front seat when your mom or dad picked you up from kindergarten?

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Monday 08/21/2017
3 things you'll need to throw the ultimate tailgating party
Updated: August 29, 2017 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - Football season is finally upon us and fans everywhere are getting revved up to cheer on their favorite team. Whether you watch the big game from the comfort of your home or head down to the stadium, it’s the perfect time to throw the mother of all football celebrations — a really big tailgating party.

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Wednesday 08/16/2017
Practical meets pretty: Fresh herbs at your fingertips, even in autumn
Updated: August 24, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening enjoyment, even if you don’t have the time or climate for a full plot of food plants. Herbs are perfect fall crops; they are prolific growers, can satisfy your desire for fresh, garden-grown greens and are one of the easiest ways to elevate your recipes from so-so to so good! Plus, they’re ready to harvest and growing your own will make a dent in your grocery bill.

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Tidy Back-to-School Transitioning
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Better Back-to-School Buys
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Give Your Kitchen a Facelift
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:32 am

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Back-to-School Medical Musts
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:32 am

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4 Keys to a Successful Side Hustle
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Enjoy Your Outdoor Kitchen All Year Long
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Active Community Assistance
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

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Earn an A+
Updated: August 17, 2017 - 3:32 am

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