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September 13, 2021
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Traveling on a Budget

Traveling around the world doesn’t have to cost the lottery, not if you know how to watch your […]
August 27, 2021
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Taking Steps to have a Better Day

The actions we perform on a day-to-day basis determines who we are in the long run. In the […]
August 16, 2021
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Insuring a Guest Ranch

While the fantasy of the wild west is a wonderful one to the passing traveler, there are many […]
August 6, 2021
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Hail Preparations for Your Home

Summer storms that produce hail can pop up with little warning. Is your home and property ready if […]
July 26, 2021
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Helpful Tips for Student Drivers

Becoming a new driver and driving in the community can be fun, but it is also a huge […]
July 19, 2021
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Safety Tips for Driving at Night

Being aware of the precautions that you can take to enhance the safety of night driving can help […]
July 13, 2021
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Tree Maintenance Tips for Stormy Summers!

Tree Maintenance Tips for Stormy Summers! Summer is a wonderful time! The sun rises sooner, the early morning […]
May 17, 2021
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The Importance of Home Inventory

Whether you’re renting or buying a home, it’s a great idea to keep a home inventory. Keeping of […]
May 3, 2021
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Overcoming the Challenges of High-Altitude Gardening

Gardening in high altitudes carries with it its own challenges. It is possible, however, to grow the garden […]
April 26, 2021
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Tips for Keeping Your Home Organized

Here are a few tips for keeping your home organized every room in your house and start taking […]
April 19, 2021
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Retirement Doesn’t Have to be Boring

Many people picture retirement in a negative light. It is seen as the end of an era, when after […]
April 12, 2021

Baby-Proofing Tips

Baby-proofing your home can seem daunting, but it is a very important task. Here are some tips to […]
March 29, 2021
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Spring Cleaning Tips

The weather is warming up. That means spring is here! Here are some tips to get your spring […]
March 16, 2021
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5 Driving Risks Teen Drivers Need to Know

Did you know that each day, about 8 people in the United States are killed in crashes that […]
January 11, 2021
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home In the spirit of new beginnings, HGTV has consulted the experts […]
September 21, 2020

Building an Emergency Survival Kit

Building an Emergency Survival Kit Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in […]
August 17, 2020
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Safe Driving for Teens

Safe Driving for Teens Teens are far more likely to be involved in a crash than older drivers. […]
July 6, 2020

Protecting Your Home From Wildfires

Summer is here and so is wildfire season. Help protect your home from wildfires with these tips. Protecting […]
June 29, 2020

Fourth of July Safety for Pets

The fourth of July is a time to celebrate and stay safe. But keeping your pets safe should […]
June 22, 2020
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Preparing for Severe Weather

11 Ways to Prepare for Severe Weather For all the things that humans can control on planet Earth, […]
June 8, 2020

Late Spring to Early Summer Garden Tips

Just as warm sunshine begins to approach, give your garden the boost it needs for seasonal beauty. Here […]
June 1, 2020

Insightful Tips for Small Business Owners

Are you a small business owner? Here are some tips for small business owners! Insightful Tips for Small […]
May 18, 2020

Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Attacks

Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Attacks Cyber attacks can have devastating consequences for your systems, data, and business. Understanding […]
May 11, 2020

Car Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Spring cleaning isn’t just for your home. Here are some car cleaning tips and tricks to keep your […]
May 4, 2020

Tips for Staying Active During a Pandemic

With many people staying inside due to the coronavirus, exercise is more important than ever. Here are some […]
April 27, 2020

Tips For Working From Home With Kids

Tips For Working From Home With Kids Assess Your Resources For Help With Childcare. You may be able […]
January 28, 2019
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Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pets

May 21, 2018
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Top Tips for a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

The unofficial “kickoff” to summer is almost here. While we hope everyone has fun this coming Memorial Day […]
May 14, 2018
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Spring Bicycle Safety

Bicycling is one of the best ways to stay in shape, see the sights, save money on gas […]
May 7, 2018
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Nine DIY Car Care Tips Essential for Spring

April showers bring May flowers, and a whole list of car troubles if you’re not careful. Be sure […]
April 30, 2018
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Home Staging Tips for Spring

Springtime brings sunshine, showers — and plenty of opportunities for home staging. Make the most of the season […]
April 23, 2018
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Celebrate Admin Professionals Day: Ways to Show Your Appreciation

Administrative professionals play huge roles in a lot of organizations, yet their value is little understood. Celebrate by […]
April 16, 2018
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6 Outdoor Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Perform these simple maintenance jobs to fend off potential moisture problems, prevent costly repairs, and pave the way […]
April 9, 2018
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Farm Safety Reminders for Spring Planting

As soil dries and spring planting gets fully under way, remember to stay safe in the fields and […]
March 26, 2018
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10 Spring Fitness Tips

It’s been a long, cold winter, but spring is here and it’s time to get fit! The season […]
March 19, 2018

6 Ways To Spring Clean Your Small Business

It’s exactly like regular spring cleaning except it involves way less elbow grease and a lot more professional […]
March 12, 2018
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7 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Home Cleaner Longer

When cleaning your home, why not do it in such a way that’ll keep your home cleaner with […]
March 5, 2018
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8 Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Money

If you’re expecting a tax refund this year, you need to have a good plan for your money. […]
February 26, 2018
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10 Safety Tips for Driving a Rental Moving Truck

Renting a moving truck is a great way to save money on your move, but it’s also a […]
February 19, 2018
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Roof Snow Removal Tips

Several parts of the country are facing snow and ice storms on top of large snow totals, making […]
February 12, 2018

Heating Safety Tips

Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Half of home heating equipment fires are reported […]
February 5, 2018
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Winter Energy-Saving Tips

The strategies below will help you save energy, save money, and stay comfortable during the cool fall and […]
January 15, 2018
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8 Simple Winter Car Care Tips

How can you make sure your car is well cared for during the difficult winter months? We’ve listed […]
January 8, 2018
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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

This time, it’s going to be different. A brand new year, brimming with possibilities, and you’ve resolved to […]
December 18, 2017
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Build An Emergency Kit

Make sure your emergency kit is stocked with the items on the checklist below. Most of the items […]
December 11, 2017
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12 Home Holiday Safety Tips

As you’re sprucing up your home this season, keep an eye out for these common holiday trip-ups, fire […]
December 4, 2017
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How to Baby Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Check out these simple holiday safety tips for baby proofing your home, including how to decorate and choose […]
November 20, 2017
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Thanksgiving Safety

For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. From testing family recipes […]
November 13, 2017
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7 Tips for Preparing Your Farm for Winter

Winter is coming and it can be hard on both the farmer and animal. The long cold months […]
November 6, 2017
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Winter Car Rental Tips: It’s Not All About Four-Wheel Drive

Are you renting a car as part of your holiday travel? Some people will tell you to make […]
October 30, 2017

Spooky Truths Regarding Halloween Safety On and Off the Road

Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and […]
October 23, 2017
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10 Tips to Get Fit This Fall

Fall is here. Right now is the perfect time to start a fitness routine that will prepare you […]
February 20, 2017
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Tips to Prep Your Home for the Spring Homebuying Season

If you want to sell your home during this year’s spring selling season, now is the time to get […]
February 13, 2017
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15 Ways to Stay Motivated This Winter

Finding it difficult to stay motivated for your winter workout? Here are 15 excuse busters to nudge you, […]
February 6, 2017
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How to Stay Safe on a Bicycle in Traffic

Don’t let the flashing lights and loud noises deter you from making your destination via bike. Most bicyclists […]
January 30, 2017
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Auto Theft Prevention Tips

When you warm up your car in the morning, make sure you are taking the necessary precautions to […]
January 23, 2017
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Wood Fireplace: 9 Tips for Safety and Efficiency

Besides the annual inspection and sweep for your chimney, you can improve the function of your wood fireplace […]
January 16, 2017
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Cold Weather Safety for Your Pets

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air, chilly rain, sleet, or snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking […]
January 9, 2017
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20 Tips for Safe Farming & Ranching

Safety hazards shouldn’t deter you from farm or ranch life. However, thinking about safety and making it a […]
January 2, 2017

Tips to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Studies show that identity theft has increased over recent years. Identity theft typically occurs when identity thieves access […]
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