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4 Simple Ways to Lower Holiday Stress

November 27, 2015

The parties! The shopping! The decorating! The traveling! The cooking! Ah, yes, the holidays can easily leave you feeling breathless and overwhelmed—or in other words: stressed. So, before you get too caught up in the gingerbread-scented whirlwind, take a minute to check out these four simple stress-lowering tips, courtesy of stress-relief expert and best-selling author…

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Trash Talk: 4 Tips Holiday Hosts Should Not Refuse

November 26, 2015

Used wrapping paper! Disposable holiday plates! Cups! Napkins! Leftovers! There’s no doubt about it: guests and holidays equal extra trash. And while I admit that garbage isn’t anyone’s favorite topic, it’s one of those “It’s-got-to-be-done, might-as-well-do-it-right” tasks that I actually find kind of appealing. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to simplify the holiday…

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Get Your Kitchen Organized for the Holidays

November 12, 2015

When it comes to preparing your kitchen for the holiday rush, organizing is just as important as cleaning. No one knows that better than organizational expert Donna Smallin Kuper, whose books on cleaning and organizing have sold over a million copies. With the holidays fast approaching, we asked for her favorite tactics for getting —…

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5 Ways to Make Holiday Prep Less Stressful

November 11, 2015

From shopping and entertaining to baking and decorating, the holidays offer plenty of reasons to feel overwhelmed. But literally getting your house in order can help give your mindset a makeover. “Getting organized can help you feel more in control of your schedule and your surroundings so the holidays feel less chaotic,” says Rashelle Isip,…

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Things to Do as Daylight Saving Time Ends   

October 30, 2015 2

As November 1st approaches, everyone in the United States—except for those living in Hawaii and parts of Arizona—gets ready to “fall back” as Daylight Saving Time ends. This makes it a great time to catch up on some of those tasks we should do but haven’t. None of these tasks are difficult, but they’re all…

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5 Revolutionary Bike-Storage Tips

October 19, 2015 1

Riding a bike is arguably one of life’s most pleasurable activities. Storing a bike, on the other hand, can be a royal pain. Not only do you need to find and prepare an adequate storage space, you also need to ensure that your bike is kept in tip-top shape. Chad Burma, an experienced sales associate…

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