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Ways to Save Money by Spending It

September 14, 2015

Trying to build a nest egg? Believe it or not, you don’t always have to cut back. Sometimes you actually can save a heap of money in the long run by spending a little now. Hard to believe? Check out these ideas from nationally recognized money and saving expert Andrea Woroch. Just follow her advice…

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Don’t Need But Want: An In-Home Spa

September 12, 2015

Summer’s over, school is back in session, the kids have crazy schedules again, everyone’s ramping up their efforts in the office in time for end-of-year reviews and bonuses, and all of a sudden those relaxing vacation days seem like a distant memory. Here’s how’s to bring some Zen back into your life: Put the kids…

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Trend to Try: Copper and Blush

September 11, 2015 1

Marsala may be Pantone’s Color of the Year, but as far as I’m concerned it’s the whimsical cousins, copper and blush, that are stealing the spotlight. It’s easy to see why — this dynamic duo offers the best of both worlds. With copper, you get the visual texture and flash of a metallic and the…

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It’s Just You? Don’t Be Ditchin’ the Kitchen!

September 10, 2015

If you just sent the kids off to college, one upside is that you don’t have to slave away in the kitchen anymore, preparing endless rounds of meals. Thank goodness! Still, that doesn’t mean you should toss out your potholders. “Even if you’re only cooking for one or two, it’s important to make your own meals at least…

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Make It a Party: Movies Under the Stars

September 09, 2015

Cool summer evenings are the best time to entertain and the perfect opportunity to host a “Movies Under the Stars” party. Throwing an outdoor movie night sounds elaborate, but it actually can be pretty simple. Channel a laid-back, drive-in theater vibe with these easy tips: The Spot Get creative with your space and make use of…

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Labor Day

September 06, 2015

Every year on the first Monday in September, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, ushering in the season of cool days, back-to-school preparations, football, and crisp autumn leaves. And while everyone is familiar with the main elements of Labor Day — barbecues, family togetherness, and the celebration of American workers — the holiday’s…

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