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5 Ways Smart Home Security Makes Life Easier

September 19, 2017

With just a few smart buys, you can run your home more efficiently–and make it more secure—without actually being there. These are the clever conveniences you never knew you needed, but won’t be able to live without. 1. You can always be home, even when you’re not With smart door locks and video doorbells, you…

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5 Get-Happy Hacks for Daylight Savings Haters

March 09, 2017

Daylight savings is a case of seeing the glass half-empty or half-full: You lose one hour of sleep, but you also gain an hour of sunlight. And that’s something to smile about.  These five things should spark your springtime cheer, even if you’re half asleep: 1. Flex your green thumb Get your vegetable garden up…

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7 Ways to Pamper Yourself Like a Beauty Queen

January 20, 2017

How do you prepare for an evening of romance? Indulge in yourself. Beauty blogger, Cari Dunn, reveals her favorite pampering products. 1. Satin Pillowcases You already know that satin sheets feel amazing on your skin. You may not know that satin pillowcases are touted to help prevent tangled hair and reduce wrinkles. “I have extremely…

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stealing-your-sleep

How to Stop 6 Things From Stealing Your Sleep

January 09, 2017 1

Newsflash: You’re not the only one who went to bed early and woke up feeling fatigued. Thirty-five percent of adults who responded to the 2014 National Sleep Foundation Sleep Health Index report their sleep quality as “poor” or “only fair.” So, what can you do to snooze better tonight? Start by fixing these six shut-eye-deprivers….

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Stress-Relievers You Can Carry in Your Purse

January 06, 2017

You can’t escape the stress of work deadlines, dinner demands, and judgmental PTA moms who side-eye you when the cupcakes aren’t homemade. However, you can decompress on demand—anytime, anywhere. These tools offer quick relief and fit in your handbag. A Selfie Tool You never thought your selfie habit was a pathway to joy. But a…

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4 Fitness Tools Trainers Use On Themselves

January 04, 2017

Personal trainers know their way around fitness gear—it’s kind of their job. But do you ever wonder what they use at home? One pro shares her stay-in-shape tools. Feel free to steal at will. Balance Ball The balance ball became a fast favorite for L.A.-based trainer, Karen Jashinsky, because “it forces you to engage your…

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5 Ways to Save Time, Money, and Space This Year

December 26, 2016 5

This is your year to save–on everything.  It’s your time–your money–your space–so, take it back! Use these guidelines and tools to jump start your efficient New Year.  Save money on coffee shop drinks You’ll need: A good coffee maker and grinder Start by grinding your own beans to unlock fresh flavor, suggests Paul Toscano, CMO…

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pet & halloween

Keep Your Pet From Freaking Out This Halloween

October 14, 2016

The repeatedly ringing doorbells, copious caches of candies, and masked trick-or-treaters that come with Halloween can make even well-behaved pets act out. But there’s a lot you can do to reduce the fright factor. These tricks will help keep your dog or cat from jumping out its fur: Decorate With Restraint Jack-o’-lanterns here, fake spider…

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