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Apps and Experts That Can Save Your Thanksgiving

November 16, 2016

Last year, the meat thermometer failed; the grocery store aisles resembled rush-hour roads; outspoken Uncle Barry debated politics with everyone around the table. But this year will be different. Here, apps and experts that can save the day. APPS For Your Road Trip, Try Waze and GasBuddy In 2015, the American Automobile Association projected that…

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How to Make Veggies More Fun for Kids to Eat

August 29, 2016

Shoving down bland carrots isn’t fun for anyone, let alone kids. Luckily, you don’t need fancy recipes or hours of food prep to add pizazz to produce. Use these simple tricks to serve up veggie-packed meals throughout the school year. Create Playful Shapes Kids eat with their eyes first, so make veggies visually appealing, says…

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Organize Your Child’s Room in 8 Steps

August 25, 2016

How many times have you spent hours decluttering your kid’s room, only to have the mess reappear two days later? It’s enough to drive any parent crazy! Gale Sitomer of G Sitomer Design shares her strategies to transform three trouble zones from tornado to tidy, before the new school year begins: In the Play Area…

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4 Ways to Adjust (More Easily!) to Daylight Saving Time

March 02, 2016

Every year we hear the same arguments: “Why do we need daylight saving time? It’s a pain!” “Because it will give us more useful daylight hours—we’ll have more daylight in the evenings!” “But we lose it in the mornings when we’re trying to sleep!” “But we’ll use less electricity because we’re using less artificial lighting!”…

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Stargazing 101: Fall Is Perfect Time to Look to the Sky

October 16, 2015

Fall is the perfect time for stargazing. With the convenience of early sunsets (you don’t have to stay up so late) and cool-but-not-bone-chilling evenings (you won’t need a parka), you can easily explore the splendor of the nighttime sky from home. And it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Ready to get started with backyard astronomy? Here’s…

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5 Fun Family Yard Projects for Labor Day

August 28, 2015

As a homeowner, a three-day weekend represents the opportunity to tackle outdoor home-improvement projects. But that doesn’t mean you and your family have to forego fun in favor of productivity. This Labor Day Weekend, why not try combining family time with work time by involving the whole family in a series of enjoyable jobs to…

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