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Sunday 06/11/2017
5 Ways to Give a Room a Makeover
Updated: June 12, 2017 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Does a room in your home need an update? There are a range of projects from large to small that can help you transform any space for maximum utility and better design. Here are five great ideas.

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Wednesday 06/07/2017
5 tips to help a new space feel like home
Posted: June 07, 2017

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Wednesday 05/03/2017
5 bold trends to try this spring
Posted: May 03, 2017

(BPT) - Spring is in full swing. If you’ve been waiting to make updates to your home, this is the perfect time for a refresh. Whether you’re looking to completely renovate a room or make small décor changes, Linda Crisolo, design expert and merchandising director at Art.com, helps navigate the boldest trends of the season.

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Friday 03/31/2017
Bring design to your home this spring with trending DIY projects
Posted: March 31, 2017

(BPT) - Whether you’re trying your first DIY project or you’re a veteran DIYer, you might be browsing through Pinterest for ideas to help give your home a trendier look. PPG, maker of paint brands like Olympic, Glidden and PPG Paints, is here to help you tackle three of the latest trending projects in DIY. This spring, try one of these hot home projects paired with trending paint colors.

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Tuesday 02/28/2017
Top 6 design trends for 2017
Posted: February 28, 2017

(BPT) - Now that 2017 is here, that means a whole new year lies ahead, with fresh ideas to come! What is going on in the design world this year? What’s hot? What’s trending in 2017?

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Thursday 02/23/2017
5 spring DIY craft projects to make old stuff new again
Updated: February 24, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Spring isn’t just the season to clean out old junk from your home, it’s also the perfect time to tackle some DIY craft projects that repurpose household items and give them new life. Repurposing, or “upcycling,” is one of the hottest trends in home decor and design for 2017, according to online DIY community Hometalk.com. Before you throw away an old book case, battered picture frame or wooden industrial spool, why not think of ways to upcycle those items instead?

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Monday 02/20/2017
5 fun ways to decorate for spring
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Spring is the perfect time to shake things up with your home decor. As Mother Nature transforms her landscape with fresh buds and blooms, you’re probably longing to refresh your home, too. These five easy craft projects are perfect family activities and the results will add touches of springtime throughout the house.

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
6 Ways to Update Home Décor this Spring
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Spring is the perfect time re-evaluate your home’s décor and color palette. After the long winter season, interiors often need a facelift.

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Durable Décor Upgrades that Add Comfort and Style to Your Home
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Interior upgrades should make a big impact -- adding style and comfort to your home. They should also last a long time, even if you have a busy household, with lots of foot traffic.

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Wednesday 11/02/2016
How to Add a Unique Twist to Your Holiday Décor this Season
Updated: November 03, 2016 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) We all love our holiday traditions, and that includes the way we deck the halls -- from special ornaments to favorite festive wreaths. However, you may be looking for ways to revamp the tried-and-true look, especially when entertaining friends and family.

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Thursday 06/22/2017
Pollinators: More Than Just Bees
Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Bees are synonymous with pollination—and for good reason. Their size, shape and physical characteristics—fuzzy bodies that so effectively collect and transport pollen—make them efficient foragers. Additionally, they are conditioned to collect ample pollen to take back to their brood, a behavior that has helped reinforce their reputation as "busy bees."

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Environmental Considerations Driving Major Evolution In Agriculture
Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Farmers have been called the original conservationists because they have a rich history of tending to the delicate balance between soil and water that sustains life for all. Their love of the land drives what may well be the next major evolution in agriculture.

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Wednesday 06/14/2017
Forget Politics! Together We Can Save Our Climate!
Updated: June 14, 2017 - 1:58 pm

(NewsUSA) - One day before President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the USA out of the Paris Agreement, Climeworks, an innovative Swiss startup, launched the world's first commercial carbon capture plant in Hinwil, Switzerland.

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Wednesday 05/31/2017
4 tips for a happy, energy-efficient home
Updated: June 01, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Managing the household budget can be difficult. There are bills to pay, obligations to meet and if you’re fortunate enough to have all of your needs covered, you probably have a few wants you’d like to satisfy as well. All of this to say your money is a precious commodity and spending it on the things you love and the things that will make a difference in your life, and the world, is much more satisfying.

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Monday 05/01/2017
Electric Shock Drowning -- The Hidden Danger to Swimmers And Boaters
Updated: May 01, 2017 - 1:36 pm

(NewsUSA) - Before you spend your day at the lake or beach, know that the water may have hidden dangers. Faulty wiring or damaged electrical cords used in docks and boats can cause nearby water to become energized. When a swimmer comes in contact with electrical current, it can cause a loss of muscle control, rapid or irregular heartbeat or even electric shock drowning (ESD).

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Monday 04/24/2017
Roots run deep for American growers
Updated: May 02, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - The trend of home and community gardens is on the rise in the U.S. A 2014 study by the National Gardening Association found 1 in 3 households now grow their own food to help put breakfast, lunch and dinner on kitchen tables. While more and more people are helping to provide for themselves, purchasing food is the third-highest expenditure in typical American households, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This means that while many people maintain fruitful gardens, farming is still a major industry in the U.S.

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Monday 04/17/2017
What to Know about Your Tuna Sandwich
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Americans love their tuna. Indeed, the U.S. is the largest market for canned tuna in the world. But according to experts, much of the nation’s canned tuna is not produced sustainably or ethically.

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Wednesday 04/12/2017
4 New Technologies to Help You Protect and Appreciate Nature
Updated: April 13, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) The possibilities of new technology to improve the world are seemingly boundless. And these days, the state-of-the-art can help you protect and appreciate nature in your daily life.

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Monday 04/03/2017
4 tips for living green when the weather is warm
Updated: April 05, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - As the weather changes, so does our lifestyle. From grilling to gardening, we’re ready to shake off winter and jump into warm-weather fun. But what about the impact these activities have on the planet? With just a few habit changes, you can limit your environmental impact by reducing waste and energy use in the spring and summer months. And as you change those habits, don’t forget to recycle everything you can, especially batteries.

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Monday 03/27/2017
Assess Your Environmental Impact
Updated: March 28, 2017 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—Whether it’s Earth Day or any other day, it can be a good time to ask just how “earth minded” your household is. Many of our daily activities such as driving a car, using electricity, or disposing of waste can cause greenhouse gas emissions, which in turn create a carbon footprint. The question is, what does that footprint look like for you?

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Wednesday 02/22/2017
Smart Kitchen Upgrade Ideas to Help You Save Time
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Most home cooks want the flexibility of preparing complicated meals with ease and convenience. However, even those with a deft culinary hand may be limited by their tools, space and appliances.

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Debunking Myths About Home Garbage Disposals
Updated: December 23, 2016 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Over half of all Americans have a garbage disposal. Unfortunately, many may not be properly maintained due to common misconceptions.

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Wednesday 11/16/2016
Making Fireplace Safety a Priority in Your Household
Updated: November 17, 2016 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Getting cozy this winter? You’ll definitely want to make use of your fireplace. But remember, you’ll need to take extra precautions to keep everybody and everything safe.

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Thursday 11/10/2016
Holiday Cooking and Gift Ideas for Foodies
Updated: January 04, 2017 - 1:31 am

(StatePoint) Whether one aspires to culinary greatness or prefers whipping up cozy family meals, all cooks appreciate quality kitchen equipment. Here are some ways you can beef up your kitchen in time to prepare large holiday feasts, and some ideas to help you shop for the chefs and foodies in your life.

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How Hot Technologies Can Improve Your Kitchen
Updated: August 11, 2016 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Modern technology is improving every facet of our lives and the kitchen is no exception. By carefully outfitting your kitchen, your appliances can be safer, more efficient and give you versatility and precision as a home chef.

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