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Wednesday 01/31/2018
5 Creative Gift Ideas for Your Valentine
Updated: February 01, 2018 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Looking to surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with something a bit different? Check out these five creative gift ideas that will help make the day special.

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Wednesday 12/06/2017
Fun Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids Exploring Math, Science, Art and More
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) When shopping for children this holiday season, remember that the best gifts will pull double-duty and be not only fun, but educational too.

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Thursday 11/30/2017
Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
Updated: December 01, 2017 - 1:37 am

(StatePoint) Holiday shopping can be a source of stress for anyone, but particularly for procrastinators. Need some last-minute gift ideas? Think about readily accessible, yet thoughtful items that don’t require a lengthy shipping process.

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Tuesday 11/28/2017
How to Find the Ideal Holiday Gift for Her
Updated: November 29, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) A holiday gift is much more than a simple present. It’s a reflection of the relationship being celebrated. While finding the perfect gift may seem intimidating, it doesn’t have to be.

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Monday 11/13/2017
Coffee Table Books for Holiday Gift-Giving
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) While book lovers sometimes turn to digital for their literature fix, when it comes to coffee table books, print rules. Coffee table books are not only sources of knowledge, but also high impact art statements. For this reason, they make great holiday gifts.

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Thursday 11/09/2017
Gift and Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Those with Active Hobbies
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) It’s the gift-giving season and rather than give generic presents to everyone you love, consider thoughtful items that will make their lives easier and hobbies more fulfilling.

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Wednesday 11/08/2017
STEAM Books Make Great Gifts for Kids This Holiday Season
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 12:28 pm

(StatePoint) Add joy to the holiday season with exciting books for kids. Think about choices focusing on STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) that encourage the pursuit for knowledge and offer opportunities for immersive, learning experiences.

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Great Ideas for Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving
Updated: December 09, 2017 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) The holidays come and go so quickly, and while many tokens of love and friendship are enjoyed and then forgotten, this year, consider items that make a more lasting impact.

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Wednesday 09/13/2017
Children’s Gifts that Combine Fun and Learning
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 1:38 am

(StatePoint) Shopping for a toddler? Whatever the occasion, the best ways to maximize fun are with gifts that inspire the imagination and help kids learn.

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Sunday 08/20/2017
Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers
Updated: August 21, 2017 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) More babies are born in September than any other month of the year, and if there are a lot of new babies in your life, you may be wondering what the best gifts are to welcome them into the world. Remember, many babies will be inundated with onesies which they will quickly outgrow, so why not consider gifts that will encourage them to meet their developmental milestones in the coming years?

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Monday 02/12/2018
5 simple steps to extend the life of Valentine's Day flowers
Posted: February 12, 2018

(BPT) - Your day is feeling dreary until the doorbell rings. Who could it be? It's a surprise delivery full of beautiful blooms that instantly brings a smile to your face. Whether for Valentine's Day or any celebration, flowers always make someone feel special.

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Thursday 01/18/2018
4 Tips for Cutting Your Home Energy Bills Even in Winter
Updated: January 18, 2018 - 1:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - You know it's cold when it snows in Florida.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Make your chip and dip a little more hip
Updated: January 24, 2018 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Savvy hosts and hostesses know that the keys to a successful soiree are a room filled with laughter and delicious treats served. If you’re hosting a special event with friends and family, impress and delight your guests with fresh, new takes on the classics.

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Monday 01/08/2018
5 tips for speed cleaning your home
Updated: January 10, 2018 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - What is one of the biggest sources of stress? It’s cleaning on a deadline, especially when guests are on their way.

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Tuesday 12/26/2017
Party on, America! 5 fun facts about New Year's 2018
Posted: December 26, 2017

(BPT) - For people around the world, New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the joys of the past 365 days while looking forward to the fun year ahead!

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Monday 12/18/2017
8 clever homemade gifts for everyone on your holiday list
Posted: December 18, 2017

(BPT) - During the holidays, there’s nothing that conjures the love and coziness of the season quite like a homemade gift. Check out how Ball® Jars can help you pull together thoughtful DIY gifts at home that will delight everyone on your list!

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Thursday 12/14/2017
5 tips to savor, not splurge during the holidays
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 1:35 am

(BPT) - What do we say about the holiday season? It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Amidst the wonder of the season that includes plenty of shopping and celebrating, spending can get out of control. Before we know it, bills come due and suddenly things really aren’t so wonderful anymore.

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Wednesday 12/13/2017
Creative Gift Giving Is Easier Than You Think
Updated: December 13, 2017 - 1:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - It's no secret that shopping for holiday gifts can be overwhelming.

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Tips to protect yourself from online shopping scams this holiday season
Updated: December 21, 2017 - 1:36 am

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Inspired last-minute gifts for everyone on your list
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - The holiday season is a time of year when you want to show how much you care with your generosity and thoughtfulness. But as expected, searching for holiday gifts can bring the longest shopping sprees (and lines) of the year. Not only do you have to find the right gift for the right person, you then have to wrap it and mail it. And as your list of recipients to shop for grows throughout December, the thought of getting everything accomplished in time is simply exhausting.

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Friday 03/23/2018
5 great reasons to shop the frozen aisle at your local grocery store
Updated: March 24, 2018 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Life moves pretty fast, especially on a weeknight when the commute is long or the kids have their evening homework and activities. On top of it all, everyone is turning to you for a hot meal.

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Thursday 03/22/2018
Life's Biggest Moments Take Center Stage in New UP TV Series
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - As warm weather approaches, so does wedding season, and family-focused entertainment network UP TV heads down the aisle with a pair of new, unscripted series set to debut this summer.

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Staying Home? Make The Most Of A Staycation
Updated: March 23, 2018 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—For a great vacation experience, travel is not required—you can make priceless family memories with a staycation.

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Tuesday 03/20/2018
6 Easy Spring Seafood Dinners
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:35 am

(Family Features) Sheet pan and one-pot dinners can be perfect in a pinch, so it’s no wonder they’ve become a go-to for busy families. Cleanup is typically a breeze with just one pan, and it’s a quick way to get vegetables and protein all in one step. Combine your key ingredients with rich spices, herbs and sauces to create a flavorful meal in no time.

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Reimagine a Creative Breakfast
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:35 am

(Family Features) Mornings for many people start with snoozing, scrubbing and hustling in a rush to get out the door on time, making it easy to fall into a rut when it comes to breakfast. From grabbing a cup of coffee or breakfast bar on-the-go to eating the same cereal every day, your morning meal could benefit from a little imagination.

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Sweet Ways to Welcome Warmer Days
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:35 am

(Family Features) Warmer, longer days are made for quality time with friends and family. There’s no better way to cap off an afternoon in the sun than a good meal followed by a great dessert. Plan to end your next gathering on a sweet note with these fruity desserts to conclude a day spent with loved ones.

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Simple Ways to Embrace Snack Cravings
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:35 am

(Family Features) While snacking can bring you joy, it can also leave you feeling guilty. There are, however, simple steps that can be taken to help fight this inner conflict and allow you to embrace snack time rather than trying to ignore your wants.

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Natural Ways to Get a Good Night’s Rest
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:35 am

(Family Features) With nearly one-third of Americans suffering from sleep disturbances, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, now is the time to rethink your bedtime routine and consider more natural ways to get a good night’s rest.

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An Affordable, Effortless Easter
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:35 am

(Family Features) Easter is all about festive family gatherings and good food. Whether you’re celebrating with your closest or hosting a larger crowd in your home, try these simple tips to keep everyone happy and full without blowing your budget.

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Easy Spring Lamb, Sides and Treats
Updated: March 22, 2018 - 1:35 am

(Family Features) This Easter holiday, hop into a new tradition and swap your classic ham for savory lamb.

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