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Sleep Cool This Summer For A Restful Night

There is nothing like waking up for a full night's sleep but when was the last time that actually happened? Now that summer is here it seems even harder to get a restful night's sleep. So here are some tips to sleep in the heat of summer from experts. According to the National Sleep Foundation, we...
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App Reminds You When To Water Plants

To those with a green thumb may not need this help but for the rest of us who a serial plant killers, either by forgetting to water them or over-watering plants, the Waterbug app is a game-changer. With the app, simply snap a picture of your houseplants and then set a watering schedule for them. To...
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Shop Smart For Sunscreens

As we gear up for summer a walk down the aisle of sunscreens can leave your head swimming on which one is the best match for you and your family. While the Federal government requires sunscreen claims to be “truthful and not misleading," the rule only applies to some terms found on the bottle. “SPF...
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LaCroix Swimsuits In Time For Summer

With less than a month to go before the official start of summer, you should be working down your selection for a bathing suit to hit the beach and pool. This year you are lucky enough to share your love for the lightly-flavored sparkling water known as LaCroix with LaCroix swimsuits. The web site...
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Avoid These Pasta Cooking Mistakes

The news is out that pasta isn't so bad for your waistlines once thought. But we're doing a poor job of cooking it in the kitchen. Here are the five most common mistakes that are made when cooking pasta and some advice on how to avoid them. Probably the most common is using a pot that is too small...
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Laundry Hacks When You Don't Have Any Time To Spare

Never fails that when you have no time to spare, you become derailed when the top you are planning to wear is wrinkly, has a bad smell or has shrunk in the last wash. We are believers that knowledge is power, so here are some emergency laundry hacks you should keep in mind when you are in a pinch...
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Solve That Stinky Sink Problem With These Cleaning Tips

While the garbage can gets most of the attention when it comes to bad kitchen smells, the kitchen sink can harbor some foul smells of its own thanks to all the food particles, grease and normal use. So here are some tips to rid your sink on stink! If you have a garbage disposal, fill your sink up...
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Riding Your Clothes And Bedding Of Pet Hair Involves Using The Dryer First

Spring is here and we say hello to warmer temperatures and your dog says goodbye to their winter coat. While tumbleweeds of hair roll across your floor, those same fibers can be a chore removing from bedding, clothing and even their own bedding. Come to find out all that pet hair can be a time bomb...
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A Water Bottle Could Ignite A Fire In Your Car

You would never think a water bottle left in a car could be a scene of potential disaster. It appears that some people have reported smoke coming from their vehicles and a mystery as to what is causing it. Believe it or not the culprit is a bottle of water sitting in direct sunlight, where the sun’...
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How To Dispose of Unused Opioids And Medications Properly

Drug overdoses killed over 63,000 Americans in 2016 and 2/3 of these deaths were the result of a prescription or illicit opioid. Although new regulations are aiming to tighten the access to opioids, it appears our own medicine cabinets are to blame in large part. A Mayo Clinic report found that 1...
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