• November 20, 2019

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  • Real Estate

    Storage Stunners for Every Room

    (BPT) - Looking to overcome your storage dilemma with more than a metal rack or a makeshift cubby? Take your cue from these design pros. Throughout the home, they’re creating functional and beautiful storage stunners. How? They’re doing it with all-natural cypress. And you can, too!

  • Pets

    NaturVet Quiet Moments Calming Aids

    (NAPSI)—Life can be stressful, and just like us dogs and cats can experience stress caused by loud noises, storms, fear, excitement, travel, grooming, separation anxiety, the addition of a new pet to the family, and even some holidays can be stressful!

  • Home Improvement

    Transform Your Kitchen with an Easy DIY Tile Backsplash

    (BPT) - As the home’s center for family gatherings and entertaining friends, it’s no surprise that kitchens are the most popular room to renovate, according to online home remodeling and design resource Houzz. However, Houzz also identifies kitchens as the most expensive room to update. This challenges homeowners to find upgrades that can be completed quickly without hiring a contractor. Installing a new backsplash with glass, ceramic or mosaic tile is one of the fastest, easiest, most affordable options. It’s so simple that it's often overlooked as a do-it-yourself project. Pairing a new backsplash with a paint job and simple cabinet hardware changes can dramatically transform the entire look of your kitchen — just in time to host an annual holiday party or an impromptu get-together.

Top Story

5 Easy Projects to Protect Your Home This Winter

(BPT) - The winter months are here! While you may be preparing to celebrate the holidays and spend time with loved ones, it’s also important to ensure your home is protected from the cold weather.

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Bombero comparte consejos de seguridad de monóxido de carbono [Video]
Posted: November 19, 2019

Easy gravy hacks for irresistible holiday cooking
Posted: November 19, 2019

(BPT) - Planning and food prep for the holidays are underway so you're probably creating grocery store lists and considering which favorite family recipes to cook this year. No matter what you're serving, there's one thing that can elevate foods from good to great: a delicious gravy.

How to find a bucket list worthy sailing adventure
Posted: November 19, 2019

Four reasons to pursue careers in nursing
Updated: November 20, 2019 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - As time and technology reshape the workforce, most professionals are not in the position to choose one career or one track and stick with it until retirement. Nursing offers relevant, future-focused opportunities for people of all ages and levels of experience, from those re-entering the workforce or making a career change, to registered nurses pursuing further education. Below, you’ll find for four key reasons students are pursuing licensure or a degree in nursing (RN to BSN and beyond), shared by Dr. Bonnie Stegman of Maryville University.

Practice makes perfect: Easy steps to plan for an emergency
Posted: November 19, 2019

(BPT) - Fires can occur when you least expect it, leaving little time to plan your escape, so the time to prepare for an emergency isn’t when your alarm sounds. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), only 32% of American households have actually developed and practiced an emergency escape plan. Make time to sit down with your family to plan and practice what you would do in case of a fire or carbon monoxide (CO) emergency. Consider the following tips when helping to prepare yourself and your loved ones:

Deliver Happiness, Earn Money, This Holiday Season
Posted: November 19, 2019

(NAPSI)—An increasing number of people in the United States—some 17 million a year according to the experts at the American Staffing Association—are earning extra income in new and creative ways during the holidays and beyond.

NaturVet Quiet Moments Calming Aids
Posted: November 19, 2019

(NAPSI)—Life can be stressful, and just like us dogs and cats can experience stress caused by loud noises, storms, fear, excitement, travel, grooming, separation anxiety, the addition of a new pet to the family, and even some holidays can be stressful!

More Great Reading Ideas-Tracking The Human Journey And A Heart-Pounding Mystery
Posted: November 19, 2019

“Today I Choose Me” by Dr. Lisa Lewis Ellis

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Online Features

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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