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Saturday 02/01/2020
5 Cool Gift Ideas That Last Beyond Valentine’s Day
Posted: February 01, 2020

(StatePoint) Flowers, chocolate and candlelit dinner are classic ways to show devotion on Valentine’s Day, but by tapping into your loved one’s hobbies and interests, you will discover gifts that truly last.

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Monday 12/02/2019
4 Ways to Give the Gift of Music Over the Holidays
Posted: December 02, 2019

(StatePoint) The holiday season is the perfect time of year to bring the gift of music into others’ lives. Here are four thoughtful ways to do so:

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for the Man Who Has Everything
Posted: December 02, 2019

(StatePoint) Let’s face it, most people have a tendency to procrastinate around the holiday season, especially when it comes to scoring the perfect presents for those who are hard to shop for.

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Thursday 11/14/2019
5 Gift Ideas for Doctors This Holiday Season
Posted: November 14, 2019

(StatePoint) Whether you have loved ones who are doctors or you like to show your own physicians appreciation during the holiday season, you probably know how hard they can be to shop for. While they may seem to have it all, with a little creativity -- you can find the perfect holiday gift for the physician in your life. 

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Monday 11/11/2019
How to Save Big on Tech This Holiday Season
Posted: November 11, 2019

(StatePoint) If smartphones, tablets, smart watches and other gadgets are on your loved one’s holiday wish-lists, you may be preparing to pay through the nose to make their dreams come true this season. Experts say that you don’t have to go broke on tech if you shop wisely.

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Books Make Great Gifts this Holiday Season
Posted: November 11, 2019

(StatePoint) For young and old alike, books make great holiday gifts. To wow your favorite readers this season, consider the following titles, which will allow them to become armchair explorers, travel back in time, or even take an inner journey to learn more about themselves.

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Monday 11/04/2019
3 Holiday Gift Ideas That Keep on Giving
Posted: November 04, 2019

(StatePoint) One of the best parts of the holiday season is watching loved ones open thoughtful gifts you’ve selected just for them. Now suppose your holiday gifts went even further than just bringing cheer to friends and family.

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Thursday 10/17/2019
Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for the Sports Fans in Your Life
Posted: October 17, 2019

(StatePoint) Holiday shopping for a sports enthusiast or two? If you’ve gifted some of the standard items in the past -- t-shirts, jerseys, hoodies -- you may be looking for some clever new ways to show your love.

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Friday 10/11/2019
How to Choose Smart Video Games for Your Kids This Holiday Season
Posted: October 11, 2019

(StatePoint) When it comes to putting a smile on kids’ faces during the holiday season, video games are a pretty safe bet.

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Friday 09/25/2020
Halloween 2020 is on: Guidelines to celebrate in a safe and fun way
Updated: September 28, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Every year, you count down the days until Halloween. You love selecting costumes for your whole family, indulging in all your favorite treats and celebrating with friends. But this year is different — while you long to celebrate the holiday to the fullest, you also want to make choices to keep your family and your community safe. Like many Halloween enthusiasts, rather than forgoing beloved traditions altogether, you are coming up with creative, out-of-the-box ways to celebrate safely and keep everyone healthy this season, but you still need some guidance.

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Tuesday 09/08/2020
Drug-Free Device Simplifies Sinus Pain Relief
Updated: September 15, 2020 - 2:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sinus pain is a persistent problem for many allergy sufferers. The pain makes it hard to focus and enjoy the outdoors. The chemical side effects associated with some allergy over-the-counter and prescription medications can be as annoying as the sinus pain itself. However, Tivic Health, a bioelectronic device company, has developed a simple, handheld device designed to relieve allergy-related sinus pain with no drugs or chemical side effects. The device, known as ClearUP Sinus Pain Relief, runs on a rechargeable lithium battery and can be used at home, at work, or while traveling.

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Monday 05/04/2020
For the Baseball Fan Who Has Everything: Their Own Stadium
Updated: July 02, 2020 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Even as baseball has put a "pause" on its season, doesn't mean that you can't still support the person in your life that "lives for love of the game."

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Thursday 04/09/2020
Tips to Safely Combat Home Bug Invasions
Posted: April 09, 2020

(StatePoint) Thanks to an unusually warm, wet winter, experts predict that Americans will face an extra buggy summer.

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More Seasonal
Saturday 09/26/2020
Tips for an At-Home Tailgate
Posted: September 26, 2020

(StatePoint) Football season is here (sort of), and for many, tailgating is a main event. While there will be nothing traditional about tailgating this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t grill delicious food and enjoy a few beers before game time in the comfort of your own backyard or driveway.

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Thursday 09/24/2020
BookBites: Mysteries, WWII Enemies Unite, and a Children's Book of Love
Posted: September 24, 2020


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Wednesday 09/23/2020
Rice: Fact vs. Fiction [Infographic]
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - There’s a lot to know about rice, from what makes it delicious to its health benefits. However, sometimes what’s out there isn’t always accurate. Read below as RiceSelect separates fact from fiction about the world’s most popular grain.

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Goldfish Crackers Celebrates National Family Day with Exclusive Giveaway
Updated: September 28, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - According to a new research study, Goldfish crackers uncovered that 91% of Americans who live with or visit children regularly feel that they would like to spend even more quality time with their family than they currently do! To encourage these family moments, Goldfish will release a one-of-a-kind GOldFISH card game via an Instagram giveaway, to help inspire valuable family bonding time and bring smiles to people of all ages. The giveaway launches today, and consumers can enter to win through National Family Day on Sept. 26, 2020. Inspired by a love for creativity, imagination and of course, everyone’s favorite #SnackThatSmilesBack, the game includes a pack of custom playing cards in the shape of iconic Goldfish crackers and a bag of Goldfish Colors crackers for snacking on while playing the game at home with loved ones.

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Tired of takeout? Make your favorites at home instead
Updated: September 28, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - When you’re short on time and the family’s hungry, it’s all too tempting — and too easy — to fall back on takeout. But the truth is, you can probably save yourself a trip by making those same takeout items at home. With some simple planning and the right ingredients, you’ll be able to whip up your favorite restaurant go-tos in record time.

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Kid-Friendly Recipes for At-Home Learning
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) During a school year that’s sure to be a new experience for students and parents alike, many of the everyday necessities, like eating breakfast and lunch, remain. However, this year, many little learners will be enjoying their lunches from the comfort and safety of home rather than at school, meaning moms and dads are back in charge of keeping the kitchen running throughout the day.

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Enjoy Seasonal Favorites with Fall Comfort Foods
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) While this autumn season will likely look different than years past, wholesome meals celebrating fall flavors provide something to look forward to. Eating foods like walnuts, colorful fruits and vegetables, and whole grains can be a solution for improving overall well-being in an enjoyable, delicious way.

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Make Taste and Nutrition a Priority with Powerful Pairings
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(Family Features) According to the “Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior,” studies have proven that eating meals together as a family can improve communication and relationships, which is especially important during times of uncertainty and life’s more difficult moments. Great-tasting foods like pork and pulses can be combined to bring families together with quality nutrition, which helps bodies survive and thrive.

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A Perfectly Dreamy Dessert
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(Culinary.net) Some desserts deliver sweet taste that satisfies taste buds while others provide a rich flavor that lingers long after you’ve finished that last delicious bite. When you’re pondering which type of dessert you’d like to make at home, it may be difficult to decide which direction to take.

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Simple Steps Toward Nutritious Meals
Updated: September 28, 2020 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) Step up your snack game with a salsa that takes flavor to the next level. With a variety of veggies mixed together, this Lentil Salsa brings balance to snack time by offering a more nutritious way to curb hunger. Plus, it can serve as a perfect complement for juicy, tender pork chops at the dinner table.

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