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Don't play cat-and-mouse with rodents: Tips to keep your home pest-free

(BPT) - Though catching mice has been a popular theme in games and cartoons for decades, preventing rodent invasions is not child’s play. Even the most fastidious homeowners can fall victim to a pest invader at some point.

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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Thursday 12/18/2014
Fantastic fashion ideas for him and her this season
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - Whether you are shopping for yourself, updating a loved one’s look, or wondering what to wear to a holiday party in chilly temperatures, there are key items to look for when shopping this season that are sure to have you fashionably warm.

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Friday 12/12/2014
Timeless or trendy? This year, achieve both in your home decor
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - Are you looking for ways to update your home this new year? With so many fresh interior ideas available, it can be difficult to balance current design trends with classic styles for a look that is both of-the-moment and everlasting. Follow these guidelines to find a way to blend now and forever for a look you will love today and tomorrow.

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Friday 12/05/2014
4 simple steps to a happier, healthier 2015
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Another year is upon us, leaving plenty of time to reflect on what went well (and not so well) in 2014. Before you start outlining your self-improvement plan for 2015, consider this: only 8 percent of people who make new year’s resolutions actually stick to them. Control the urge to recycle annual resolutions that you know you’ll never keep. Instead, identify new opportunities to keep your body fresh and your mind focused. Here are four simple steps to a happier, healthier 2015.

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New year, new coat of paint: Success tips for DIY painting projects
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Painting projects are more popular than ever with do-it-yourselfers with 94 percent planning a painting project in 2015, according to a Sherwin-Williams survey of homeowners. DIYers are also planning their painting projects earlier in the year, with January, February and March marked as popular months to upgrade homes with color.

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Wednesday 12/03/2014
10 questions to ask before hiring your wedding photographer
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Some moments are simply too important to trust to a camera phone.

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4 small diet changes that can make a big difference
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - The new year is a great time to start fresh. Many people commit to exercise more, stress less or make healthier food choices. Incorporating small, sustainable changes, versus dramatic, large-scale lifestyle shifts, can make it much easier to stick to your resolutions. This year, instead of overhauling your entire diet, resolve to improve your health with simple tweaks to your everyday meal and snacking routine.

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Tuesday 12/02/2014
Repurposing garage doors into stunning walls with a view
Updated: December 09, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Have you ever admired a coffee table cleverly fabricated using a discarded door sitting on a frame? Or been surprised by the sight of an old refrigerator reborn as a bookshelf or TV cabinet? Even bathroom fixtures have been known to draw notice (and a snicker or two) when repurposed as garden containers.

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Monday 11/24/2014
Simple tips to help pancreatic cancer patients eat well
Updated: December 01, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - What should you make for dinner? Most people ask that question at least once a week. For people with pancreatic cancer, however, daily meal-planning comes with particular challenges, such as ensuring they get enough nutrition and managing issues from their cancer or treatment. If you have pancreatic cancer or care for someone who does, you probably know that it’s not always easy to obtain the nutrients needed.

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