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Keep your boat and possessions secured while out on the water

April 12, 2011

When you head out for an afternoon or day on the boat, you probably take some personal items with you: a mobile phone, binoculars to help you view scenery or wildlife, a portable radio, fishing gear and clothing changes. While you're out on th...

Seven steps to a greener life

April 12, 2011

(ARA) - For most people, being "green" seems overwhelming and time consuming. But even the tiniest change counts and the process doesn't have to be a hassle. Starting out with a manageable action plan is the key to success. Fo...

How to get the perfect cup of coffee without leaving the house

April 12, 2011

(ARA) - Some might think the perfect cup of coffee is something that can only be found at a favorite coffee shop, but it is possible - and much more affordable - to brew gourmet-quality coffee right in your kitchen. The followi...

Pantry staples for easy-to-prepare meals

April 12, 2011

(ARA) - Food connects us and nourishes our souls. For many, our fondest memories are captured around the dinner table or in the kitchen while preparing a special meal. While most of us appreciate the myriad of benefits that co...

‘Green’ your indoor environment with these sunny-day upgrades

April 12, 2011

(ARA) - Bright sun and abundant green - is that what comes to mind when you think of summer? The season of sunny skies and green outdoors has arrived. Why not take advantage of warm weather sun to "green" your home with improvements th...

Laundry tip: How to have whiter whites, lower bills and a smaller carbon footprint

April 11, 2011

(ARA) - If you do your own laundry, pay for detergent, or simply like clean clothes, here is a quick quiz. What is the most important factor in removing stains? a. - Amount of detergent. b. - Water temperature. c. - Water softn...

A small business owner’s guide to online ads and search marketing

April 11, 2011

When you work for someone else, it's often OK to be an expert at just one thing - whether it's sales, management, distribution, or production. But when you're a small business owner, you need to be adept at a variety of professional fu...

Pool safety measures for a safer summer

April 11, 2011

(ARA) - Enjoy the pleasures of home pool ownership and ensure a safer summer for your family by employing a few safety measures around your pool. One way to do this is to integrate Safer 3, an initiative of the Swim for Life Fo...

Tips for tackling home improvement projects with ease

April 7, 2011

(ARA) - It's that time of year when homeowners look around their property and start mentally creating a list of to-do projects. Sometimes these projects are minor, like changing out accents in the bathroom. Other times the pr...

Corporate sustainability good for the environment and the bottom line

April 7, 2011

(ARA) - As companies increasingly turn their attention to the environmental impact of doing business, they are learning that sustainable practices help reduce costs and increase efficiency. An effective sustainability plan not only ...

Why you need to insure your home, no matter where you live

April 5, 2011

Whether you live in a condo, rent an apartment or own the house you live in, your home is your castle - and it could be at risk if it's not protected properly. No matter how vigilant you are, disasters can happen, from burglary an...

Keep our world beautiful with slight lifestyle adjustments

April 5, 2011

(ARA) - As the negative effects of human impact on the environment become more evident, a strong push toward global conservation continues to grow and gather steam. Scores of corporations have committed to becoming more "green" in...

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