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The art of espresso: Tips for home brewing the perfect shot

March 27, 2011

(ARA) - Espresso, invented in Italy in order to serve commuters rushing to catch trains, is now enjoyed around the world. While many enjoy espresso sitting at a favorite neighborhood cafe, you can easily prepare it at home wh...

Beware of dangerous drivers

March 27, 2011

No matter how much you and your family members practice safe driving techniques, there will always be other drivers on the road you need to keep an eye out for. Defensive driving is important for both new teenage drivers and driv...

Banish winter and welcome spring with cost-effective home decorating tips

March 27, 2011

(ARA) - You're ready to throw winter out to the curb. It's time to rid yourself of the dreary cold weather and freshen your house for spring by opening the windows, rolling up your sleeves to give all your furnishings a good cl...

Simple and practical tips help maintain a healthy and happy family lifestyle

March 23, 2011

(ARA) - Creating a positive, nourishing home environment is nearly every parent's top priority. However, it can be difficult for parents to know what to do to ensure that their children are healthy and lead successful lives. Laura Posada, wife of ...

How to get colorful home exteriors without a drop of paint

March 22, 2011

(ARA) - Nothing brightens a home's personality more dramatically than brilliant color. It's easy to freshen your home's exterior with color trim around windows, doors or along corners. With color trim, there are endless ways yo...

How to overcome job interview jitters

March 21, 2011

(ARA) - High school and college graduations are just around the corner, and for many graduates, that means - gulp - it's time to start pounding the pavement with fellow job seekers. However, a new poll of young adults conducted...

Soft water: better for your home and wallet

March 21, 2011

(ARA) - Nearly 90 percent of U.S. homes have hard water, according to the United States Geological Survey. So it's no surprise that water hardness is the most common water problem reported by consumers. Hard water is water t...

Conservation tips for every family member, whatever their age

March 21, 2011

(ARA) - The "going green" trend may be just a few years old in America, but it's definitely not a movement reserved for only the young. Involving all members of the family in a greener lifestyle, no matter their age, is not on...

How to spend less on fuel when gas prices rise

March 17, 2011

(ARA) - Remember when $4 seemed like an outrageous amount to spend on a gallon of gasoline? Now that number doesn't seem so far-fetched. While you can't do anything to control the unrest in the Middle East or oil rig explosions th...

How to help a loved one living with diabetes

March 17, 2011

(ARA) - You may have heard that diabetes runs in families. But diabetes doesn't have to run a family's life, as long as the person with the disease is surrounded by knowledgeable friends and family members ready to assist their lo...

Solving the wardrobe riddle

March 16, 2011

(ARA) - Have a closet overflowing with pieces that are no longer in fashion or just plain unflattering? Not quite sure, actually, what lies behind closet door number one? Amy E. Goodman, Timex fashion trend director and fashion and beauty author, aims to solv...

How to tackle your home comfort repairs for warmer months

March 14, 2011

(ARA) - Homeowners are looking forward to warmer weather after heavy snow and freezing rain took a toll on homes and businesses across the U.S. during the winter. Harsh weather even made its mark on typically warm climates in...

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