Articles Tagged In Holidays

12 New Year’s Resolutions to Maintain Your Home in 2015

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about self-improvement. You can use them to get your house in shape, too. Here’s a 12-month program to tackle house projects in 2015.

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12 New Year’s Resolutions to Maintain Your Home in 2015

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about self-improvement. You can use them to get your house in shape, too. Here’s a 12-month program to tackle house projects in 2015.

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3 Quick Tips to Designing the Ultimate Man Cave

This Father's Day give dad some space by helping him design and construct his very own man cave — a dwelling in which the man of the house can retreat to when the ballpark or going camping just don’t cut it.

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3 Simple Ways to Dress Up Your Home for Halloween

Every year, millions of people young and old dress up in costume to collect treats and maybe even hand out a few scares. But people don’t have to be the only ones in costume. Give your home a Halloween makeover with these not-so-scary decorating tips.

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4 Easy, Inexpensive Holiday Decorations That You Can Make

If you’re long on holiday decorating enthusiasm but short on money and time, here are some simple, economical ways to deck your halls this year.

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4 Fun Activities for the Fourth of July

It’s almost Independence Day, a day full of cookouts, parades, and fireworks. It’s also a great day to spend with your family. Check out these patriotic games and crafts to help you celebrate America’s birthday.

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5 Steps to a Manageable Thanksgiving Dinner

Opening your home to friends and family for Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful for even the most seasoned host or hostess. Have no fear, a few simple steps can help break down this daunting dinner and ensure that your meal goes off without a hitch.

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5 Ways to Get Out From Under Holiday Bills

Feeling that holiday bill hangover? You’re not alone—Americans planned to spend $861 on the 2014 holiday season. Whether you spent more or less, here are ideas to put that debt to bed.

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5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. Time to lose weight, exercise, change jobs, or find a relationship. Here are five ways to stay on track with your goals once the New Year "feeling" starts wearing off.

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7 Steps to Your Best Black Friday/Cyber Monday

With all the excitement of the first “official” shopping day of the season, it’s still important to keep your spirits high and your wallet intact. Here are 7 steps to ensure you have a safe, fun and efficient Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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8 Quick and Simple Strategies for Holiday Entertaining Prep

Holiday entertaining can be stressful. These 8 quick and simple strategies can help you get ahead on preparing for your big holiday gathering.

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9 Tips for Holiday Decorating on a Budget

Adding warmth and festivity to your home this holiday season shouldn’t be an expensive endeavor. One of the keys to holiday decorating on a budget is to use the items you already have. Learn how to create a winter wonderland without breaking the bank.

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A Guide To Homemade Gift Giving

Homemade gifts come from the heart. Use this gift guide to create unique gifts for the special people on your list. Hey, it's the thought that counts, right?

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A Valentine's Day Plan for Every Man

Planning a special Valentine's Day is no longer a chore. We have a plan for every stage of a relationship. Whether you’ve been together for six months or six years, we've got you covered.

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Build a Perfect Fire with These Tips

Who doesn't love the warmth of a fire? Follow these helpful tips on how to light a flame both indoors and out.

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Donating This Holiday Season

Over 50 percent of charitable organizations receive their donations between October and December. Use these tips to help you start donating this season!

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Don’t Get Stuck With A Broken Microwave This Holiday Season

Microwaves make heating food much faster. Use these few tips to keep your microwave in good shape, so that you can count on it this holiday season.

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Gift Ideas For The Men In Your Life

The guys in your life deserve to be treated like kings this holiday season. These simple gift ideas for men are sure to keep them happy all year long.

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Gift Ideas For The Women In Your Life

Whether you’re shopping for your wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, neighbor or best friend, this list of gift ideas specifically for ladies will make them smile!

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Give Hope for the Holidays and Claim a Deduction, Too

You love your holiday traditions, but this may be the year to create some new ones. Consider making donations to charities instead of buying gifts for family and friends. Your donation can create hope — a gift that will last well beyond the holidays.

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Have A Creative Christmas With These DIY Holiday Decorations

We got together with Cristina Riches from "Bird's Party" for her tips on how to take make your homemade holiday decorations the best on the block.

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Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

Holiday cookies are always a huge hit. We spoke to Jessica Espinoza from 20 Dishes, and picked her brain for some healthy holiday cookie recipes!

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Holiday cocktails (and mocktails!) to toast the season

The holidays are officially here. This list of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks is sure to kick off any holiday party with some extra cheer!

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Holiday Season - Making an Entrance

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Home Matters Step By Step: Valentine Heart-Shaped Cake

Bring some holiday flair into your home with this heart-stopping cake that everyone is sure to love.

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How To Throw The Ultimate White Elephant Party

Interested in throwing a White Elephant (or Dirty Santa or Yankee Swap) party? These suggestions will make it a fun and festive occasion for all.

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Ideas for Proposing to Your Boyfriend on Leap Day

Marriage is a goal for most women and with Leap Day this year you can take the first step and propose to your boyfriend. We have some subtle ways to pop the question.

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Labor Day Fun for Less

As the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day is perfect for spending special time with family and friends. The long weekend presents the opportunity for parties, BBQs, camping and so much more – even better, there’s a way to do it all on a budget.

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Light up Your House for the Holidays, Not Your Energy Bill

These energy-conscious lighting tips will help you save some money on your energy bill this holiday season, leaving you with more funds to spend on loved ones.

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New Year’s Resolution: 5 Tips for a Tighter Household Budget

Improved finances are the second most popular New Year’s resolution next to losing weight. Use these five tips to get your household budget in better shape.

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