In daily life, too often we make a list, hurry through the day to accomplish it, then fall into bed at night only to start again the next day. I call this “pinball living.” With a few key shifts, we can make our time management more meaningful, as well as enjoyable.
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While pumpkin spice is one of the most popular fall flavors, here are a few others. Caramel apple crisp and orange cranberry nut bread add additional dimensions to your fall feasting.
LOS ANGELES — When 6-year-old Eva came home from a school assembly about bullying, she had one thought on her mind.
Happy Halloween! In honor of the scary holiday, we want to discuss some of the most common remodeling nightmares: total budget annihilation, the great disappearing contractor, and the never-ending project house. The good news is these remodeling nightmares can be avoided with careful planning and a strong project team.
Not to add on to your growing to-do list, but there’s a couple tasks that are going to be worth your valuable time.
Long distance relationships seem to strip away the best parts about being together. No warm hugs after tough days, no kisses on the cheek in the morning, and no more seeing each other everyday. Though your everything might not be there physically, you can still show them how much you are missing them. Get a little sappy and try out one of these ideas next time your beau is away:
Celebrity actress Jessica Biel just revealed her secrets to losing baby weight.
Is there such a thing as too much Halloween candy? Most don't think so. But when you see signs of disinterest emerging for the massive pile of treats, it's time to boost up the flavor with a few little tricks. Here are four to try.
Upcycling Halloween treats is a paradoxical task; presumably, you have already eaten your favorite confections, so it is the B-list candy you will be working with. But that only serves to make the challenge more enticing. Here are two desserts to help satisfy your post-Halloween sweet tooth and use up some of that candy.
When we ask potential clients about the makeup of their family, it is always useful if they include their pets on the list. While goldfish and a parakeet don’t require much special design attention, dogs and cats do.
Editor's note: This was previously published on the author's blog.
I was married on April 11, 2015 to my best friend, and it was the best day of my life.
These are all the thoughts you know you've had on Valentine's Day, both sweet and sour:
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I remember when my husband and I first became engaged; it seemed that people loved to give us marriage advice.
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We’ve all been there. We’ve just confided that our heart is broken. We’ve laid our souls out on the corner café table ...
Marriage comes with many great expectations -- one of the big ones being sexual activity with your spouse. But what happens if you hate sex?
Break-ups are hard in general, whether you are the one doing the breaking-up, or on the receiving end of the bad news.
Jeremy Jackson knows his way around a home design project.
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