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10 Frugal Gardening Tricks

10 Frugal Gardening TricksFun, frugal and environmentally-friendly, these tricks will help you get a great garden:Use a yardstick and permanent marker to mark inches and feet on the handle of your rak

Emily Green's Joyous Family Home Filled With Local Makers’ Work

Emily Green’s home is just like her signature beaded jewellery – colourful, fun, and full of joy!

The designer and co-owner of Pinky’s gift store in Preston lives here with her husband, high school teacher Louis Turner; daughter Lotte (6); and son Jens (3).

Emily and Louis moved into the 1930s weatherboard house in Reservoir (12 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD) just before Lotte was born, and it’s become a true family home, full of love and (natural) light!

10 Things to Know Before Trying the DASH Diet

Named the best overall diet by U.S. News and World Report for eight consecutive years, the DASH diet tends to fly under the radar. Although there aren’t any celebrities endorsing the Dietary App

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Seaside Inspiration for the Home

/media/k2/items/cache/e9c724eeb5636d1c1c1a2c2e85d40377_L.jpgSeaside Inspiration for the HomeTrips to the beach are popular getaways - but if you can\'t get to the beach, you can bring it to your home.F

Kid-Friendly Projects Fuel Winter Family Fun

/media/k2/items/cache/2a14beb1aee2d71c6fecb12f25c690f7_L.jpgKid-Friendly Projects Fuel Winter Family FunColder temperatures mean more indoor time, making it a challenge to find activities that will ke

To Dye For Eggs

/media/k2/items/cache/398a8bc2e3f7f879ff0986359513be80_L.jpgTo Dye For EggsDon\'t hide your eggs, display them! Use this guide for the Pantone® colors of the season as well as dazzling design technique

Tips to Transform Trash to Treasure

/media/k2/items/cache/780149ddfa09fbd86eb140fe6810d770_L.jpgTips to Transform Trash to TreasureHave you ever beaten yourself up over a broken glass or a spill on your dining room chair? Life is full o

Make Your Own Advent Calendar

/media/k2/items/cache/358873fad4914931314b94f2036b503a_L.jpgMake Your Own Advent CalendarCounting down the days until Christmas with an advent calendar can be a fun way to keep the holiday spirit aliv

Grandparent Getaways

Grandparent GetawaysTrips to take with your grandchildren- \"No parents allowed.\" It\'s not a sign on a kid-only clubhouse, it\'s the first rule of travel for memory-making grandparent/grandchild vacatio

Comfortably Aging in Place

Comfortably Aging in PlaceHaving lived in the same ranch house for 55 years, John Heck’s grandparents wanted to make any and all necessary accommodations to allow them to peacefully age in place. Usin

Aging with Vitality, Grace and Confidence

Aging with Vitality, Grace and ConfidenceIt’s one of the great ironies of life: Your reward for surviving the tumultuous teen years, establishing a career and nurturing a family culminates in dry skin

3 Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription Costs

3 Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription CostsFor 55 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the New Year means any new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plans, or any changes to your existing pl

Stay Young at Heart (and in Body and Mind)

Stay Young at Heart (and in Body and Mind)When joints ache and you don\'t move as fast as you used to, it may seem that growing old is anything but graceful. While you can\'t stop the hands of time, the

Selecting a Plan That’s Right for You During Medicare Open Enrollment

Selecting a Plan That’s Right for You During Medicare Open EnrollmentEach year between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7 people can make changes to their Medicare coverage options. Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment

3 Steps to Protect Yourself from Medicare Fraud

3 Steps to Protect Yourself from Medicare FraudEvery day, Medicare fraud affects people with Medicare and their families across the U.S. – regardless of background – robbing them of hard-earned money

Aiding Aging Parents: 4 tips to help overcome new challenges

Aiding Aging Parents: 4 tips to help overcome new challenges4 tips to help overcome new challengesIt’s not easy getting old, as the saying goes, and it can be even harder to watch your parents age. He

Engage at Every Age

Engage at Every AgeYou are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that enrich your physical, mental and emotional well-being. No matter your age, there is no better time than now to start

How to Prepare for Life’s Inevitabilities

How to Prepare for Life’s InevitabilitiesSpring offers the promise of warmer temperatures, but with spring cleaning, tax season and other responsibilities, it is also a season for planning.One inevita

It’s Time to Learn More About Your Loved Ones

It’s Time to Learn More About Your Loved OnesWith days of family picnics, vacations and reunions in the rearview mirror, it’s easy to move full steam ahead into the busy fall season and forget to make

Maximizing Your Assets in Retirement

Maximizing Your Assets in RetirementNo matter how diligent you may have been about saving for retirement, unexpected life changes and economic realities can negatively impact your retirement budget. S

Nicotine to Help Treat Memory Loss?

Nicotine to Help Treat Memory Loss?A study funded by the National Institutes of Health is testing whether the nicotine patch can improve memory and functioning in people who have mild memory loss or M

Now is the Time to Address Your Hearing Health

Now is the Time to Address Your Hearing HealthIf you find yourself constantly turning up the volume on the TV or asking people to repeat themselves, you’re not alone. In fact, 1 in 5 Americans – nearl

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