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Sponsored: It’s Cold Out? Fire It Up!

It feels like the lazy days of the summer backyard barbecue are a million years away. The flavors you enjoy—grilled steak, chicken, and kabobs—don’t have to wait for the temperatures to rise, though. Use these tips to navigate the differences between cooking during the warm weather seasons and cooking in the winter. Grab your shovel, dig out the grill, and […]

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Sponsored: Around the World in 80 Meals

Tired of making the same old stuff for your family dinners? There’s hope for you yet. Kick the boring and bland menu to the curb and conquer the world from your kitchen, simply by spicing up your meals with a little international flair. You don’t have to be a certified chef, a culinary whiz, or even a seasoned traveler to […]

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Sponsored: Conquer Your Clutter

Ugh, clutter! It piles up and gets out of control before we know what hit us. It’s totally normal, and most of us struggle to stay ahead of the chaos. Use these tips from Ziploc® to go from out-of-control mess to clutter-free feng shui in just one week. The trick? Take it day by day, room by room. Here is […]

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Sponsored: Spice Up Your Workout

Much like love, keeping up with a good fitness routine can be a roller coaster ride. When you’re stuck in a rut—the honeymoon with your treadmill is over and mid-workout boredom sinks in—try spicing things up a bit to get back on track. A little change can go a long way to keeping your workouts engaging and effective, leaving you […]

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Sponsored: Good Eats Make Great Tweets

“You’re less likely to cheat if you tweet what you eat,” said no foodie philosopher ever, until now. Perhaps you already send out striking photos of colorful salads or juicy burgers, making all your followers drool with jealousy. If you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet, track your progress by sharing pictures of each meal. But how much good […]

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Sponsored: The More You Eat, the More You Lose?

It’s counterintuitive, for sure. But some experts contend that eating six “mini meals” is the fastest way to a “mini me”—all based on the notion that hunger is your worst enemy when you want to lose weight. The trick is to make sure your mini meals are balanced, satisfying and don’t exceed about 200 calories each. Turns out, Ziploc® has […]

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Sponsored: Conquer Closet Clutter—With a Little Help From Your Friend

Have you ever tried to clean out your closet only to discover that you’re too attached to even the most outdated, ill-fitting and just-plain-awful garments? And let’s not even discuss how hard it is to give up on shoes! To the rescue: your bestie, who knows better than you do what looks awesome on you and what you should give […]

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Sponsored: Tips for a Better Workspace

by Staples® Make your workspace efficient, stylish and fun with these easy tips:  • Smartly designed products can make any task enjoyable. The Staples® Space-Saver 10-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder helps you manage paperwork effortlessly. • Move easily between paper and digital in new ways. The Staples BETTER® Binder with Removable USB Flash Drive does double duty, so you can stay organized in […]

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Sponsored: New Year, Fresh Start—Organization Resolution? Check!

by Staples® It’s a new year, don’t get held back by an overwhelming workspace. Bring your office in to 2014 with organization essentials from Staples® brand products. Conveniently store your digital and physical documents in one place with the Staples BETTER® Binder with Removable USB Flash Drive. Cut through unwanted clutter with the sleek design of the Staples® Space-Saver 10-Sheet […]

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Sponsored: Find Time to Pamper Yourself

by Molly Gold, Real Simple A-Lister and founder of GoMomInc.com It’s easy for busy moms to forget to pamper themselves. We spend so much time taking care of everybody else that it’s difficult to find some important “me-time.” Here are some quick ways to pamper yourself (without the guilt!). 1) Schedule it in: Do you have extra time before you […]

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