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How to Write a Thank You Note
Now that all of the Christmas gifts have been opened, the wrapping paper recycled and placed neatly in the ribbon drawer, you should say thank you for what you've received. Here's how to write a proper thank you note, even if it is for something that you don't like.
How to Find Love in 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to get over your ex and find love, here are a few ideas to help you find someone in time for Valentine's Day.
Sick? There’s an App for That
Glen and I recently had some sort of creeping crud and it was brutal. Now that we’re feeling better and the cleanup is over, I learned that we can fight colds and flu with our smartphones. If you’re sick, there’s an app for that.
How to Make Healthy Changes for Good
The more people I talk to, the more people I learn have health related New Year's resolutions - myself included - and I think those are some of the hardest to keep. Here, a few small changes to make so we can make that goal.
How to Get Rid of your Cold
I got sick over Christmas and Glen got sick a couple days later. Everyone around the building has been sick and it seems like everyone we talk to had, has it, or it's going around their house. Here are a few ways to feel better sooner.
How to Make a Resolution and Stick to It
You may have some free time to ponder your New Year's resolutions this weekend, so while you're thinking deep thoughts about ways to improve your life in 2013, here are some ways to make that new way of life stick.
How to Save More Money in 2013
I have never really made New Year's resolutions because I always felt like you can make a new start any day of the year, but 2013 is going to be different. In addition to keeping my handbag clean, I also want to save money, so here are a few ways to save some money without having to give up lit…
Cleaning Out: What to Keep and What to Toss
I tend not to make New Year's resolutions, but after trying to find some things relatively quickly recently, I decided I needed to keep a cleaner purse. So, here's New Year's resolution number one and some tips and tricks for you to keep your wallet or your purse a little bit cleaner …
How to Treat Holiday Stains
While you're eating Christmas dinner, frosting those cookies or getting up those last minute decorations, you're bound to spill. It happens. Here are a few common stains you may run into these next couple of days and how to get rid of them.
How to Keep Christmas Dinner Healthy
It is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be one of the unhealthiest. Sure, you may be resolving to lose weight in the new year, but why not start now? Losing weight starts with changing your eating habits, so here are a few ways to keep it healthy for Christmas dinner.
Smart Last Minute Christmas Gifts
At this time of the year, everything you want to buy is going to be too expensive, the wrong size or have any number of other things wrong with it, but there are a few last minute gifts that don't look cheap or thoughtless.

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