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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 Remain Calm Over the Holidays
Christmas can be a very stressful time of the year. Stress can lead to a weakened immune system, which can lead to you getting sick which is no fun. So, here are a few ways to keep calm and enjoy your Christmastime.
How to Find “Me Time” This Christmas
You’re doing group shopping outings, cleaning, spending time with family and friends, wrapping presents and cooking for everyone but yourself. Here’s how to spend some quality time alone over the holidays.
How to Help Your Kids Deal With Tragedy
Parent or not, it's impossible to not be saddened by what happened in Connecticut on Friday. As your children go to school today, they may have questions or fears about returning to school. If you aren't sure what to say, here are what some parenting experts and child psychologists are sug…
How to Avoid Holiday Money Mistakes
This can be a very expensive time of the year and if you're not careful, it's easy to overspend. Here are a few ways to avoid making money mistakes and hopefully how to start 2013 off on the right foot.
How to Beat the Holiday Blues
It's the most wonderful time of the year, for most of us, but for some, that's not true. Some people get depressed around this time of the year. If you're one of them, here are a few ways to beat the holiday blues.
Easy Party Tips
There are four weekends between now and Christmas and 'tis the season to party it up. Here are a few tips to throw a fun party that's going to be easy for you, fun for your guests and memorable for everyone.
Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday
Today is what is known in the retail world as Cyber Monday, where shoppers flock to the Internet to score deals that aren't offered in store. Here are a few ways to survive the day with your credit and identity in tact.

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