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By: Bobbie Friedman | 3 Aug 2011 | Comments Off
Get Organized for Back-to-School

For most of us, transitions can be hard, especially the transition that happens when you go from a relaxing summer break to a structured school schedule! However, planning and organizing can make the process easier. And when you have a Professional Organizer on your side, you’ll ensure a smooth transition for you and your children.
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By: Joan Rattner Heilman | 4 Jun 2011 | Comments Off
Life Looks Rosy for Gardners

People who spend time tending their gardens are likely to be more optimistic, physically active and healthy — compared with those who don’t garden.
“There’s always something to look forward to when you have a garden,” says Aime Sommerfeld, of the Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M University, lead author of a report published in [...]

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By: Lynda Phung | 3 Jun 2011 | One Comment
Simply Good, Simply Homemade: Green Products and Remedies You Can Make at Home

Are you looking for ways to live a healthier, more environmentally conscious life? Or maybe you have health concerns and want to find a way for you and your family to live free of harsh chemicals? You’re not alone. There has been a gradual movement toward greener living, which includes lowering energy usage and eating [...]

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By: Venetia Boyd, CID | 2 Jun 2011 | Comments Off

Unless you are particularly set on some expensive fabric, you can make an effective compromise by using inexpensive heavy neutral Indian cotton. It will look good in any color scheme, and by half lining it with some other decorative fabric of your choice, the secondary fabric will also be seen when the curtains are tied [...]

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By: Debbie McGrann | 2 Jun 2011 | Comments Off

Over the last few months, I have shared my health journey with our readers in the hope that my story of recovery from multiple sclerosis will help them. Many readers have contacted me to share their own story of recovery. Many wanted more information and encouragement. Some readers needed information about housing options. How can [...]

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By: Brian England | 2 Jun 2011 | Comments Off

A few years ago, I was asked to take part in a watershed tour with the Patuxent River keeper, Fred Tutman.  Now I am actively involved in promoting this educational project. In addition to implementing “green” programs at British American Auto Care, I want to make others aware of the role they can take in [...]

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