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How to Dress for A Feel-Good Spring

(NewsUSA) - With spring just around the corner, there's no better time to refresh your look and brighten your mood. So, pick up a new pair of vintage jeggings, mix it up with pretty utility details, and let those pedi-ready toes come out and play.

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Monday 02/17/2020
Giving great gifts: 4 ways to personalize presents
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - As much as your loved ones mean to you, gift-giving can be challenging. If you want to make an impact with your gifts, consider making an impression by customizing them. Personalized gifts speak volumes about the thought and care that went into choosing the gift.

Tuesday 02/11/2020
5 alternative treats for Valentine's Day to convey the perfect message
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Valentine's Day is a special time to celebrate love of all different kinds. Whether it's to celebrate romantic love, adoration of family members, appreciation for neighbors or the bond between best friends, Valentine's Day is perfect for gifting a sweet treat that shows you care.

Thursday 02/06/2020
Overspend this holiday? 5 smart financial steps to take in the new year
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Did you get a little too jolly with the credit card this year? Were you so merry you didn't have time to focus much on your budget? Did the season of giving just keep going and going? Hindsight is 20/20 in 2020 when you overspent during the holidays.

Tuesday 02/04/2020
Celebrate Valentine’s Day, Italian style
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - It doesn’t get more romantic than a getaway to Italy. But if a trip to Italy is not in the cards this year — no worries! With just a little planning, you can do the next best thing and bring some Italian flair to your Valentine’s Day — whether you want to woo your new crush or celebrate your lasting love.

Friday 12/20/2019
Easy Plant-based Swaps for the New Year
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - As we say goodbye to 2019, many of us will find ourselves making health-focused resolutions or looking to 2020 food trends for inspiration in the new year. One trend that has remained consistent year after year is the desire for plant-based foods, as more consumers continue to seek meat and dairy alternatives.

Wednesday 12/18/2019
Frito-Lay Releases U.S. Snack Index and No Need to Check Twice: It's Family, Friends and Food that Make the Holidays Nice [Video]
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

Monday 12/16/2019
The Surprising Gift on Parents' Holiday Wish List
Updated: January 09, 2020 - 2:46 am

(NewsUSA) - Forget the clothes and electronics. If you really want to please parents on your holiday gift lists, give them some help paying their kids' college costs. 

The Surprising Gift on Parents' Holiday Wish List
Updated: February 27, 2020 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Forget the clothes and electronics. If you really want to please parents on your holiday gift lists, give them some help paying their kids' college costs. 

Friday 12/13/2019
Holiday Wellness Tips [Infographic]
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - For most, the joy of holiday festivities is intertwined with the stress of packed schedules, flight delays, last-minute gift shopping, or the daunting task of hosting friends and family for a holiday meal. Stress and anxiety can turn what should be an opportunity to spend quality time in the company of loved ones into stressful situations. Many of the stressors that plague us during the holiday season can be handled or eliminated altogether if dealt with proactively. To help alleviate some of this holiday season’s strain, clinical staff across the country have provided some tips on how to combat stress and keep you in the holiday spirit.

Monday 12/09/2019
Holiday Hot Chocolate Made Easy
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - For a warm and cozy moment of holiday relaxation, froth up some delicious hot chocolate spiced with flavors of the season. The Capresso froth Select makes it easy to create rich, frothy hot chocolate using chocolate chips, chunks, syrup or powder.

Tuesday 12/03/2019
5 ways to keep kids entertained over winter break
Updated: April 01, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Along with the fun and festive winter holidays comes the long break from school — and the challenge of keeping kids happy and engaged with all that unstructured time. Apart from the special holiday events, kids could use a few other diversions, and parents could, too!

Wednesday 11/20/2019
The Benefits of Shopping Small This Holiday Season
Updated: December 27, 2019 - 2:44 am

(NewsUSA) - Small Business Saturday casts a national spotlight each year on independently-owned businesses, which includes a wide variety of shopping options, from the mom-and-pop storefronts in your local community to home-based e-commerce businesses. Since its inception in 2010, Small Business Saturday spending has reached an estimated $103 billion, according to American Express.

The Benefits of Shopping Small This Holiday Season
Updated: January 09, 2020 - 2:46 am

(NewsUSA) - Small Business Saturday casts a national spotlight each year on independently-owned businesses, which includes a wide variety of shopping options, from the mom-and-pop storefronts in your local community to home-based e-commerce businesses. Since its inception in 2010, Small Business Saturday spending has reached an estimated $103 billion, according to American Express.

The Benefits of Shopping Small This Holiday Season
Updated: January 16, 2020 - 2:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Small Business Saturday casts a national spotlight each year on independently-owned businesses, which includes a wide variety of shopping options, from the mom-and-pop storefronts in your local community to home-based e-commerce businesses. Since its inception in 2010, Small Business Saturday spending has reached an estimated $103 billion, according to American Express.

Monday 11/04/2019
5 Low-Carb Swaps for A Guilt-Free Holiday Season
Updated: December 27, 2019 - 2:44 am

(NewsUSA) - With the holidays just around the corner, you might be worrying about how to get through all the parties and cookie exchanges without derailing your healthy lifestyle. It can be a struggle to avoid temptation, particularly when you're busy, stressed, sleep-deprived, or all three. At times, you might consider giving up and just diving into the dessert tray. But with a bit of motivation and creativity, you can whip together some festive treats that are both delicious and carb-conscious.

Tuesday 10/29/2019
Tweety, It's Cold Outside
Updated: December 27, 2019 - 2:44 am

(NewsUSA) - Wintertime. Love it or hate it, it arrives every year. Some of us dread the cold, some of us revel in it. While a lot of us head toward the equator, many of us 'hibernate' by hunkering down at home, protected from the elements. We stay warm in winter by layering clothing, wearing socks and hats, adding layers of blankets to bedding, blocking drafts and even baking which helps warm the house without touching the thermostat.

Friday 10/25/2019
What's in Your Wine May Surprise You
Updated: December 03, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - The holiday season is fast approaching. In anticipation of entertaining and gift-giving, now is the time of year we really start to think about wine. Sure, there will be tons of flashy packaging and labels to help find "the best", but have you ever stopped to think about what's actually in your wine? Heads up: there could be more than you think. 

Friday 06/07/2019
Top Tips for Hurricane and Storm Readiness
Posted: June 07, 2019

(StatePoint) June to November is known in many parts of the country as hurricane season. As a growing area of the U.S. becomes susceptible to the effects of tropical storms, tornadoes and hurricanes, it’s important to have a plan for your home and family.

Monday 05/06/2019
Great Ways to Staycation During the Warmer Months
Posted: May 06, 2019

(StatePoint) Whether you’re taking a staycation or just looking for some fun in the sun near home, check out these ideas for creating instant summer vibes:

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