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How to Choose a Summer Camp for Your Child

If you cringe at the thought of having your child spend all summer in front of a glowing screen, it may be worthwhile to consider summer camp. Camps offer children the opportunity to try many new activities, ranging from sports, dance and theater, arts... Read More

Spring Cleaning The Forgotten Areas of Your Home

Spring cleaning traditionally means ambitious projects like washing windows inside and out, laundering and swapping bed quilts and blankets, or cleaning the garage. But there are places in every home that sometimes get forgotten. Use the following list... Read More

How to Choose the Perfect Event Venue

Even if you love hosting guests at your home, at some point you may need to plan a larger event that requires a banquet hall, conference room or a special ambiance. Perhaps you are celebrating your child’s Sweet 16 or wedding, organizing a large family... Read More

How to Make – and Keep – New Year’s Resolutions

In theory, the new year seems like a good time to make a change in your life. After a holiday season often filled with indulgences like eating, imbibing, shopping and celebrating, a blank new calendar offers a fresh start. In reality, the cold, dark days... Read More

Do It Better: Simplifying the Holidays with Less Stress

For many people, the main focus of the holiday season is religious. For others, it’s getting together with loved ones and special friends. Yet those priorities are often overshadowed by an intense personal effort to make everyone happy. You may end... Read More

How to Choose a Great Gift … For All Occasions

Most people hope to give a gift which makes someone’s face light up with genuine happiness, a look of surprised delight that might include a big hug, tears of joy, even hearty laughter if the gift is meant to be a gag. Whether you are searching for... Read More

How to Organize Your Computer Desktop

It’s logical for your computer screen to be called a “desktop” as it holds the digital equivalent of papers that can accumulate on top of a real desk. But if your screen is cluttered with so many tiny icons or folders that you struggle to find what... Read More

How to Understand Your Pet’s Body Language

Since we can’t interpret woofs and meows from our pet dogs and cats, it’s important to learn their body language. Our pets provide many visual cues, most often seen in their eyes, mouth, ears, tail and even their fur. If you’ve lived with a dog... Read More

Do It Better: How to Wash Your Own Car

When’s the last time you washed your car? Clarification: That’s actually washed your own car, using a hose, sponges and elbow grease. Although drive-through car wash facilities are quick and relatively inexpensive (and convenient during winter months... Read More