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pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Saturday 06/01/2019
Fit Family Summer Ideas and Activities
Posted: June 01, 2019

(StatePoint) Oh summertime. The kids are out of school, and you’re already running out of ideas to keep them active.

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Friday 05/31/2019
5 Simple Ways to Make Healthy Choices at Summer BBQs
Posted: May 31, 2019

(StatePoint) While fun, all those barbecues and cookouts of summer can present a challenge when you’re trying to lose weight and stay healthy. However, there’s no need to ditch these fun get-togethers for fear of derailing your healthy lifestyle. Instead, you can employ some simple tricks to help you stay on track.

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Thursday 05/16/2019
How to Look Polished on Any Budget
Posted: May 16, 2019

(StatePoint) You don’t need to spend a fortune to look like you own a fortune.

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Tuesday 05/14/2019
6 Calorie Bombs to Avoid When Dining Out
Posted: May 14, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s nothing better than a night on the town. But when you’re trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy lifestyle, restaurant menus aren’t always your friend.

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Saturday 05/04/2019
Tips for a Stress-Free National Bike to Work Month
Posted: May 04, 2019

(StatePoint) May is National Bike to Work Month, and hundreds of thousands of commuters are expected to participate across the country.

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Friday 05/03/2019
Queens Of The Road: Women Motorcyclists Drive New Riding Designs
Updated: May 08, 2019 - 2:43 am

(NAPSI)—The number of female motorcycle riders are on the rise. In growing numbers, millennial women riders all across the country are driving a demand for better riding gear. These motorcycling enthusiasts are leaving their days as passengers in the dust, ushering in a new era of biker style.

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Monday 04/29/2019
Forget That Facelift - "Wrap" Your Face into Shape
Posted: April 29, 2019

A non-surgical technique for lifting double chins, reducing puffiness around the eyes, and improving the appearance of wrinkles is now available in the form of an easy-to-use home kit called The Face Wrap. (www.facewrap.com).

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Wednesday 04/10/2019
5 Warm Weather Weight Loss Blunders to Avoid
Posted: April 10, 2019

(StatePoint) Along with warm weather comes picnics, cookouts and other parties that can take a toll on your healthy lifestyle.

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Thursday 04/04/2019
4 Ways to Get Fit as a Family
Posted: April 04, 2019

(StatePoint) One of the keys to encouraging children to develop health habits early is to make fitness a priority in the home.

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Crunch Time: Get in Shape for Summer
Posted: April 04, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s nothing more humbling than putting on a bathing suit. If you’ve been living life to the fullest, there’s no hiding the evidence. On the other hand, if you’ve been exercising and watching your diet, there’s nothing more gratifying than seeing a slimmer, toner you in the mirror. So how do you get to that happy place, and in time for summer? You start today.

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More Fashion, Beauty And Fitness
Wednesday 06/12/2019
Make Sense of Your Travel Preferences
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:16 am

(Family Features) Seasoned travelers know that no two trips are exactly the same, even when revisiting the same location. The weather changes, your personal life and perspective evolve and any combination of factors makes each experience unique. However, if you’re like most travelers, your preferences guide your journeys no matter how far you venture from home.

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Mouthwatering Ways to Create Italian Dishes
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:16 am

(Family Features) While activities and events seem to rule most people’s schedules, time spent sharing a home-cooked meal is an important way to keep up with loved ones.

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To Dad, With Love
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:16 am

Gift ideas for a fantastic Father’s Day

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Take Your Workout Outdoors for a Fresh Boost
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:16 am

(Family Features) As temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, you might start taking your workouts outside more often. To ensure your body's comfort and safety, you may need to refresh your fitness regimen.

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6 Ways to Help Your Dog Maintain Calm Behavior
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:16 am

(Family Features) Summer can be a stressful time of year for dogs who experience anxious behaviors, with triggers like fireworks, thunderstorms, summer travel and more taking a toll on pets. While you may not be able to prevent your pet’s anxious behaviors entirely, there are ways you can ease your dog’s apprehension and manage the behavior it can potentially cause.

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Veteran Affairs
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:16 am

Service members make business ownership a post-military career

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4 Key Decisions to Help Memorialize a Loved One
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:13 am

(Family Features) Despite the certainty of death, many Americans delay dealing with the fact and avoid funeral planning.

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4 Stealthy Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:13 am

(Family Features) Living a healthy lifestyle takes effort and diligence, but with common stressors of day-to-day life, health can take a backseat to jobs, social engagements and tempting treats. While adopting more healthful habits may not be top-of-mind for your family, there are some simple and sneaky ways to incorporate them into your family’s routines.

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Workplace Tips and Strategies for New Parents
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:13 am

(Family Features) While having or adopting a child can be a rewarding and exciting time for new parents, many working moms and dads will tell you navigating the complex maze of employee benefits can be confusing. Between short-term disability insurance, Family Medical Leave, vacation, paid time off and state and municipal paid leave laws, the process can be anxiety-inducing.

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5 Time-Saving Laundry Tips
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 3:13 am

(Family Features) Between sorting, washing, pouring, transferring, drying and folding, laundry can often feel like a daunting chore.

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