Life

Fruits & Vegetables

Build a Better Winter Salad

During the warm days of summer, nothing is quite as refreshing as a cool, crisp salad. But what about winter?…

Cooking Techniques

For a Little Squeeze of Juice…

When all you need is a squirt of juice, don’t dry out the entire lemon or lime by cutting it…

Appliances

Keep Your Oven Cleaner

Here’s an easy way to keep your oven clean and prevent grease from building up—a weekly swipe with white vinegar.If…

Cleaning

Japanese Secret for Cleaner Floors

If you have a hardwood floor, try this Japanese cleaning method—sprinkle damp tea leaves on the floor. You’re not adding…

Pets

Is Fido a Legal Liability?

Don’t Let Your Dog Take a Bite Out of Your Assets If you own a dog, your assets might be…

Car Maintenance

Keep Your Windshield Frost Free

If you dread scraping your car windshield on frosty, freezing mornings, then this tip is for you. When you park…

Self-Improvement

Don’t Let Chaos Steal Your Energy—The Three-Step, Three-Day Solution

We are just a few weeks into the new year—and if you're like me, you're wondering how you're going to…

Cooking Techniques

Perfect Popcorn Every Time

An hour before popping corn (freshly popped is always the best), sprinkle a little warm water on the kernels. Or…

Clothing

Let Your Blouse Boost Your Mood

Certain colors can have surprisingly transformative effects on our emotions, lifting us up when we're down and soothing our senses…

Travel

Winter Getaway Packing Tips

Travel light! Give lots of thought to what you really need. Once you commit to your wardrobe choices, follow this…

Emotional Health

Expanding Your Circle of Friends

Two tickets to your favorite opera just fell into your lap, but no one you know shares your passion for…

Caregiving

How to Offer Comfort to Someone Who Is Dying

It’s one of the most dreaded pieces of news we can receive—a friend or loved one is dying. How you…

Self-Improvement

Zander on How to Stop Interrupting

Just the other day, I was telling a friend about a situation that had become particularly complicated. I wasn’t even…

Pets

Clean and Soothe Your Dog’s Messy Paws

If your dog went out in the snow without paw protection, as soon as you get home, wash his paws…

Marriage

Couples Counseling for One

How to fix a marriage when your spouse refuses to go for therapy If you want to get help for…