Life

Cleaning

Tricks to Save on Dry Cleaning

Having a garment dry-cleaned can cost anywhere from a few dollars to $20 or more, depending on the garment and…

Special Occasions

Faux Snow Your Windows for Festive Cheer

This is a fun, inexpensive way to decorate your windows for the winter holidays. First, mix equal amounts of Epsom…

Clothing

Sorry, My Shoes Are Squeaking!

Your shoes (or sneakers) squeak and squawk and there’s nothing stuck to the treads. The lubricant WD-40 can help. Spray…

Self-Improvement

Intelligence for Life from John Tesh

How He Cured His Insomnia…Got in Shape…and Discovered His True Calling Ten years ago, I launched Intelligence for Your Life,…

Destinations

7 Free Things to Do in New York City

New York City has rightfully earned a reputation as an expensive place. But there are great things you can do…

Special Occasions

Secrets to Buying a Christmas Tree That Will Last

For any species, if the tree is fresh, the needles will stay on the branch and not fall off if…

Recipes

The Best Potato for Yummy (Not Gummy) Latkes

The ancient miracle of Chanukah is based on a little bit of oil: There was not enough to burn for…

Emotional Health

Self-Soothing Strategies for Troubled Times

When Hurricane Sandy dropped a 120-foot tree on my friend Hannah’s house—the dream home she had owned for just a…

Recipes

Nutritious (But Mouthwatering!) Thanksgiving Recipes

The holiday season is in full swing. Here come the parades, the big family meals and…uh-oh…that tight-pants feeling that makes…

Home

Frugal, Fruity Centerpiece

If you are using any citrus fruit in your holiday recipes, consider saving the shell to use as a centerpiece.…

Family

Fun Toys for Infants and Toddlers

These recently introduced toys are well-made, safe and fun to play with, based on feedback from schools, preschools and after-school…

Cleaning

The Secret to Keeping Your Silver Sparkling

If you plan to use the sterling silver for holiday meals, here are three key things you need to know…

Relationships

Four Easy Tricks to Remember Names Better

Imagine this—you’re at a party when someone greets you by name with a hearty handshake, but you suddenly draw a…

Cleaning

More Power in Your Shower

If you aren’t getting enough shower power, it may be that mineral deposits (hard-water buildup) are clogging the showerhead. If…

Recipes

Holiday Delights That Are Good for You, Too

Welcome to the second article in our series on how to give your fattening, high-calorie holiday recipes a delicious makeover—turning…