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4 Ways Smart Homes Are Getting Smarter Than Ever

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 21, 2014

It used to be that we adults just had to worry about keeping up with our children in the smarts department. (Remember the first time you had to ask your offspring to show you how to...


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Ceiling Fans Are Not Just for Summer. Here's Why.

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 19, 2014

Ceiling fans are a great invention. First developed in the 1860s, these fans get the air in your home moving and help cool the atmosphere in summer while consuming much less power than...


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Gray Home Decor -- Love It or Hate It?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 18, 2014

Gray's role in home décor is changing. Variations on this color have long been popular for the outside of your house -- think smoke-hued exterior walls and San Francisco-fog...


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10 Quick Fixes for Healthy Weekday Dinners

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 17, 2014

With cooler evenings and busier schedules, it seems like the whole family is hungrier than ever at suppertime these days. How can you get everyone fed, healthy, and happy -- fast --...


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How to Cope When Your Child Goes Vegan

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 01, 2014

The announcement that your teen (or tween) is going vegan can come as a bombshell. You may worry that a vegan lifestyle will lead to poor nutrition, skyrocketing grocery bills, the...