Is it okay for me to use those miracle stain removers I see on TV?

Whether you watch television during daytime talk shows, in the middle of prime time, or during a fit of insomnia at 2 am, you simply can’t avoid them. There is a variety of commercials and infomercials trying to convince you that some liquid in the bottle will magically remove any spot or stain you have […]

Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Ingredients: 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam   Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8 inch square pan, and line with greased foil. Combine brown […]

Quick Tips

Healthy Dog Tip Your Scent for Anxiety – Don’t toss those old sweatpants! Put them in your dog’s bed, and he’ll stay calmer and sleep better, having the scent of you nearby. This trick is also useful if you’re going on a trip—add an old piece of clothes that you haven’t washed to your dog’s […]

Easing Your Financial Stress

According to surveys, up to 80 percent of Americans suffer from significant financial stress. There are lots of ways to work on improving your financial situation, but you also need to address the mental stress on you and your family. Your first strategy to reducing stress should be to take an honest look at your […]

Buyer Beware

When you are in the market for a used car, it is important to know how many miles it has run. Unscrupulous sellers know it is possible to alter the reading on the odometer. In fact, the Consumer Federation of America estimates that up to one in ten used cars have their odometer rolled back, […]

Color Tips for Room Decorating

You may not realize it, but the colors in your room can make all the difference. Color can influence the mood and tone of a room. Blues: Cool, calming, and a sense of restfulness. Reds: Exciting and stimulating. Greens: Cool, reflective, and relaxing. Yellows: Bright and cheery, energetic and expansive. Whites: Clean and inviting. Choose […]