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5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018

(BPT) - It’s your home’s focal point. The site of some of your best moments and the base of operations for entertaining — it’s your kitchen, and no room in your home is more valuable. A magnificent kitchen defines a home, and bringing your kitchen to this level means capitalizing on today’s top trends.

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Wednesday 02/07/2018
Shop Till You...Top Up Your Bank Balance
Updated: February 08, 2018 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—There’s an old saying: “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” If what you love to do is shop, here’s good news for you: You can make good money by “never working” and shopping instead.

Tuesday 02/06/2018
Fresh beginnings: Clean your bathroom faster with these tech tools
Updated: February 14, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - If you’re like most Americans, you prefer to have an immaculate bathroom — you just don’t like cleaning it.

Friday 02/02/2018
Hidden fees add up to unpleasant cellphone bill surprises
Updated: February 10, 2018 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Has this ever happened to you?

Wednesday 01/31/2018
4 tips to prepare for extended power outages
Updated: February 08, 2018 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - In the year 2018, it’s very easy to take your home's power for granted. You flick the light switch and the lights come on. Same with the television and the microwave. It's easy. And should a storm knock the power out, you expect that it will be up again in a matter of minutes or hours.

2018 remodeling trends that boost your home's value
Updated: February 08, 2018 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - A strong housing market is giving homeowners the confidence to invest in remodeling. In fact, homeowner spending on improvements and repairs will approach $340 billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from estimated 2017 spending, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Tuesday 01/30/2018
Why online eye apps may do more harm than good
Updated: February 07, 2018 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Online vision apps can be a great resource for health-related information, but if you rely on them to preserve your eye health and detect potential problems, you could be doing more harm than good, the American Optometric Association warns.

Wednesday 01/24/2018
Unique home improvements perfect for DIY
Updated: February 01, 2018 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Here’s a quick question for you: What’s your favorite DIY project you’ve ever completed? Chances are the answer pops right into your mind, and even if you’ve completed hundreds of DIY projects over the years, you probably have some that truly stand out.

Wednesday 01/10/2018
New year, new you. Be your best, most productive self in 2018
Updated: January 18, 2018 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - It's a new year, the time people traditionally take a look at what's working in their lives and what could be kicked up a notch. If you could use more productivity and efficiency in your life, you're not alone. Sometimes, it's all anyone can do to make it through the day unscathed, let alone slay every item on their to-do list.

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