Lifestyle

Lifestyle
September 10, 2015

How to eat less sugar

By Amy Lewis

If you want to quickly pack on a few pounds, then eat lots of refined sugar. Oh, wait, why would you want to do that? Let’s eat less sugar, instead, and watch the pounds effortlessly slide off!

We’ve been eating more and…

Beat the heat during a summer wedding
Bridal
July 17, 2015

Beat the heat during a summer wedding

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Lightweight, breathable wedding attire can tame the heat of summer weddings.

May, June and July consistently rank among the most popular months to get married. These months typically provide pleasant weather, and if it does rain, it’s often in the form of a brief…

Good luck wedding superstitions
Bridal
July 17, 2015

Good luck wedding superstitions

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In Sweden, a bride puts a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother in each shoe so she will never have to go without.

Couples on the verge of tying the knot spend lots of…

Bridal
July 17, 2015

75 or 300?

By Polly Lynn

Wedding size determines a lot: the location, the venue, food and drink choices, and (of course) the budget. Given that, it seems that knowing approximately how large your wedding is going to be must be among the first decisions a bride- and…

Bridal party responsibilities
Bridal
July 17, 2015

Bridal party responsibilities

Being asked to join a bridal party is both an honor and a responsibility. When asked to take on such significant and meaningful roles, men and women may recognize the honor but be unsure of what their responsibilities are as couples move forward with their…

What is that curling out of my garlic plant?
Lifestyle
July 16, 2015

What is that curling out of my garlic plant?

By Robin Alberti

The first year that I tried growing my own garlic, I was surprised to find this thin (about the width of a pencil) light-green stem growing out of the top. It curled around as it grew and even made a flower bud…

Car Care
May 13, 2015

Did you know?

Insuring multiple vehicles and/or drivers on an auto insurance policy may prove cheaper than having each of those drivers and vehicles insured separately on multiple policies. That’s because insurers typically offer bulk rates to policy holders willing to insure several vehicles and/or drivers on…

Why a clean air filter is important in your vehicle
Car Care
May 13, 2015

Why a clean air filter is important in your vehicle

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Air filters need to be changed regularly to maintain the right flow of air into the engine and to protect it from debris.

Motorists routinely check their tires for proper inflation, top off engine fluid levels and…

Don’t get stuck!
Car Care
May 13, 2015

Don’t get stuck!

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Routinely checking tire pressure and inflating underinflated tires is one way drivers can reduce their risk of flat tires and blowouts.

Know the warning signs that a tire is about to go flat

Few drivers will…