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Back-to-school lessons for drivers

Back-to-school lessons for drivers

With Americans around the country adjusting their daily commutes and driving habits to accommodate back-to-school schedules, it is a great time to brush up on Driving 101. Take the stress…

3 steps to help freelancers and gig economy workers avoid a tax blunder

3 steps to help freelancers and gig economy workers avoid a tax blunder

More and more people are earning extra cash by freelancing in the sharing economy. That may mean writing on the side, playing music on the weekends, driving for ride-sharing services…

3 tips to ensure you’re ready to hit the road safely

3 tips to ensure you’re ready to hit the road safely

Temps are higher, the days are longer and road trips are planned. When it comes to getting our cars ready for the road, we habitually adjust our rear-view mirror and…

Classics reinvented with tech: How technology has updated arts and crafts

Classics reinvented with tech: How technology has updated arts and crafts

Modern technology has revolutionized many aspects of our day-to-day lives. While it is hard for some to imagine a day without social media, smartphones and Wi-Fi, these were not available…

Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show

Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show

French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors.…

My Experience with Dog Flu: A Dog’s Point of View

My Experience with Dog Flu: A Dog’s Point of View

Recently, I got really sick. I had just spent a fun-filled week with all my friends at doggie daycare while my family was on vacation. Shortly after they brought me…

5 fabulous deck fix-ups

5 fabulous deck fix-ups

Are you tired of having a deck you’re no longer proud to show off? You’re not alone. According to the 2017 U.S. Houzz Landscape Trends Study, one of the top…

3 activities to help you move safely after knee surgery

3 activities to help you move safely after knee surgery

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Practical meets pretty: Fresh herbs at your fingertips, even in autumn

Practical meets pretty: Fresh herbs at your fingertips, even in autumn

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening enjoyment, even if you don’t have the time or climate for a full plot of food plants.…

Age ferociously with this eating game plan

Age ferociously with this eating game plan

A healthy diet and lifestyle are our best weapons against age-related diseases, and for staying healthy and active throughout life. Becci Twombley is sports dietitian for USC Athletics and Angels…

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