How to protect your pet from the heat
When the weather warms and the heat arrives, it seems everyone has a reason to smile. Whether you prefer to cool off with a dip in the pool or with a tall cool drink in the shade, we all have ways to beat the heat. But what about your dog? Pets can suffer from heat just like people. There are steps you can take to help e...
Fun with Fido: Tips for an active summer with your dog
Pet parents know that the best way to put an extra wag in a dog's tail and a spring in his step is to mention the word "walk" or "outside." We've all seen it before. Pets automatically perk up at the opportunity for time outdoors. Additionally, an active lifestyle is just as beneficial for the pets as it is for the pet o...
Summer health: stop frequent heartburn
Summer is here, which means it's time to pack your bags for vacation, dust off your beach umbrella and fire up the grill. Unfortunately many people will not only feel the summer heat outside with friends, but also inside their chest. Summer is prime time for heartburn.
Easy tips to curb car care costs
Did you know it's possible to save hundreds of dollars a year when it comes to automotive expenses? You can save money and keep your car running longer by doing a little research and by upgrading some of the car care products you already buy. Here are some easy tips for you to keep your car running great while keeping mo...
Heat up your summer work wardrobe
Your sweaters have made their way to the back of your closet and your scarves, hats and gloves have migrated to the top shelf. And now, as you rush to get out the door for work in the morning, you might feel less than enthusiastic as you take stock of your warm weather wardrobe. Your dresses have been in the line up long...
How massage therapy can give you an active, healthy summer
For many people, summer means fun in the sun that includes outdoor activities like running, hiking, biking and team sports. Having a massage therapist around to ease those aches and pains caused by the summer activities will decrease stress and improve circulation, reduce fatigue, and help keep your muscles, bones and co...
Pass the glass and pair the wine
You've been picking up a bottle of wine along with all the rest of your groceries for years. But have you been doing it right? Ever wondered why certain wines taste so good with certain foods? You're not alone. The answers are as simple and complex as the varietals you choose with your meal.
Seven unusual tips for hurricane preparedness
With hurricane season underway, those in the South and East are encouraged to revisit their hurricane preparedness plans. While stocking up on essential items - like food and water - and making necessary fixes - like boarding windows - are automatic actions for most, here are a few unique hurricane preparedness tips that...
All-new snacking holiday gives America something to celebrate
Certain foods and holidays are synonymous - Thanksgiving and turkey, Halloween and candy, just to name a few. But did you know that many foods have holidays all their own? From National Pie Day (Jan. 23) and National Chili Dog Day (July 26) to National Mustard Day (Aug. 4) and Homemade Bread Day (Nov. 17), hungry America...
Lower summer energy costs and get a facelift for your home
During summer, many of us look forward to fun-filled days at the pool or beach, but we definitely don't look forward to exorbitantly high cooling bills during the heat of the season. There are a number of ways you can improve the energy-efficient aspects of your home and save on electricity costs.