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  • Real Estate

    New neutrals dominate the color trends of 2017

    (BPT) - From furniture to walls, new homes to remodels, cool grays have dominated home design palettes for the last five years. Look to 2017 to gently shake things up with a focus on fresh neutrals that bring warm and cool tones together to create versatile color with timeless appeal.

  • Bridal

    5 Tips for Perfect Wedding Photos

    (NewsUSA) - Your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion -- something to be celebrated and cherished. Planning it, on the other hand, can feel as if you're preparing for war -- between ensuring that Uncle Sal isn't sitting next to his brother, who owes him money, to budgeting for everything you want and need. The one thing you don't want to skimp on is the memories.

Top Story

5 Tips to Pack and Ship Gifts like an Expert this Holiday Season

(BPT) - With the countdown to the holidays underway and the continued rise of eCommerce, more people are going online to complete their holiday shopping. The world’s packing and shipping experts at FedEx Office offer tips everyone can use to ensure their precious packages arrive securely and on time — and for added peace of mind.

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Pet Central


Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>



Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>



Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>



Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>

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Wednesday 12/07/2016
5 holiday entertaining tips for space and budget conscious hosts
Updated: December 08, 2016 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - The holidays are all about spending time with friends and family, but with the average size of an apartment in the US 8% smaller than 10 years ago (source), many lack a comfortable space of their own to host a party. The good news is this: you don’t need ample budget or space to entertain. With some simple tips and inspiration, you can host a holiday gathering that truly embodies the season and creates lasting memories for family and friends.

5 ways dry eye symptoms can impact patients and what you can do about it
Posted: December 07, 2016

(BPT) - There are an estimated 30 million U.S. adults who report symptoms consistent with dry eye disease. Approximately 16 million U.S. adults have been diagnosed with dry eye disease (DED) by a healthcare professional. This often chronic and sometimes progressive condition is commonly associated with overall eye discomfort, stinging, burning, a gritty feeling or episodes of blurry vision.

Have COPD? Are you at increased risk for respiratory compromise?
Posted: December 07, 2016

(BPT) - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. What many people don’t know is that COPD is a risk factor for a potentially deadly condition called respiratory compromise which can occur during hospitalization.

Tips on how to pair seafood and wine
Updated: December 08, 2016 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - This holiday season, look to Italy for inspiration for your food and wine pairings. Serve your guests an exquisite meal inspired by the historic Italian “Feast of the Seven Fishes,” a tradition for family and friends to enjoy an array of seafood dishes for Christmas Eve dinner. The tradition originated with serving seven courses made up of classic Italian seafood dishes. Today, many families create personalized versions of the tradition by incorporating one or more fish dishes in their holiday menu.

5 ways to avoid potential eye irritation this winter
Posted: December 07, 2016

(BPT) - The winter brings holidays and cold weather — and plenty of situations that could potentially irritate your eyes. Those who experience stinging, burning, and watering eyes might attribute these symptoms to the weather, allergies, contacts or even their eye makeup, when in fact they may be suffering from Chronic Dry Eye (CDE) disease. [i]

Star chef shares his secret to a juicy rib-eye: Cooking with air [Video]
Updated: December 08, 2016 - 3:32 am

Share the sweetness of the holidays with a new kind of cookie exchange
Updated: December 08, 2016 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - ‘Tis officially the holiday season, and what better way to get in the spirit than sharing sweet treats with family and friends. This year, we invite you to wow your loved ones by putting a twist on the traditional cookie exchange. Featuring delicious, no-bake treats and a gifting station for your guests, there will certainly be cause for celebration.

Consejos de regalos para la familia en estas fiestas decembrinas
Updated: December 08, 2016 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - De acuerdo a un estudio realizado por la Asociación de Entretenimiento del Software (Entertainment Software Association ESA), más del 62% de los padres juegan videojuegos con sus hijos por lo menos una vez a la semana. Muchos padres admiten que jugar videojuegos les trae recuerdos de su infancia al mismo tiempo que les brinda la oportunidad de socializar y reconectarse con sus hijos.