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By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

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Three tips for a stress-free holiday season
December 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Three tips for a stress-free holiday season

The holiday season is filled with gatherings of friends and family. As invitations to different holiday events begin to flood your calendar, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to attend everything.
But for …

Great gifts for less than $100
December 9, 2013 – | Comments Off
Great gifts for less than $100

What do most people want for the holidays? Technology and home entertainment gifts are highly sought after, meaning gift-givers have plenty of opportunities to get an impressive present. If you think you need to spend …

‘No, it’s great. Really.’ | How to pick gifts that won’t disappoint
December 3, 2013 – | Comments Off
‘No, it’s great. Really.’ | How to pick gifts that won’t disappoint

BY JOSH SUMAN
Holiday shopping can be more than a bit of a drag.
Between horrendous traffic, swarmed parking lots, and even more crowded schedules, finding the right gift for a family member, friend or co-worker …

What you door color says about you
August 30, 2013 – | Comments Off
What you door color says about you

Are you an introvert with an orange front door? If so, you’re sending mixed messages to your friends and neighbors. According to national color expert Kate Smith, you should try to match the color of …

Top 5 improvements that increase your homes value
August 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Top 5 improvements that increase your homes value

Selling a home in today’s aggressive marketplace can be challenging. The good news is there are a few tweaks that can give homeowners a serious leg up on the competition.
With the warmer months being the …

Accessorizing secrets for a beautiful home
August 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Accessorizing secrets for a beautiful home

Accessorizing is a beautiful thing; the right accessories can make your home exciting and inviting, and give you confidence and style. Yet accessorizing can be intimidating as well. With so many options in terms of …

GOOD FINDS: 10 things you don’t want to miss at Goodwill
March 21, 2013 – | Comments Off
GOOD FINDS: 10 things you don’t want to miss at Goodwill

BY HEIJA NUNN
There’s a GOOD reason GOODWILL has more than 2,700 stores, it’s GOOD shopping! Good for the people who receive valuable job training skills through Goodwill programs, and good for shoppers who visit Goodwill …

Home for the holidays
December 4, 2012 – | Comments Off
Home for the holidays

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
As the holiday season comes upon us, it’s time to get the house ready for the holidays.
For Clyde Hill resident Lisa Seigle, decorating for the holidays is more than just a family tradition, …

Cozy Colors
November 14, 2012 – | Comments Off
Cozy Colors

With the days getting shorter and the temperature dropping, fall is in full swing. And, now that you’ve put away the patio furniture, it’s time to spruce up your home with new seasonal items, colors …

Design on a dime
September 5, 2012 – | Comments Off
Design on a dime

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Fall is just around the corner, and as kids gear up for back to school, grown-ups may be looking for a little change of their own – in the form of redesigning the …