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Give yourself a break: Tips on hiring a maid service for your home

Do you need a little help around the house? Hiring a cleaning service just might be the answer. Here are a few tips on how to do it right.

Causes and solutions for premature graying

Cause of graying hair can be genetic, natural hydrogen peroxide buildup, pituitary/thyroid problems, or luck. Various gray hair treatment options exist.

Big Design Ideas for Small Kitchen Spaces

Bigger isn’t always better in the real-estate world, and what’s more, it’s not always possible. With more baby boomers downsizing from McMansions to smaller, more manageable houses, and a growing number of people opting to rent rather than buy, many families are looking for new ways to decorate, design and work with smaller spaces.

Safe gardening tips (from suncreen to bug bites to first aid)

Do you enjoy gardening? Be sure to stay safe this summer by following these simple tips.

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Tips on bonding with your newly acquired adult stepchildren

Getting along with adult stepchildren can require years of work, but can be rewarding. Begin with friendship and respect.

Dating for companionship vs. romance

Age is not a factor to dating for romance, sex, or companionship. Relationships are different. Decide which kind makes you happiest.

Shared Sacrifice, Leadership by Example Missing

“If everybody took an attitude of shared sacrifice, we could solve our deficit and debt problem next week.” So said President Barack Obama.

Tips on choosing stylish and protective sunglasses

Sunglasses should be more than just stylish. Read our tips on how to look good this summer while protecting your eyes.

Foods to improve your memory

It’s possible to eat your way to improved memory. Find out what five of the most effective memory improving foods are.

Can feng shui really fire up your love life?

Use Feng Shui design in the bedroom to fire up your love life. Simple decorating techniques use Feng Shui for love enhancement and set the stage for romance and excitement.

The Private Sector is Not “Doing Fine”

President Obama’s recent remark that “the private sector is doing fine” has become a magnet for criticism. Opponents have, and rightfully so, exploited the President’s “out-of-touch” view toward the U.S. economy, asserting that his big government approach to 8 percent unemployment centers only on the public-sector.

Advice for the Over-50 Crowd

Dear Old Bag: You know, lady, I’m so tired of this thing you stated in one of your advice answers (Lovin’ Life After 50, June 2012). They were only looking for illegals that break the law?

Unexpected Treasures

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Which cosmetic surgery procedures are covered by your health insurance?

You may have insurance for cosmetic surgery when your doctor deems these procedures are necessary to improve your health.

My Favorite Summer Salads

The hotter it gets, the lighter the fare. That’s how we survive and stay nourished during July in Arizona.