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(NAPSI)—By following a few simple tips, you can save time and money at holiday time and on other year-round gift-giving occasions when you buy things for yourself and your family:
(Family Features) Life is full of celebrations, especially during the festive holiday season. From small gatherings with co-workers to large family parties, having the right wine to give or to serve is the best way to make every occasion merry.
(Family Features) If you're looking for a fashion-forward way to get festive this holiday season, look no further than your own closet, where you can find outdated pieces to transform and add sparkle to your holiday wardrobe.
(Family Features) A memorable holiday meal always comes down to the mouthwatering meals served by the host. This season, impress family and friends with three traditional courses many come to expect at such a gathering: a juicy bird, a hearty side and a sweet ending. Featuring flavor-packed herbs, spices and the freshest ingredients, these recipes allow you to serve up the very best of the season to those you love.
(Family Features) The holidays are here, but before you leave the house for work or play, make sure you’re looking your best. The good news – almost everything you need to make your holiday season festive, fresh and fashion forward is already in your closet.
(Family Feature) Brighten up the holiday of those you love with these thoughtful gift ideas. Now you have everything you need to wrap up the seemingly endless quest for the right holiday gifts. Use this handy guide to select the perfect presents for everyone on your list.
New DVDs released on Tuesday, December 9.
A list of movies being released this week. All movies coming out on Friday, December 12 unless otherwise noted.
On Tuesday we got the fall finale of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and we got more questions than answers. Some characters are dead, others “dead” and a few more transformed.
The Ironwood Ridge girls and boys soccer teams had easy wins against Casa Grande on Monday. The two teams won by a combined 19-1.
(BPT) - The heat is definitely on this winter. With winter storms hitting many parts of the country early in the season, furnaces are plugging away, causing rising heating bills. Space heating is the largest energy expense in the average U.S. home, accounting for 45 percent of energy bills, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Consumers are looking to keep their homes cozy as the temperature continues to drop, while also having manageable utility bills.
The creative minds at Blizzard Entertainment definitely have some news to pat themselves on the back over. World of Warcraft subscriptions have, once again, leapt above the 10 million mark, as announced following the fifth expansion to the world leading MMORPG juggernaut. Blizzard also announced that, within 24 hours of Warlords of Draenor’s release, over 3.3 million copies of the game were sold.
(Family Features) When looking for the perfect caregiver, many families don't know where to begin. Though the Internet offers a quick solution for finding caregiver information, it can also be a misleading source.
(Family Features) For many families, gathering around the table is as treasured a holiday tradition as gathering around the tree to exchange gifts with loved ones. With universal appeal, cuts of tender, juicy beef are ideal for a wide range of family-friendly dishes — from appetizers to special occasion holiday entrees.
Even though the number of homeless children in the state fell last year, Arizona still had one of the highest rates in the nation, with 62,616 such kids in 2013, a new report says.
(StatePoint) New Year’s resolutions often focus on personal improvement. This year experts are encouraging entire families to consider making a pledge to adopt a healthier and more active lifestyle.
(BPT) - Every year, many Americans resolve to change or improve something in their lives in the coming months. Too often, their January fervor to take control fizzles by February. But a new approach to managing resolutions could make 2015 the year you achieve meaningful, lasting change.
Remember the song, “Is That All There Is?”
Someone once asked me what my favorite thing about Gaslight Theatre is.
With so many stores opening with specials on Thanksgiving night, much of the luster and craziness has been taken away from “Black Friday.” Big-ticket electronic items had people waiting in line all across Tucson on Thursday night, which made things far less busy on Friday.
The wait-all-year-for-them Thanksgiving weekend spending sprees were weaker this year nationwide, thanks to early promotions, online shopping and an improving economy that means consumers aren’t as reliant on the deep discounts of Black Friday.
(BPT) - Heart disease and stroke remain the two top killers of Americans, according to the American Heart Association. Some research shows that heart-related deaths increase by 5 percent during the holidays, no matter where you live, and more cardiac deaths occur on Christmas and New Year's day than on any other days of the year, according to a study by the University of California, San Diego and Tufts University School of Medicine published in the journal Circulation.
(BPT) - Tech gifts are hot this holiday season, and with all the latest gadgets and upgraded electronic devices, it shouldn’t be a surprise that many wish lists include the best in smart devices.
(BPT) - If your boss hands you a new assignment and tells you to take your time, and you think "What’s the catch?", congratulations - you are officially part of the 21st century workforce. Today’s work environment is go-go-go all the time, and phrases like “take a break” or “slow down” seem to have been left behind.