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Oct 30 2014

What To Look For When Buying Produce

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October 30, 2014

We all browse the produce aisle at the supermarket and squeeze a piece of fruit or hold a veggie in the air to inspect it, but do we really know what to look for? Here's a guide to help you know what to look for when buying popular produce.

Oranges- Heavy with a firm, smooth texture

Grapes - Tender and plump; firmly attached to the stem

Bell Peppers - Thick, glossy skin and firm

Broccoli Crowns- Firm, deep green color with closed florets

Potatoes- Firm with a smooth texture and oval shape

Tomatoes- Plump with a rich, red color and cushiony to the touch

Onions- Dry, papery-smooth skin

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Oct 21 2014

7 Must Haves For Your First Apartment

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October 21, 2014

There are obviously many things you have to purchase when you move into your first apartment, but we've compiled a list of 7 must-have items that you'll need right away!

1. Trash can- When you're moving into a new home you'll be surprised how much trash you can accumulate while you're getting settled!

2. Bedding- Whether or not you have a queen sized bed or you're sleeping on the couch, you'll certainly need a blanket and pillow when it's time to rest!

3. Bathroom necessities- Besides your normal toiletries, you'll need to make sure you have a shower curtain, soap, shampoo, towels and toilet tissue.

4. Plates & eating utensils- You might be...

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Oct 15 2014

How to Clean Your Keurig Coffee Maker

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October 15, 2014

Keurig coffee makers have certainly made our lives easier! They make a single cup in seconds and we no longer have to wait for hot coffee to perk before we can enjoy it. If you have a Keurig at home, do you clean it often? Do you know the proper way to clean it? Here are the steps to follow!

1.Disassemble the brewer. Open the cover of the brewer by lifting the handle and remove the K-Cup holder inside.

2. Wash the holder, drip tray, funnel and drip plate in the dishwasher. These parts are all dishwasher safe!

3. Clean the exit needle. The bottom and upper portions of the K-Cup holder both have exit needles with three holes. You can use a small,...

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Oct 10 2014

How to Choose the Best Pumpkin for Carving

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October 10, 2014

Tis the season for pumpkin carving and when it comes to picking the right pumpkin, there are steps you can take to make sure you pick a winner! Keep reading to find out what you should look for when you are searching at the pumpkin patch!

1. Pick it up and feel the weight. You'll want to choose a pumpkin that feels heavy for it's size.

2. Look at the coloring. Make sure there isn't patches of different coloring on your pumpkin. You'll want one that has a great orange color throughout.

3. Flip it upside down and push on the bottom with your thumb. If the pumpkin flexes or feels soft at all it isn't fresh.

4. Feel around and check for any...

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Oct 06 2014

5 Halloween Safety Tips

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October 6, 2014

We're only just in the beginning of October but the Halloween festivities are upon us! Here are 5 Halloween safety tips to help you and your family enjoy this spooky holiday in the best way possible.

1. Make sure your children are seen at night. Whether you are at a haunted house or just trick or treating, make sure your kids are either carrying flashlights or wearing reflectors on their clothing if they'll be walking in the dark.

2. Stick with familiar neighborhoods. It's best to go door to door in a neighborhood that you are comfortable in. You will most likely know the neighbors and you won't risk getting lost.

3. Watch for welcoming signs...

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