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Tips for Storing Produce

Do the fruits and vegetables you buy seem to go bad before you have time to eat them? You’re not alone. Americans throw out about 19 percent of vegetables and 14 percent of fruits they buy. Here’s how storing them properly can cut down on produce waste.

PUT IT UP

Leave refrigerated produce unwashed and in its original packaging or wrapped loosely in a plastic bag with holes to allow for good airflow ...

End-of-Summer Cleaning Tips

Now that summer is officially over, it’s time to clean and store those things you won’t be using again until next year. Here are some recommendations for cleaning and packing away all your seasonal items, from clothing to kayaks.

CLEAN

The Grill

Scrub grates and crevices until they’re spotless. OK, at least try your best. In all seriousness, a thorough cleaning will get the pit looking like new and make it safer ...

How to Host a Winning Game-Day Party

You don't have to be a die-hard fan to throw an awesome football-watching party. And you aren’t limited to Sunday afternoons — Monday and Thursday nights are up for grabs, too. Here are five tips that will ensure you score big with your guests.  

Invites
On the invitation, ask everyone to wear their team’s colors to get into the spirit. And don’t just invite sports fans — you’ll want a good mix ...

How to Build a Better Breakfast

You’ve heard it a thousand times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But do you know why? For starters, skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in the day. A healthy morning meal provides energy, satisfies your appetite and sets the stage for good choices. 

September is National Better Breakfast Month, so here are some ways to make your family's breakfast healthier (and more fun).

Your To-Do List ...

How to Help Kids Get Organized for School

Between their studies, family obligations and social lives, students are pulled in many directions. The key to success lies in finding a healthy balance. So, how does a busy student find time to fit everything in and still get a decent night’s rest? It starts with good time-management skills. Here are some tips for helping your child to develop these skills at any age.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Make sure your kids get a nutritious breakfast ...