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The time is now to incorporate Scandinavian style into decor

(BPT) - As homeowners look for ways to refresh their spaces, Scandinavian style has become ever more prominent and popular among designers and interior decor experts. The clean, modern, minimalist aesthetic shows up in interiors and exteriors, from streamlined furniture to low-maintenance landscaping. Here’s how to achieve a Nordic look in your own home:

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Friday 02/23/2018
5 practical and fun ways to spend your tax refund
Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - It’s that time of year again when you may find a little bit of extra money in your pocket, thanks to your annual tax refund. There are plenty of practical ways to spend it, such as putting it toward paying off credit cards, loan payments or even starting a college fund, but there is always something tempting about taking that money and putting it toward something just a little bit more fun. Instead, consider something that is both practical and fun that you will use every day and will help you save money throughout the year.

Chef Jose Garces focuses on quality and versatility at this year's sold-out South Beach Wine and Food Festival
Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - There are few foods that span a variety of diverse culinary styles more than fresh pork. Fresh pork is known by both leading chefs and home cooks as a flavorful, versatile solution for any night of the week.

5 ways to serve up Hollywood magic at your awards night party
Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - What makes a great party on a big awards night so much fun? It probably has something to do with why we still go to packed movie theaters: We love a shared experience.

Thursday 02/22/2018
Swap these 4 food fads with nutritious kitchen staples
Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - With new so-called “healthy” food trends popping up all the time, it’s hard to keep track of what’s actually good for your health and what’s just a fad. Luckily, new research continually shows consumers which fads to ditch and which kitchen staples stand the test of time and should be kept in our diets. For example, did you know that coconut oil, a recent consumer favorite in health and beauty circles, has been found in a new study to actually increase cholesterol?

Wednesday 02/21/2018
The best way to clean wood floors might surprise you
Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Although most people envision their dream home with shiny wood floors, many consumers are unaware of the best way to care for them, according to a 2017 survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association.

Poison safety tips to keep your family safe this winter
Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 2 million poisoning incidents per year within the U.S., and more than 90 percent of these occur within the home. This winter, keep your family safe by learning more about the potential for poisoning, how to prevent it and how to get help if an incident occurs, most notably by calling the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Deciphering the legalese in your furnace warranty
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - From smartphones to mattresses, almost everything you buy comes with a warranty. How can you ensure you get the most benefit from a warranty, especially for a major investment that’s critical to the comfort of your home, like a new furnace?

Tuesday 02/20/2018
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Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - In January, when many people make New Year’s resolutions to get fit, they’re full of energy and excitement to start and see results.