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2/14/15  Housing
Make your backyard into a five-star hotel for birds

February is National Bird Feeding Month. Learn about the three fundamental things the birds in your back yard need most: water, food and shelter.

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1/21/15  Grab BagHousing
The Top 10 Items Your Family Needs for an Emergency Evacuation

It is important for your family to have a plan ironed out in the event of an emergency. Disaster recovery and emergency management expert Bill Bedsole shares tips on what is most important when planning for emergency and evacuation circumstances.

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12/17/14  Housing
How to de-ice your sidewalk and drive without de-foresting your lawn

Learn tips on keeping your driveway and sidewalks free of ice this winter while protecting your lawn from being killed by de-icers in the process. 

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12/16/14  Housing
What color should you paint your bedroom for a good night’s sleep

The color of your bedroom has a lot to do with the quality of your sleep, according to a recent study. Find out which colors are best for a night full of refreshing zzz’s. 

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12/15/14  Housing
Home prices barometer

U.S. home sale prices in October continue a 32-month trend in year-over-year increases, with October 2014 prices showing an increase of 6.1% nationwide compared to October 2013, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index. All 50 states show a year-over-year home price increase, and foreclosure inventory is down 26.4% nationally during the same period. 

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10/21/14  Housing
Preparing your home for winter

Now that it’s almost November, it’s time to get serious about preparing your home for the winter weather that is to come. We review a few steps you should take in the coming weeks to protect your home from winter damage and ensure that you and your family stay snug and warm until spring.

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