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The Galveston County Daily News: How To

December 7, 2016

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Post-Hurricane Matthew: How to Prepare Your Home for Storms

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Thursday 11/03/2016
5 Steps to Prep Your Home for Winter Weather
Updated: November 03, 2016 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) This winter, stay ahead of frost and freezing temperatures by taking some easy steps to get your home ready for the cold months ahead. If you’re not sure where to start, there are some quick step-by-step directions to get you in the DIY spirit.

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Monday 10/10/2016
How to Build Better, Stronger Bones in Kids
Updated: October 10, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It's been ingrained in our heads since we were little: building strong bones is important. The problem is that these days many children aren't getting the daily recommended diet and exercise needed to do so. And, with technology use at an all-time high, children are spending less time playing outdoors, which increases the risk of obesity.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
How to Make the World a Better Place
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Each morning is the beginning of a new day and another chance to make the world a better place. Think your actions don't make a difference? Think again!

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Friday 07/22/2016
How to Select Interior Finishings for Your Home
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - When building or renovating a home, the use of interior finishings can help create a finished and unique look . Interior finishings can include trim or moulding, wall treatments, interior doors, posts and columns, stairway systems, and ceiling treatments. Here are some tips and tricks from interior design experts at Metrie to help you choose the best interior finishings based on your style and home:

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Thursday 07/21/2016
How to Prevent Mosquito Bites
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Across the country, families are taking advantage of the warmer weather by spending more quality time outdoors. This year, as families prepare to host a variety of outdoor gatherings, mosquito prevention and protecting against mosquito bites should be top of mind.

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Monday 06/13/2016
Simple tips to save money, conserve energy as the heat rises
Updated: June 21, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - With temperatures — and therefore, electric bills — on the rise, American homeowners are looking for the most effective ways to make the biggest dent in their energy bills; however, many may be overlooking some of the most important energy-saving strategies.

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Friday 06/10/2016
Gym-free fitness ideas anyone can do
Updated: June 18, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Visiting a gym to lift weights or take a class is great for your health. However, busy schedules, tight budgets and simply not feeling like the gym environment is for you are reasons that frequently cause people to stop going. Fortunately, being fit doesn’t require the gym!

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Wednesday 06/08/2016
5 ways to shake up your summer beauty routine
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 2:31 am

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Friday 06/03/2016
Summer Nights Live: 3 ways to get the most out of your summer
Updated: June 11, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Brighter skies. Longer days. Warmer nights. As summer sets in, the time is right to make the most of every sun-kissed day and embrace each sizzling night through no-holds-barred fun and good times all season long.

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Thursday 06/02/2016
Tips to Combat Packing Stress when Moving
Updated: June 02, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) From finding a new home to selling one’s current home, the moving process can be a big source of stress.

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Wednesday 06/01/2016
Unexplained itching and fatigue? Time to get your liver checked
Updated: June 09, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Imagine having itchy skin and fatigue with no explanation or diagnosis for your symptoms. This is what happened to Minnesota native Nishele, 44, who received a primary biliary cholangtis (PBC) diagnosis after years without any answers. Her journey, unfortunately, is like many others who have PBC.

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Summer party themes that sizzle
Updated: June 09, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Patriotic celebrations, neighborhood block parties, graduations, bridal showers and family reunions — whatever your summer soiree, a creative theme can elevate any gathering from fun to fantastic. If you’ve done the usual — luau, ethnic and red-white-and-blue — and are looking for motifs that will really make a splash, here are six unique themes and some ideas for implementing them with style this season:

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Thursday 04/14/2016
Moving 101: Simple Solutions to Streamline Your Move
Updated: April 14, 2016 - 12:23 pm

(StatePoint) Whether it’s your first move or your tenth, the process can be overwhelming. In fact, in a recent survey, commissioned by Duck brand, conducted online by Harris Poll, over half of Americans (56 percent) say packing to move is extremely/very stressful.

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