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  • How to Decorate Difficult Spaces

    My room at the Ramada Limited in Redondo Beach, CA even came with a small fridge & microwave free of charge
    Many times it is asked how to achieve a comfortable and spacious feeling in a room that is small. Though a challenge, the ability to maximize on the limited space can be achieved if you follow certain common sense rules. Most people will tell you the problem room in their home is often odd shaped, small and low light. These issues will be addressed to help you reverse that feeling, since the space isn't always possible to enlarge. Read the tips here: How to decorate a small space.

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  • The amount of gray matter you have plays a role in addiction.
    According to a recent study by the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, there appears to be a link between the amount measurable gray matter one has in their brain and their addiction. This link directly affects the "structure and function" of the brains amid those who do not have addiction problems and those addicted to cocaine. These findings are in addition to other studies that have been ongoing in the link between the brain and addiction. Read more here: The amount of gray matter you have plays a role in addiction

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  • HGTV Launches 2012 Dream Home Sweepstakes

    HGTV launches latest installment in the Dream Home Sweepstakes.

    What better way could you possibly start off the new year than winning a dream home? Well this may be your lucky chance as HGTV again presents to you their latest masterpiece in home design. This spacious home truly is a dream and with all the bells and whistles we've all come to expect from the HGTV crew.

    The newest location for the 2012 Dream Home is Park City,Utah. The lucky winner for 2012 will enjoy a completely furnished home and if that weren't enough a 2012 GMC Terrain vehicle and $500,000.00 in spending cash for a total prize package value of over 2 million dollars. For more information and entry see: HGTV Launches 2012 Dream Home Sweepstakes

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  • Five Resolutions for the New Year

    New Years Resolutions
    We all know the New Year is right around the corner and many of us will make resolutions that we know good and well we can't keep. The key to making resolutions successful in the New Year are to make reasonable goals for yourself. Here are a few resolution suggestions that may be worthwhile. Read on: Five New Year Resolutions.

  • Peach Ham Glaze

    Peach preserves are a tasty compliment to baked ham.
    During the holidays there are a lot of glaze recipes out there to pick from. This glaze recipe has a little "southern" flare to it as it uses peaches as the base for the glaze. Ham tastes delicious when paired with peaches and this glaze will be the unexpected treat you may be looking for to surprise your guests. Here's the recipe and links to other glazes too: Peach Ham Glaze

  • Maple and Brown Sugar Ham Glaze

    Maple syrup and margarine give this glaze a warm sweet flavor.
    If you love a delicious glazed ham for the holidays, and you want to try your hand at it, this recipe is a great launching off point for you. The combination of sugars, maple syrup and ground cloves give your ham a sweet flavor, and a sweet crust. Put this on just 20 minutes before your ham is ready to be removed from the oven. Here's the oh so easy recipe and a video instructions too! : Maple and Brown Sugar Ham Glaze

  • Top 5 Christmas Articles

    Christmas and the holidays are a lot of fun and a lot of work.
    Looking for last minute recipes, tips or ideas for Christmas? This list of articles were either the most requested, or most viewed for the month of December regarding Christmas and the holidays. If you are still looking for holiday answers, maybe one of these popular topics will help. Now you can find them all in one place! Here's the Top 5 Christmas how to, and recipe articles: Top 5 Christmas articles

  • Christmas Coconut Snowball Cookies

    Powder sugared cookies are so perfect for the holidays..

    This are delicious cookies that should be on every holiday table or at every Christmas party. Serve these for parties, Christmas eve, or any special occasion, they will soon be a requested favorite. To get this easy recipe, and a step by step video, see: Christmas Snowball Cookies

  • Coconut Pumpkin Bread

    Baked breads and snack cakes like this recipe will have your guests smiling.

    If you are looking for a better alternative to the Fruit cake as a possible baked item to bring to a party or to give away as a thoughtful gift, give this recipe a try. It has all the flavors of the holidays and is so easy to make. A few simple steps and the oven does the rest. It tastes wonderful warm with cinnamon butter or even one of your favorite glazes. You can dress it up or keep it simple. Here's the 4 step recipe: Coconut Pumpkin Bread

  • Top Ten Worst Christmas Toys of the Past

    The Slinky started off fun, but once bent, was impossible to fix.

    We all have fond memories of Christmas, but if you grew up in the seventies, there were some hits and misses under the tree. This list is about some of the worst gifts ever. Enjoy reminiscing over these "misses" for gifts. If you were a kid growing up in the 70's in particular, you may have wanted some of these gifts only to regret it later. If you didn't your parents probably did. Here's the list, enjoy!
    Top Ten Worst Christmas Toys of the Past


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