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College advice from the ‘experts’ who’ve been there

Helping college students “figure it out” sooner rather than later is what the latest edition of the awarding-winning “Been There, Should’ve Done That — 995+ Tips for Making the Most of College,” (Front Porch Press) continues to do. The 4th edition again draws from interviews with seasoned collegians across the U.S.
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See and be seen: How drivers can see better at night and make themselves more visible to fellow motorists

See and be seen: How drivers can see better at night and make themselves more visible to fellow motorists

Though fewer cars are on the road at night than during the daytime, driving at night is still dangerous. In fact, the National Safety Council notes that drivers’ risk of being in fatal car crashes is three times greater at night than it is during the daytime.
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3 ways aging drivers can see better at night

3 ways aging drivers can see better at night

Many drivers are less comfortable driving at night than during the daytime. Despite the fact that far more vehicles are on the road during the daytime than at night, studies have shown that approximately 65 percent of accidents occur at night.
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Getting the better of grease: How DIYers and mechanics can combat grease and stains

Getting the better of grease: How DIYers and mechanics can combat grease and stains

Seasoned do-it-yourselfers and mechanics know that DIY projects and working on cars and trucks can sometimes be messy business. While work stations can often be cleaned in a matter of minutes, grease and other stains on clothing can linger for some time, even remaining in the washing machine long after wash cycles have ended.
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Cook up the perfect pizza for your Super Bowl party

Cook up the perfect pizza for your Super Bowl party

Make this delicious meal for your guests, whether you serve it at a home or tailgate party.
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Prepare an authentic charcuterie party platter this Super Bowl

Prepare an authentic charcuterie party platter this Super Bowl

Artisanal charcuterie meats have exploded in popularity recently, so just watch as your party guests line up to get a taste of your own chef-guided platter. These savory plates make a perfect appetizer or even a light meal.
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Charcuterie meats for perfect Super Bowl party paninis

Charcuterie meats for perfect Super Bowl party paninis

Serve these tantalizing crusty bread sandwiches to your guests.

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Storage solutions for shop, home and job sites

Storage solutions for shop, home and job sites

Bringing order to a daily routine often requires creative solutions. Let Woodcraft lend some assistance with handy products for storage and transport that make organizing shops, kitchens, bathrooms, craft rooms, and even job sites that much simpler.
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Gifts that add colorful zest to cooking, baking and entertaining

Gifts that add colorful zest to cooking, baking and entertaining

Functional and practical, culinary gifts are always welcomed by cooks, bakers and frequent entertainers. Fortunately, for friends and family members who also covet great design and fashion trends, there’s a plethora of quality kitchen products available today with beautiful styling that’s too fun and vibrant to hide away in cabinets.
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Films contribute to cherished holiday traditions and inspire great gifts

Films contribute to cherished holiday traditions and inspire great gifts

Tradition plays a pivotal role during the holiday season. While each family has its own unique holiday traditions, certain traditions are embraced and shared by families far and wide.
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Remodel for fire safety

Remodel for fire safety

It’s surprising that, although millions of homes are remodeled in America each year, few homeowners realize the importance of remodeling with fire safety in mind.
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Remodel for maximum ROI with these top projects

Remodel for maximum ROI with these top projects

As a contractor and real estate expert, I am often asked by homeowners for advice on the best projects for their remodeling dollars. While it’s important to first consider the purpose of the remodel (is it for yourself, for resale, or as part of an income-generating suite?), there are some remodels that have proven to be reliable investments over time.
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