You can donate your time as well as your money
(BPT) - Nonprofit organizations depend on monetary donations to keep their operations running and support the communities they serve. Many people, however, want to do more than write a check to local organizations they support, so they become volunteers. When people choose to donate their time, energy and skills to sup...
Moving in the military? How to make the process easier
(BPT) - Moving can cause stress for family members, especially military families that are required to move frequently and potentially without a lot of warning. Sometimes these moves are within a base, while other times they can be to a new base on the other side of the country. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and Per...
Late night food choices among millennial males [Infographic]
When it comes to late night quests for food, eight in 10 millennial males say they want good food - not just any food, according to a recent Wendy’s-sponsored survey conducted by Braun Research. Of the late night food options, these nighttime diners vote for hamburgers (over tacos) as their top choice. And it’s more than good food that’s important; food options under $5 are also important for late night diners.
Extend your living space outdoors into your backyard
(BPT) - The backyard is more than just a lawn to mow or a place for the pooch to run around. Many homeowners are turning their backyards into an extension of their homes, bringing the indoors outside for additional living space. Upgrading or building a deck is the first way to incorporate an outdoor living space into t...
Tips for men to look and feel their best all summer long
(BPT) - Let’s face it: summer is the season when everyone wants to look and feel their best. Warm weather and long days mean everyone’s heading outdoors, hanging with friends and enjoying the best of the season. Even the guys are looking great – from relaxing at the beach, to putting down the golf greens, to walking the...
Step carefully this summer: Prevent common foot cancers
(BPT) - Common cancers have a high level of awareness among Americans – and rightly so. Prevalent cancers like breast, colon or prostate affect a large number of people, and it’s important to be aware of preventive and diagnostic measures. But cancer can also strike in an area of the body many people don’t think about –...
Four fast, easy kitchen projects you can complete this weekend
(BPT) - Minor kitchen updates can result in enhanced appearance, enjoyment and increased home value. With a free weekend and a modest budget, you can accomplish some do-it-yourself projects that will give your kitchen a whole new look. Focus on projects that will have maximum impact with minimal time invested. These wo...
A facelift for your kitchen: Refacing makes old cabinets instantly new
(BPT) - In this instant-gratification era, instant makeovers – from week-long juice diets to weekend home renovations – are a top 2013 trend. And according to Yahoo! Homes, so are instant kitchen updates achieved by refacing cabinets . It’s no wonder. Women spend a third of their household activity time in the kitchen...