• November 22, 2014

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Time and Money-Saving Holiday Gift Ideas

(StatePoint) The holiday season is here. Amid decorating your home, planning holiday parties and baking cookies for Santa, you might find yourself with very little time (and cash) for holiday shopping.

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Friday 11/14/2014
Great Stocking Stuffers for Book Lovers
Posted: November 14, 2014

(StatePoint) Have some lit lovers in your life? Want to make stocking stuffers extra special for them this year? Here are a few great ideas:

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Thursday 11/13/2014
New Coffee Table Books That Make Great Holiday Gifts
Updated: November 13, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) As so much reading moves into digital spaces, coffee table books with their lavish designs and entertaining content remain a perennial staple in any home, say literary experts.

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Stocking Stuffers for Outdoor Enthusiasts and DIYers
Updated: November 13, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) While checking those big ticket items off your holiday shopping list can be stressful, don’t let stocking stuffers bog you down. Simple gifts that show you care about your recipient and their hobbies work great.

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Tuesday 11/11/2014
Holiday Gift Ideas for Gardeners of All Levels
Updated: November 11, 2014 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) The holiday season is a great time to shower the gardeners in your life with the tools they need to grow beautiful and delicious things. Whether your recipient already has a green thumb or is just thinking about starting a new hobby, there are some great gift ideas out there for every level of gardening interest and skill.

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Monday 11/10/2014
Shop Smart: Guide for Finding Perfect Holiday Gifts for Men
Updated: November 10, 2014 - 10:14 am

(StatePoint) The pressure to find the perfect gift when shopping for men this holiday season can easily become a daunting endeavor, but with online retailers, shoppers can better search for the perfect gift with these simple tips.

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Tuesday 10/21/2014
Holiday Gift Ideas for the Health Conscious
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Americans have a lot on their minds during the holiday season, and the stress of ballooning budgets and crowded calendars can be enough to affect almost anyone’s well-being. With that in mind, why not use the holidays as an opportunity to give the most important gift of all?

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Wednesday 09/17/2014
Prime preschoolers for the classroom with developmental games
Updated: September 24, 2014 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - While school prep is normally focused around kindergarten and elementary school students, increasingly preparations are occurring at much younger ages. Enhancing learning-based skills in preschoolers can be invaluable to their development and play is an essential role in early classroom experiences.

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Combining virtual and real-world toys into hours of fun playtime
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Do your children have imaginary friends or pretend the characters from their favorite TV show or video game are real and in the room? Many children creatively stage playful interactions with fictional and imaginary characters during their developmental years, but now those imaginary characters don’t have to be quite so imaginary.

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Groundwater levels down in Bell County
Posted: November 19, 2014

BELTON — Bell County groundwater levels dropped more than 100 feet over the last seven years, according to a recent study from environmental consulting company LBG-Guyton Associates.

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Public invited to sponsor homeless pets’ kennels
Posted: November 19, 2014

Texas Humane Heroes is celebrating 35 years of saving animals’ lives this holiday season. Starting Friday, the public is invited to sponsor a homeless pet’s kennel through Dec. 31 for $35 and up.

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