• October 25, 2016

Kitchen, Bed & Bath

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How Hot Technologies Can Improve Your Kitchen

(StatePoint) Modern technology is improving every facet of our lives and the kitchen is no exception. By carefully outfitting your kitchen, your appliances can be safer, more efficient and give you versatility and precision as a home chef.

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Wednesday 07/06/2016
3 simple, fast changes to make your kitchen more usable and beautiful
Updated: July 14, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Why do you want to remodel your kitchen? Sure, the cabinets date back to the disco era, but the doors and hardware all still work. Your stove may be older than your college senior, but you can still bake a batch of chocolate chip cookies in it. So why invest the time, money and emotional capital in renovating the most-used room in your home?

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Thursday 06/16/2016
How to throw a seamless summer gathering
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - You’ll likely host a party or two this summer, and you want it to be an event guests remember. From dinner parties and backyard barbecues to an easy Sunday morning get-together, the most important thing at the end of the day is that you, along with your guests, have a really great time. Why entertain otherwise?

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Tuesday 06/07/2016
7 Helpful Hacks for Quick Kitchen Cleanup
Updated: June 07, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Prepare. Eat. Clean up. Repeat. In the kitchen, it’s a never-ending cycle of conquering messes. These seven simple cleaning hacks, tips and products that will cut down time spent restoring order in your space.

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Wednesday 05/18/2016
Plumbing problems? How to know if replacing metal pipes is the right solution
Updated: May 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Home ownership is an integral component of the American Dream, but fulfilling that dream can come with its share of nightmares, too. Even the best-constructed, well-maintained house can have problems, and homeowners dread hearing diagnoses such as “You need to re-pipe your home.”

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Friday 04/01/2016
Who Showers More and Why? Women or Men?
Updated: April 01, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) On average, we spend more than 3,000 minutes in our showers every year. How we use those minutes might surprise you. New research from Moen, a leading manufacturer of bathroom fixtures, explores how men and women’s showering and grooming routines compare:

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Monday 03/21/2016
Tips to Make Spring Cleaning Safer and Easier
Updated: March 21, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) If you love the results of spring cleaning, but not the process, it could be that the methods and tools you’re using to get the job done are making the work harder than it needs to be.

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Monday 03/07/2016
Spring Cleaning: Eliminate Kitchen Counter Clutter
Updated: March 07, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and the ever-daunting spring cleaning checklist is looming. As you take on tasks this year, make the kitchen a top priority.

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Thursday 02/18/2016
Three Ways to Maximize Space in a Smaller Kitchen
Updated: February 18, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Too often, the kitchen is the first room of a home to suffer the consequences of tight living quarters. But there’s no need to forfeit big-scale cooking in a small-scale kitchen.

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Heights Council to consider new Pet Adoption Center
Posted: October 24, 2016

The Harker Heights City Council today will consider authorizing City Manager David Mitchell to negotiate an architectural and engineering contract for an addition to the city’s Pet Adoption Center.

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CTC hosts first-ever alumni reception
Posted: October 19, 2016

The Central Texas College Alumni Association will host its first-ever Alumni of Distinction reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today in the Anderson Campus Center (Building 156) The free event is open to the public.

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