• December 22, 2014

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Holiday Lighting 101

(Family Features) While decorating the tree, house, or garland, a whole section of lights can go dark – along with holiday spirits. Light outages can be frustrating and time-consuming to repair during the busy holiday season.

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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Monday 12/15/2014
Keep Winter Energy Bills in Check
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) As winter temperatures drop, the potential for higher utility bills goes up. Taking steps ahead of the cold season can help you trim costs and make your home more energy efficient, keeping those utility bills in check even as the winter weather rages.

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Set the Scene for Holiday Entertaining
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) The holiday season brings a flurry of activity, especially when it comes to entertaining family and friends. While the formal sit-down dinner is still alive and well this time of year, casual holiday gatherings are growing in popularity.

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4 Tips to Make Home Maintenance Easier
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Some home maintenance jobs require a significant investment of time and specialized equipment, but there are many projects you can accomplish efficiently with basic tools and the right approach. Follow these tips to get started:

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How to Wow Guests This Holiday Season
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 2:31 am

(Family Features) The holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to go all out for your guests. From decor tips to hosting secrets, it only takes a few special tweaks to make your party the talk of the season.

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Creating an inviting, low maintenance porch
Updated: December 21, 2014 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Your porch should be a warm, welcoming outdoor living space that offers comfort and helps make a house a home. Whether you want to remodel your porch from the ground up, or just give it a refreshing new look and feel, it’s easier than you think to create a perfect porch.

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Monday 12/08/2014
Bringing the Outside Indoors
Updated: December 08, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) When the weather conditions are just right, a relaxing evening spent on the porch or patio is perfect for enjoying good company and the beauty of the outside world. Wouldn't it be nice to enjoy these comforts regardless of the season?

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Tips for Tackling Holiday Messes
Updated: December 08, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) This holiday season, create a welcoming environment for your guests. From getting your home ready for company to managing the many messes that come with a packed home, there are several cleaning tips to help you enjoy the fun at hand without the extra stress.

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Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles
Updated: December 08, 2014 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) In the fashion and design world, alternative materials that emulate high-end looks are trendy not only for their lower price point and low maintenance qualities, but thanks to advancements in design and technology, are often hard to differentiate from the real thing.

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UMHB offices closed Monday to Jan. 2
Posted: December 19, 2014

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will be closed for the Christmas holidays Monday through Jan. 2.

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H-E-B and Killeen host Feast of Sharing tonight
Posted: December 16, 2014

H-E-B and Killeen host the seventh annual Feast of Sharing community meal from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive. The public is invited.

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