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The Dog Days Of Summer Are Here
The next week or two it is about to get really hot outside.  Here are some basic tips to keep you cool, especially if you work outside.  Drink cool water. Anyone working in a hot environment should drink cool  water in small amounts frequently--one cup every 20 minutes...
25 Thorough Cleaning Tricks For The Neat Freak
As you may know, my wife Sweetie and I moved our belongings from El Campo to Victoria over Easter weekend. Our new house hadn't been thoroughly cleaned before we started moving in, so we had to do some quick cleaning (which still isn't 100% finished). Then, there will be the final cleaning of our pr…
Earl Pitts 12/10/13: Helpful Christmas Rules
Turn on your TV, and you're bound to find some "expert" with a list of "helpful" Christmas rules. From gift suggestions to recipes to Christmas party fashion do's-and-don'ts, you can't go for more than a few minutes without being given some kind of advice for the season. Well, Ea…
5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework
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Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids.
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