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When It Makes Sense to Buy Quality Instead of Saving Money

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When It Makes Sense to Buy Quality Instead of Saving Money

When It Makes Sense to Buy Quality Instead of Saving Money Being frugal doesn't just mean saving money—it means spending your money wisely. That also means some things may be cheap now, but actually cost you more in the long run, while other times it makes sense to spend more now for a better, longer-lasting experience. Let's take a look at when it makes sense to shop for value rather than just price. Warren Buffet said it very well: How Frugality Really Works Frugality, like productivity, isn't just about being thrifty and saving tons of money—it's about spending wisely on...

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10 Steps to Bathroom Safety for Seniors

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10 Steps to Bathroom Safety for Seniors

Is your bathroom safe for seniors? According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), more than one in three seniors over the age of 65 fall each year and 80 percent of these falls are in the bathroom. Reduced mobility, poor muscle coordination and eyesight mixed with a slippery surface are some of the main reasons why. Health experts have identified challenges seniors face in a bathroom such as: Getting in and out of the bathtub or shower stall Standing and taking a shower Sliding shower doors that move suddenly Wet and slippery floors Bathmats that move Using towel bars, sink tops...

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Classic White on White Bathrooms

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Classic White on White Bathrooms

Crisp, pure, and clean, a white-on-white environment can have an extremely power­ful effect on the mind, clearing visual and mental clutter and paving the way to total relaxation. From flooring to fixtures to vanities and showers and tubs, a room drenched in white is calm and peaceful, whether it’s steeped in tradition or sleekly modern. No matter the size of your bathroom, white palettes invite in light for a blissful, spa-like atmosphere.   A Warm & Contemporary take on the White on White Bathroom This relaxing bath retreat blends a palette of warm white shades for a casual, slightly country vibe...

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Go Tub-Less: Dump Your Tub for a Roomy Shower?

Go Tub-Less: Dump Your Tub for a Roomy Shower?

Changing your bathtub to a shower is trending ... is it right for you? Here’s a few things to consider. If you’re thinking of converting your bathtub to a shower, you’re in good company. The American Institute of Architects says that the tub-less bathroom is growing in popularity. Its annual Home Design Trends Survey found that more than 65% of homeowners preferred a stall shower without a tub in 2016. Compare that to 44% in 2012, the first year they specifically surveyed about tub-less bathrooms. However, there’s a caveat: Even if you only use your tub to wash the mini-blinds,...

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Dr Oz recommended Epsom Salts to soak away toxins, pain and stress

Dr Oz recommended Epsom Salts to soak away toxins, pain and stress

Dr Oz recommended Epsom Salts to soak away toxins, pain and stress Dr Oz recommended Epsom Salts to soak away toxins, pain and stress. He said soaking in it is one of the best and safest ways to better health. Epsom Salts are compound of magnesium of sulfates. Dr Oz said, "80% of Americans are Magnesium deficient" and it is a very crucial mineral, indeed Dr Taneem Bhatia says it is the most important mineral. It regulates 300 functions in the body. Magnesium it is the catalyst for these functions like energy production. Epsom Salt provides away to get the...

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