Author: DixieSomers

3 Vices That Affect Every Aspect of Your Life

There aren’t many people who can say that they don’t have at least one vice. For some people, their vice is something minor, such as eating sweets. For others, however, the vice is more serious. There are certain vices, however, that are much worse than the everyday bad habit. These problems can affect every aspect of your life. Consider the following information and how eliminating these things from your life can make a difference for the better. Smoking There are millions of people whose vice is smoking. Most people started smoking in their early to late teens when they...

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Budgets and Bills: 5 Fun Finance Apps to Try

Turning bill paying and budgeting from a tedious task into a fun one is easier when you make use of some of the free or affordable apps that you can get right on your smartphone. Even children who enjoy playing games or browsing the Web on your phone can get on board with financing apps that are geared towards them. Many of the child-friendly apps are designed like games, giving children the motivation they need to complete their chores, collect an allowance and save towards an ultimate goal. Check out the following five apps to discover a new one...

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What Every First-Time Homeowner Needs to Know about Security

Living in an apartment or complex of residences often lacks privacy but also creates a safer environment. The number of people living in a given area with varying schedules means thieves never know who is home or who may be watching. Moving to your own home brings with it a number of new security threats. Here are four areas of your home you may now need to think about securing or investing in some type of security for.   Windows Windows make you vulnerable to all kinds of threats, from peeping toms to stalkers to people able to see...

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Outdoor Oasis: 5 Things Every Attractive Backyard Needs

Many people spend a great deal of time working on the interior of their homes, to the detriment of their back and front yards. This doesn’t make a lot of sense—the backyard is where you’ll entertain during the warm seasons, and where the family will gather for meals, relaxation time, parties and games. Let’s take a look at a few simple renovations that can tremendously impact the attractiveness of your yard and give you the ideal outdoor space to enjoy.   Install a Fire Pit Fire pits are a wonderful source of heat and light that encourage people to...

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5 Signs of Child Aggression and How to Treat It

There are lots of things that come along with parenthood no one really talks about. Tantrums are a prime example. Every toddler is expected to go through the “terrible twos,” but some kids never seem to grow out of that fussy face. In fact, a lot of parents are left clueless as to why their kid seems to go into meltdown mode at the drop of a hat. No matter how many times they’ve been reprimanded, being told “no” sends them into fits of rage and hysteria that leaves parents forced to ride out the storm. First of all,...

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