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Made Home Improvements Last Year? You Could Get a Tax Break

If you made any home improvements in 2016, you may be eligible for a tax break or two. Certain home improvements — or certain lines of credit that can be used for home improvements — qualify for a deduction or tax credit from good old Uncle Sam. As you prepare your taxes this year, here are few of …

Join SPANA’s ‘Big Knit for Vet Kit’ and support working equines

If you thought steady hands were only useful in the saddle, think again.<p>International charity <b>SPANA is calling for its supporters to get knitting to</b> …

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This DIY Dog Toy Keeps Your Pet Busy For Hours

Engaging toys are great if you have a dog with endless energy that you want to tire out, both mentally and physically. This DIY toy uses simple …

Dog Food

Mochi Ice Cream

• 1 pint Storebought ice cream of your choosing<br>• 3/4 cup sweet glutinous rice flour<br>• 1/4 cup sugar<br>• 3/4 cup water<br>• Potato starch, cornstarch, or additional rice flour, for dusting<p>First, you'll need to pre-scoop your ice cream and freeze the individual balls. I found it was easy to freeze them in a plastic …

Recipes

The Secret to Making Perfect Pizza Dough Is the Right Technique

Pizza dough, for the most part, is comprised of only a few basic ingredients. But there’s no doubt that some crusts are just way better than others. …

Why I Don't Regret Spending My Wedding Money On Travel

Every girl dreams about her wedding day and I was no different. I had Pinterest boards galore and had been a bridesmaid in three of my closest friend's weddings. I was sad I would never get my day but tried to hide it. Matt noticed.<p>A couple of months after my husband Matt and I got engaged, we sat …

Northern Lights

The cheapest parking garages, lots in San Francisco neighborhoods

It seems that just about everything in San Francisco is ridiculously overpriced, from high rents to that pricey morning cup of joe. And if you drive to the city on a regular basis, parking can make a serious dent in your wallet.<p>Thankfully, not all parking options are as scary as you’d think. San …

6 best mattresses for couples

When you're picking a mattress with your spouse or significant other, you want that bed to be comfortable. But you also want it to be affordable. …

7 money basics to teach your kids in elementary school if you want them to grow up to be rich

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>"Even if they have personal finance being taught in high school, that's too late," explains Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a …

Personal Finance

Take a Virtual Tour of a Frank Lloyd Wright House That Was Never Built

See the modern design in all its simulated glory.<p>In 2013, an English engineer named Dr. Hugh Pratt asked the village of Wraxall, England for permission to build a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home on his 12-acre property.<p>The house originally was planned for a site in Santa Barbara, California but …

Frank Lloyd Wright