Colleen Ramos

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9 extravagant habits to break if you want to save big

I grew up in a frugal household. My parents would keep the heat low to save on the utility bills. We would bring a bag lunch each day and not spend …

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding day: Best moments, pictures and talking points

• <b>Follow Sunday's live updates as Meghan and Harry start married life here</b>• <b><br>Newlyweds greeted by 100,000 on tour of Windsor</b>• <b><br>Harry and Meghan get a chance to party at evening reception</b>• <b><br>Prince Charles reduces guests to tears with speech</b>• <b><br>"Do we kiss?" "Yeah"</b>• <b><br>Dress: British Givenchy designer behind gown</b>• <b><br>Royal</b> …

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

12 Gov't Social Media Accounts You Should Follow

In the Trump era, Twitter has become the de facto way that the White House communicates with the American public. But @realDonaldTrump isn't the only …

Social Media

French Onion Dip Sandwiches (Slow Cooker) Recipe

"This combines the greatness that is French onion soup with French dips. It is not supposed to be an 'authentic' French dip recipe, because authentic …

Siblings Can Have Surprisingly Different DNA Ancestry. Here's Why.

Genographic<p>When it comes to tracing your roots through your genes, biological siblings may have less in common than many people expect.<p>Last fall, siblings Kat and Eddy Abraham decided the best birthday gift for their dad involved a couple vials of spit.<p>“He’s the historian of the family,” Kat says, …

For military veterans suffering from PTSD, are service dogs good therapy?

By Karin Brulliard<p>, Reporter/editor<p>JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — Adam Fuller credits a simple, one-word command — and a black Lab mix named J.D. — with helping to save his life.<p>“Cover,” he tells J.D., who is sitting to his left in a grassy field next to a park playground. The dog calmly walks to …

Veterans

Five takeaways from Stormy Daniels’s ‘60 Minutes’ interview

By Callum Borchers<p>Reporter<p>Porn star Stormy Daniels appeared Sunday on “60 Minutes” to offer her account of an affair with President Trump that she says began in 2006. Here are five big takeaways from her sit-down with Anderson Cooper.<p>She is highly aware of the reasons people might doubt her …

‘We can’t go back’: Fleeing violence, pregnant refugees await their fate

Forty-eight hours after arriving at the Texas-Mexico border, Magalie Nzalakanda was boarding a bus to Austin with just $60 in her pocket and her …

15 of the best duvet covers and bedding sets for a stylish bedroom update in 2018

An inviting bedding set may not only induce sweet dreams as you tuck yourself in after a long day: it could also provide a much-needed splash of colour, riot of print or array of sensual textures to an otherwise nondescript bedroom.<p>A new duvet cover or bedspread requires far less of the commitment …

Home Decorating

Looking ahead to 2018 tax season: 5 ways to hack the new tax law

Now that tax season has arrived, you’re likely digging through receipts and tax forms to pull together your 2017 returns — and your 2018 taxes may be the furthest thing from your mind. But it’s not too early to think ahead, thanks to big changes in the new federal tax bill.<p>Signed into law in …

Personal Finance

The Cool New Amazon Prime Perk You Didn’t Know About

Here's another reason to love your Amazon Prime membership: Yesterday, Amazon's deals site, Woot!, announced that they will offer free standard …

How to Make Your Washer and Dryer Last

How long should your new washer and dryer last? It's a topic of much debate. Given that most machines come with just a 1-year parts and labor …

Home Improvement

6 Things That Can Cause Your Blood Sugar to Spike or Drop

While roller coasters can be thrilling at amusement parks, they’re not so great when it comes to your blood sugar levels. Also known as glucose, …

22 Modern Living Room Design Ideas

If you could only choose one room in your home to put your heart and soul into designing, the living room would top the list. It’s that treasured …

Interior Design

Two US grocery chains are on the verge of bankruptcy as Amazon moves in

Bloomberg reports that Winn-Dixie parent Bi-Lo and Tops Friendly Market could both declare bankruptcy this month, an ominous shakeout in a grocery industry that is bracing for new competition from Amazon and its newly acquired Whole Foods subsidiary.<p>Dig a little deeper and the situation is more …

S&P Global

Here's what the Royal family actually does all day - from the Queen to Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Eugenie

Until the glorious day they welcome a fly-on-the-wall camera crew into their (many) homes, Kardashian style , the question remains:<p>What exactly do …

Feng Shui For Your Living Room: The Top Do's & Don'ts

The living room is the main gathering place of the home, and it should therefore emit a calm, harmonious energy. Feng shui design principles can help …

10 Secrets of Curb Appeal

Small upgrades and subtle tweaks that will add major charm<p>It doesn't take a major overhaul to perk up your home’s exterior. So why wait until …

Arts and Crafts movement

Broadcast TV Scorecard 2018: Complete Guide to What's New, Renewed and Canceled

Keep up with what broadcast series are returning, canceled or have wrapped their run with THR's handy guide to the 2018-19 television season.<p>As the …

TV

9 bad manager mistakes that make good people quit

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain …

Best smart home hubs: The differences between the Echo and other Amazon devices, Google Home, and Apple HomePod

Smart homes are seriously taking over the world. Remember when Disney Channel's <i>Smart House</i> premiered in 1999 and we all thought that having a smart …

We Compared Prices for 27 Household Items at Target & Costco

I always leave Costco a bit traumatized by my receipts. When you're spending $24 on paper towels alone, the bill adds up <b>fast</b>. But even though buying …

Shopping

How to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>, Writer<p>Many people love to hate junk mail — and they have lots of different ways of quantifying their disgust. The Sightline Institute says each American receives an average of 41 pounds of junk mail per year. New York University says 5.6 million tons of junk mail end up in …

Direct Marketing

11 ways you're cleaning your kitchen wrong

Even if you clean your kitchen religiously, chances are you might be making a few of these crucial kitchen cleaning mistakes. These kitchen cleaning tips can help your kitchen smell better, make appliances last longer, and prevent germs from spreading among your family.<p>Keep reading to find out 11 …

Cleaning

67 Unique Gifts Under $10

Need to get a really affordable present for someone but don't want to come off looking like a total cheapskate in the process? While finding the …

11 Things Not to Do When Visiting Hawaii

Avoid the following 11 pitfalls on your next trip to Hawaii to ensure the best (and safest) trip to paradise.

Find the hidden benefits of your credit card

During a recent trip, my late-evening return flight was canceled due to weather. That meant I was going to need a hotel, but because the cancellation wasn't due to a mechanical issue, the airline wasn't going to foot the bill. I was stuck with it.<p>What I didn't know was that my credit-card bank, …

122 Container Gardening Ideas

David Hillegas<p>Orange Crush<p>For a late-summer container that steals the show, make bold foliage the focal point. This easy-care, end-of-season planter …

Plants