Patricia Marinkovich

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9 ways to reduce the cost of your smartphone

Let’s be honest, cheap isn’t exactly the word that comes to mind when you think of owning a smartphone.<p>However, there are ways of keeping the cost …

Roku Unveils Its New Streaming Stick, A Chromecast Competitor

Google's Chromecast now has some company. Roku, well-known for its line of set-top boxes, has just introduced an HDMI version of its Streaming Stick. …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Minimalism

Pro Organizer Tips: What NOT To Do When Decluttering Your Home --> http://apttherapy.com/ZAuKtv Pro Organizer Nicole says these 5 missteps are the most common in her line of work and the most likely to derail even the best efforts to conquer clutter.

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Try this positive thinking trick next time you're feeling down about your home --> http://apttherapy.com/1d6antt What tips or tricks do you do when something unfinished in your home makes you feel blue?

The Cleaning Product Swaps You Should Never Make

Not all cleaning products are multipurpose.<p>When you run out of a certain product, there's often another one that can get the job done. For example, you can use a few drops of hydrogen peroxide on your laundry as a stain remover, and baking soda works great as a sink and faucet cleanser. But there …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

30 Dreamy Kitchen Paint Colors and Ideas

You know, your walls don't have to be white.<p>Punch up those cabinets with bright blues and reds, or ground a large space with a soothing gray or green. Here, the ultimate kitchen color inspiration is served. (And if you get through all of these ideas and still love those pearly whites? Check out …

Interior Design

5 Underrated Cleaning Items You Shouldn't Skip

Make sure your arsenal is fully stocked.<p>Cleaning is a simple fact of life, and anything that helps us get the job done faster is welcome. We spoke with Sandy Hausner, a veteran at Crate & Barrel who helped develop their cleaning and organizing lines, to share which oft-forgetton staples are …

5 Tips for Cutting Down On Dirty Dishes

As hard as one might try to piece together the perfect kitchen, if you find yourself with an uncontrollable mound of dishes, that perfect kitchen …

Ultimate Cleaning Tips & Tricks Guide: 31 Ideas For A Sparkling Home

Although cleaning the house is not my favorite activity, I always love the results. That feeling of accomplishment when you see the whole place …

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

Texas woman wins half-million dollar revenge porn lawsuit

A woman in Texas has won a rare, major legal victory in a revenge porn case. Local station ABC KTRK reports that a civil court has awarded the anonymous woman $500,000 after her former boyfriend of seven years posted photographs and videos from their relationship on YouTube and other sites as a way …

Visa, MasterCard don't view bitcoin as a threat

Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc., which processed $7.4 trillion in purchases last year, are among leading payments networks that devote thousands of words in filings to every perceived threat to their business. "Bitcoin" isn't one of them.<p>"I'm a bit skeptical," said Discover Financial Services Chief …

Bitcoin

Amplify's Middle School Content Makes Learning Look Beautiful

Amplify just unveiled their digital ELA curriculum for grades six, seven, and eight. Here’s a first look for those of you who aren’t at SXSWedu.<p>“It took a long time in gestation because it is unlike anything anyone has ever done in public education,” said Joel Klein, CEO of Amplify and former …

Verizon tweaks its prepaid plans with rollover data

Verizon Wireless(s vz) is overhauling its prepaid data plans for smartphones. Instead of offering different price tiers, Verizon has reverted to a …

1 Killed, 30 Injured In Massive 104-Car Pileup In Colorado

One person was killed and 30 people suffered injuries and were transported to area hospitals, according to ABC 7 News.<p>From Denver Post:<p>Denver Health Chief Paramedic Scott Bookman said the injured taken to hospitals included both adults and children.<p>The snow had basically stopped in Denver by noon, …

How new FDA labels will change your food

The FDA’s proposed revamp of nutrition labels is intended to help Americans make healthier decisions about what they eat. In fact, experts say what’s …

Nutrition