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12 Habits for a Clean and Tidy Home
Spring is here! It’s time to open up those windows, clear out the cobwebs, and freshen our homes. After a good cleaning, of course, we want our homes to stay ...
April 9, 2019
Why Adding Vinegar to Your Laundry Is Something You Really Should Be Doing
With all of the marketing that goes into selling cleaning products—the TV advertisements, colorful gimmicks and labels etc.—many ...
March 22, 2019
12 Plants For Your Bedroom to Sleep Better and Treat Insomnia—The Scent From # 10 Can Replace Sleeping Pills
If you’ve experienced even a few sleepless nights, then you know just how much of an impact lack ...
March 15, 2019
Marie Kondo: Japanese ‘Art of Tidying Up’ Shows You How to Clean Up and Never Have to Do It Again
To Western eyes, the minimalist simplicity of Japanese decorating is refreshingly quieting to the mind. We find ourselves ...
March 14, 2019
How Adding Color to My House Increased My Joy
How we see the world shapes who we choose to be—and sharing compelling experiences can frame the way ...
Book Review: ‘Outer Order, Inner Calm’ by Gretchen Rubin
The mere title of Gretchen Rubin’s newest book, “Outer Order, Inner Calm” delivers a shot of peace before ...
February 20, 2019
Design Firm Studio 11 on How to Evoke a Feeling of Home in a Hotel
Thoughtful design goes a long way towards making travelers feel comfortable, and it starts right at the front ...
February 4, 2019
Homeschool Advice: Starting Mid-Year
As more and more parents come to see the value of homeschooling their children, the next question they ...
January 16, 2019
Vet Finds Calling After Hurricane, Helping Others Rebuild in New York
NEW YORK–With the exception of losing a loved one, losing a home after a natural disaster is one ...
January 4, 2019
Worry Over Kids’ Excessive Smartphone Use Is More Justified Than Ever Before
Parents who fear their kids are spending too much time in front of screens now have more reason ...
December 27, 2018
How Silence Is a Balm for the Soul
My sister and brother-in-law were off on a tour of Central Europe, and I was spending a few ...
December 26, 2018
The Magic of a Minimalist Home
I’ve been around the world teaching minimalism and speaking about the benefits of owning less for over a ...
December 25, 2018
Cohousing Is an Inclusive Approach to Smart, Sustainable Cities
The idea that technology will fix complex and systemic problems like climate change, poverty, the housing crisis, or ...
December 3, 2018
The Full Disclosure in Underwear Act
My wife’s eyesight is much worse than mine, which explains the reaction we often get walking down the ...
November 21, 2018
A Berkshire Journal: Segue to Winter
Small creatures gather, store, and burrow, birds launch shorter flights from twig to bending twig. The urgency of ...
November 16, 2018
7 Ways To Encourage Your Kids to Clean Up Before the Holidays
Before we know it, Santa Claus will be coming to town. That “big old pack upon his back” ...
November 14, 2018
7 Ways to Make Your Home Welcoming
With holidays on the horizon, our focus tends to shift toward home. You may find yourself with more ...
November 1, 2018
Three Tax Moves to Make Before the End of the Year
CHICAGO—Think you are getting a big refund in April when you file the first tax return under the ...
October 31, 2018
What Is the Best Play for Your Money Right Now?
NEW YORK—When the stock market has suffered a couple of really big slides in a row, the financial advice ...
October 27, 2018
More Millennial Parents Are Choosing to Stay at Home. Should You?
Stay-at-home-parenthood may be on the rise. A recent study from the Pew Research Center found that 21 percent ...
October 26, 2018
7 Tips for Getting Your Christmas Shopping Done Early This Year
I know, I know. It’s October. We haven’t even trick-or-treated yet and here I am talking about Christmas ...
October 26, 2018
Simple Tips for Conserving Water at Home
Water is a precious resource many households take for granted. From the time you wake up until you ...
October 14, 2018
Stop Giving Away Your Power
I started noticing flies in my kitchen about four months ago. Big, black, plump flies, the sort that ...
October 2, 2018
People say a good marriage is all about compromise, but this elegant home in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, ...
September 20, 2018
City Council Approves Electric Scooter Regulations
The Oakland City Council formally approved on the night of Sept. 17, an ordinance establishing regulations and requiring ...
September 18, 2018
Bay City News
Planners to Consider Downtown Apartment-Retail Project
The Concord Planning Commission on Sept. 19, could approve needed permits and design review for a mixed-use project ...
September 17, 2018
Bay City News
Largest Competitive Dragon Boat Festival in US to Be Held in Bay Area This Weekend
Nearly 120 teams will compete this weekend in the 23rd annual Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival on ...
September 13, 2018
Bay City News
Republicans Introduce Bill To Label Antifa Domestic Terrorists After Attack on ICE Facility
Trump Working to Release Rapper A$AP Rocky From Swedish Jail
Iran Says It Seized British Oil Tanker in Strait of Hormuz
Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Republican Opponent Raises Concerns About Pattern of Traffic Violations
Chinese Funded Coal-Fired Power Plants Faces Rejection in Kenya
, Special to The Epoch Times
Heat Wave to Hit Much of the US With the Hottest Temperatures in Years
Strong Quake Hits Near Greek Capital of Athens, Sparks Fear
The Associated Press