Apprehension and inexperience keep many homeowners from pursuing renovation projects that would make their homes more functional, enjoyable and comfortable. Getting your hands dirty on the front end – with some planning and preparation – is the best blueprint for a successful home remodeling project. To help you start yourRead More →

(Family Features) During warm-weather months, fitness enthusiasts often take their exercise routines to the great outdoors. The spike in summer temperatures can make those tough workouts even more challenging. Even after your workout is complete, your body does not stop – after a tough sweat session in the summer heat,Read More →

Spring brings plenty of reasons to celebrate, from holidays to weddings to baby showers. Even a just-because al fresco brunch is a great way to share time with family and friends while taking advantage of a beautiful day. Make hosting your next spring gathering a breeze with these entertaining tipsRead More →

With nearly one-third of Americans suffering from sleep disturbances, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, now is the time to rethink your bedtime routine and consider more natural ways to get a good night’s rest. However, implementing those changes doesn’t have to mean overhauling theRead More →

(Family Features) Saving money – it’s one of the most challenging tasks people face month after month, year after year. However, a few simple rules and free personal finance apps can make it easier for you to stay on top of your spending and saving habits. Consider these simple stepsRead More →

A busy schedule doesn’t have to prevent you from taking steps toward a lifestyle that fosters overall well-being. There are many easy, small changes you can make toward better living that can make a noticeable impact. 1. Choose the long route. For many people, it’s an automatic move to findRead More →

. Interview  by Zakesha McGee | A native of Ft. Myers, Florida, Ivy Box is a first-generation, Haitian-American, who first received national attention as the “Quiet Storm” castmate on BET’s hit reality TV series College Hill: Interns. During her time with BET she was chosen to manage her own popularRead More →