U.S. foster care population continues to decline. Why children benefit from more permanent homes

Malik, 14, wears a smile from ear-to-ear when recounting how he and his brother Matthew, 12, went from two of the world’s millions of waiting children to become the adoptive sons of Kyle and Petra Ray one August morning three years ago. “During our court date to finalize our adoption, I remember asking my dad, ‘Is mom crying because she’s …

allsaintsinsU.S. foster care population continues to decline. Why children benefit from more permanent homes

No tricks here: Treat guests to a hair-raising Halloween experience

* Create terrifying tombstones. Set the stage before trick-or-treaters even hit the front door. Use wood, cardboard or thick Styrofoam to create tombstones that you can put in your front yard. After cutting out the desired shape, use a matte gray spray paint to cover the surface, and then use black paint to write creative epitaphs such as “Dare to …

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Adore your front door: Three tips for beautiful wood doors in any climate

(BPT) – Your home’s front door is more than a portal for family and friends – it makes a statement about your own personal style. Home designers often list the entry door as one of the most cost effective ways to dress up the front of your home for “wow” curb appeal. “This Old House” magazine notes that since the …

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Why would you need legal assistance? You might be surprised

Based on what you see on TV, you might assume you’d only need legal help if you experienced some dramatic and life-altering event. But the truth is most people will have a legal need at some point in their lives – usually under fairly common circumstances.   In fact, many legal needs don’t involve ever setting foot inside a courtroom …

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Increase garage sale profits with some marketing basics

  As the weather warms up, garage sales begin appearing all over the U.S. Garage sales are a great way to clean out clutter while making some extra dollars for home improvements, bills, vacations or even “retail therapy.” Marcela Iannini, department chair of Advertising and Design & Media Management at Miami International University of Art & Design, says, “Garage sales …

allsaintsinsIncrease garage sale profits with some marketing basics