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7:33 AM / Sunday January 21, 2018

Color Of Money

Think spring: Now’s the time to plan the landscape of your dreams

January 19, 2018

BPT The weather outside is frightful and the week ahead calls for falling temperatures and maybe even snow. That makes it easy to dream of warmer spring weather, but to plan for it? To sit and strategize for making the most of next year’s lawn and landscape projects? That seems like no small feat. It…

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Six tips to make your bathroom sellable and enjoyable at the same time

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Upgraded sconce lighting, a high efficiency toilet, and stylish bath faucets from the American Standard Patience collection (pictured here) are key factors in attracting potential home buyers.   BPT When it comes time to sell your home, not all rooms are created equal. Sure, potential buyers will walk through the entire house, but…

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Top trends for the 2018 housing market identified

January 5, 2018

BPT In the real estate market, springtime is go time. It’s the busiest time of the year for home sales, and with this year’s stable economy and low unemployment rate, the spring of 2018 has the potential to be especially active. Every market is defined by its trends, and while each year is different, identifying…

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Seeking a smartphone? Here are 10 things to look for

December 29, 2017

BPT There are many choices when shopping for a smartphone these days, and the differences can be very subtle. Here are some of the key things you’ll want to look at to make sure you find the one that works best for your needs. Operating System (OS): There are two different operating systems to choose…

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Women of City Council introduce legislation to mandate sexual harassment training for all City of Philadelphia employees

December 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Councilwoman Cindy Bass (D-Dist. 8), Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell (D-Dist. 3), Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown (D-At-Large), Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez (D-Dist. 7),Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker (D-Dist. 9), and Councilwoman Helen Gym (D-At-Large)   Philadelphia Councilwomen Blondell Reynolds Brown, Jannie L. Blackwell, Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, Cherelle L. Parker, Cindy Bass and Helen Gym introduced a bill that would…

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Guest Editorial: Confusion shouldn’t stop patients from buying health insurance

December 8, 2017

By Janet Trautwein This year’s Affordable Care Act open enrollment period started November 1. Millions of Americans will soon visit HealthCare.gov or the online insurance exchange run by their state to shop for 2018 health plans. Many will be confused by what they find. Premiums have increased significantly. The most popular “silver” exchange plans cost…

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Save money through energy efficiency

November 30, 2017

Family Features As much as half of the average homeowner’s monthly utility expenses go toward cooling and heating, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). For many households, that makes energy the largest home-related expense each month, next to a mortgage payment. Fortunately, numerous technological advances are making it easier than ever to manage…

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s surrogate mother has given birth to the couple’s third child, a baby girl

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian  (Photo by Joe Seer /Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kanye West...

Color Of Money

Think spring: Now’s the time to plan the landscape of your dreams

January 19, 2018

BPT The weather outside is frightful and the week ahead calls for falling temperatures and maybe even...

Food And Beverage

A Fresh Tailgate Menu

January 12, 2018

Quick and tasty ideas for game day ABOVE PHOTO:  Grilled Sausage Skewer Sandwiches Family Features Take your...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: What to do when a loved one dies

January 12, 2018

Dear Savvy Senior, This may seem like a strange question, but can you tell me what steps...

Health

Say goodbye to winter blues with vitamin D-rich foods

January 19, 2018

BPT Winter got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, according...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 21

January 19, 2018

All Signs: This week the Sun and Venus in Aquarius will promote warm relations and good times...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff