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How to Make the Most of Your Time in Self-Quarantine

April 3, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   As the majority of the world continues to stay indoors due to COVID-19, it’s easy to feel a little bored. After all, we can’t eat dinner at our favorite restaurants or hang out with friends at the park. So, what’s there to do when you’re stuck indoors? Thankfully, there’s a lot! Whether you want to work on a puzzle or start a new hobby, the options are endless. Take a look at these ideas so you…

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Your Household Chore Workout

March 21, 2020

By Luke Hancock   It’s the new year and that means that most people are making resolutions to become better versions of themselves. This often includes both getting in shape and taking better care of your home. What many people don’t realize is that it’s often possible to do both of these things at once. Many typical household chores that you do each week actually burn a lot of calories. By combining several chores together, you can create a pretty…

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Easy Sewing Project: Spring Mood

March 12, 2020

Common’ Spring we are counting on you! Nothing like after a what-seems large Winter, to feel the fresh but-starting-to-warm wind, hearing the birds tweeting and checking for the first flowers blooming. Moods start to brighten up and lift, as well as prepping for a warmer clothing season and people, in general, feel more positive and happy.   What about Home Decor? Everyone at the start of some ray lights start thinking about Barbecues and gatherings with friends and family, as…

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A Guide on How to Find a Real State Agent

March 11, 2020
A real estate agent in a suit doing thumbs up. It's hard to find a real estate agent that's good.

By Sally Norton In todays’ fast-paced world, we don’t really have the time and energy needed to devote to every single thing we’re tending to. Having said this, we’re lucky to have people that can do these things for us. What’s more, they’ll most probably do it better than we ever could. This is because it’s become somewhat of a routine for them, and they’re much more experienced in the matter. Finding a home that’s going to suit all your…

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Spring cleaning tips for working moms

March 2, 2020
A woman cleaning a countertop

By Sally Norton   Taking care of your home while being excellent at your job is not easy, and we all just want to do the best we can. It’s not easy being a working mom since you always need just a little bit more time, and that can be quite a problem. Making sure your kids are happy and that your home is clean is much easier if you know the best tips on spring cleaning for working moms.…

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How to Move to a New Place… Painlessly!

January 23, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   Moving day can be a massive headache, but it doesn’t have to result in broken china and shattered relationships. If you’re about to move, you can take steps to prepare, to reduce the work and soften the experience. Getting an early start is one of the best ways to avoid last-minute mishaps. To begin, establish a systematic process. You’ll overwhelm yourself if you try to tackle everything at once. By following a methodical approach, you’ll be…

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Clever ways to keep your house warmer in the winter

January 20, 2020
Woman thinking about clever ways to keep your house warmer in the winter

By Sally Norton   If you live in a place where you can experience real winter, or where it’s cold during at least a few months of the year, you probably switch your heating on somewhere around October and just keep it on until it gets warm enough to turn it off. However, as you probably already know, that is far from perfect when it comes to energy consumption. In fact, over 70 percent of your household energy goes on…

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How to Restore Your Old Kitchen

January 17, 2020

By Emma Willis   If your home is quite old but a complete overhaul is out of the question, your best bet is focusing on the most important parts of it and improving those first. When it comes to renovation, the kitchen is often the room that is mentioned since it’s definitely one of the rooms that get the most traffic in the house. For those who use their kitchens all the time, an old and outdated environment can really…

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7 Unconventional Ways to Decorate Your Home

January 16, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   You don’t have to be an interior designer to be great at decorating. All it takes is a little courage and ingenuity to beautify your home. So take down your cliché décor and make the following changes. Here are seven unconventional ideas for your home’s interior!   1. Peel-and-Stick Backsplash An easy, fun way to decorate your kitchen or bathroom is with a peel-and-stick backsplash. It can give a whole new look to your space. Just…

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