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Affordable ways to give new life to old Furniture

November 11, 2019
An old armchair

By Sally Norton   So, you found some old pieces of furniture while decluttering your home, furniture that is now outdated, unsightly or even plain ugly? Or, you bought some interesting pieces at a thrift store or at a garage sale that could improve the look of your home after some revamping? All you need now is some good will, some effort, and some helpful tips from us. This process doesn’t even have to be expensive, as affordable ways to…

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10 Thanksgiving Recipes to Have on Hand This November

November 6, 2019

By Dylan Bartlett Thanksgiving only happens once a year, and you want to get it right. But how can you decide on a menu with so many options? It’s common to feel overwhelmed with the overabundance of choice. There are recipes on recipes that would go perfect with this, or excellent with that. It’s can be tough. So to simplify things, here are some suggested dishes to have on hand when Thanksgiving rolls around.       1. Oven-Roasted Turkey…

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Creating a successful career change plan

October 7, 2019

By Linh Pham   Are you seeking a better job, which is more suitable for your abilities, certificates, and values? If so, think twice and prepare carefully for this career change plan. Before moving to another area, you need to be aware of your responsibilities, difficulties, and possible achievements. Consider these following 10 tips carefully to create a successful career change plan.     1. Make a clear plan It is necessary to make a clear plan when you want…

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A Practical Guide to Finding International Jobs

October 3, 2019
“We are hiring” add, representing a practical guide to finding international jobs

By Sally Norton Moving abroad for work has become very popular in the past decade. More and more people are leaving their homes in the pursuit of a perfect job and a steady and secure career. However, not everyone is successful. Those who fail have to go back home or look for an alternative. Whatever happens, they will spend a lot of money. With that in mind, the goal of this article is to present a practical guide to finding…

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How to Deal with Going Back to Reality After Spring Break?

June 4, 2019

by Sally Norton (Alejandra’s Life Guest Author)   Going back to reality after spring break is difficult, but we have to adapt anyway. If you had plans to relocate during your spring break, don’t forget on your moving day! Enjoy your spring break but also prepare for the moving day that’s coming. Instead of panicking, which most of us do, when you realize that you have so many things to do and so little time, you should try to organize…

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How to Save Money on Packing Supplies When Moving to NYC

March 25, 2019

The one thing that everyone realizes, once they start planning their move, is that it is not cheap. From finding movers to decluttering your home and packing everything, there are a lot of things that you will have to spend money on. Therefore, in order to not spend a fortune on your move, let’s go over some ways in which you can save money on packing supplies when moving to NYC, and whether saving money on packing supplies can sometimes…

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How to redecorate your kid’s room on a tight budget

January 14, 2019
A white children’s room with wooden toys.

Let’s face it – no matter how good of a parent you are yourself, your child’s surroundings will also play a large role in their happiness. And if we’re talking about younger children, growing up in a nice home means they’ll develop better as well. But if you’ve just moved to a new home, and you’re on a budget, what should you focus on decorating? Obviously – you want to redecorate your kid’s room first. Regardless of whether it’s your…

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Mom’s Retreat: How to Create Your Perfect Bedroom

January 10, 2019

It’s not just a hectic work schedule that can wear a working mom down. Sometimes, it’s our own home that feels like too much work as well. Things can easily get out of hand and for a mom, it might feel as if the kids, clutter and chores have taken over. Well, it’s time to take the power back! You need to create your own sanctuary and a place to retreat and take a break when everything feels overwhelming. Your…

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Babyproofing the house for Christmas

December 31, 2018

Holidays are a magical and peaceful time for the entire family. Once the Christmas spirit takes over, all you want to do is sit curled up in a blanket with a cup of hot beverage in your hand while watching the lights twinkle all around you. If you are lucky enough to have a newborn or a toddler in the house for Christmas, then everyone’s favorite holiday becomes that much more special. However, the beautiful Christmas decorations can be hazardous…

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