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Hacks for Storing Seasonal Clothes

September 21, 2020
a girl in a sweater that was stored during the summertime.

Many of us look forward to the summer, so we can hit the beach in our bikinis and finally catch a tan. Others tend to wait for the colder days, so they can enjoy a hot cup of cocoa next to a fireplace while wearing their comfy sweaters. Preferences on seasons are different. Still, everybody has their favorite that they look forward to. However, nobody looks forward to packing and storing seasonal clothing. But even if you are fretting about…

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Tips for finding a family-friendly apartment

August 3, 2020
A family preparing a breakfast

Finding the right apartment can be difficult, but if you have a family and need to think about your kids’ needs, things become even trickier. Finding a family-friendly apartment can take some time because you have to find an ideal neighborhood for raising children. When you finally find the perfect apartment for you and your loved ones, the effort will be worth it. To help you in your search, we are giving you a few tips for finding a family-friendly…

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Essential Sewing Supplies You Need for Your Next Project

July 31, 2020

Are you an aspiring seamstress? If you have never sewn a garment before, you might feel surprised when you realize how many things you need to complete your project. However, with the right tools, you can make customized dresses that no one can match. What will you need to stock your dream sewing room? The eleven supplies below are must-haves for your project.   1. A Sewing Machine This purchase is the priciest on your list. Don’t automatically opt for…

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Summer Decluttering Projects

July 27, 2020
View of a decluttered and cleaned living room area.

By Sally Norton   Summer has arrived. Even though you might have completed your spring cleaning and decluttering on time, there are still a few things you need to do to maintain your house in tip-top shape. Living in an organized and clutter-free space will help you feel happier and more relaxed. Make use of your lazy summer days and complete some quick decluttering projects that will help you achieve that peace and happiness.   Where to begin Before you…

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How the Right Lighting Can Make Your Home Appear Luxurious

July 21, 2020

You can have the prettiest house on the block but unless it is well lit after dark both from the inside and the outside, all your effort will go to waste. There are various factors you need to account for when setting up the lighting in your house, from the total budget to the style and function of each lamp. Only then will you be able to create a light show that will make your home appear luxurious.   Measure…

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Downsizing your home with family – how to make it work?

July 17, 2020
downsizing your home with family can be a tiring task

By Sally Norton   Downsizing can be such a frustrating process, especially if you are downsizing your home with family. If you have three kids and a pet or two, downsizing from a three-bedroom home to a two-bedroom home may sound impossible. However, it is totally doable. Plus, many families became stronger and much closer after downsizing. That said, deciding what to keep and take with you to a new home, and what has to go is a daunting task.…

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Remodelling your Kitchen: Costs and How to

June 25, 2020

One of the most crucial parts of a home is the Kitchen. Not only is the place when we normally spend more time during the day, but also where the family gathers and meals are made. A good kitchen, when buying a house, is normally 60% of the sale done. With a lousy kitchen or a tight space kitchen, it will definitely be hard to sell/buy a house. If you happen to buy a house, or think that your kitchen…

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Quick Decor Tips using Furniture Deals

June 19, 2020

There is this need of mine to, from time to time, to modify my house. A little tweak here, a little change on the disposition of things, colours, add this, remove that. I think the majority of people think like that. I am always looking online (especially right now being at home), and spending so much time at home makes you want to change. And nothing is better, and thank goodness for online shops newsletters, to open an email with…

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How to Build the Garden of Your Dreams in Your Backyard

June 9, 2020

By Patrick Adams   When you look at your backyard, you probably imagine your dream garden sprouting to life right in front of you. Gardens are a key part of most backyards, and it doesn’t hurt to have a few veggies and gorgeous plants at the ready. Well, it’s time to stop imagining and start building the exact garden of your dreams. It’s a difficult and backbreaking task at times, but it’s not impossible. Even if you’re a complete beginner,…

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