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November 20, 2018

Masculine Tones + Feminine Accessories = Your Guide to Fall Decor

Masculine and feminine decor styles can easily coexist in one space making your fall decor much cozier. Here's how!
 
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November 20, 2018

Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Hot Water

You've probably heard of solar panels for electricity, but what about the advantages and disadvantages of solar hot water?
 
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November 19, 2018

Getting Your Exercise at Home When the Weather Turns Cold

Once the cold winter weather sets in, getting your exercise becomes more of a challenge; here are some tips on staying in shape at home this winter.
 
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November 19, 2018

Getting Ready for the Relatives: How to Prep Your Home for the Holiday Season

Getting ready for the holidays, especially if you are expecting company, can be serious business, but with a bit of cheerful organization it’ll be a snap.
 
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November 16, 2018

Six Steps to a Simply Smarter Holiday Season

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or this is your first time hosting a big holiday dinner, we all need a few tips and checklists to make the day run as smoothly as possible.
 
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November 16, 2018

7 Stunning DIY Reclaimed Wood Projects for Your Home

Projects involving reclaimed wood are the hottest trend in DIY home improvement right now. Here are 7 stunning ideas to use reclaimed wood in your home, from Homes.com.
 
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November 15, 2018

How to Prepare Your Home for a Wildfire

Fire Weather Watch

If a fire weather watch has been issued, then weather that would enable a wildfire is possible over the next 12 to 72 hours. Turn on your TV and/or radio to listen for updates, or keep your phone handy and turned on if you have an emergency alert app. Be aware that the power might go out, so you need a way to stay informed regardless. Be prepared to evacuate if a wildfire is spotted. Research and learn your evacuation routes in advance, and share your planned routes with family and friends. Keep your phone charged, your car fueled, some cash on hand, and keep emergency supplies, medications, important documents, and a change of clothes in your car. If an evacuation [...]

 
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November 15, 2018

Fall-ing in Love with Decor Trends

Home decor trends evolve season by season and this fall it's a mixture of colors and textures coming from inspiration right outside your door. Here are some easy tips for adding fall trends to your home.
 
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November 14, 2018

The 10 Best Tips for Cleaning Out Your Pantry

As winter approaches, the time to get your dry goods cleaned out and secured is now. Here are the steps you need to take so you can throw dinner together without all the aggravation.
 
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November 14, 2018

5 Tips to Avoid Thanksgiving Disasters

Turkey time will be here before you know it, which means Thanksgiving Day preparation is among us. Although traditions and plans vary among families, many would agree that a lot of planning goes into this memory filled feast from the turkey and meal preparation to the entertainment for the guest. When certain precautions are not taken, Thanksgiving has the potential to be the most horrifying holiday of them all. To help take a load off, we are giving you five tips to keep in mind this Thanksgiving season in order to avoid having a Turkey Day disaster!

Tip Number One: Plan Ahead!

Whether you are the host or hostess who does all of the food preparation or the turkey day chief [...]

 
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November 13, 2018

Upholstery 101: How to Really Nail It

Upholstering or reupholstering a piece of furniture can be one of the most satisfying projects. Here are a few tips to help you end up with a nicely finished piece in just a weekend’s time.
 
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November 12, 2018

8 Easy and Timeless Home Decorating Tips

Seasons change and trends come and go. There 8 easy and timeless home decorating tips will ensure that your home is in-style year-round!

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