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February 23, 2018

5 Best Cities for Chocolate Lovers!

Got a sweet tooth that won’t come loose? Chocolate has become one of the most popular flavors in the world, dating all the way back to 1900 BCE. It’s made by harvesting, fermenting, roasting, and grinding up cocoa beans. However, cocoa beans are naturally bitter so milk, sugar, and vanilla are added to achieve that sweet goodness that we are familiar with.

While Valentine’s Day is a day for chocolate indulgence, true chocoholics celebrate the rich flavors of cacao all month long! February is National Chocolate Lovers Month. Satisfy your sweet tooth and inner chocolate lover in these sweet cities! The Big Pineapple? How about The Big Cocoa instead? Honolulu, [...]

 
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February 23, 2018

What Is an Ice House and Why Should I Care?

Once used to store ice when electricity hadn't yet been discovered, ice houses have changed the course of history in more than one way. Learn more now.
 
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February 22, 2018

Looking to Get Away? A 46-Acre Private Retreat in Idaho Should Do the Trick

With an asking price of $649,000, this 1-bedrooom, 2-bath home built on the side of an Idaho canyon is certainly one-of-a-kind retreat, nestled on 46 acres.
 
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February 20, 2018

Ex-WH Press Secretary Sean Spicer Looking to Rent His Alexandria Townhome

Just in: President Trump's former press secretary Sean Spicer is renting a charming two-story Alexandria townhouse. Will you be the politician's next renter?
 
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February 19, 2018

Birthplaces of US Presidents

It’s almost President’s day. Right in time for the holiday, homes.com has compiled a quick history lesson for those of us (Editor – like me) who might not have known why President’s Day is celebrated as a national holiday. From wacky monikers for the President of the United States to lesser known facts, we’ve got you covered below.

Virginia has produced eight U.S. Presidents. Notable presidents from the Old Dominion include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Zachary Taylor, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James Madison, Woodrow Wilson, and James Monroe. Four of the five first presidents were born in Virginia. Those traveling in [...]

 
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February 16, 2018

Cities with the Best Public Transit

Millions of people rely on public transit daily for their ride to work or simply to maneuver around the city. Public transit systems are put in place to assist their many occupants and to make their commute easier. According to All Transit, these cities have the best public transit systems in the country.

San Francisco, California

Topping our list is sunny San Francisco. Just over 35% of the city’s population uses public transportation. A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) monthly pass costs $94. San Francisco has both elevated and subway routes and the city has 47 BART stations that service San Francisco, Oakland, San Mateo County and Santa Clara County – [...]

 
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February 15, 2018

Top 5 Fashion Capitals of the Eastern US

The time of the year that most fashionistas (Editor: like myself) love is among us: New York Fashion Week! It’s the one week of the year where our eyes look like deer caught in headlights due to the new and innovative looks that fashion designers and brands showcase for the upcoming seasons. Just like those popular brands and designers whose names ring bells, there are states and cities that are known to be the “go-to” for all things fashion. It’s no surprise that New York is and has always been one of the top four fashion capitals but what about the other cities and states that get overshadowed by their tough competition? Well, below we shine a light on some [...]

 
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February 15, 2018

Want to Live in a 1900’s Brick Firehouse Conversion in Plymouth, MA? Here’s Your Chance!

This turn-of-the-century brick firehouse in Massachusetts makes for an interesting and beautiful 4-bedroom home that could be yours today.
 
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February 13, 2018

Whoopi Goldberg Puts Her Longtime Home Up For Sale in Pacific Palisades

Celebrity real estate alert: Whoopi's 6-bedroom, 7-bath home on Amalfi Drive in Pacific Palisades is on the market for just under $9 million.
 
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February 12, 2018

Cities Derived from Love

Love is in the Air

Modern Valentine’s Day is a far cry from its roots in Ancient Rome, which celebrated the Lupercalia festival in mid-February. Our current Valentine’s Day focuses more on poetic cards, sweet chocolates, and beautiful flowers exchanged with people we love. But love isn’t confined to a dozen long-stem roses or a delicious box of chocolates; it can be found in all sorts of places! They can be a romantic start for a new family, memorable wedding venue, honeymoon destination, or just a place to rekindle love.

Loveland, CO

Where Love Lives

If straightforward love is what [...]

 
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February 9, 2018

5 Unique Wedding Venues for 2018!

Love is in the air! If your sugar pie honey bunch has recently proposed, before you say yes to the dress (which usually takes place closer to the wedding date), make sure you have your wedding venue booked. We’ve compiled a list of the most unique wedding venues that even Cupid would be proud of! Any of these venues is sure to be a royal flush when it comes to having a wedding fit for royalty.

Treehouse Point, Issaquah, Washington

Like something straight from your childhood imagination, this fully-serviced treehouse offers lodging, wedding and elopement rental space and yoga classes. For those who can’t get enough of the woodsy wilderness, this romantic venue, [...]

 
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February 8, 2018

Another HGTV Fixer Upper Home Up for Sale in Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Waco Stomping Grounds

We just saw this home on Chip and Joanna Gaine's show "Fixer Upper," but the property is already looking to start a new chapter with its next set of owners.

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