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The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence…right? This year, my goal is to make my side of the fence the greenest! Our grass is more crabgrass than actual grass, so I’ve been trying to tackle the problem. The previous two years, the weeds have won. But is the year that we conquer weeds – I can feel...

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This guide is sure to lead you to a Valentine’s Day like none you’ve had before, but it takes at least one day of planning. I promise it will be fun for both parties and will mix up your Valentine’s Day. Scavenger Hunt – Start the morning with a scavenger hunt. Put the first clue somewhere easy to find. From...

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One of mine and my husband’s favorite sayings is “perfectly imperfect”. We use it for basically everything we make, hang or decorate around the house. I’d like to think that we say it as a way to remind ourselves that it’s the imperfections that make a home more unique. (Instead of a way to justify the...

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It’s been a long, long winter. If you are anything like me it’s always a long, long winter.  Most people spend a lot more time inside this time of year.  To avoid cabin fever you or if you’re selling your home you might want to lighten up a room in your home a bit!  Here are a few tips to get you started while...

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With cold weather upon us, there is nothing better than warming up by a fire. At times it can get a little frustrating if you can’t get that fire going so here are steps you can take to make some very effective fire starters from house hold supplies. What you’ll need: Egg carton Saw dust Dryer lint Wax...

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The first night of Hanukkah and Christmas Eve land on the same day in 2016.  The first night of Hanukkah falling on Christmas Eve is so rare that it has only happened 4 times in the last 100 years. It is often said that blue represents a generosity of spirit or for those who seek wisdom and honesty.  And it...

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Don’t stress out about hosting a holiday party. With some organization and a few tricks/tips, you can have a party that everyone can enjoy…even you! Cocktail party or a sit-down dinner? The first thing to think about when planning a party is the format. A sit-down dinner is more formal, but intimate and usually much...

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If you find yourself stuck inside this winter because of freezing temperatures and piles of snow, consider some of these fun DIY centerpiece ideas to decorate your dinner table or any part of your house for that matter. Decorative Wine bottle DIY Gold Glitter Centerpiece Bottles via Delightful Details Supplies: Wine...

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Winter is coming. (Special shout out to all my Game of Thrones fans out there.) We’ve seen the beginning, but it isn’t too late to prepare your home. Follow some simple winter home maintenance tips: Clean the gutters – Clogged gutters can be a hazard during the fall and winter season. When gutters are clogged, melting...

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They are cute, fuzzy, cuddly…and total menaces. That’s right, we are talking about puppies and your house has just become their playground. If you want to protect your house and your belongings, or most of them anyways, then keep some of these puppy proofing tips in mind. Crate your puppy! This is a very...

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