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So Long, Chevron! Say Goodbye to these Five Home Trends in 2017!

So Long, Chevron! Say Goodbye to these Five Home Trends in 2017!

Just last week, we shared our design trend forecast for the New Year. Of course, with every design trend that comes in, one or more must also go out. So, while you’re selecting the hot styles you’ll incorporate into your home in 2017, take note of these five home trends that should see their way out of your home décor style this year: 1. Oversized Furniture: Maybe it has some

10 Money Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make this Year

10 Money Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make this Year

Now that the New Year has been sufficiently “rung in,” it’s time to get down to the business of those pesky resolutions. While you already may have bailed on your lofty diet or exercise plans for the New Year (there is still plenty of time to get back on track!), you may not be able to afford to let your financial resolutions slide. Really, if you’ve got goals like buying a

Resolve to Try One of These 10 Home Trends in 2017

Resolve to Try One of These 10 Home Trends in 2017

The beginning of the year is always a great time to adopt the “out with the old, in with the new” mentality for everything from barely-worn clothes to rarely-used toys to, even, rapidly-fading home décor fads. How can you make sure that you’re tossing the tacky and taking on the trendy when it comes to 2017 home décor? With our help, of course! Here are 10 of

Celebrate National Spaghetti Day with Pittsburgh’s Best Pasta!

Celebrate National Spaghetti Day with Pittsburgh’s Best Pasta!

Talk about totally derailing your New Year’s resolution before you even get started! Tomorrow is National Spaghetti Day! How can you not indulge in those oh-so-crave-worthy carbs?! Now, Pittsburgh may be known for regional favorites like pierogies and Primanti Bros., but anyone who lives in Pittsburgh will tell you that there is some pretty good pasta to be found in the city, too. In hono

Do Smart Home Systems Make Financial Sense for You?

Do Smart Home Systems Make Financial Sense for You?

As we  kick off 2017, your mind is bound to be churning with possible resolutions. If remodeling your home in the New Year tops your list of resolutions, you’ve undoubtedly considered investing in smart technology. You know, devices like programmable thermostats, smart light bulbs and smart home security systems, among an array of other witty new technology. Of course, with all of th

Five Holiday Storage Ideas for Undecking the Halls!

Five Holiday Storage Ideas for Undecking the Halls!

Though many of us still are enjoying the holiday season with family and friends, we know there is a not-so-festive thought looming in your minds… cleaning up all of the holiday décor you so diligently put up for the season. Well, don’t waste the rest of this merry time worrying about how you’re going to stash your seasonal décor until next year. We’ve foun

Holiday Hosting Tips to Keep Your House Tidy and Spirits Bright!

Holiday Hosting Tips to Keep Your House Tidy and Spirits Bright!

If you’re a homeowner or renter who is hosting the holidays this season, you may be feeling a little anxiety about welcoming your guests while keeping your home in order. But, have no fear; it can be done! Even during the busiest of holiday seasons, you can keep chaos at home down while keeping your guests’ (and your own) spirits up! Here’s a quick guide to making your guests

Five Tips for a Successful Home Sale in 2017!

Five Tips for a Successful Home Sale in 2017!

The New Year is upon us and for some homeowners resolving to sell their homes in 2017 is on their to-do list. Much like all that is involved in planning for holiday festivities, there is quite a bit to do to prepare for listing a home in today’s real estate market. If you’re looking to list your home in 2017, here are five things you should start doing now: 1. Clean and Declutter

Brrr! Ten of the Best Things to Do in Pittsburgh this Winter!

Brrr! Ten of the Best Things to Do in Pittsburgh this Winter!

One of the things that so many people love about living in the city of Pittsburgh is the opportunity to enjoy all four seasons. Whether it is during the busy holiday season or in the wintry start to the New Year, Pittsburgh has an abundance of winter fun for all ages. Here are five outdoor winter activities you won’t want to miss in Pittsburgh this winter: Ski, Pittsburgh! Both Seve

Five Ways to Save this Season Without Feeling Like a Scrooge

Five Ways to Save this Season Without Feeling Like a Scrooge

Gift-giving season is in full effect, but what happens when you’re trying to stay focused on your financial goals instead of overspending around the holidays? Of course, you want to get your loved ones gifts that they’ll love, but you don’t want to lose focus and sacrifice dreams like homeownership or that screened-in addition you’ve been saving up for this year. Don&rsq