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Keep Spirits High and Utility Bills Low this Holiday Season!

Keep Spirits High and Utility Bills Low this Holiday Season!

If you haven’t already decked your halls for the holiday season, you may be planning to get a little festive right about now. And, why not? So far this season, the weather has been pretty mild; so, the time is right to hang lights, string garland and add other holiday décor. But, what happens when the weather outside turns much colder during the holidays? Of course, you’ll ke

Forget the Garland for Now: Prepare Your Yard for Winter

Forget the Garland for Now: Prepare Your Yard for Winter

OK, already! We know ‘tis the season for hanging holiday lights, stringing garland and possibly even putting up that  inflatable snowman that your children can’t seem to get enough of. Before you go crazy decking your home’s exterior with holiday cheer, make sure you don’t forget about a few important maintenance must-dos that will protect your lawn long past the holid

Boldly Brave Black Friday Crowds for These Five Home Deals!

Boldly Brave Black Friday Crowds for These Five Home Deals!

Whether you’re building a home, you’ve just moved into a new home or your home is in need of a few upgrades, the year’s busiest shopping season could be your ticket to striking a great deal on appliances, home technology and more. Of course, some people find shopping on Black Friday and during the holiday season in general, just altogether annoying. So, we’ve compiled a

Thrive, Homeowners! Master these 10 Survival Skills!

Thrive, Homeowners! Master these 10 Survival Skills!

If you talk to anyone who owns a home, they may tell you that the most important survival skill you can have as a homeowner is simply a sense of humor. After all, what else can you do after your dog manages to nudge a door lock, denying you access to your own bedroom; your toddler drops and flushes a favorite toy down the toilet; or, you actually have to put out a small kitchen fire after you burn

Home Staging on a Budget

Home Staging on a Budget

Home staging has become something of a minor craze for real estate professionals in the past few years, and the actual science behind how best to set up a home for an open house seems to be changing all the time. However, one thing is unlikely to change: Homeowners and agents don't want to break the bank when it comes to getting everything squared away. As a result, it's wise to look into

Five Tiny Living Tactics that Make Huge Sense in Your Home

Five Tiny Living Tactics that Make Huge Sense in Your Home

So, maybe you’re not exactly ready to jump right into the tiny house movement and buy a micro home. But, you’ve got to admit, the people who choose to live simply in a small home may not have such a bad idea. After all, they’ve probably got no room for clutter and they likely pay lower utility bills. They’ve even got good reason to turn down Aunt Edna’s always-graciou

Fall for These Five Budget-Friendly Autumn Décor Ideas!

Fall for These Five Budget-Friendly Autumn Décor Ideas!

It’s fall y’all! There, we’ve said it and we promise it won’t happen again. In the spirit of the autumn season, it is time to add a little pumpkin spice to your home’s décor. However, just like stores will soon replace their scarecrows for Santas, we know that the fall season may quickly be replaced by holiday cheer in your home, too. So, how can you decorate y

Low-cost ways to improve your curb appeal

Low-cost ways to improve your curb appeal

Everyone knows that curb appeal is critical for making a great first impression.  And Sellers are often most aware of the need to spruce up their curb appeal when trying to attract buyers.  There's a direct link between good-looking properties and quick real estate sales, so owners may want to undertake a few of these little do-it-yourself projects to increase curb appeal without bre

Simple Tricks May Fix Your Appliances

Simple Tricks May Fix Your Appliances

It's every homeowner's worst nightmare – you have a pot over the stove and turn the switch to find your burner won't light. It's the same idea with your refrigerator. No one wants to swing open the doors for a snack to see that their food is warm and spoiled. While your first reaction may be to panic and assume your machine has conked out for good, don't lose hope so

You Paid WHAT?! Five Home Items Not Worth the Splurge

You Paid WHAT?! Five Home Items Not Worth the Splurge

Do you subscribe to some of those fancy home décor magazines or even simply receive Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware catalogs in the mail? It is easy to get wrapped up in the awesome designs pictured and splurge on trendy home décor items in hopes that your home may mimic even a corner of what you see on those pages. The downside of trying to stay atop the latest home d&eacut