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10 Common Ways to Automate Your Home

10 Common Ways to Automate Your Home

Technology has advanced dramatically, and it’s been moving into the home in new ways. While some form of home automation has been around since the 1930s, there’s no doubting that it’s become more advanced in recent years. Because of that, you may not know where to start when it comes to automating your home. Possibilities…

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By Kayleigh, 12/12/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Weatherproofing Your Home For Winter

Weatherproofing Your Home For Winter

Is your house ready for winter? If not, don’t sweat it—there’s still some time to squeeze in pre-winter maintenance before Old Man Winter comes knocking in full force. Just add it to that ever-growing list of things that you need to get accomplished within the next few weeks…somewhere between untangling lights and baking cookies, perhaps? If…

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By Sarah, 12/09/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Tips and Tricks for Hiring a Home Contractor

Tips and Tricks for Hiring a Home Contractor

Letting someone in to your home, trusting them to renovate and remodel, can be nerve-wracking.  Will they do a good job? Will everything be level? What can go wrong? While we can’t guarantee that everything will go entirely according to plan, we are here with some tips and tricks to ensure that you are doing…

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By Kayleigh, 12/07/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
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The Rights and Wrongs of Snow Removal

The Rights and Wrongs of Snow Removal

It’s getting chilly outside and some of us are already beginning to see the rain turn into snow. Removing snow from around our homes is necessary to ensure our family’s safety. But you also want to remain safe while ensuring your family’s safety. Here are some basic Dos and Don’ts to follow and make the snow…

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By Kayleigh, 12/05/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
What Factors Affect Home Value?

What Factors Affect Home Value?

Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home, the most important factor you will need to consider is value: what is this home worth? If you’re putting your home on the market, it’s important to understand what factors contribute to the value of your home; this then enables you to make improvements to increase…

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By Sarah, 11/30/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

Alright, everyone’s gone. You’ve cleaned up the dining room, the kitchen, and the living room. However, your guests didn’t eat as much as you’d hoped. Aunt Laura didn’t want to take any leftovers home with her. That’s great, you thought (at first), I don’t have to cook for a while. Yes, it’s great. Well, it was….

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By Kayleigh, 11/25/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
10 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets to Make Cooking Easier

10 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets to Make Cooking Easier

Are you ready to bring your kitchen into the future? The future is now (or so they keep telling us). So this is no time to keep your kitchen in the past. If you have any interest in making your life a little easier (at least when it comes to preparing meals), here are some gadgets…

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By Sarah, 11/23/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

The holiday season is a great time of year because it usually means we get to spend extra time with loved ones—especially those we might not normally get to see or spend much time with. Be it with family, friends, or even coworkers, Thanksgiving especially is a time of gathering. And such gatherings require a…

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By Sarah, 11/18/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Make Thanksgiving Dinner Easier with 10 Kitchen Essentials

Make Thanksgiving Dinner Easier with 10 Kitchen Essentials

It’s that time of year again. Time to prep for family gatherings! If you’re a new homeowner, you might be hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the first time. Ever. It’s pretty exciting, but also can be rather stressful. Don’t worry too much, though, because there are some great kitchen appliances that can make your dinner prep…

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By Kayleigh, 11/16/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.