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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.
Budget Plans for a Home Improvement Project

Budget Plans for a Home Improvement Project

So, you’ve either just bought a house and are on a tight budget or have been living in your home for quite some time but, well, are also on a tight budget. Despite this, you still want to invest in improving your home. Not only can a home improvement project help personalize your space, but it also…

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By Kayleigh, 11/09/2016 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.
15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have Handy

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have Handy

Ever get inspired to work on a project, only to realize halfway through that you don’t actually have the right tools to finish the job? You’re definitely not alone. Besides, how can you know what you’ll need until you actually need it (and ultimately realize you don’t have it)? You don’t have to be a…

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By Sarah, 11/07/2016 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 Make Small Rooms Look Bigger

How to Make Small Rooms Look Bigger

New homeowners often find themselves wondering how they can make a room look bigger without doing any major renovations. If you’re a new homeowner, or are moving from one home to another, you may be experiencing this first-hand. Luckily, there are several ways you can make any space in your home look bigger without tearing…

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By Kayleigh, 11/01/2016 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 Things to Do Once You Close on a New House

10 Things to Do Once You Close on a New House

Congratulations! You’ve closed on your new house. This is a big deal. Whether or not you’re a first-time buyer, you’re probably already thinking of the next steps you’ll have to take. Here is a simple step-by-step guide to get you started: 1) Copy your closing documents and keep them on file. This is important because,…

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By Kayleigh, 10/31/2016 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 Tips for Improving the Value of Your Home (on a budget!)

10 Tips for Improving the Value of Your Home (on a budget!)

Whether you’re looking to sell your home right away or simply thinking about the future, increasing the value of your home is never a bad idea. Getting top dollar for your home doesn’t have to break the bank—learn to improve the value of your home with these 10 budget-friendly tips: 1. Paint   A fresh…

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By Sarah, 10/30/2016 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.
Energy Saving Tips

Energy Saving Tips

No matter the season, every homeowner is always looking for ways to save energy. Saving energy means saving money. Knowing some simple facts about how much we spend on certain things within the home can make a big difference in reducing those costs. Space heating and water heating take up the most money on our…

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By Kayleigh, 10/26/2016 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.
5 Easy Ways to Transform your Ceiling

5 Easy Ways to Transform your Ceiling

When it comes to home interior renovations, the ceiling often gets overlooked. Understandably so, since our eyes don’t always automatically gravitate upwards. But if you’re looking for unique ways to upgrade your space, a ceiling makeover is a great place to start. Here are 5 different ways to renovate your ceiling without breaking the bank:  …

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By Sarah, 10/18/2016 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.
Home Organization Tips and Tricks

Home Organization Tips and Tricks

Park of making small rooms appear larger is keeping everything clean and organized. But… not everyone is fond of doing that. Here are some fun organization hacks to make and keep things tidy around your house! Sofa Organizer You can keep your remote, a book, and the TV Guide all handy and hang it right from…

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By Kayleigh, 10/14/2016 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.
Essential Moving Tips: Change of Address Checklist

Essential Moving Tips: Change of Address Checklist

A lot changes when you take the steps to move into a new home—especially your address! Moving can be stressful—amid the packing, renting a truck, gathering moving supplies, and finding some help, it’s easy to forgot who you’ve already notified about your move. This list will help you prioritize who to tell first—before and after…

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By Sarah, 10/13/2016 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.