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5 Most Important Qualities to Look for in a Realtor

5 Most Important Qualities to Look for in a Realtor

When it comes to choosing a realtor, the options sometimes seem endless. Your best friend knows someone who is married to a realtor. You neighbor is a realtor. You’re looking at three local real estate websites and they all seem to have many great agents available. So, where and how do you make a good…

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By Kayleigh, 06/19/2017 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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So, You Wanna Sauna?

So, You Wanna Sauna?

A lot of people want a pool in their backyard or even an indoor swimming pool or hot tub. Me? Well, I want a relaxation space, and one of the most recent home trends involves an at-home sauna. Saunas have been around for years. With such a rich history and numerous health benefits, there are…

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By Kayleigh, 06/12/2017 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.
How to Eliminate Pet Odors From Your Home

How to Eliminate Pet Odors From Your Home

Having a stinky pet can be more than just a minor inconvenience at home, especially if you’re trying to sell it—your home, that is. Not your pet. If you can recall those Febreeze nose blind commercials, it’s like that. Except instead of your friends and loved ones having a cat couch intervention, your pet odorous…

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By Sarah, 06/09/2017 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.
5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Backyard

5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Backyard

With the warmest months of the year approaching, gathering with friends and family will be on your mind. This means pulling out the grill and getting your outdoor space ready. If you feel your patio or deck is a bit drab and needs a makeover, don’t fret. Here are 5 ways to brighten up your backyard…

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By Kendra, 06/02/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
A Thyme for Herbs

A Thyme for Herbs

Do you enjoy cooking flavor-filled dishes? Do you only opt for fresh ingredients? Then you should plant your own herb garden! A great feature about planting your own herbs is that they’re low maintenance and they don’t have to be planted in the ground– herbs can be conveniently planted in pots right outside of the…

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By Kendra, 05/26/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Using Essential Oils Around the Home

Using Essential Oils Around the Home

My first introduction to essentials oils was at the end of a particularly relaxing yoga class. We were laying in our final pose (Shavasana—the best pose some might say) and the instructor walked around and massaged an oil onto our temples. Boy, was that relaxing. Ever since then I’ve been fascinated with essential oils and…

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By Kayleigh, 05/15/2017 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.
Getting Rid of These 5 Common House Pests

Getting Rid of These 5 Common House Pests

No one likes to deal with bugs. No one. I don’t care what your argument is but there’s nothing worse than when fruit flies invade your home. Nothing. So, how do we deal with this? Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with five common house pests. Some Basic Rules to Follow I’m all…

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By Kayleigh, 05/08/2017 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.
Home Inspections for Potential Buyers

Home Inspections for Potential Buyers

If you’re in the market for a new home you might not be thinking all that much about inspections. Sure, you know about them and you know you should do them, but do you know how many there are? If you are at the stage of the buying process you might be thinking “Where do…

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By Kayleigh, 04/28/2017 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 to Do With Your Easter Flowers

What to Do With Your Easter Flowers

Easter has come and gone, but hopefully, your flowers are still around! If you’re anything like me (the complete opposite of possessing a green thumb), you might be wondering: now what? The thing I love about Easter flowers is that they can be so much more than just a temporary holiday decoration. If you take the…

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By Sarah, 04/21/2017 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.
History of Easter Egg Hunt and How to Throw Your Own, Last Minute

History of Easter Egg Hunt and How to Throw Your Own, Last Minute

Spring has sprung and Easter is here! This year is flying by. I cannot believe we’re already halfway through the fourth month of 2017. If you’re like me, you’re feeling the same way. But, you might also be trying to throw together a (really) last-minute gathering. There’s going to be kids, and there’s no better…

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By Kayleigh, 04/14/2017 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.