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How to Ready Your Home as an Airbnb Host

How to Ready Your Home as an Airbnb Host

Airbnb is all the rage right now, offering an alternative to staying in hotels around the world. It also offers an extra means of income for anyone who rents out parts of or their entire home to travelers. Interested? Here are some tips on how to get started with becoming an Airbnb host. What is…

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By Kayleigh, 02/15/2017 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.
Here’s What You Need to Know About Buying Foreclosures

Here’s What You Need to Know About Buying Foreclosures

Not all home-buying experiences are cut-and-dry. You have options, and if one of these is to invest in a foreclosure, there are some things you need to know before you buy. Most professionals will tell you this might not be a good idea.  Why would you want to invest in a property where there could…

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By Kayleigh, 02/13/2017 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.
Tips for Hosting the Best (Last Minute) Game Day Party

Tips for Hosting the Best (Last Minute) Game Day Party

Just because the Big Game is only a few days away doesn’t mean it’s too late to plan on hosting a party! Whether your other plans fell through, your SO decided they really, really, really want to have everyone over, or you’ve decided you’d rather host so you don’t have to battle the winter elements to go to…

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By Sarah, 02/01/2017 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.
Are You Using the Right Ice Melt at Home (and is it safe)?

Are You Using the Right Ice Melt at Home (and is it safe)?

It’s 6 o’clock in the morning and you’re frantically trying to shovel your driveway and de-ice your car before you have to leave for work. Before you run back inside to finish your now-cold cup of coffee and scarf down a quick bowl of cereal, you throw some ice melt onto your sidewalk and driveway…

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By Sarah, 01/25/2017 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.
Open House Staging Tips and Tricks

Open House Staging Tips and Tricks

Open house staging can be scary on a few different levels. Perhaps the biggest fear for some is that you’ve got to get past any emotional attachment you have to the home. Homes hold a lot of memories, and I know it can be hard to let go, but fear not! Here are some tips…

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By Kayleigh, 01/23/2017 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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Add Character to Any Room With an Area Rug

Add Character to Any Room With an Area Rug

Area rugs can make a great addition to just about any room in your home. Not only are they a great décor accessory, but they have practical uses like shielding the feet from the sharp cold of hardwood and tile flooring. A great compliment to cabin socks. Don’t be intimidated by adding an area rug…

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By Kayleigh, 01/18/2017 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.
8 Tips for Negotiating Your Home Purchase

8 Tips for Negotiating Your Home Purchase

With the start of a new year finally here, you may be getting ready to make a big commitment. The ultimate fresh start at the top of your list this year: buying a new home. The thought of that might be a little… intimidating. Not sure where to start? Here are 8 tips to help…

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By Kayleigh, 01/16/2017 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 Should You Do With Your Old Christmas Tree?

What Should You Do With Your Old Christmas Tree?

The holidays have come and gone. Now it’s the season for resolutions and that dreaded ceremonial putting away of the decorations. Maybe you went a little overboard this year with tinsel and artificial snow. Maybe you forgot to water your tree the past few weeks days and suddenly your floor has taken on a green shag appearance….

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By Sarah, 01/06/2017 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.
What You Should Purchase for Your New Home

What You Should Purchase for Your New Home

If you’re in the process of purchasing your first home, there are a few things you should know about. For example, you’re going to need to keep on buying things after you make that down payment. New home purchases are a must for most. But what do you need for your new house? Here’s a…

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By Kayleigh, 01/04/2017 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 Create a Small Home Gym

How to Create a Small Home Gym

Having a home gym is important to many people, but what if you just don’t have enough room for keep an elliptical, weights, bench, and all the other workout gear you’ve always imagined for your dream home gym? Well, creating a small home gym is easier than you think, and small workout spaces are becoming extremely…

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By Kayleigh, 01/02/2017 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.