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With the weather warming up and summer quickly approaching, it’s almost time for the vacation season. This summer, think about making every trip to your patio a vacation—minus the hassle of transportation—with these globally inspired ideas. Tuscan Patio If Italy is your ...
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If you live in an urban (or even suburban) area, you may be familiar with the maxim “Good fences make good neighbors.” While Robert Frost didn’t intend for that line in his poem “Mending Wall” to be taken literally, having a little separation from your neighbors isn’t a ...
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Recently, over a series of coffee-spiked evenings, I sat down with my boyfriend to begin what will surely become a long, arduous hunt for an apartment. Between ogling shiny high-rise condos we can’t afford and debating the merits of square footage versus location, we became ...
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With summer around the corner, we’ll be taking advantage of the sunlight and mild weather to give some much-needed TLC to our neglected winter lawns. But then they strike—summer allergies. The biggest culprit of this season’s allergies is also one of the most iconic signs of ...
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Intricate landscaping designs and flashy garden displays may be eye-catching, but the secret to a healthy, well-maintained lawn is all in the details. Any great lawn needs the same dependable, regular care to flourish, and tending to the basics while keeping your yard ...
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Green grass makes for a beautiful landscape, but it’s not always easy to achieve. If you find yourself looking out at an unhappy yard, wondering how to revive dead grass, you may be tempted to turn to chemical fertilizers in an attempt to cultivate a lush lawn. But before you ...
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No one particularly looks forward to moving, but it does give you (if you’re like me) a much-needed opportunity to go through your things. Sure, you could just pack those old cell phones and that endless tangle of cords, but do you really need them? Plus, the more you get ...
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As most of us know, moving can be a painful experience—finding a home that meets all of your unique needs is no easy feat. So when your friends settle into a new place that checks all of their boxes, it’s understandable that you’d want to congratulate them on their ...
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Moving may be exciting, but the process itself is almost never fun and is usually pretty pricey. You may be tempted to save some coin by bribing your friends to do the heavy lifting in exchange for pizza, but there are several reasons this may not be the best route ...
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There’s nothing quite like buying your first home—the prospect of having a space to truly call your own is exciting, and the reality of the debt you’ll acquire can be a bit sobering. Emotions aside, buying a home is one of the best—and most significant—financial investments you’ll ...
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