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With the average cost of a wedding in the United States in 2016 ringing in (pun intended) at $35,329 and the average engagement lasting 15 months, it’s natural to look for ways to cut costs. Save money and avoid sacrificing style with these DIY projects. Select Simple ...
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Spring has sprung, and that means that your home’s décor may need some updating. But don’t worry—you don’t have to do an entire makeover to transition your space from season to season. Try using some of these transitional decorating ideas to take your décor into the ...
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Some love the city, and some could never imagine living anywhere with more skyscrapers than trees. Many of us fall somewhere between: we’re drawn to city life, but every so often we have to get away and spend some quality time with Mother Nature. Wouldn’t it be nice if your ...
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When you give back to the earth, it can give back to you. Spend the beginning of spring giving your property some eco-friendly attention. We’ve got seven of the most effective ways you can improve your relations with mother earth, both inside and outside the house. 1. Start ...
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Approximately 2.3 million couples marry in the United States each year, averaging out to about 6,000 weddings every day. Even if only half of those couples hold a wedding and a reception, that’s still a colossal amount of resources used for weddings each day. Planning a ...
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Many hopeless romantics have dreamed of their wedding day since they were little girls—or boys. At the tender age of six, I spent many afternoons playing dress-up in my mother’s veil and vowing eternal love to my five-year-old neighbor, Tyler, the reluctant Romeo to my ...
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It probably comes as no surprise that paint is one of the quickest ways to update your home. In most cases, a paint job doesn’t require any invasive construction work, and the result is a lot like a good haircut—your house will look polished and neat when the work is ...
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Let’s face it: the words ‘fun’ and ‘cleaning’ are rarely seen together. Adding kids to the mix may only make you wonder if it’s easier to take care of your cleaning checklist by yourself. Keep in mind, however, that involving children in household chores is a good thing. Tackling ...
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Winter can be a detrimental season for the outside of your house. Make these repairs to bring your house back to life. Damage from Ice Dams on Your Roof and Gutters Ice might look pretty hanging from your gutters, but the damage it can cause will last longer than the ...
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It’s natural to love your own home, but doesn’t it feel good when other people love it, too? These days, one of the highest compliments your home can receive is being posted on social media. If your home doesn’t elicit quite that much fanfare, keep in mind that you don’t ...
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