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On the simplest level, the purpose of a kitchen is to store and prepare food. It’s where we cook, eat, and grudgingly clean up afterward—and it’s so much more than that. The kitchen is where we sit each night to trade stories from the day; it’s where good report cards ...
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So, you made the mistake of inviting all your friends over for a little get-together—only you forgot what happens when you mix your friends with four kinds of booze. (And don’t forget the nachos.) You haven’t checked the bathroom yet, but based on the Memento-style flashbacks ...
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Parties are fun and can be easy to plan for when you know what you’re doing, but there’s one area that’s often overlooked when it comes to buying supplies. And it’s the one room that could ruin the whole soiree if not appropriately prepped. (Insert cringe-worthy party-pooper ...
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I’ve often dreamt of a place I can go, early in the morning, when my eyes aren’t quite open and my brain is still in between dreams, where I can cuddle up in a ball, sip some coffee, and eat a piece of toast or two in the shimmer of the morning sun before I begin my day. That ...
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Just because you’ve got a small outdoor space doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it. Instead, use your tiny yard as a chance to be creative. With a little strategy and some smart design ideas, you can turn your small yard into a personal oasis. Divide and Conquer Functional and ...
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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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