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7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home for Less Than $40

I don’t know about you but my house is looking a little rough around the edges after a long winter. I’ll be trying some of these low-cost ways to make a fresh start where needed. Maybe you can also use some of these low-cost items to brighten up your humble abode. All of these items …

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Spring Checklist: Freshen Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Time to pack away the winter coats spring is finally here! With this checklist as your guide, help your home burst into spring with a curb appeal makeover. Pick as few (or as many) tasks as you want to tackle, from porch swings to plantings, and your home will be looking its best before you …

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Happy Friday!

Bored During the Week: Fun Activities for Family Night  “Working Mothers” (Natalie’s Tips) – Natalie’s blog focuses on parenting, being a mom and working, traveling with your kids, and also ways to improve your home. I give new and helpful tips that benefit all my readers. Make a family fun night that everyone will enjoy …

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7 Simple Ways to Offer Comfort Everyday

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash How can we offer the gifts of comfort and compassion to ourselves, our family, friends, and communities, as well as to the world around us? We do it in simple practical ways. We share what we have to give. We offer a kind word, a smile, a hug, a …

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9 Home Repairs You Shouldn’t Put Off

While we’re enjoying the summer season, playing in our gardens, grilling and chilling, we must also come to the reality that no matter how much we want for it to, summer will not last forever. Now is the perfect time to start on that to-do list we may have been putting off before the cold …

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It All Began…

As we start to make progress in our lives, we may want to erase the memory of our beginnings. Could it be perhaps we despise the slow southern town in which we grew up, the suburbs which offered nothing but boredom, or the overcrowded and ran down housing project that endangered us and made us …

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Where to Donate Things in Your Home

Nothing makes clutter clearing easier than knowing your household items, clothes, and shoes are going to a worthy cause. That’s why donating is such a wonderful pursuit; it helps other people while freeing you of stuff you no longer need. Below are some of the most popular things to donate, places to donate them to, …

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Travelers Beware!

Bed bugs are crafty little things. Not only will they make even a nice hotel room their home, but they’ll cling to your clothes and climb in your bag to go home with you. These tips can help you avoid such unwanted guests. This video from the Consumer Reports YouTube channel shares some great advice …

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Why Men Need Not Fear Single Mothers

  Dear Fellas, Why is it that some men are taken aback by single mothers? They seem to have this perception of single mothers as being desperate, needy or clingy.  When in fact most single mothers run their own home, pay their own bills, look after themselves AND their children all while holding down a …

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