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8 Houseplants You Probably Can’t Kill!

Having plants in the home makes the whole place feel cheerier and brighter. But let’s be honest, some plants require more care and attention than a newborn baby. That can be hard to pull off with everything else in life you have to deal with. And even when you’re good about tending to them, they can often be hard to keep alive. Even if you have little time, or don’t have a…

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Meet The Manatees

Florida is home to a wide array of wondrous creatures, from endangered Florida panthers and American alligators to gopher tortoises. But, Florida’s manatees are certainly the state’s most iconic wild inhabitants. A sub-species of the West Indian manatee, the marine mammals are found in freshwater, brackish water, and saltwater ecosystems throughout coastal Florida. These waters include tidal estuaries, coastal bays, slow-rolling rivers, and man-made canals. About These Beloved Gentle Giants Weighing up…

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Must Have Kitchen Features

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where you prepare meals for your family, and where you all come together to share those meals. So shouldn’t your kitchen portray that same warmth that you feel? Having a dream kitchen is a goal for many home owners, and while not everything is as easy as waving a wand, there are a few things you can implement that may make your kitchen…

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How To Get Your Home Guest Ready in 15 Minutes!

Anticipating some last-minute company? While you may not have time to scrub down the house, some simple tricks of the trade will make it look like you did. Prepare your home for the unexpected—even if the unexpected is your mother-in-law inviting herself over for dinner. Take a whiff: Burning a few candles around the abode will not only brighten up the space, but it will also upgrade the usual aromas of your…

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5 Places You Forgot Potential Buyers Will Check

An open house is a crucial component of the home sale process. Start with these tips for staging an open house, but don’t stop there. Potential buyers are likely to inspect all areas of the house. Yes, even your “junk drawer” and closets. Here’s a list of five often forgotten places that potential homeowners may check. The sides of your house When you spruce up your front yard and backyard, pay attention the…

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Avoid These Common First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes

Buying a home for the first time can be cumbersome. You’ve never done it before, so it’s normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. Luckily, we’ve pulled together some of the common mistakes first-time home buyers make. Learn from them, and you may have a smoother home buying process. Forgetting About Costs: Your mortgage will probably not be the only cost when it comes to buying a home. Smaller costs like property insurance,…

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Projects to Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger

Does your kitchen feel cramped? If you want to create the illusion of a bigger kitchen without remodeling or tearing down walls, don’t fret. There are plenty of creative hacks for organizing your small kitchen. Here are some ideas: #1 Declutter! It’s possible that the reason your kitchen feels small and cramped is that you’re keeping a lot of stuff in it. Cookbooks, pots and pans, vases — these can all clutter the…

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Affordable Ways to Update Your Bathroom

When you’re planning a remodel, the bathroom is not always the first area you think of. However, if your bathroom is causing you strife, you may be able to make some simple, fast, and affordable changes to upgrade it. You don’t need to do anything drastic like replacing the whole shower. Your bathroom may look like it appeared right off of your Pinterest board with just a few changes. Draw Attention to…

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“Smart” Upgrades for Today’s Connected Home

More and more homeowners are automating their homes to make it easier to control systems such as lights, security, music and even window coverings. According to the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, here are some of the  smart-home systems taking the technology world by storm: Security devices. Many luxury homeowners are splurging on surveillance cameras, motion detectors, automated door locks and other security devices that can be controlled by a smartphone. These…

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Kitchen Projects to Make it Feel Bigger

Does your kitchen feel cramped? If you want to create the illusion of a bigger kitchen without remodeling or tearing down walls, don’t fret. There are plenty of creative hacks for organizing your small kitchen. Here are some ideas: #1 Declutter! It’s possible that the reason your kitchen feels small and cramped is that you’re keeping a lot of stuff in it. Cookbooks, pots and pans, vases — these can all clutter the…

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