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Honey-Do Chores You Tend to Neglect (But Please Don't!)

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 20, 2016

How many people really love household chores? Let’s face it; they’re called “chores” for a reason. However you might feel about day-to-day housework like cooking...


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Heat Your Open Plan Home Up and Keep Fuel Bills Down

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 16, 2016

True, an open plan home offers a lot to love – more light, more room, and a less cramped feeling than you’d generally have with a more traditional style house or condo....


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8 Thanksgiving Dinner Tips to Leave You Truly Grateful

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 14, 2016

Be honest, now. Does the idea of hosting (or attending) Thanksgiving dinner fill you with anticipation or make you slightly queasy? Funny how this holiday tends to leave many of us...


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Small Home Storage Hacks: What Works, What Not So Much

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 06, 2016

Ha! Ha! Sorry, folks, but I just had to laugh when I read about someone lamenting his “cramped” quarters ... a 2000-square-foot house! As someone who recently downsized...


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How to Heat Concrete and More Fascinating Concrete FAQs

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 02, 2016

Concrete is such a versatile building material. In addition to basement floors, outdoor patios, and walkways, you’ll find it in on-trend industrial chic home decor, in the form...