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Bathroom Plants that Absorb Moisture

Did you know there are plants that absorb moisture? People usually put them in bathrooms to help keep the humidity down.  It’s something I’m considering for my home. You see, moisture is a problem in our upstairs bathroom. It shouldn’t …

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Refinishing a Fireplace

When Bill and I started our home renovation, we knew that one of the projects we wanted to do was refinishing the fireplace in the dining room. It was painted white with a sky-blue mantle. Bill hates painted brick. I …

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Christmas Town Names

Did you see the USPS commercial this past holiday season that highlighted Christmas town names across America? Those aren’t made up places. There really are cities and states across the nation named for something related to Christmas. Some even have …

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Samplize Paint Samples

I’ve mentioned using Samplize paint samples in a couple of my articles. This includes colors to paint your home before selling as well as what is greige color. Fun fact: we painted our house greige before selling it, thus the …

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Lawn and Grass Care 101

You might think you know everything you need to know about lawn and grass care. However, I’m betting that some of the advice I’ll offer in this article will be new to you. And why am I writing this article …

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Winter Cleaning Tips

You may think about deep cleaning the house in spring only, but winter cleaning is important, too. And I’m not just talking about vacuuming or dusting. Something you may not have considered is how the colder months affect how clean …

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