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How to Clean Quartz Countertops

When we renovated the kitchen in our first home, we replaced laminate with quartz countertops. Suddenly, I needed to relearn how to clean up after cooking. You see, there are cleaning methods that can sabotage your quartz countertops. It’s the …

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Do You Need a New Mattress

How do you know it’s time to buy a new mattress? There are a couple of things to think about. One, how do you feel when you wake up? Two, what does your mattress look like when you observe its …

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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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