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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Wednesday 12/11/2019
Give the Gift of Travel
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 2:54 am

(Family Features) Finding the perfect gift for someone who already has it all may be easier when you stop thinking in terms of “things.” A gift that creates an unforgettable experience, like a trip to a special destination, may be more meaningful than a trinket under the tree.

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Home Decorating for the Holidays
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 2:54 am

(Family Features) Chances are good that at some point during the holiday season, you’ll welcome guests into your home. Whether you lease or own your home, creating a cozy, festive setting for holiday gatherings can actually be quite simple, especially if you take on the project one room at a time.

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Holiday Gifting Made Easy
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 2:54 am

Gift ideas for everyone on your list

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A Streaming Solution for Subscription Fatigue
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 2:54 am

(Family Features) Entertainment seekers have an almost overwhelming number of options available today when it comes to viewing television shows and movies. The rise in alternative entertainment options, such as streaming video services, has only increased the amount of choices.

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5 Winter Home Safety Tips
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 2:54 am

(Family Features) When you see frost on the windows in the morning, feel the crunch of leaves underfoot and hear the roar of fire in the fireplace, old man winter has returned.

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4 Ways to Share the Holidays with Your Pet
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 2:54 am

(Family Features) The holiday season is filled with traditions, seasonal meals and festivities. With busy calendars, it can be easy to get caught up with a long to-do list when the true joy of the season is in creating meaningful memories with loved ones, including pets.

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Protect the World’s Children this Holiday Season
Updated: December 12, 2019 - 2:54 am

(Family Features) The holidays signal a time for family gatherings, traditions and the spirit of giving. Make this holiday season even more meaningful by giving gifts that help children in need around the globe.

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Friday 12/06/2019
Holiday Décor Tips from Interior Designer Genevieve Gorder
Updated: December 15, 2019 - 2:53 am

(BPT) - 'Tis the season to eat, drink and entertain. Whether you’re hosting a smaller, more intimate gathering or throwing a grand festive soiree, don’t stress about upping your holiday home décor game — a few small touches will go a long way. In partnership with Scotties Facial Tissues, interior designer and television host Genevieve Gorder is sharing five tips to help you prep for the holiday entertaining season.

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Wednesday 12/04/2019
2020: The year of the home improvement
Posted: December 04, 2019

(BPT) - A new year is an opportunity to bring fresh life into your home through renovations, both large and small. Want an updated kitchen? A patio addition? New floors? Every homeowner has a different vision for their space, so make 2020 the year your home improvement dreams come true. But where should you start?

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Spruce Up Your Guestroom for the Holidays
Updated: December 09, 2019 - 2:33 am

(Family Features) The holidays are typically a time for lots of merriment and cheer. They also often include an abundance of guests visiting your home, which means it’s time to get the guestroom ready for family and friends who’ll be spending time with you this season.

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Friday 11/08/2019
Hispanic Homeowner Follows A Step-By-Step Plan to Buy A House
Posted: November 08, 2019

(NewsUSA) - A national housing survey found 88 percent of Hispanics felt homeownership was a good long-term investment, with 92 percent reporting they planned to be homeowners.

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Friday 11/01/2019
Low maintenance, high curb appeal: Top exterior home trends of 2020
Updated: December 15, 2019 - 2:53 am

(BPT) - Whether you are thinking of selling your home next year, or simply looking to update certain elements, investing in your exterior will deliver a return on your investment in both resale value and enjoyment.

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Tuesday 10/29/2019
How to Buy A House Without Draining Your Savings
Posted: October 29, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Erin, who works at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, had been toying with the idea of buying her first home. She was 32 years old, and was very aware that the Durham housing market was heating up.

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Thursday 10/24/2019
5 Ways to Reap the Benefits of Natural Light [Slideshow]
Updated: October 29, 2019 - 3:14 am

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Thursday 10/17/2019
Top 5 smart decisions to make when remodeling your home
Updated: December 15, 2019 - 2:53 am

(BPT) - Whether renovating a new home or remodeling your longtime family dwelling, there is no shortage of options when it comes to design that will make a lasting impact. If you’re wondering where to splurge and what you should hold back on — look no further. From Wi-Fi-enabled appliances, to elevated entertaining areas, here are five smart design decisions to make in your home that will stand the test of time.

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Thursday 10/03/2019
5 Ways to Decorate with Nature
Updated: December 15, 2019 - 2:53 am

(BPT) - According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by VELUX, 63% of people spend less than 7 hours a week in nature. Nature helps to soothe and calm us, so weave it into the decor throughout your home. Natural light brightens this bathroom, highlighting the clean, modern lines.

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Tuesday 10/01/2019
3 things that may go wrong if you don’t winterize your house
Updated: December 15, 2019 - 2:53 am

(BPT) - Fall is here, which means, like it or not, cold weather is just around the corner. While most of us would prefer not to think about turning on our heat just yet, this is actually the best time to check your heating to ensure everything is operating as it should.

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Thursday 09/12/2019
10 Acronyms Homebuyers Need to Know
Posted: September 12, 2019

(StatePoint) PMI, APR, LTV…these unfamiliar acronyms don’t need to bewilder or intimidate uninitiated homebuyers.

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Wednesday 09/04/2019
How Close Is Too Close When It Comes to Living Near Your Family?
Posted: September 04, 2019

(StatePoint) While you can’t choose your family, you can choose how close you live to them. A new survey suggests some healthy boundaries between parents and in-laws make for a happier family relationship -- something to keep in mind when shopping for a home.  

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Thursday 08/08/2019
Pro Tips for Taking the Perfect Photos of Your Home
Posted: August 08, 2019

(StatePoint) Whether you’ve completed an amazing renovation, or you are selling your house, you’ll want to take perfect pictures of your home to share.

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