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'Tis the season for turkey dinners, gift-giving and throngs of descending house guests. You've been prepping for the meal and even the shopping, but is your HOME ready? This is the ideal time to make sure your home is safe and prepped for your friends’ and family’s arrival. (If video doesn't inst...
11/25/2013
Question: What did the ghost say when he tripped up the stairs? Answer: I'm telling my mummy! While many of us are busy working on costumes or stocking up on candy, anyone who is planning on leaving their light on to welcome trick-or-treaters this year should also be taking a moment to make sure ...
10/29/2013
I was at my parents' house this past weekend with my daughter enjoying a family dinner, when nature called. Hey, these things do happen. So there I was in my childhood bathroom with the toilet handle in my hand. I pressed halfway down...ONE-MISSISSIPPI, then all the way down...TWO-MISSISSIPPI...a...
10/17/2013
When it comes to bedroom closets, whether you are a homeseller, a new homeowner, or long-time resident in your current place, cleaning them is an excellent way to declutter, organize, AND make your storage space feel larger, which is sure to make you (and prospective buyers) happy. Sounds like a ...
10/16/2013
Many of us take action about this key family safety measure only when are kids come home and bug us to as part of their homework ;-) We often do it once, and then not again until the next prompt. Well here's your prompt! It's National Fire Prevention Week, have you guessed today's topic yet?? You...
10/08/2013
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We all have lots that we wish for and want for when it comes to our homes, I'm happy to sit down today and take some time to be thankful for what I've already got--and as it turns out, it's quite a lot. There really is No Place Like Home... I am thankful for...my dishwasher. I have decided that n...
10/07/2013
Updating your bathroom doesn't have to be a huge project that breaks the bank! There are plenty of inexpensive ways to spruce up your space for a mini-makeover with maximum impact. Here are five ways to rev up your bathroom for under a hundred bucks. Put on a stylish new coat - $35-$55. Of paint,...
10/04/2013
Looking to put down some roots this year? In most regions, fall is the time to plant a tree. Why should you consider planting a tree? Well, besides being beautiful and providing shade, trees positively alter the environment in which we live by moderating climate, improving air quality, conserving...
09/27/2013
Often when we buy a home, we can fairly easily ascertain when the home was built and even when additions or renovations were made, but how can you tell the approximate age of many household components and appliances in the home? Here are some tricks, that you may not know about, that can help you...
09/10/2013
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What's on tap? And I'm not talking about at your local bar, I'm talking about your home water tap. Do you know the quality of your drinking water? August is National Water Quality Month, so I wanted to devote some time to talking about this important topic. Below are some basics from the EPA abou...
08/02/2013
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