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Take Control: Organizing Hair Accessories

June 26, 2013 1

The morning scenario is always the same–with only a few minutes until the school bus/camp van/mom-doing-carpool-duty, both of your daughters are having major hair meltdowns thanks to the mess of accessories that’s virtually impossible to sift through. Threats of never leaving the house have been made. Tears have been shed. Who knew a missing headband…

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Picking a Great Cat Toy

June 20, 2013 1

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month, and we’re marking it by sharing some of our favorite cat toy ideas. ### I’m not ashamed to admit that my cat, Junebug, was my first child. I rescued her many years ago before I brought my (now-teenage) human children into the world. When I went on a mission to find…

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Style Guide: Summer Plaids

June 19, 2013

If you think plaid is reserved for the winter months, have we got some great (and easy!) summertime decorating ideas for you. It’s true that this popular pattern is often found on warm flannel sheets, cozy down bedding, and curtains fit for a snowy retreat. But as madras shorts have shown us, plaid can do…

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From Bathroom to Oasis: Creating a Spa at Home

June 17, 2013

When the going gets tough, you head to a day spa. There’s no better way to ditch the daily grind than with a deep tissue massage and a hydrating facial. But primo relaxation comes at a hefty price, and in this economy, it may not be the wisest way to spend your weekly paycheck. However,…

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