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Pollen, Be Gone!

April 15, 2015

April showers bring flowers … and pollen everywhere! Coating your porch. Sticking to your shoes. Landing in your hair! Turning you into a sneezing, swollen, itchy, allergy-ridden mess. What can you do? Let’s take a look. Keep the Outside, Outside On high pollen days, stay indoors and avoid fresh-cut grass and other triggers. Then do…

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10 Habits That Prevent Household Mold

April 13, 2015

Household mold is no joke. According to Robin Wilson, a nationally recognized healthy-space interior designer and founder of Robin Wilson Home, household mold can trigger allergies, asthma, and other respiratory-related illnesses, and it can be toxic if it overgrows your living space. What’s more, eradicating it from your home requires major work, not to mention…

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Patio Prettier

April 11, 2015

At this point in the year, you may have gotten the chance to bask in the spring sunshine on your patio. Or, maybe you’ve almost forgotten what your patio looks like because it’s been so long since you’ve enjoyed it. Good news. You still have time for a patio makeover before warmer weather arrives. Here…

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How to Arrange Flowers Like a Pro

April 09, 2015

When I was first out of college and living paycheck to paycheck, one of my biggest indulgences was buying myself an occasional bouquet of flowers. Just the sight of lush hydrangeas or bright gerbera daisies was enough to make me feel happy and, as silly as it sounds, like a grown-up. Not too shabby for…

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Knife, Meet Job

April 08, 2015

So, you just splurged on a magnificent set of cutlery. Now what? That knife block is full of options, but unless you know what each knife can do, you will probably end up using whatever is handy. Each knife has been forged and folded to perform certain tasks. Using the right one will inevitably make all your cutting easier….

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