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  • Kitchen Appliances You Can Live Without

    Kitchen Appliances You Can Live Without

    Gizmos and gadgets are in vast abundance these days if you’re looking to outfit your new kitchen. It seems like there is an appliance for just about everything, whether it’s actually helpful or...

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  • Moving with Teenagers

    Moving with Teenagers

    The stereotype that teenagers will resist anything their parents suggest might never ring truer than when you announce that the family will be moving. By this point in their lives, teenagers have...

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  • Best Outdoor Activities in and Around Burlington

    Best Outdoor Activities in and Around Burlington

    Ah, Vermont. The Green Mountain State, full of vast expanses of lush northern forests, top-notch skiing, quaint mountain towns that feel like stepping back in time, and the fun and funky cultural...

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  • Move Them or Sell Them – What to Do with Appliances

    Move Them or Sell Them – What to Do with Appliances

    When you bought that new refrigerator that fit your kitchen’s decor perfectly, you didn’t consider that you might have to leave it behind someday soon. Or do you have to? When you’re preparing to...

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  • Inspiring Kids Clubhouse & Treehouse Ideas

    Inspiring Kids Clubhouse & Treehouse Ideas

    What child doesn’t dream of a magical playhouse all their own? Many kids build forts from cardboard boxes, blankets, and cushions, or branches and leaves, but moving into a new home might be just...

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  • How Much Does it Cost to Maintain a Pool?

    How Much Does it Cost to Maintain a Pool?

    Buying a home with a swimming pool might sound like a dream come true. The hot months of the summer – particularly if you live in a climate where the summers get steamy – will be far more...

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  • Best Days for Moving Based on the Lunar Calendar

    Best Days for Moving Based on the Lunar Calendar

    You’ve considered the real estate calendar, the school calendar, you’ve even analyzed the price swings that govern the cost of professional movers. But have you considered moving according to the...

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  • The Right Way to Move in Summer

    The Right Way to Move in Summer

    Summer is a great time for going to the beach, eating popsicles, barbeques, and… moving to a new home? Sometimes that’s just how the cards play out, so you might as well make the best of it! Take...

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  • Best Kitchen Appliances That You Must Have

    Best Kitchen Appliances That You Must Have

    It has long been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. You’ll no doubt spend a lot of time here preparing food, socializing with family and friends, and let’s not forget your impromptu...

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  • Big and Small Bathroom Design Ideas For 2019

    Big and Small Bathroom Design Ideas For 2019

    Your bathroom isn’t a space that you’re going to up and remodel every year to keep up with what’s trending — we know that. But that doesn’t mean you can’t spruce up your space with some of the...

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  • Top Kitchen Design Trends 2019

    Top Kitchen Design Trends 2019

    You know the feeling: you walk into your kitchen and it just feels… blah. Same old, same old appliances, walls, cupboards, countertops. It feels worn out and boring, and you’re ready to spruce...

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  • Best Apps for Interior Design

    Best Apps for Interior Design

    In a dream world, every move would come with an interior decorator to help us seamlessly create the amazing look and feel we’ve always wanted in our new home. But that takes a big investment of...

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  • Traditional Housewarming Gifts from Around the World

    Traditional Housewarming Gifts from Around the World

    Welcoming new neighbors, helping the family settle into a new home, or proudly establishing your kids in their first abode? It’s time for a housewarming gift! Nobody likes to give generic, boring...

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  • Rituals for Moving to a New Home

    Rituals for Moving to a New Home

    Many Westerners have gotten so busy with moving that any semblance of moving ritual or practice has fallen by the wayside — all but the classic housewarming party, anyway. You might be scratching...

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  • Pros and Cons of Being an Airbnb Host

    Pros and Cons of Being an Airbnb Host

    When you find yourself with extra space in your home, you might consider joining the global ranks of Airbnb hosts who host travelers in their homes or spare rooms. Extra income sounds nice of...

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  • What To Do With Kids in Las Vegas

    What To Do With Kids in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas is one of the largest adult playgrounds in the world, but that doesn’t mean that kids can’t have fun too. In fact, the city is quickly becoming filled with family-friendly activities....

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  • Moving to a Hot Climate – From Michigan To Arizona

    Moving to a Hot Climate – From Michigan To Arizona

    It happened: you’ve finally run out of patience for Michigan’s frigid winters and too-short summers, and you’re moving to Arizona! While there are things you’ll miss about The Mitten, you’re ready...

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  • Inspiring Bachelor Pad Design Ideas

    Inspiring Bachelor Pad Design Ideas

    When you hear the term “bachelor pad”, you might initially imagine lots of empty pizza boxes, piles of laundry, and a mattress on the floor… not so stylish, right? To the contrary, many men value...

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  • Home Hunting Tips When Moving to a Cold Climate

    Home Hunting Tips When Moving to a Cold Climate

    In recent years, there’s been an exodus from warmer climates to colder ones as people search for cheaper living costs and new economic opportunities. Although making the move is a great way to...

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  • How to Prepare for Moving to a Cold Climate

    How to Prepare for Moving to a Cold Climate

    If you have never lived in a truly cold climate, moving to one as an adult might seem like the equivalent of moving to a new country and culture. There are so many things you just don’t have to...

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