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A Guide to Urban Beekeeping

A Guide to Urban Beekeeping

By now, you’ve probably heard that bees are in crisis. Their numbers are dwindling and some fear that there will be a total collapse in their population. In response to this issue, urban beekeepers have been taking charge, doing their best to repopulate and spread the word. Sound like something […]

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How to Prepare Your House for Fall

The turn of the season means a time for change. Swapping sundresses for sweaters, backyard barbecues for hearty stews, and more than anything, the transformation of your home from a breezy summer oasis to a cozy, cool weather nest. Arm yourself with some helpful tips that promise to have you […]

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How To Get Rid Of All That Junk

It’s just too easy to exile that box of extra linens to the laundry room, pile the old kids clothes in the basement, or to temporarily stash those boxes of old baking pans in my garage. No, I’m not bitter, just frustrated. The hard thing is getting around to going […]

How to Get Along With Those Pesky Neighbors

How to Get Along With Those Pesky Neighbors

They say you can pick your friends but you can’t pick your family. Well it gets worse because you can’t pick your neighbors either. Sometimes you have great ones and then they move away or you have the worse neighbor ever and he’s not going anywhere. The 6 Types There […]

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6 Kitchen Gadgets and Appliances to Help You Eat Better

Sometimes, eating right can feel like such a hassle. You know that it’s the best thing to do for yourself—but it’s so much easier to opt for an unhealthy grab-and-go snack or pick up something greasy at a fast food joint. If you’re ready to commit to eating healthfully, you’re […]

6 Autumn Decor Trends

6 Autumn Decor Trends

Wish as you might for summer to last forever, you can’t stop the leaves from drying out and falling to the ground. No matter how you look at it, fall is just around the corner—and that means that change is on the horizon. You’ve probably already contemplated swapping out your […]

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Which Chores Are Yours

Around my house we each have things that are considered our own special tasks. If you want to call these chores go right ahead but I prefer “Tasks.” Chore seems to bring negative connotations of my childhood when I always got in trouble for not doing them. The Honey Do […]

6 Things Every Guy Wants in His Man Cave

6 Things Every Guy Wants in His Man Cave

Urban Dictionary.com defines a Man cave as: A room, space, corner or area of a dwelling that is specifically reserved for a male person to be in solitary condition, away from the rest of the household in order to work, play, involve himself in certain hobbies, activities without interruption. This area […]

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The Definitive Guide to Towels

Gone are the days of scratchy dorm towels or the threadbare numbers that accompanied you to your first apartment. Today, there are countless options that guarantee that stepping out of the shower will be the ultimate luxurious experience, provided you know what you’re looking for. From Egyptian cotton to Turkish […]

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How to Fold a Fitted Sheet (and Other Tricks You Can Never Teach a Man)

Little did I realize that The Wife has actually been training me all these years. That doesn’t mean she’s been successful, but the fact that she’s tried means she cares; at least that’s what she tells me. Cooking She’s been trying to teach me that there is more to cooking […]