Smart Buy: This Will Help Ease the Pain of Laundry Day

I really have to figure out a better system for laundry. Our three hampers (one for each for our two kids, and one more for my husband and me) are on the second floor. Our washer and dryer are in the basement. None of our hampers are particularly easy to move. When laundry day rolls […]

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Growing Beans: A Complete Guide to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Beans

I love growing beans. One plant provides ample produce, and harvesting them is like a treasure hunt. Just when I think the plant is done, I head outside and find more hidden pods ripe for the taking. The plants are sturdy and low-maintenance. They’re an excellent companion for many other vegetables in the garden, and […]

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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas for a Mini-Remodel

No need undertake a gut renovation to refresh your home. From small-scale remodel projects (such as adding a screened porch or installing crown molding) to micro-upgrades as simple as adding a colorful rag rug in the kitchen, the Remodelista editors this week rounded up their favorite ways to infuse instant style.   Screened Porch   […]

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How to Choose the Best Cabinet Doors for Your Kitchen

Including the sneaky style that nets you an extra inch of storage space. In the world of kitchen design, there may be no more important consideration that cabinets. Not only are they what holds all your cooking and dining supplies (and maybe even more), but, since they usually cover most walls in a kitchen, they’re essentially de facto […]

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3 Must vs. Lust Buying Tips to Avoid Overspending

The super-simple (and fun) way to separate needs from nice-to-haves. When you embark on the home-buying process, your heart is filled with all the dreams in the world. It’s really easy to get caught up in the “I have to have ___________,  so I’ll cut back somewhere else ” game, even when you don’t actually […]

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Living with Less

As most of you know, clutter can make your overall home decor design seem a little off. If you feel like the amount of things in your home are not showing the true value of the design that you want in your home, maybe it’s time to live with less. Decluttering can be a huge […]

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