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Consider These 10 Pet-Safe Houseplants (12 photos)

May 31, 2022 Laura Gaskill 0

When preparing to adopt our kitty, I learned from the folks at the rescue organization that a few of our houseplants were toxic to cats and dogs — and since this particular furry friend enjoys chomping on plants, it was vital we remove these from our …

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Your Grill Season Checklist (9 photos)

May 24, 2022 Laura Gaskill 0

Whether you enjoy slow-cooked barbecue on a Sunday afternoon or firing up the grill for quick weeknight dinners, having a properly equipped space and well-maintained grill makes backyard cooking more of a joy. These tools, cleaning tasks and tips will…

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9 Ways to Boost Winter Curb Appeal (9 photos)

December 2, 2021 Laura Gaskill 0

Our homes (at least the outsides) in winter can look a little sad once the trees have lost their leaves. It can be especially challenging this time of year because some of the usual curb appeal tips don’t apply. That’s why I’ve rounded up nine element…

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Simple Pleasures: Rise and Shine! (13 photos)

September 13, 2021 Laura Gaskill 0

It’s easy to love weekend mornings (who doesn’t love a leisurely start to the day?), but weekday mornings don’t need to be rushed through. In fact, by reclaiming a bit of time for yourself in the morning, your workdays can begin on a note of inspirati…

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20 Ways to Personalize a New House (21 photos)

June 15, 2021 Laura Gaskill 0

When you first move into a new house, it’s only natural to want to put your personal stamp on the space — after all, unless you built your dream home, it’s likely that the finishes, fixtures and paint colors were chosen according to the previous owner…