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Our How-to Guide to Decorating Small Spaces

Our How-to Guide to Decorating Small Spaces

Steve Jobs once said, “[Design is] not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Although he was referencing Apple products, the same theory can be applied to interior design. So, how do you decorate small spaces that not only look beautiful but...

The History of Memorial Day

The History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day brings some stirring images to mind: the American flag, flowers laid at a gravesite, and the solemn words “Never Forget.” Observed every year on the last Monday in May, this federal holiday is a special occasion to pay homage to those who have given their...

Only Bad Neighbors Do These Three Things

Only Bad Neighbors Do These Three Things

What makes a good neighbor? Does she come over every day to talk and share the news? Does she loan you her tools or, better yet, fix that leaky faucet herself? Does she always invite you to game night or know that you’d rather be left alone entirely? We all have a...

4 Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering

4 Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering

Life can get crazy, and it can be hard to squeeze everything we want to accomplish into each day. For example, an H&R Block survey found that the average American is putting off 14 things on their to-do list! If that sounds familiar, we may have an unexpected...

The surprisingly wonderful benefits of rental living

The surprisingly wonderful benefits of rental living

If you are considering moving into an apartment, you are not alone. Experts estimate there are just over 43 million renter-occupied housing units in the US. And while renters are renting for a variety of reasons, there are some common perks that renters enjoy. Here...

Reasons why setting goals is a good thing

Reasons why setting goals is a good thing

Don’t let New Year’s resolution failure fool you. Setting goals is a good thing. Let’s talk about goals. Wait! Not New Year’s resolutions. I mean regular, everyday goal setting; those goals that you can (and should) start at any time. Although around 80 percent of us...