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8 Utterly Essential Tips For Entertaining At Home

We spend an awful lot of time making sure that our homes look utterly beautiful; and rightly so. The home is where the heart is, and if you play your style cards right, it’s also where the entertainment happens. Throwing a party in the house shouldn’t ever be a chore, it should be a way to show off your style…

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Summer Cooling Tips For The Stuffy Home

Pexels   It’s important to know that cooling off in the summer is not something we do for fun, or to feel more comfortable. It’s something that helps guarantee us a level sense of safety in the blistering summer heat. People often think as shelter helping us out of horrific storms and winds. It’s not just that. Heat can often…

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You Could Be Damaging Your Home!

If you think about the amount of money you’ve spent on your home, from the deposit and mortgage you’ve been paying so far, to the money you will have invested into the house by doing it up over the years. It’s going to add up to quite a lot, isn’t it? So, the last thing you want to do is…

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Fitness

It’s Time To Get Serious About Your Workout

When it comes to exercise, there’s a lot you can do to make sure your body is feeling the strain after an hour or so. And that’s good, it means you’re using your muscles in the right way, and you’re allowing them to grow back a lot stronger than they used to be. However, if you’re only doing a few…

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Health

Ingredient Swaps for Improved Mental Health

Image source   It’s something that isn’t always mentioned in conjunction with mental health, but there are several common ingredients that are pretty bad for the brain and which can make our mental health worse. By avoiding them, we can improve our brain health and start to feel a little (or a lot) better.   Here are some of the…

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Real Estate

10 Steps to go from a Renter to a Buyer

Home buying can be scary! Especially if you are living paycheck to paycheck and see no way out of it. I want to share some quick tips on how to go from paying way too much on rent to actually owning your own home. Apply at a mortgage company, this will tell you what you can afford and how much…

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Recipes

Easter Cupcakes Recipe

Easter is so much more than just Easter baskets and Easter bunnies. As a Christian, this is the day of celebration of the resurrection of Christ. This year we dedicated our March Children’s church for Easter celebration and decided to have an Easter theme lunch for all the children. I made the cupcakes and they were a big hit, I decided…

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Basic Cheesecake Recipe

It’s time to start planning those recipes that make Easter dinner special! A luscious, creamy cheesecake is a great way to top off such a gathering and you can bake one at home, just like the professionals do. Many professional bakeries use the water bath method of making cheesecake.  When using a water bath, a batter filled springform pan goes…

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EVOO Extra Virgin Olive Oil

There’s a lot of buzz about extra virgin olive oil, but exactly what separates it from olive oil, giving it the “extra virgin” title?? What’s the difference between Olive Oil and EVOO? The difference lies in the process used to extract the oil. Olive oil is treated and contains additives, reducing the quality, health benefits, and acidity of the oil…

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