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5 Fun-Filled Black Friday Activities That Don't Involve Shopping

5 Fun-Filled Black Friday Activities That Don’t Involve Shopping

By Tara Mastroeni / November 25, 2021
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Traditionally, Black Friday is all about getting up early to score the best deals on items like toys or electronics. However, not everyone is thrilled at the idea of going out of their way to find a bargain. With that…

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Watching Your Waistline? Try These 5 Healthy Thanksgiving Alternatives

Watching Your Waistline? Try These 5 Healthy Thanksgiving Alternatives

By Aly Yale / November 22, 2021
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Everyone loves Thanksgiving  — the food, the family, the festivities. But if you’re also trying to live a healthier lifestyle, it can also just be one big unwanted temptation. Are you dreading the brimming Thanksgiving table that’s just around the…

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5 Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy Over Thanksgiving Break

5 Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy Over Thanksgiving Break

By Aly Yale / November 19, 2021
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Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and for the students out there, that means time off from school. While it’s certainly welcome news for the kiddos, parents, on the other hand, are typically less enthusiastic about the break.  Wondering how you’re going…

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Working on the House this Year? Consider These 5 High-Value Home Improvement Projects

Working on the House this Year? Consider These 5 High-Value Home Improvement Projects

By Aly Yale / November 17, 2021
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All home improvements are not created equal.  Some deliver you thousands in resale value and almost a 100% return on your investment, and others? Well, those might just be a waste of cash. Are you considering updating your house a…

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Selling Your House Soon? 10 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value

Selling Your House Soon? 10 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value

By Aly Yale / October 22, 2021
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If you’re thinking of selling your house, there’s good news: the housing market’s still pretty hot. Still, that doesn’t mean your sale’s a given — or that you’ll get top-dollar for the house. Are you considering selling your house in…

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7 Scary-Good Halloween Recipes Your Kids Will Love

7 Scary-Good Halloween Recipes Your Kids Will Love

By Tara Mastroeni / October 18, 2021
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If you and your kids get way into Halloween, you’ll love these scary good Halloween recipes! Most of them only require a handful of ingredients and a few minutes in the oven. Best of all, your little ones may even…

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4 DIY Halloween Costumes You Can Make with the Kids

4 DIY Halloween Costumes You Can Make with the Kids

By Aly Yale / October 8, 2021
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Forgot to get a costume and now you’re strapped for time? Don’t fret. There are plenty of costumes you can DIY — and your kid can even help! Some require only a few supplies, while many use items you already…

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Staging a House? These Fall Decor Touches Can Ring in the Season

Staging a House? These Fall Decor Touches Can Ring in the Season

By Aly Yale / October 6, 2021
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Whether you’re prepping for an open house or getting ready for a listing’s photoshoot, great staging can make all the difference. In fact, according to a report from the National Association of REALTORS®, 49% of buyer’s agents say good staging…

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8 Fall Home Improvement Projects

8 Fall Home Improvement Projects

By Aly Yale / September 29, 2021
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Fall is finally here. The weather’s cooling off, and it’s the perfect time to get some home improvement projects done around the house. That might mean making some repairs you’ve been putting off (when it was much too hot out)…

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8 Healthy After-School Snacks You Can Make Ahead of Time

8 Healthy After-School Snacks You Can Make Ahead of Time

By Aly Yale / August 27, 2021
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The first day of school is just around the corner, and if you’re like most families, it’s about to get pretty hectic. One thing that can help? That’s being prepared — picking out their clothes ahead of time, packing their…

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