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Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: We're Experiencing Pandemic-Related Delays

Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: The Final Reveal

By Tara Mastroeni / February 22, 2021
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Welcome back to the final installment of the Coronavirus Renovation Diaries! In my last update, I had finally begun to make some decent progress on my renovation. However, COVID-19 was still managing to make things difficult and slow things down…

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7 Ways to Treat Yourself During a Staycation

7 Ways to Treat Yourself During A Staycation

By Tara Mastroeni / December 23, 2020
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In the age of COVID-19, going away on a vacation isn’t as feasible as it used to be. However, even if you’re using up your vacation days by taking a staycation this year, there are still things you can do…

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Barber or Salon Closed? Here’s How to Cut Your Hair at Home

Barber or Salon Closed? Here’s How to Cut Your Hair at Home

By Aly Yale / December 22, 2020
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Lots of barbers, salons, and hair stylists have been forced to close down amid the pandemic or — at the very least — severely limit capacity and hours. If your favorite hair pro is one of the many affected, you…

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7 Virtual Activities to Do with Your Kids Over Winter Break

7 Virtual Activities To Do With Your Kids Over Winter Break

By Tara Mastroeni / December 17, 2020
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Whether your kids are currently engaging in in-person learning or going to school remotely, winter break is just around the corner. With that in mind, you are probably going to need to have a few virtual activities on hand to…

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Got Cabin Fever? Here’s How to Spend More Time Outside This Winter

Got Cabin Fever? Here’s How to Spend More Time Outside This Winter

By Tara Mastroeni / December 11, 2020
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In the age of COVID-19, many of us are trying to spend as much time as possible outdoors, even as the weather gets colder. However, if you find that it’s hard to keep coming up with outdoor activities to do…

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Furniture and Home Appliances Are Taking a Long Time to Arrive; Try These Non-Traditional Sources Instead

Furniture and Home Appliances Are Taking a Long Time to Arrive; Try These Non-Traditional Sources Instead

By Aly Yale / December 7, 2020
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It seems everyone is working on their homes these days — and it’s starting to show. Since the pandemic started, Americans have been pouring their efforts (and their savings) into home improvements. They’ve also been buying homes and moving at…

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The Ultimate Guide to Throwing a Socially-Distanced Holiday Celebration

The Ultimate Guide To Throwing a Socially-Distanced Holiday Celebration

By Tara Mastroeni / December 2, 2020
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The holidays are right around the corner, and while the global pandemic might make it more difficult to celebrate as a group, that doesn’t mean that you can’t do something festive. To that end, below is your guide to a…

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Going Virtual Permanently: How Agents Can Do It Successfully

Going Virtual Permanently: How Agents Can Do It Successfully

By Aly Yale / November 10, 2020
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Many real estate agents have been working remotely since the pandemic began, trading their morning commutes to the brokerage for coffee and checking emails at the kitchen table. It was challenging at first, sure, but now, agents are finding themselves…

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Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: We're Experiencing Pandemic-Related Delays

Coronavirus Renovation Diaries: We’re Experiencing Pandemic-Related Delays

By Tara Mastroeni / November 4, 2020
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Welcome back to the Coronavirus Renovation Diaries. You may have noticed that it’s been a while since my last update where I convinced my building to let me start my renovation despite the virus-related lockdown. However, it probably won’t surprise…

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Working out at home

How to Stay Active When Your Gym is Closed

By Aly Yale / October 19, 2020
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If your gym is one of the millions closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, then you’ve probably found yourself struggling to stay active these past few months.  Sure, walks with the dog are better than nothing, but they’re not the…

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