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10 Ways to Stay Entertained Indoors This Winter

10 Ways to Stay Entertained Indoors This Winter

By Aly Yale / January 22, 2021
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The cold weather is officially here — and for many households, that means a lot of time trying to stay entertained indoors. While movie marathons can get you by at first, even that starts to get old after a bit…

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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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9 Things You Can Do to Keep Your House Warm in the Colder Months

By Tim Coutis / October 21, 2019
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It’s time to think about preparing your home for the late fall and winter ahead. Taking these steps will not only keep you warm, but they can also save you money. Here are 9 things you can do to ensure…

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How to Make Your Home ‘Hygge’ for Fall & Winter

By Aly Yale / October 14, 2019
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There’s nothing cozier than Hygge. With its soft, welcoming textures, carefully placed lighting, and neutral, all-inclusive tones, this Danish-inspired design style is perfect for the fall and winter seasons. Don’t have the cash to do a full-out redesign before the…

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Must-Do Winter Home Maintenance Tasks

By Aly Yale / January 21, 2019
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The cold weather has rolled in and winter is officially here. Have you taken the time to protect your home from the season’s harsh conditions? If not, it’s time to do so — before the cold weather impacts your property,…

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How to Prepare for a Blizzard or Major Snowstorm

By Tim Coutis / January 17, 2019
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Winter has a special way of arriving early every year, catching many of us unprepared — and major winter storms can have catastrophic results. Winter storms and sub-zero temperatures increase the risk of fires, car accidents, frostbite, hypothermia, and heart…

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Best Kept House Hunting Secret: 9 Reasons to Buy in the Off-Season

By Aly Yale / December 17, 2018
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You hear a lot about buying a home in the spring and summer — the so-called “hot” times to buy. But what few home buyers know? Buying in those times actually might work against you. With more competitive, higher prices…

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10 Things You Can Do to Survive the Winter Doldrums

By Tim Coutis / February 6, 2018
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Are you a winter person? If you’re not, winter can be a long and difficult season. So, what can you do to get by? Here are some simple ways to make the most of these colder months: Dress for winter.…

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A Checklist for Getting Your Home Winter Ready

By Austin White / October 23, 2014
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While the days grow shorter and temperatures dip lower, there’s still time to get your home ready for the winter ahead. In addition to stowing away deck furniture and prepping the lawn and garden for the winter, here is a simple checklist of things you can do to make sure your home is warm and cozy for the winter.

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