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For those of us who appreciate practical jokes, April Fools' Day is one of the highlights of the year. While the exact origins of this "holiday" are unknown, it is thought to date back as far as the 1500s and is celebrated in countries around the world on individual and public levels. Here is a ...
Purchasing a home is a lengthy process—and for good reason. Not only is it one of the biggest financial decisions you'll make, it is also one that you cannot easily reverse. So it's important to make sure that your finances are in order and you're ready to commit to living in a particular locatio...
National Medal of Honor day is celebrated in some communities, however for the most part the occasion comes and goes with little notice. As a patriotic American there are a few things YOU can do to commemorate this day: FLY YOUR FLAG with pride and patriotism on this day. REMEMBER OUR HEROES....
Buying a home is arguably the largest investment you can make. You purchase your house, probably put work into it to make it fit your style, and hopefully add improvements along the way that will increase its value. So when it’s time to sell the house, you want to make sure you’re getting the bes...
More and more Americans are trying to incorporate environmentally friendly products and green ideas into their home improvement projects, according to about.com. Here are five suggestions. Tankless water heater - Either gas or electric heaters are available. These units heat water on demand in...
When you add up all the components of eyeglasses - frames, lenses, special coating - your costs can really add up too. Luckily, thanks to the Internet, we have some lower-cost options for buying glasses. Here are a few rounded up by Family Circle magazine. WarbyParker.com - Through its Home Tr...
When home buyers are trying to decide which properties to view, they generally rely on "curb appeal" to make their decision. Whether or not it's a fair assessment, most buyers assume the exterior of a house is a good indicator of its condition on the inside. By driving by the property or viewi...
We've always used thread count as a way to measure the quality of our bed linens. But theHuffington Post talked to luxury linens designer Nancy Koltes and Shannon Maher of the Fashion Institute of Technology to set us straight. Maher says thread count is "the number of yarn per square inch" - ...