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July Home

Your July Home

This isn’t the kind of house work that will interrupt your summertime fun…it’s more like some consistent daily maintenance that will help your home feel some love without too much blood, sweat, and tears. Quick and Easy Clean Porch Lights. Outside “living” is big in the summer so now more than ever your outdoor space should be in tip-top shape. One small detail that gets overlooked frequently is the glass covering yo
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Outside Party

Upgrade Your Summer Entertaining

Summer days. Summer nights. It’s the perfect time for summer entertaining and parties. We know you’ll throw a party that your neighbors will crash, but first take some time to make some home upgrades that your guests, invited or not, will appreciate.   Curb Appeal Upgrade  We know. You’re not going to make your guests hang out on the curb, BUT they’re definitely going to see the front of your home when they come over
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Featured Friday: Cameron 5 Piece Counter Height Dining Set

Featured Friday: Cameron 5 Piece Counter Height Dining Set

Summer is all about casual eating: hot dogs, corn on the cob, fresh fruit. And it’s all about eating in casual places: on a picnic, at the beach, and on the porch, under an umbrella. The Cameron 5 Piece Counter Height Dining Set is a perfect summer dining set. Why? It’s not outside. It doesn’t come with an umbrella. And there’s no sand in sight. But the Cameron is still summer casual. It’s rustic with a golden tobacc
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Summer Trends

Summer Design Ideas and Trends for 2016!

What reminds you of the summer? Is it certain colors? The light-weight fabrics of the clothes, and in home décor? How about a tropical vacation? Here are this year’s summer design trends that are gaining popularity…and they may be just what you had in mind! Natural Is In.  Rope, canvas, driftwood. It is a generally held opinion that natural items inspire comfort and coziness. Matte and powder finishes; clay, stone, c
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Garden

Your Summer Garden!

In general, there are two kinds of yards: you have your gardens, and you have your perfectly landscaped, yet welcoming yards. Which one do you prefer? Which yard would you like to create? Today, we’re going to chat about the garden yards and growing your own food, but stay tuned for our post about a manicured, yet welcoming front yard! Green or String Beans? Dry, Lima, and Soy Beans?  Plant: Mid-to-late spring/summer
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Ten for June: A Checklist

It’s June. Can you believe it? We are halfway through 2016. Before you know it, we’ll be throwing out delicious holiday foods and chatting about the chilly weather. But first things first! We have the summer! There’s so much to prepare for: hot weather, outdoor parties, hot weather, vacations, hot weather, and “summer-proofing” your home. So, what needs to be done to ready your home for the season? OFFICIALLY, summer
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New Home Decor for May!

May tends to be a transitional month between the spring and the summer seasons. It also tends to be the perfect time to update and freshen up your home so it reflects the seasonal changes (sun and warm temperatures, fingers crossed) that the weather brings. Dedicate the month of May to a big ole, affordable spruce-up for your home. After all, your home does a lot for you: it keeps the rain off your head, provides sha
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Summer

Summer Party Planning

Summer is winding down and you may feel like you didn’t get to do everything that you wanted. Was a summer party on your list? There’s still time for some fun in the long days and evenings of summer. But hosting a party is a lot of responsibility, especially on a budget, so first recruit any kind of help that you can get. The Details Yes, e-vites, or texting details may be much easier and faster, but it’s much more p
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