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The Perfect Personality-Based Healthy Habit for Every Zodiac Sign

Whether you read your horoscope every day or you don’t fully buy into the idea of astrology, it’s interesting to see what your sign says about your personality. And those traits may also be the key to a healthier, happier life.


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The Toothbrush Mistake You’re Probably Making

For most of us, our toothbrushes are generic, brightly colored wands (sometimes covered in toothpaste residue…) that we yank out of the medicine cabinet each morning and night just long enough to do the job intended before quickly tossing them back in again. They’re kind of ugly and not really deserving of any prime space on the vanity. And with all the gross particles flying around the bathroom, it only makes sense that we stow them away behind a closed door — right?


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A Creek, a Family and a Gift to the Future (8 photos)


Here’s What a Realtor is Thinking When a “For Sale” Sign Goes Up in Their Neighborhood

You know the drill. A “For Sale” sign pops up in your neighborhood and as soon as you see the open house you’re there. We just can’t stand the curiosity, right? What’s the space look like, how much is it selling for? What does it mean for our home and what it might sell for one day?


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How to Grow Jade Plants That Look Like Shrek’s Ears (6 photos)

Take a look at the fleshy, medium green leaves of these jade plants and tell us, do they not look like Shrek’s ears? Comparisons to a certain big, friendly ogre and his spoon-shaped ears aside, it turns out that the names for these two jade cultivars, often used interchangeably, are just as fun.


This Amazon Shopping Section is the Secret to Scoring Super Stylish Finds

If you’re the kind of shopper who heads to Amazon with a specific idea in mind of what you’re looking for, you’re not alone. However, a little known secret to finding interesting, more unique items is actually through a portal shown every time you log on. It’s called “Interesting Finds” and is accessed by clicking the “Explore” button at the top of the screen. The suggestions it offers are both functional and fun (and change daily), so get ready for different, surprise items each time you click. More, as you browse you can save items you like into a pinboard of sorts, by tapping the heart icon at the top left corner of the image. We’ve rounded up some of our hearted items below.


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Kitchen of the Week: Wisconsin Renovation Restores Tudor Style (11 photos)


One Thing That Agents Wish They Could Tell Their Buyers

Have you ever wondered what your real estate agent is thinking — like really thinking? Well, now’s your chance to find out.


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5 Affordable Organizing Solutions I Swear by in My Kitchen

Somewhere there’s a universe where I’ve been born into an independently wealthy family, heir to a fortune built on Toaster Strudel or same-day delivery drones, and was able to craft the kitchen and pantry of my dreams from scratch. In that universe, I work with some Instagram-famous organizing expert to plan a carefully composed kitchen that could launch a thousand pinboards.


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This Article Will Teach You About Furniture

If you need new furniture, you surely realize the value in some good advice. Advice from the right sources can be invaluable as you try to find a piece that fits your style, your budget and your needs. This article has the information that you need. This piece offers useful advice to making shopping more and easier fun.

If you are seeking out old furniture, ensure you examine its underside so that you ensure stability. Oftentimes, furniture may seem like it’s in great condition however, it’s in bad condition. Old furniture often have a problem with dry rust and rot.

Take measurements of the spot in the room where the new furniture will go. Whether buying a sofa, table or bed, the amount of space should be measured to make sure it fits your needs. Guessing almost never works out well. This is a key step when you are buying pieces that expand, like sleeper sofas or recliners.

TIP! Furniture is often very expensive. That means used is usually a good deal.

When you buy outdoor furniture, be sure they’re good quality. Look at each welded piece to make sure it’s made properly. Don’t purchase it if it has weak welds. It is important that any outdoor furniture you choose can withstand the elements it will be exposed to for many years.

Don’t think you can’t ask for a lower price on furniture. There is normally room for a store to negotiate, and you could see savings of up to 20 percent if you speak up. If you feel awkward haggling, enlist a friend or family member to come help you.

When you buy furniture online, make sure it’s from a legit company. You can do this by checking them out on the Better Business Bureau and looking for reviews online. Also take a look at the final price after all taxes and shipping fees.

TIP! Buy yard furniture near the end of summer. Summer furniture is marked down at this time of year to make room for winter items.

Make sure that you do not do all of your furniture

shopping online. Visit actual stores as well. Being in front of a good piece of furniture has no substitute, although online shopping has its conveniences, especially for finding all available options. This will help you gauge comfort levels to see if the furniture suits you.

When shopping for furniture, choose pieces that have a durable finish. You want to ensure your furniture lasts for years. Furniture can be expensive, so you need to choose wisely. Choose furniture made from hardwood or metal to get the most for your money.

Educating yourself before you spend your money is the best way to get great deals on fine furniture. With your new understanding of how to shop intelligently, you should be prepared to hit the shops. Enjoy your next shopping trip!


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