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Cold-Hardy Plants Perfect For Winter

Just because the typical gardening season has come and gone, doesn’t mean you can’t mix things up in the backyard. Visit your local nursery or garden store to shop for regional, cold-hardy plants that catch the eye with color! Here are 8 of our seasonal favorites to try this winter.

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7 Budgeting for Saving for a Down Payment

Saving enough money for a down payment can be challenging, but some discipline and a plan may help bring you closer to homeownership. Here are 7 budgeting tips when saving for a down payment to get you started.

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10 Real Estate Terms To Know

Buying a new home can be scary – at first. Nothing can be more intimidating than sitting down to fill out paperwork for one of the biggest purchases of your life and realizing that you may not speak the language that you’re reading: the language of real estate. Here’s a list of 10 real estate terms to know

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Top 10 Winter Must-Haves

It seems everything Oprah touches turns to gold; personalities who appear on her show go on to become superstars and book authors become overnight best-sellers. Lucky audience members are stunned to learn they nabbed seats and 15-minutes of fame on a surprise episode of Oprah’s Favorite Things that airs every November. If you’re anything like me, then you’re a sucker for these types of curated lists from trusted celeb idols. So, in the spirit of all things cuddly and cozy, here are top-10 winter must-haves:

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Creating Holiday Traditions One Room at a Time

There’s no place like home for the holidays. Whether you are a new homeowner, or are celebrating another holiday season in your well-loved home, your living spaces can be integral in making memories with family and friends. Time to put some holiday music on, gather up the kids and start creating these holiday traditions now. Below are some ideas for building those memorable moments one room at a time.

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Your Top 5 Fireplace Questions, Answered

Ready for the snap, crackle and pop of a roaring fire? Fireplaces are one of the most sought-after home features, but using one can be intimidating, and you’ve probably got questions. We compiled this quick guide to get you and your fire started this winter. Here are your top 5 fireplace questions, answered.

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Don’t Give Up on Produce This Winter

Your summer garden season has ended, but don’t give up on fresh, seasonal fruits and veggies just yet. Here’s a list of 7 winter produce that add zest and variety to your winter meals.

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9 Tips for Achieving Maximum Coziness

Gray skies don’t have to mean a drab indoor life. Now that it’s winter, it’s tempting to just hibernate until spring. But there is, indeed, joy to be found in the quieter months of the year. Here are a 9 tips for achieving maximum coziness out of drab weather.

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