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  • Alert: Instagram's Favorite "It" Plant Is Back at Costco

    Alert: Instagram's Favorite "It" Plant Is Back at Costco

    Great news, plant parents: the Instagram favorite fiddle leaf fig tree appears to be back in stock at select Costco locations across the country. READ MORE »

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  • The Best Colors for Every Room in Your Home

    The Best Colors for Every Room in Your Home

    Paint color is all about creating an ambience for your home. That's why it's important to select paint colors based on how you want a room to feel instead of mindlessly adhering to trends. To...

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  • A Kitschy, Pink-alicious Apartment that Says No! to Minimalism — House Tour

    A Kitschy, Pink-alicious Apartment that Says No! to Minimalism — House Tour

    Name: Alex and SeanLocation: Grand Lake — Oakland, CaliforniaSize: 500 square feetYears lived in: 5 years, renting Alex and Sean refuse to leave any walls bare in their Oakland...

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  • Here's What Living A Short Walk from Target Is Really Like

    Here's What Living A Short Walk from Target Is Really Like

    For me, Target became a non-negotiable nearby amenity while I was growing up in Las Vegas, Nevada. I loved grabbing a coffee from Starbucks, thumbing through video games, and thinking about...

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  • Get a Glimpse of Old Hollywood at Shirley Temple's Former Home for Sale

    Get a Glimpse of Old Hollywood at Shirley Temple's Former Home for Sale

    Hollywood's Star Tour buses race around the windy streets of 90210 pointing out the homes of Brad Pitt, Gwen Stefani, or Quentin Tarantino. The glitz and glam of Hollywood looks a bit different...

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  • I Gave Up Plastic for One Week and It Was Very Eye-Opening

    I Gave Up Plastic for One Week and It Was Very Eye-Opening

    I've been thinking a lot about my relationship with plastic. Perhaps you have too, Because the problem with our plastic-filled world is a topic that has become impossible to ignore. ...

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  • This Is When You Should Call to Set Up Utilities When Moving

    This Is When You Should Call to Set Up Utilities When Moving

    The scene: You move into a new apartment and discover it will take days before you can get your wifi up and running. Perhaps worse, you have to take a vacation day to wait around for the...

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  • A 410-Square-Foot Buenos Aires Home Is Full of Renter-Friendly Ideas — House Tour

    A 410-Square-Foot Buenos Aires Home Is Full of Renter-Friendly Ideas — House Tour

    Name: Celeste and FelixLocation: Monte Grande — Buenos Aires, ArgentinaSize: 410 square feetYears lived in: 2 years, renting Celeste and her boyfriend Felix's story actually starts in...

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  • Not Everything on a Movie Set Is Expensive: Affordable Finds From Film and TV

    Not Everything on a Movie Set Is Expensive: Affordable Finds From Film and TV

    Imagine a set designer decorated your apartment: They'd tell you exactly where the meaningful conversation corner should be, which bar cart is the most likely to further your character arc,...

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  • The $18 Way to Come Home Happy Every Single Day

    The $18 Way to Come Home Happy Every Single Day

    The search for nice doormats is long and hard (picky, first time homeowner here) but I love them because they make me happy when I come home every day. It's easy to customize a basic doormat,...

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  • This Smart Midwestern Blogger Hid the Two Ugliest Things in Her Kitchen

    This Smart Midwestern Blogger Hid the Two Ugliest Things in Her Kitchen

    What are the two ugliest things in any kitchen? Think really hard. The answer (at least in my book)? Electrical elements, like light switches and outlets. Maybe renovators spend some time...

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  • But Really, Will There Ever Be More Gilmore Girls Episodes?

    But Really, Will There Ever Be More Gilmore Girls Episodes?

    The long-awaited Gilmore Girls revival came out on Netflix almost two years ago, but from the minute that national binge-watched happened over Thanksgiving weekend, rumors have been flying...

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  • Bathmats So Stylish You'll Want Them in Every Room

    Bathmats So Stylish You'll Want Them in Every Room

    Ever buy something you love, but don't need? Instead of buying and hoarding, why not justify your consumerism and find another use for those items you just couldn't pass up? Today we're...

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  • One Arizona Town Is Building Tiny Houses for Its Teachers

    One Arizona Town Is Building Tiny Houses for Its Teachers

    As the war wages on to figure out how to compensate our teachers properly for the priceless work they provide by educating future generations of Americans, some school districts are tackling...

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  • Before and After: This $80 IKEA Rug Hack Belongs in a High-End Gallery

    Before and After: This $80 IKEA Rug Hack Belongs in a High-End Gallery

    This delightful IKEA hack involves literally hacking up affordable rugs in pleasing colors and combining them to create a gallery-worthy wall hanging, but don't worry—bringing the pieces...

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  • Get the Original Robot Vacuum for 34 Percent Off Today Only on Amazon

    Get the Original Robot Vacuum for 34 Percent Off Today Only on Amazon

    UPDATE: Amazon has discontinued this Roomba deal without notice. However, the Roomba 690 is also currently under $300 and includes remote control through an app as well as smart home devices....

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  • This Old Farmhouse in Denmark Is as Dreamy as You'd Hope — House Call

    This Old Farmhouse in Denmark Is as Dreamy as You'd Hope — House Call

    Name: Mette Skov, boyfriend and our two girls ( 4 and 6)Location: Denmark Size: 2100 square feet Years lived in: 8 years, owned We bought our home in 2009 and completely renovated...

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  • This Common Laundry Mistake Could Ruin Your Clothes One Day

    This Common Laundry Mistake Could Ruin Your Clothes One Day

    Even if you know all about sorting lights and darks, how to wash and dry different fabric types, and you remember to use the mysterious but very useful permanent press setting, there's...

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  • A Magical Attic Apartment with a "Genie Bottle Bedroom" — House Tour

    A Magical Attic Apartment with a "Genie Bottle Bedroom" — House Tour

    Name: Terra Zosel Location: Kenwood Neighborhood, Minneapolis, MinnesotaSize: 800 square feetYears lived in: Rented 6 months The story of Terra's apartment is multi-fold. Her home occupies...

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  • Why I Chose to Move 2 Minutes Away From My Ex

    Why I Chose to Move 2 Minutes Away From My Ex

    When my ex, Sarah, moved into her new home on a beautiful tree-lined street in the middle of one of Toronto's most charming and historical neighborhoods, I began a months-long search for a...

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