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  • The Quick Guide To Moving a Gun Safe

    The Quick Guide To Moving a Gun Safe

    Chances are that when you began taking stock of your belongings in preparation for your move, your eyes probably settled on one item with a groan: The gun safe. Big, heavy, awkward, and leaving...

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  • Tips For Moving a Fish Tank To a New Home

    Tips For Moving a Fish Tank To a New Home

    When you brought your fish home and set them up with their gently trickling filter, their fake-but-flowing ferns, and the soft glow of the heat lamp, you imagined the low-maintenance relationship...

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  • Green Moving Supplies For Eco-Friendly Moves

    Green Moving Supplies For Eco-Friendly Moves

    After a move, packing peanuts and bubble wrap almost always just end up in the landfill. For the eco-conscious mover, this is a tragedy – and a waste. Fortunately, there are some easy and...

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  • DIY Home Decor Ideas for Your Home

    DIY Home Decor Ideas for Your Home

    It’s kind of like there are two phases to moving into a new home: making it functional, and making it yours. Once you’ve got your basics covered and the furniture arranged, it’s time to really...

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  • The Cost of Living in Denver, CO

    The Cost of Living in Denver, CO

    The Mile High City. Rugged mountain ranges, wide open plains, world-class recreation opportunities and a bustling economy, Denver, CO, has it all. What’s it going to cost you to live there? We’ve...

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  • What to Do if Your Mover is Late

    What to Do if Your Mover is Late

    Moving day is finally here; you sold your house, packed up all your material possessions, choosing a reputable moving service, and now you’re ready to go. But—there’s one problem—the movers...

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  • DIY Gazebo Ideas

    DIY Gazebo Ideas

    Among the outdoor essentials for your yard, a gazebo is one of nicest things you can have to enjoy a pleasant day. These shady structures come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, so you won’t have a...

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  • 5 Ways To Start Spring Cleaning Right Now

    5 Ways To Start Spring Cleaning Right Now

    As winter draws to a close and we finally move towards warmer weather, it’s time to purge the excess clutter that accumulated over the winter so we can feel more light, fresh, and free. Although...

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  • The Cost of Living in Las Vegas, NV

    The Cost of Living in Las Vegas, NV

    Las Vegas, NV, may be known as the city of excess and sin – casinos and the entertainment industry have dominated the public perception of this desert gem for quite some time. But luckily for you,...

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  • DIY Garden Decor Ideas

    DIY Garden Decor Ideas

    As winter comes to a close, it’s time to get ready to spend more time in the sun. As the light and warmth gradually return, the dormant plants in your garden will soon be springing to life. To...

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  • 6 Fun and Unique Date Night Ideas in Chicago

    6 Fun and Unique Date Night Ideas in Chicago

    Dinner and a movie, although a classic date, can get a bit dull after a while. So, whether you’ve been living in Chicago for a while, or have recently moved into town, check out this list of...

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  • Great Playroom Ideas Your Kids Will Love

    Great Playroom Ideas Your Kids Will Love

    When you hear the word “playroom”, you might envision chaos: toys everywhere, drawings on the floor, and not a hint of organization to be found if you aren’t constantly on toy patrol. But we all...

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  • DIY Veggie Garden Ideas

    DIY Veggie Garden Ideas

    You’ve always imagined yourself as someone with a pretty good green thumb, but until now you’ve only tested it out on houseplants and window boxes. Now that you have your own house, it’s time to...

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  • The Cost of Living in Nashville, TN

    The Cost of Living in Nashville, TN

    Known to most as the nation’s capital of country music and home to the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, you’ll be pleased to hear that Nashville has a lot more than drinking and guitars to offer its...

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  • How to Move Your Home Gym Equipment

    How to Move Your Home Gym Equipment

    When you’re dedicated to fitness and wellbeing, it’s helpful to be able to squeeze in a workout in the comfort of your own home. Weight machines, treadmills, elliptical machines – these days you...

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  • How to Share a Home Office Space with Your Spouse

    How to Share a Home Office Space with Your Spouse

    Working from home is a luxury that many are utilizing these days. It has incredible benefits: zero commute time, the ease of eating meals at home, and only have to get dressed from the waist up....

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  • Unique Things to Do in Nashville, TN

    Unique Things to Do in Nashville, TN

    The Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and a whole assortment of spots to get some of Nashville’s famous hot chicken, we know you’ll never be at a loss for things to do in Nashville....

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  • Family-Friendly Things To Do in Houston

    Family-Friendly Things To Do in Houston

    You might notice a plethora of bumper stickers around Houston, TX, that say: “I may not have been born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could”. In fact, you might be sporting one on your own...

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  • How to Reduce Home Water Use

    How to Reduce Home Water Use

    Although most Western countries are fortunate that we can turn on a tap and clean, drinkable water comes out, there is a growing awareness that we need to conserve this valuable resource. Severe...

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  • 2018 Unpakt Scholarship Winners Announced!

    2018 Unpakt Scholarship Winners Announced!

    Unpakt proudly announces the winners of the second annual Unpakt College Scholarship Contest! From a pool of over 400 submissions, submitted by college students across the U.S. throughout 2018,...

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