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    ForRent.com & Homes.com Help One Hurricane Victim Family Find a Home

        In late October, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast hard, leaving almost 8 million families throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut without power and thousands without a place to call home. We were inspired by one family in particular and had an opportunity to help support the Correa family of Staten Island. […]

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    Quick Fixes

      I stumbled upon this website that a friend posted and I was so excited for some of the tips I saw.  These are some simple, quick-fix ideas that could make your life a lot easier!  It will have you saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?”  These tips can take a load off your […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    “HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY EASTER!”

    It’s time to get out those bunny costumes and start filling up some Easter baskets! Whether you are making one for your roommate, friend, family member, or your kids; it’s always a great idea to stock your basket with fun and healthy alternatives to chocolate and candy. Let’s face it, everyone loves sweets, and they […]

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    Open Kitchen Shelves

                                                              Kitchen shelves and cabinets can get boring. Most kitchens have completely closed off shelving units, covered by cabinets or doors. To change up the usual cabinetry, […]

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    Gift Wrapping Ideas

    The season of gift giving and receiving is finally here. That means it’s time for fashionable wrapping paper, curly bows and colorful tags.  I’ve never really been a pro gift wrapper, but I’ve always been able to get the job done and make it look pretty neat. If you’re not crafty with ordinary wrapping paper, here are some […]

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    Recycle It Yourself: Chopsticks

    My mom and I live for Chinese food and sushi, but when it comes to her using chopsticks it’s pretty hopeless. I will admit she is getting better at it though. However, what are some things that we can do with these little wooden sticks instead of discarding them in the trash after hopeless attempts […]

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    Your Microwave Can…

    Did you know that your microwave is capable of doing more than just reheating your leftovers, steaming your broccoli, and cooking up those frozen dinners that some of us have come to live by? A microwave is something that most of us have in our homes and tend to use on a daily basis, but […]

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    Handy Yellow Jacket Trap

    Although it’s no longer summer this is one project I plan on keeping in mind for when the spring and summer do come back around. I’m one person who loves to eat outdoors and have picnics whenever possible, but sometimes those picnics get ruined due to the lovely little pests called yellow jackets. I plan […]

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    Recycle It Yourself: Pasta Jars

    If you’re a pasta lover like me you’re more than likely to have pasta at least once a week at home. With that pasta though, if you take the easy route, is a jar of sauce. What do you do with that glass jar when it’s done though? Rinse it out and send it to […]

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    Halloween Party: Part 2

    As promised today I bring part two of the Halloween Party blog. Today will feature some pretty cool recipes and even cooler DIY Halloween decorating ideas. If your missed yesterdays blog on Part 1 you can check it out here. One of the most important factors is how you decorate your place for your shindig. […]

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