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9 Tips on Caring for Your Natural Stone Surface
Published March 10, 2015 | By

Natural stone can be a beautiful addition to any home remodeling project, however sometimes homeowners are not completely aware of what it takes to clean and maintain such a material. When properly maintained, stone is very durable and will outlast most other materials in any home, however it can lose it’s beauty if not taken… View Article

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Spotting and Preventing Water and Ice “Dam”age
Published February 23, 2015 | By

Tips from the Expert: Spotting and Preventing Water and Ice “Dam”age   (BOSTON, MA) With no end to falling snow in sight, many homeowners across New England are dealing with ice dams and the damage they have created inside their homes. With days-long waits for roofers to remediate the dams, homeowners are seeking ways to minimize… View Article

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Easy Hostess Gifts: How to make potpourri
Published December 8, 2014 | By

Have you ever wished you could bottle up the scent of the holidays? I have a solution for you! This jar of Simmering Scent makes another great hostess gift, and only takes a few minutes to put together. All the ingredients can be found at your local supermarket! The base of this one is a… View Article

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Easy Hostess Gifts: DIY Cream Cheese Mints
Published December 8, 2014 | By

This might be one of the easier recipes I’ve ever had to follow: only a few ingredients, and no baking needed. They’re very tasty, and they  make a really great hostess gift that has a nice personal touch. These cream cheese mints go really well with our citrus-ginger simmering spices, Winter White Sangria, and Hostess Gift Tray… View Article

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Homemade Christmas Ornaments: Clothespin Stars
Published December 2, 2014 | By

Part 2 of 5 in the $25 Christmas Tree! This is a super easy craft using glue, clothespins, and a little wood stain (optional, or paint another color), with perhaps a ribbon for hanging. 10-20 minute project for about $2. It’s a great homemade Christmas ornament, or just ornament for other denomination’s holidays as well.

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Homemade Christmas Ornaments: DIY Twine Ball
Published December 1, 2014 | By

Happy 12 Days of DIY! Day 1:DIY Twine Ball We’re going to learn how to decorate a Christmas tree for $25 and look super-stylish. I have 5 DIY projects that will help your tree to the next level! The twine ball is a great activity to involve children in making- it has very few ingredients… View Article

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