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Bright Family Kitchen DIY Under $500

You move into a new house and want to change a few things. You have three young kids and your husband is working long days, so you wait a while and spread it out over the weekends, right? Not for this mom. Wielding power tools and decorating skills, the cabinets were painted, the countertops replaced or painted into a new finish.

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Stylish Living with Kids

Living with kids requires a family room that works for the entire family, especially the kids. Finding the dècor balance between day-home style dècor and a white crystal palace for the parents is often difficult. It needs to look sophisticated - where grownups will want to hang out, as well as withstand the tornado of juice, toys, Lego pieces and crayons that children bring along with them. A family room that works for the entire family can be possible with a few simple ideas to incorporate into your home’s design.

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The Modern Shopper

When I was a kid, couponing was popular. But coupon-clipping is time-consuming and encourages me to buy items I don’t need, which can cancel out whatever savings have been achieved. Besides, the way we shop today is different than the way our parents shopped.

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10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Homeowners

1. Altering the soil adjacent to a house. Altering the slope of soil along the perimeter of a house can result in water seeping toward the house. Wet soil will swell and can actually lift a house foundation upward causing extensive interior and exterior damage.

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