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Blast from the Past: Five Fads from the Fabulous 50s

As each decade goes by, we tend to reminisce over those times long forgotten. Longing for the comfort of the past, our minds are drawn ...
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How to Create a Game Room That Scores Big

A game room is a great addition to any home – especially during this time of sheltering in place. Most people are looking for diversions and ...
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An Island Retreat With a Penchant for Nostalgia

When former CPAs Ben ten Haaf and his wife Keren relocated from Toledo, Ohio to Anna Maria Island, Florida, they set their sights on creating ...
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On Valentine’s Day, Think Red…and Pink

Red is such an eye-catching color – imagine red stop signs and exit signs, red fire trucks, and even red appliances. They all make you ...
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Taking Cues from a Classic Hue

The Pantone Color Institute has announced its 2020 Color of the Year – Classic Blue, which is described by Pantone as “a timeless and enduring ...
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‘Tis the Season – Holiday Celebrations Around the World

With the holiday season upon us, many families are putting up trees and hanging ornaments to celebrate Christmas or preparing to light candles for Hanukkah. ...
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A New Twist on Thanksgiving Traditions 

Interesting fact: Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday, was first celebrated in Canada 40 years before it became a tradition in the States. Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on ...
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A Charming Farmhouse Kitchen Steps Back in Time

The farmhouse trend has taken the interior design world by storm. There are a multitude of ways you can mash upthis style to fit your ...
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Banish Boring Beige with Take-Notice Kitchen Designs

Looking to refresh your kitchen? Ditch the stainless steel appliances and endless rows of vanilla cabinets. Instead, join the latest kitchen trend – using color, ...
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Americana Road Trip – Get Your Kicks on Route 66

Summertime offers the opportunity for travel and exploration, and is the perfect time for a road trip. Route 66 is one of the most popular ...
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A beloved family cabin gets a “rustic retro” facelift

Nestled in the lushly forested area of Roberts Creek in British Columbia, Canada, the “Cheeky” Cabin features an eclectic mix of styles and motifs anchored ...
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Retro Recipes Meet Their Modern Cousins

One of the best parts of summer is cooking delicious food with your family and friends. Everyone has their favorite go-to recipes, some of which ...
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