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Pets & Guests: 5 Steps to Allergy-Free Harmony

Pets & Guests: 5 Steps to Allergy-Free Harmony

Let’s face it – pets aren’t just pets, they’re family. For those of us with four-legged fur friends, we’ve come to accept all the lovable pitfalls that can come with being human companions: errant bits of pet hair, the occasional accident, and any fun things they can track in, like dirt, leaves or (and this is for you cat lovers) the occasional dead lizard. But what do you do if you’re having guests over…and they’re – gasp! – allergic to…

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Refresh That Old Mattress!

Refresh That Old Mattress!

Is your mattress…showing its age? Past its prime? Have you and it come to an impasse, and you’re one step away from kicking it to the curb? Conventional wisdom (to say nothing of mattress stores) will tell you to replace your mattress if you’re consistently sleeping poorly, find it lumpy and uncomfortable, or simply have had it over 8 years. Prevention Magazine corroborates those guidelines, noting that, “A good mattress lasts 9 to 10 years, according to the National Sleep…

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7 Simple & Affordable Ways to Make Your Guest Room Extraordinary

7 Simple & Affordable Ways to Make Your Guest Room Extraordinary

Do you have that one friend who has the most amazing guest bedroom, the one you can’t wait to stay in when you visit? The one where everything you could need is there: extra blankets, fluffy towels, snacks, ample reading material and even a set of earplugs by the bedside table? If your guest room is lacking that certain something – or worse, has simply become a catch-all for all the loose toys and boxes that don’t seem to ever…

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