Proper Food Placement Within Your Fridge

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If you’re like most people, putting food in the refrigerator is like a big game of tetris. Unless you have shelled out the big sum of money for a gourmet refrigerator that promises to keep all the spaces at an even temperature, chances are your food may be getting exposed to climates that may not be ideal. Keep reading to find out where you should keep your food, and how to properly store it.

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Secrets from a Wardrobe Stylist

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have had the pleasure of working on the wardrobe team for several large stage productions over the past years and several tips and tricks from these productions have stuck with me. Of course as a wardrobe stylist, you try to ensure that Taylor Swift doesn’t have her dress on inside-out or that Usher’s dancers have on the right pair of shoes, but your main job is keeping clothes clean and in repair.

It is during this preparation before the show, or after, preparing for the next day’s performance that a person could really glean tips that she could use for her own wardrobe. We hope that you find these tips useful in your own closet!

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Baby Proofing Tips For New And Experienced Parents

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You have done the basics. Baby gates are up, outlets covered, cabinets locked, sharp edges are padded, and the rug has a non-skid mat underneath. That’s everything right? Unfortunately, baby and toddler proofing your home shouldn’t stop there. There are a few more hazards that need to be identified and secured before your little one is truly safe at home.

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5 Quick Changes to “Go Green” Without Changing Your Lifestyle: Home Edition

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There are many opportunities in your house to help save the environment.  We all know we should turn lights off that aren’t in use and washing clothes on cold saves energy and money. However, if we take the time to to look around ourselves we will see more simple ways to “go green.”  Here are 5 more of those simple changes you can make in your house every day. 

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Tackling That Newborn Paper Trail

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After 10 grueling months of pregnancy, you have finally brought your little bundle of joy home. You are getting used to a completely different lifestyle; trying to create a new norm with new schedules; and a million thoughts running through your sleep-deprived head. The following is a checklist of important documents to process during the first month post-partum (or even before!) that might otherwise slip your mind.

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Made in the USA: Home Goods

Many Americans strive to purchase as many items as possible that display a “Made in USA” logo. However, with frequent shopping at big box stores it is easy for many products to get lost in the mix and assume they were made overseas. Buying goods that have been manufactured in The United States helps support jobs and economic growth. The following are common products, easy to find, frequently needed, and all of which are made in America.

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How To Make Every Morning Enjoyable


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I am envious of morning people. How my mother can be completely dressed, have a few chores done, and watched a bit of TV all before she leaves for work really blows my mind. Some of us have a hard time turning the coffee pot on and brushing our teeth in that time span. But there are a few things us, non-morning people, can do to get a little more out of these vital few hours of the day.

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Coastermatic: Instagram Coasters

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Have you ever wished that your coasters could bring you more than just a safe place to set your drink? Maybe you have not even realized that your coasters could be a piece of art!

Sure, maybe you have plain wooden coasters from your wedding registry, or perhaps your husband has been storing some of the cardboard coasters from his favorite bar on your coffee table. But do these really mean anything to you? They certainly don’t bring a smile to your face every time they are used. But is there any product that can make you think differently about coasters? We certainly think so!

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