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Move Where the Fun Is Happening

By Zoe Eisenberg Many of us move for work, family or school—but how about moving for fun? According to WalletHub, the average American spends nearly $3,000 on entertainment each year. With that in mind, WalletHub recently released a report on 2018's Most Fun Cities in America. While the No. 1 city may not surprise you (helloooo, Vegas!), some of the other list-toppers may. For instance, New York doesn't come in until the third slot, and Orlando beat out Miami, likely due to its several theme parks. New Orleans, on the other hand, is mid-list in the ninth slot, whereas Los Angeles doesn't enter until spot 13! To snag their findings, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 65 key metrics, looking at movie theaters, breweries, fitness clubs and more. In doing so, the study found that New York has the...
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5 Ways to Reuse and Repurpose Everyday Items in Your Home

By Howard Eason, owner of HE Designs, LLC - reposted from New Homes & Ideas photo via PinterestGrowing up in a small town, I had big interests in finding ways to repurpose or reuse discarded items to transform them into something interesting and outside of their traditional purpose. I recall...

Have an Attic? Tips for Keeping Your Belongings in Optimal Shape

By Megan Wild, author of Your Wild Home If your new home has an attic, it’s likely you plan to use the area as storage space. Out-of-season or outgrown clothes, old photographs, books, videogames and toys are just a few things often found in attics.Just be careful. Unfinished attics can...

Consider These Things If You Want to Build Green

by Megan Wild, reposted from New Homes & Ideas. It’s becoming less of an alternative lifestyle and far more commonplace to go green. It’s recognized both on international, corporate and grassroots levels — we each have a responsibility to ensure the way we live our lives is not to the...

How To Style Your Kid's Room

*Original post on NewHomesAndIdeas.com Kid’s spaces — nurseries, third-graders’ bedrooms, playrooms — they all present unique design challenges. Parents want spaces that are cozy and welcoming, soothing but also developmentally stimulating. They’re looking for rooms that kids want to hang out in but also rooms that they themselves want to...