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Jan 18

A Textile Lover's Print & Pattern Paradise — House Tour

Name: Kate Sykes
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Size: 840 square feet
Years lived in: Rented 2.5 months

To find her new apartment, Kate bypassed typical rental search engines and opted to drive around her ideal neighborhood in Raleigh, scouting beautiful facades and “For Rent” signs. That’s how she landed this home just three months ago. How she managed to pull it together so quickly and skillfully speaks to her background in design. As the daughter of a men’s retail-store owner, Kate grew up around textiles. In her own words, she is “a total nut for prints, color, and fabrics in general.”

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Jan 18

Moving Day: Mandy Moore Is Giving Her Insta Followers A Sneak Peek Into Her New Place

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that moving is stressful, even if you’re a big time celeb like Mandy Moore. The This Is Us star shared a sneak peek into the process of setting up her new place via Instagram.

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Jan 18

Calling All New York City Readers: Come Test a New Site Feature!

Are you an online shopping connoisseur? Do you love reading about products and being able to shop them right then and there? If you answered “Yes” to both of those questions, you’re in luck! We’re looking for a few volunteers in the NYC area to give us their feedback on just that.

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Jan 18

The House That Pantone Built Is On the Market for $39.5 Million

Let’s indulge in a little luxury real estate daydreaming. Imagine you founded Pantone, and with all of your hard-earned money decided to buy an apartment. Would you chose a six bedroom, five and a half bathroom apartment in an exclusive building on the Upper East Side? Of course you would. Well we’re all in luck! Such an apartment not only exists in this bright and beautiful world, it is also for sale.

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Jan 18

Warm Cozy Winter Projects to Help Stomp Out the Cold

I often limp towards winter’s finish line with a runny nose, dry skin, and numb fingertips. To help myself make it through the season in one warm piece, I went looking for projects specifically suited for the cold.

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Jan 18

Saying Goodbye to "Gay Gardens," a Plant-Filled Seattle Rental — House Tour

Name: Matthew Mirarchi and JoJo the pup
Location: West Seattle — Seattle, Washington
Size: 1,000 square feet
Years Lived In: 2 years, renting

“Gay Gardens is my plant-filled genie bottle,” confesses Matthew. “Tucked away along an arterial road snaking through West Seattle’s hillside, it’s one of those rental gems that only comes along once in a blue moon. Having been overgrown and woefully mismanaged for years, Gay Gardens afforded me the opportunity to rebuild after my divorce; it needed a lot of TLC, and so did I. So we helped shape one another.”

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Jan 18

This Grocery Store Is Selling A Reverse Snuggie For People With Cold Feet

While it’s questionable where this product falls on the hygge/lazy spectrum, we just had to share this new take on the Snuggie (or Slanket, depending on your brand loyalties) that was brought to our attention, courtesy of one European grocery store.

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Jan 18

10 Things Smart Shoppers Always Do at the Grocery Store

The smartest shoppers really know how to make the most of their trips to the store. It’s a skill, one I’m sure many of us wish we were better at. Smart shoppers know how to stretch their dollar further, avoid buying unnecessary items, and make their store work for them.

Want in on some of their secrets? Here are the 10 things smart shoppers always do.

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Jan 18

Zach Braff Returns To TV In a Show Based on a Podcast

It’s almost time for mid-season replacements, that wonderful time of year when all the second-string sitcoms sub in for the ones that got cancelled already. Over at ABC, they’re taking a chance on Alex, Inc., a show based on a podcast.

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Jan 18

This is The Right Way to Unclog a Toilet With a Plunger

Clogged toilets are just one of those inescapable, yucky facts of life. Rather than the fear-filled I’ll just flush it again and see what happens technique (that can end in the disaster of disgusting water sloshing all over the bathroom floor) or the simultaneously frantic and hopeful thrusts of a plunger that may or may not work, it helps to know how to unclog a toilet the right way.

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