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Oct 18

This Is How You Can Get a Refund If Your Package Shows Up Late

There is no greater feeling than reader “your package will arrive in 3 to 5 business days.” It is like buying yourself presents, without needing a reason! Online shopping is pretty addictive, but it is convenient. Does anyone really have the time to go to the mall and look for a dress to wear to a wedding? There’s more of a selection online anyway, so why not cut out the middleman? However, as easy as it is to purchase things online, waiting for your package can be a bit of a hassle.

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Oct 18

The Salary You'd Need to Afford "The Father of the Bride" House

If you watched “Father of the Bride” with envy—admiring the complex relationship between George and Annie Banks, or wistfully dreaming up your own backyard wedding—the news that the Alhambra, California, home was for sale just a few years ago may have sent you running to mortgage calculators.

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Oct 18

Urban Outfitters Sells a Gold-Flecked Toilet Seat That Will Make You Feel Like a Queen

Have you ever wanted to remodel your bathroom? You can get new tiles, a fancy mirror, chic decor, but at the end of the day, your toilet still is a toilet. It’s not your toilet’s fault that it is so unglamorous. It has a pretty dirty job and it never gets any thanks for doing it. If you’re tired of the boring old white toilet that is standard in just about every bathroom in America, it is time for an interesting upgrade.

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Oct 18

​Halloween Decor So Stylish You'll Actually Want It on Display

For those of us who love to decorate for the holidays but hate the tacky factor, getting in the Halloween spirit can be challenging. Jack-o-lanterns can get messy and produce mixed results (#PumpkinCarvingFail) and many of us don’t have the desire (or the storage space) to go full haunted house come October 31. But fear not! We’ve sourced some Halloween decor options that set the spooky vibe without looking like Party City exploded in your living room.

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21
Oct 18

Here's How Tiny House Dwellers Have Friends Over (with Less Space Than You)

When you live in small space, inviting people over can be tricky—simply for the lack of real estate. There’s limited place to prep crudités and even less space for everyone to sit. But if you want to throw a party in a less than lush apartment, a quaint country bungalow, or a trendy container home, there are some space-saving tricks that can make hosting less of a challenge and actually, well, fun.

And who better than to know of these small space entertaining tips than tiny home dwellers? If they can do it, you definitely can too. Here, five tiny house dwellers (and me!) share our tips for hosting an incredible party—even in the smallest of spaces.

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Oct 18

The Money-Saving Secret This Former Real Estate Agent Swears By

So—you’re searching for an apartment on Craigslist. You click on “housing” and enter your search criteria: min bedrooms, max price, X miles from your zip code of choice, only show ads with pictures—GO! Aaaaaand you’ve already made a huge mistake.

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Oct 18

A Modern Glam Tribeca Apartment — House Tour Greatest Hit

Name: Kalyn and Todd Chandler
Location: Tribeca — New York, NY
Size: 1,700 square feet
Years lived in: 10 years, owned

When Kalyn moved into her now-husband Todd’s apartment, the two were practicing lawyers. Kalyn was unhappy with her busy career, so Todd encouraged her to pursue her passion for design. With that extra push, Kalyn’s brand Effie’s Paper—a fun and feminine stationery and gift company — was born. Like the brand, Kalyn and Todd’s home is filled with a touch of glamour in every corner: the entryway is covered in metallic wallpaper, the dining room is illuminated by ornate chandeliers, and sleek furniture and accents add a shine to the space.

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Oct 18

Target Sells a Spooky Haunted House for Cats and It’s Under $20

Halloween is just over a week away and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit. People are spending their free time at orchards to pick apples and pumpkins. The fall candles have officially been lit. “Monster Mash” and “This Is Halloween” have been played at least once on everyone’s playlist. People aren’t the only ones who can get festive for Halloween. Cats can enjoy the holiday too!

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Oct 18

How to Make A Quick Floating Shelf with Invisible Brackets

While traditional shelves definitely have a place in homes (hello, bookshelves!), floating shelves are perfect for displaying collections and holding dishware—without adding the bulk of brackets. If you want to quickly install shelving that holds a significant amount of weight, invisible brackets are the way to go.

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Oct 18

The Best Toothbrushes — The Best List

For something we (hopefully) use several times a day, most of us don’t give much thought to which toothbrush we buy. But let me tell you, there’s a whole world of toothbrushes beyond the oral care aisle of your local Walgreens. Doing a few minutes of research can not only help you find the perfect toothbrush for your needs, but also options that pack a lot of style. From electric to bamboo to plain old plastic, we’ve rounded up the most beautiful, eco-friendly and socially-conscious toothbrushes that’ll add some fun to your normal brushing routine.

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