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If you are in the market for new ways to save energy in your home, you have probably heard of Programmable Thermostats. Programmable thermostats are marketed as saving energy, cutting costs, and increasing ease of use. Are they worth the hype? The following is a breakdown of Programmable Thermostats’ key features and how they live up to these marketing claims. Automatic Adjustments With a traditional thermostat, you manually adjust the temperature in your home. You have a couple specific ways that you can adjust what is happening. You can choose to heat or cool your home to a specific temperature.…

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Your kids’ bedrooms should be comfortable and relaxing places for them to play, study, and sleep. However, if their rooms are just a jumble of clutter, they can become more of a spot filled with tension and angst. Kids have a lot of stuff, and keeping it organized and off the floor can seem like a monumental task, but having the proper storage solutions can help. Here are eight great storage options to make any child’s room a more delightful place to grow. 1.Loft Beds Loft beds can be a great option when you have vertical space but not a…

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Father’s Day is important, as the men in our family deserve the same appreciation we give to the women, but it’s not unusual to draw a blank when thinking about what gift would suit your father best. With all the products marketed towards women, mothers may be easy to shop for but gifts for the men in our lives tend to require a little more creativity. We have you covered with some unique gift ideas that are easy to plan for and that are kind to your bank account. Plan a Nice Meal Sometimes, all our fathers want is some…

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There comes a time when kids must leave the nest. When the time arrives, parents are called upon to recognize and accept the fact that their children are all grown up. Although it is usually a significantly important event for parents in general, the experience is almost always tinged with a hint of sadness. On the bright side, you will have one or more rooms available when your child leaves the nest, and you can turn the space into something you can enjoy. For the sake of necessity, you probably had to store some of your personal effects in different…

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With graduations coming up, it’s now the time to start prepping for their celebratory party. Although some have the idea that graduations cost a pretty penny, you can always knock the price down with some helpful tactics. In this article, we will give you a helping hand on throwing your kid the best budget-friendly graduation party. The Basics Establish a Budget The first thing you want to establish when planning out your child’s graduation party is how much you want to spend on it. Without a budget, you may be tempted to overspend without the insight on how much each…

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With the arrival of summer also comes the arrival of hotter temperatures. As great as they may be for the beach, they aren’t as fun for out beloved pets. In fact, dogs can easily get overheated in the sun due to their heavy coats. Some easy indicators include panting and fatigue. To help keep your furry companion cool during this summer, follow these steps to help them enjoy the new warm weather as much as you do! 1. Give you dog plenty of water. Since dogs can get rather picky if their water bowls have a strange scent or if…

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No one actually looks forward to the time when they need to clean the vinyl siding of their house, largely because of the fact that doing so is a lengthy process that requires know-how and perseverance. While standard dirt buildup can be ignored for awhile, the development of mold and mildew tends to take on an unsightly greenish appearance that’s disconcerting to say the least, especially if you walk by it everyday to go to work or school. While mold and mildew may seem particularly difficult to remove at first glance, you’ll be able to do so in an efficient…

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Rainy summer days can be a challenge for moms and kids alike. You dread hearing that infamous phrase of “Mom, I’m bored!” or incessant whining. This summer, ward off rainy day blues with these six fun and festive ideas that will keep your kiddos entertained for hours. You might even find yourself looking forward to the creativity and family time that naturally spring from these activities. Make a Blanket Fort (or Ship or Covered Wagon) This retro idea may be a throwback to your own childhood, and you can pass the fun on to the next generation by building forts…

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Spring time is here once again and soon summer will be upon us. We have a lot to look forward too including warm weather, longer days, vacations, and the kids being home from school. There will be family gatherings and parties, as well as getaways. Unfortunately, with all the good that summer brings, the warm weather also brings back insects. We are going to be discussing a few natural and safe remedies to get rid of these pests so you can enjoy your summer. Wasps The first warm weather insect we will be talking about is the wasp. Wasps come…

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There are many different ways you can allocate your investment funds to maximize gains and contain risks. Real estate is widely known as one of the most lucrative investment vehicles that you can choose to contribute funds to, and you may be thinking about investing in a new property soon. While traditional rentals with long-term leases have been popular for decades or longer, many people are taking a closer look at vacation homes as a source of financial gains. With a vacation rental, you may lease out a fully furnished private residence for a few days, a week or much…

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