The Stats on Your Kitchen Remodel

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Kitchen remodeling, whether it’s a simple appliance replacement or a total gut renovation, is one of the more popular home improvement projects. The sheer number of tasks performed in the kitchen (cooking, prepping, cleaning) along with the number of appliances make this one of the hardest working rooms in the home and one... read more

A Refreshing Summer Salad of Grapefruit and Fennel

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Ooh, the summer salad. To us, summer is when a salad is in prime form. Ripe strawberries, fresh mint, oranges and grapefruit straight from the farmer’s market – yes, please! It’s not that we don’t like salads every other time of the year, but when the sun is out and with an abundance of delicious... read more

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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Learn how to whip up America's favorite dessert, made with fresh ruby red strawberries, fluffy whipped cream and flaky, buttery biscuits. This Strawberry Shortcake Recipe is the perfect Summertime dessert! What You'll Need: (Serves 6) For the Biscuits: 2 cups all-purpose flour 5 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1... read more

7 Things to Discuss With Your Partner Before You Have a Baby

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Before you and your partner have a baby, it’s important to make sure you’re both on the same page. We chatted with Monica Mendez Leahy, author of 1,001 Questions to Ask Before You Have a Baby to find out exactly what should be discussed: 1. “What are your thoughts about starting a family?” -... read more

How Grilled Pizza Will Change Your Life (Or At Least Dinner)

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Whether you're vegan, gluten-free or a hardcore meat lover, we can all agree that pizza is pretty bomb, not to mention versatile. No matter what your dietary preferences, there's one to suit every taste. And while we love ourselves a good old wood-fired or oven-baked pie, pizza hot off the grill is pretty... read more

Stop Talking About Your Relationship and Just Live It

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It’s no secret that communication is the cornerstone of every healthy relationship. But there is such a thing as over communicating. Sometimes talking can become the root of the problem rather than the solution to it. When this happens, it’s important to be able to take a step back and recognize that words are no... read more

A New Take On a Fourth of July Fete (With Grilled Pizza!)

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Maybe it's the smell of the sun screen, the sparkle of the lightening bugs, or the lazy days spent on the lake, whatever it is, summer is here & we couldn't be happier! The quintessential summer holiday is 4th of July and we've rounded up our top entertaining tips to make sure the holiday weekend is... read more

4 Expert Ideas for Transforming a Space Through Color

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by Mark Cutler, Chief Designer at nousDECOR 

There are lots of ways to transform a room, and, sad to say, most will require a lot of time, money, and effort. But often people overlook one of the most simple things you can do—change the color of it! There are many ways... read more

Fourth of July Cupcakes in a Jar!

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What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with festively layered Jar Cupcakes!? What You'll Need: (Serves 8 ) 1 box of white cake mix blue and red food dyes 2 containers of store-bought cake frosting (or homemade) 8, 8 oz. jars July 4th cake decorations (colored sprinkles, flags...) Step 1:... read more

Decorate the Backyard with DIY Oilcloth Pillows

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Oilcloth is the perfect material for outdoor summer pillows. With a waterproof exterior, they are resistant to dirt and fading and easily cleanable. Find oilcloth in a fun variety of colors and patterns sure to add a bright pop to your backyard decor! What You'll Need: 1 yard of oilcloth 1... read more