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The Happy Home

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How to Prep Your Kitchen for Holiday Baking Success

Mark Watson, December 10
It's baking season! Once the holidays hit, it's time to get the apron on. But baking can be a lot of work, especiallyfalse

Deck the Yard: Ideas for Elegant Outdoor Holiday Decor

Mark Watson, December 3
Welcoming guests into your home is one of the best parts of the winter season. Work tends to slow down for many peoplefalse

Clear Your Yard: How to Compost Leaves

Mark Watson, November 26
With the arrival of autumn also comes the arrival of piles of leaves on your front lawn. Although the color change andfalse

Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Homeowners

Mark Watson, November 19
Thanksgiving is a busy day, full of lots of food and lots of people bustling around. Whether you’re home or away, thefalse

9 Tips for Hosting Overnight Guests for the Holidays

Joe LeVecchi, November 12
Don't wait until last minute! With the holiday season comes the holiday guests—last year, 40% of Americans traveledfalse

Festive Outdoor Fall Decor: Improve Your Curb Appeal

Joe LeVecchi, November 5
Autumn is one of the most anticipated seasons for many reasons. The heat of the summer dissipates and brings cool,false

At-Home Tailgate: How to Host a Football Patio Party

Mark Watson, November 1
Can’t make it to the stadium for the game? Plan a festive and fun tailgate style party at home and invite some friendsfalse

Safe, Sound, and Spooky: Prepping Your Home for Trick-or-Treaters

Joe LeVecchi, October 23
Millions of kids will hit the streets this year in search of candy and other goodies. Taking the time to prepare yourfalse

How to Build a Window Seat for Relaxing at Home

Joe LeVecchi, October 2
Book lovers often dream about spending a relaxing afternoon hiding out in a window seat while devouring their latestfalse

How to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall

Mark Watson, September 25
Fall is here, meaning that cooler temperatures are on the way soon. Embrace the season by taking the opportunity tofalse