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Five Underrated Towns in Martin County Five Underrated Towns in Martin County

By Tiffany Raiford

Martin County is a county in Florida in which several smaller towns are located. However, that doesn't mean there's not much to offer in the area. Several of the bigger towns are more well-known than others, but it's some of the small towns that you should concern yourself with. These towns are highly underrated considering all they have to offer.

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Davenport at a Glance Davenport at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

Located in Polk County, Davenport is a city with approximately 3,000 residents. It seems like a small town, and it is, but it's not as small as you may think. It might seem like the kind of Florida city many people haven't heard of, but it's time to get to know a little more about this lovely area in the Sunshine State.

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Tips on Maintaining Your Hedges Tips on Maintaining Your Hedges

By Tiffany Raiford

A beautiful lawn doesn't require professional landscaping and tens of thousands of dollars in work in the yard. It's something you can easily achieve with your own ideas and attention to detail. One such detail is the appearance of your hedges. If they are not well-kempt, they will not do your landscaping any favors. Inside, we offer a few simple and doable tips that will help you keep your lawn looking excellent.

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Five Reasons You Should Live in Tampa Five Reasons You Should Live in Tampa

By Tiffany Raiford

Whether you are being transferred to Tampa because of your job or you are pondering a move to the lovely West Coast of Florida, Tampa is a wonderful location. If we had all day, we could tell you thousands of reasons you should move to Tampa, but since we are limited as far as our time is concerned, we will narrow it down to five!

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Five Underrated Towns in Palm Beach County Five Underrated Towns in Palm Beach County

By Tiffany Raiford

Palm Beach County is one of the most popular areas in South Florida. It's home to West Palm Beach, which is known for being an affluent beach community. In addition, it's also close in proximity to Miami-Dade Country and Fort Lauderdale, which makes it a big tourist destination. But inside, we shine the spotlight on five fantastic Palm Beach county towns that tend to fly under the radar with the public.

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Tips on Living with Dogs Tips on Living with Dogs

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

One of the most common misconceptions about living with dogs is that it's impossible to keep a house clean with dogs in it. It's not always simple to keep the house looking like a dog has never stepped foot inside, but that doesn't make it impossible. Inside, we offer tips on how to maintain cleanliness while cohabiting with your furry friend

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Coral Springs at a Glance Coral Springs at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

Located in Broward County, Coral Springs is a lovely community only 20 miles from Fort Lauderdale. With more than 121,000 residents calling the city home, Coral Springs has a lot to offer both visitors and residents. Inside, we take a closer look at the history and culture of Coral Springs

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Must Have Appliances for a New Homeowner Must Have Appliances for a New Homeowner

By Tiffany Raiford

When it comes to appliances, most people assume you're talking about the standard kind; an oven, refrigerator, dishwasher and washing machine and dryer. Yes, all of these are appliances, but they're not the only ones you have to consider. Inside, we highlight a list of essential appliances for new homeowners that might surprise you!

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Fire Proofing Your Home Fire Proofing Your Home

By Tiffany Raiford

The safety of your family and home is your top priority. Your family is the most important thing in your life, and your home is a close second because it's where your family is safe. Inside, we offer tips on how to protect your loved ones from a fire in your home

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Choosing the Right Housekeeper Choosing the Right Housekeeper

By Tiffany Raiford

Choosing the right housekeeper is a big job. The person you choose to allow into your home is someone who will be intimately familiar with your belongings, your family's lifestyle and even some of your family's innermost happenings. Inside, we offer tips on what to consider before you make a final choice

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