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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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Bathroom Cleaning Tips Bathroom Cleaning Tips

By Tiffany Raiford

Your bathroom doesn't have to have a deep cleaning every day. It just needs a little basic maintenance and love, much like the rest of your house. It shouldn't take you more than two minutes to clean your bathroom each day, and it shouldn't take longer than 30 to deep clean it once a month. Inside, we offer some cleaning tips that will make your bathroom sparkle - in no time.

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Boynton Beach at a Glance Boynton Beach at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

Boynton Beach is a lovely Florida beach community you just have to see. Discovered in 1894 by Nathan Boynton, a Michigan native who fell in love with it and named it after himself. He built the area's first hotel and settle here until his death. Today, Boynton Beach stands as one of South Florida's most popular beach communities. Inside, we take a closer look at the Boynton's history and culture

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Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors

By Tiffany Raiford

Hardwood floors are a big preference for many Florida homeowners. Not only do they provide more value and appeal to any home on the market, they're more sanitary, easier to clean and far more attractive than carpet. But, Florida's often-wet and damp weather means it can be more difficult to maintain hardwood than other types of flooring. Inside, we offer several tips to help you clean and maintain your hardwood floors.

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Tallahassee At A Glance Tallahassee At A Glance

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Tallahassee is a college city and the capital of Florida. From prehistory to European contact to United States Civil War, the city has an interesting history. Learn about this city of 182,000 and what makes it tick today.

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Moving to College: A Checklist Moving to College: A Checklist

By Tiffany Raiford

Moving from your parents house to college is something most new college students look forward to for years. It's the first step to independence and adulthood, and it's something that offers a bit of freedom -- but also can bring plenty of challenges. Inside, we offer a handy checklist to make things a little simpler.

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Five Great Schools in Martin County Five Great Schools in Martin County

By Tiffany Raiford

Each Martin County school offers something unique that allows it to stand out and offer something special to its student body. Read on to find out which Martin County schools rank among some of the best in the state.

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Pensacola at a Glance Pensacola at a Glance

By Tiffany Raiford

Boasting some of the loveliest beaches in all of Florida, Pensacola is one of the many lush and popular cities in the Florida Panhandle. It isn't near Miami or Orlando, which is part of the reason this area of the state is so desirable to residents and visitors. Read on to find out exactly what you've always wanted to know about Pensacola.

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