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Comparing Flooring: Laminate vs. Hardwood Comparing Flooring: Laminate vs. Hardwood

By Tiffany Raiford

The choice between laminate and hardwood flooring is often difficult for many homeowners, which is why we compiled this comprehensive overview of each.

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Preparing a Backyard BBQ Preparing a Backyard BBQ

By Tiffany Raiford

Living in Florida means getting to spend a great deal of time outdoors. Backyard BBQs are simply a way of life in the sunshine state, mostly because you can have one anytime. But there's more to a BBQ than just good food and great friends -- inside, we highlight the essentials you need to make your next cookout a memorable one

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Golf Course Living Golf Course Living

By Tiffany Raiford

Florida is known for many different things: its beautiful beaches, being home to Disney World and for having gorgeous (but humid) weather all year. It's also known for its world-class golf courses, with seemingly one on every corner in some parts of the state. Inside, we take a close look at the benefits of living on a golf course

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Organizing Your Closet Organizing Your Closet

By Tiffany Raiford

An organized closet sounds like a great idea, but it's not something everyone has the time and motivation to achieve. What most people don't consider, however, is how a neat and organized closet can have an amazing effect on your entire life; even your stress level!

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Setting Up Your Own Home Garden Setting Up Your Own Home Garden

By Tiffany Raiford

Whether you love flowers or you want to grow your own vegetables, setting up a garden in Florida can be a bit of an intimidating process if you aren't certain how to get started. Inside, we offer some tips on getting started

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Keeping Your Kids Safe in the Kitchen Keeping Your Kids Safe in the Kitchen

By Tiffany Raiford

The kitchen is often the most-used room in the house, and it can also be one of the most dangerous. Inside, we offer tips on how to keep your kitchen safe for your little ones.

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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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