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If you’ve ever hosted a Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving meal, you know how stressful it can be. There’s all kinds of pressure to be the “hostess with the mostess,” and it can be hard!

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We’ve talked about the kitchen features that make hosting Friendsgiving a breeze, but there are lots of other things that go into planning the event as well.

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As you may know, today is National Bonfire Day, also known as Guy Fawkes Night. What better time to do a bit of fire pit entertaining? Fire pits are great for relaxing, enhancing your outdoor space and bringing your friends and family together for s’mores!

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Whether you’re hosting a formal family Thanksgiving meal for 30 or a casual, laid-back Friendsgiving with just a few close friends, the pressure of cooking for the masses and putting an event together can be overwhelming.

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Fall is overwhelmingly popular in the “favorite season” category, and for good reason. Something about the cool air and sweet scents leave us pining for fall when we’ve had enough of summer’s heat.

 

One of the best parts of fall (other than buying all the fall scented candles you can carry) is the opportunity to freshen up our home décor, starting with the exterior.

 

Get your manufactured home porch or patio ready for the season with these simple do it yourself projects. Having your own space to get creative is a major perk of homeownership, so take the opportunity to get a little festive this fall.

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It’s the beginning of October and people are probably already asking you, “What are you going to be for Halloween this year?” If you are like me, you smile and say, “Oh, I don’t know.” Then you start contemplating the easiest Halloween costume you can come up with.

 

Whether you find yourself in this spot or not, here are a few do it yourself costumes that you may want to try this Halloween:

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Fall decorating is the best kind of decorating. Pumpkins, fall flowers, warm colors, pumpkin pie, there’s so much to choose from! You might be thinking “pumpkin pie is not for decorating!” but it is today, friends.

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Topics: Do It Yourself Projects, Decor and Design

The Lloyd model by Cavalier

 

All men need a refuge. In a world of endless tasks, stresses, and change, men simply ask for a space where they are truly in control to relax, tinker, and decorate (though we may not admit it). This sanctuary of masculinity and escape is known as a man cave.

 

Here are the steps to creating the perfect manly retreat in your home!

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 For anyone with a home organization New Year’s resolution, I’ve put together 10 do it yourself home organizing ideas. This year, I’m personally trying to organize my hot mess of a room and kitchen, which is difficult in my small space!

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Crisp kale, savory bok choy, and tasty arugula are all great when they are fresh from the garden in the summer, but how good would they taste in winter?

 

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