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DIY: Holiday and Winter Decor

No matter where or how you plan to celebrate the holidays this year, part of the joy and fun of this season is found in all of the wonderful decor you can use to enhance your home and enrich your experience. Whether your decor is about to be packed up or recently delivered for a […]

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Home for the Holidays

There’s a wildly popular holiday song that dates back to a 1944 Judy Garland movie called Meet Me in St. Louis. The song is called, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” In it there’s a line that says, “Through the years/We all will be together/If the fates allow/Hang a shining star/Upon the highest bough/And have […]

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25 Military, Veteran, or Milspouse Owned Companies to Know About

If you are planning to do any holiday shopping this year for yourself or those you love, and want to support veteran, military, or military spouse owned companies (many of whom give back), this list is a great place to begin. For the Home Feels like Home Interior Design– shoppable mood boards, virtual style consultation, […]

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7 Ways to Give Back This Year

‘Tis the season for giving back! It has been said before that people give with their treasure (money), their talents, and their time. Below are seven ways to give back as a family this year. Give Your Treasures Looking to do something meaningful with that stimulus check you stuffed away back in  March? Have a […]

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How Do I Know If a Charity Organization is Legitimate?

These days, skepticism runs high even when it comes to the motivations for groups that consider themselves charitable organizations or foundations. Accountability and transparency can be hard to come by, but legitimate organizations do exist and it has never been easier to search out not only their missions but also their fiduciary and ethical integrity. […]

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Top 5 Charity Organizations That Support Military Families

Hundreds of wonderful charities that have military-affiliated missions do great work for the military community at large. You have likely heard of some of the more prominent foundations and organizations that support active duty service members, veterans, and those with combat-related difficulties. What you may not be as familiar with are those who do meaningful […]

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10 Military-Focused Nonprofits Making a Difference

The month of November is typically thought of as a month of gratitude and giving back. Maybe you’ve already maxed out your 2020 charitable giving, but if you happen to be looking for a place to give, consider one of these top ten military-focused nonprofit organizations making a difference.  According to Charity Navigator, annually, over […]

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DIY Fall Decorating

Are you looking for some easy and affordable ways to get your home fall-ready for celebrating holidays, relaxing with family, or for a pleasant change of scenery? Below are six suggestions that you can do yourself to have a space that says “Welcome Fall” no matter the occasion.  Use What You Have Maybe you haven’t […]

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Front Yard Appeal

Fall is definitely in the air! Cooler temperatures, shorter days, and beautiful foliage are tell-tale signs that the seasons are changing. For many, the changing of the seasons is also a signal that it’s time to spruce up your outdoor spaces as you settle into the autumn months. Make sure your house is ready for […]

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Teaching Kids About Money in a Creative Way

Only 23% of kids say they talk to their parents regularly about money, according to survey results shared by Money Confident Kids. In a 2014 survey of 15-year-olds in the United States, the Organization for Economic Co‑operation and Development found that 18% did not learn fundamental financial skills that are often applied in everyday situations, […]

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