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  • Wedding showers continue to break from tradition

    Rain showers on a wedding day may bring good luck, but they are seldom coveted. However, a different type of shower altogether is often highly anticipated and can help couples feel like they're one in a million. Wedding showers are gift-giving parties held for couples about to get married....

  • History of the corsage

    Formal events are made even more special with the inclusion of traditions passed down over time. One tradition that continues to stand the test of time is the wearing of a corsage. Corsages can be seen pinned to dresses or worn around wrists at affairs such as weddings, graduations, proms, and mi...

  • Prom night dos and don'ts

    A milestone event in a young adult's life, prom night is an occasion high school seniors across the country anxiously anticipate. Prom gives high school students the opportunity to enjoy one last fling with friends and fellow students before they move on to college or enter the workforce. ...

  • Improving attic ventilation benefit the roof and more

    Homeowners are often interested in projects to improve the aesthetic appeal of their homes, particularly those that may increase the curb appeal of their properties. But some projects, including improving attic ventilation, can benefit a home even when they aren't especially eye-catching. ...

  • Home improvement glossary

    Understanding the terminology used in the home improvement and construction industries can help homeowners be better informed and involved in projects around their homes. The following are some common industry terms. Aggregate: Crushed rock used in many asphalt applications. Ampac...

  • How to reduce home improvement project waste

    The home improvement industry has grown considerably over the last several decades, as homeowners increasingly took steps to turn their homes into personal oases. But such projects often produce substantial amounts of waste, negatively impacting the environment as a result.

  • How to fit a life jacket correctly

    blah blah blah Many people assume that simply wearing a life jacket or another personal flotation device is enough to provide adequate safety while enjoying activities on the water. But just as important as wearing the PFD is that it fit properly. Selecting a life jacket is not a o...

  • What are consignment shops?

    Consignment stores have grown in popularity in recent years, particularly among bargain hunters. In addition to offering great deals, such shops also buy clothing, giving shoppers a chance to make a little money when retiring previously used clothing or merchandise. Although thrift stores ...

  • Ideas on restoring secondhand furniture

    Men and women furnish their homes and apartments in various ways. For some, home furnishings are an extension of their personalities, while others prioritize budget over style when furnishing their domiciles.

  • Precautions seniors can take when solicited for donations

    Charities often target certain groups of people when soliciting donations. Those groups may include past donors and people who have recently attended charitable fundraisers. Such an approach can be very effective. It should come as no surprise that criminals posing as legitimate organizations ten...