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Your Guide to a Beautiful Autumn Tablescape

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Your Guide to a Beautiful Autumn Tablescape

Got a wicked glassware and charcuterie board collection that never sees the light of day, aside from your (very) occasional cheese and beverage-tasting parties you throw every odd month? Your tabletops are the perfect place to show off a beautiful, semi-permanent arrangement of your most-loved fall décor, warm-toned colors, and cozy, cold-weather textures.   Whether you’re hoping to outdo yourself with last year’s Thanksgiving layout, looking to create a spooky spread of Halloween-themed place settings, or simply want to use your tabletop as an additional space to express your love of all things fall, we’ve got you! With these tips, you’ll be well on your way to creating the most gorgeous display to grace your dining table since last week’s taco Tuesday.   Go for Gold Flatware  Gold is the perfect autumn accent...

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Clean & Peaceful Home Zoom Backgrounds

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Clean & Peaceful Home Zoom Backgrounds

It probably comes as no surprise, but most of us are going virtual for the foreseeable future. School classes, birthday parties, game nights, work meetings, and everything else that would typically fill your calendar are happening over Zoom, FaceTime, or other popular video conferencing apps. It's amazing that we're able to connect with our colleagues and loved ones across the Internet! There's some added pressure, though: If you want to show your face on camera, then you also let people in on your surroundings a.k.a. your bare walls, makeshift office, or cluttered dining table. Since the thought of sprucing up your...

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How to Throw A Social Distanced, COVID-Safe Picnic

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How to Throw A Social Distanced, COVID-Safe Picnic

How do you have a picnic during COVID? Great question. Luckily, we have an answer that offers a safe solution. You don’t have to sacrifice visiting with friends and family or missing out on summer BBQs—instead, simply reinvent the way you host picnics and summer soirées. It’s as simple as 1-2-3! Keeping a Safe Distance  Location, location, location. With clean air and elbow room being must haves, places like public parks or nature reserves are great spots for a COVID picnic. Check with your local government, but you often won’t need to worry about permits or other bothersome restrictions. Wherever you choose to party be sure to find a location that provides plenty of space for social...

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Household Stain Removal Hacks for the Clumsy

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Household Stain Removal Hacks for the Clumsy

Oops. You did it again. You forgot where your mouth was and ended up spilling all of yourself. It’s alright, we’re not here to shame you, we’re here to offer up some helpful household hacks when it comes to tackling stains.   Knowing Your Fabrics   Before you jump the gun on removing the evidence that you still have no motor skills well into your adult life, be sure to know your fabrics. Cotton tends to be an easy fabric to deal with when it comes to stains while materials like wool or silk are sensitive and could react badly to your stain removal efforts. If you’re still unsure how to approach a certain...

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