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How to Dual-Purpose a Desk as a Vanity

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How to Dual-Purpose a Desk as a Vanity

Waking up in the morning can be a struggle! With a little help from a personalized and organized vanity, you’ll get the right start to every day, whether headed to work or just relaxing on a Saturday morning. Here are some tips for your own makeup station.  Find the Perfect Piece Sure, you could choose an elegant vanity, but a secretary or writing desk could work just as well! In fact, they often feature drawers for easy organization of your supplies. And they come in a variety of styles so you can really embrace your boho or mid-century dreams.  ...

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I’ll Have a Green Christmas: 7 Holiday Sustainability Tips

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I’ll Have a Green Christmas: 7 Holiday Sustainability Tips

Every year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans throw away one million extra tons of trash every week. As we become more mindful of our impact on the environment, here are seven ways you can play a part in preserving our winter wonderlands.  1. Eco-friendly gifts  Items that are responsibly sourced, packaged, and can be reused over and over are the gifts that keep on giving. Gifts like cork yoga mats, post-consumer waste notebooks, bar soaps, or reusable produce bags all contribute toward renewability and waste reduction. Buying your gifts from businesses that aim to make their packaging paper-based or fully recyclable is another way to support sustainability efforts. ...

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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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