Category: The Home

Insurance book - homeowners insurance 101

What Is Homeowners Insurance

Why do you need homeowners insurance? Time to find out! When buying a home, and using a lender (which most of us do), you will need to purchase homeowners insurance. Much like renters insurance, homeowners insurance covers the personal property you have inside your new home. Yet, unlike renters insurance, it does a lot more than that. The video below explains the six (6) parts that make up homeowners insurance, why those six parts are

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How to choose and install laundry appliances - pile of clothes and white appliances

How to Choose and Install Laundry Appliances

Shopping for new laundry appliances? Reliability is only one of the considerations for choosing and install laundry appliances If you shop for appliances, you will want to find out how to determine what is the most reliable brand of washers and dryers. Yet, there are other considerations to be determined when deciding how to choose and install laundry appliances. No, not all washers and dryers are the same. Depending on your budget, how often you

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The Perfect House Slippers

Maybe not the perfect shoes, but these are great for the colder months. It’s my task every few years since having moved north. The search for the perfect house slipper, or shoe. As I have gotten older my feet get cold during the winter months. Whereas a nice pair of socks use to suffice, now I have to wear lighter-weight pair of house slippers. My house slippers of many years finally gave up on me

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Bottles of Trader Joe's liquid dish soap sitting on a shelf

Trader Joe’s Liquid Dish Soap – My Review

Citrus scent version of this citrus scent dishwashing soap from Trader Joe’s stores. I was at my local Trader Joe’s store recently and I saw another customer reach for the liquid dishwashing soap. Their action made me think that I too needed liquid dish soap so I picked up a bottle of their citrus scented product. Most of us keep liquid dish soap around the kitchen, and some of us may use it several times

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Trader Joe's Mistletoe ready for the Christmas holiday

Trader Joe’s Mistletoe

Old-Fashion Mistletoe Bunched with a Red Bow, Perfect for Gift Giving Trader Joe’s is offering again this year their old-fashion cardboard boxes of mistletoe, bunched with a small red bow. My local store had this item last year and it appeared to be a great hit. I seem to remember that it sold out pretty early in the season. This year my local store appears to have a large inventory of the mistletoe, but who

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