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Meditation Room Ideas To Stay Zen

Everyone has a different opinion on the concept of meditation. There are people who have never and will never try meditating, and there are those who can’t go a day without it.  No matter where you fall on the spectrum, we know one thing is for certain—you need a break. Even in the time of a global pandemic, where some of us have much less to do than we normally...

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The Gifts Gamers Really Want

These days most people have at least one gamer in their lives. When a birthday or a holiday rolls around, it’s hard to find our beloved gamer the right thing. Those of us who don’t know the gaming lingo may be thinking, “What else could this person possibly need?” Then when we do find something that may be of interest, it sits in a junk drawer or on a dusty...

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What to Do on a Rainy Day: 4 Fun Ideas for Your Day In

Nothing is worse than having an entire day of outdoor fun planned only to have it dashed by inclement weather. Especially during long summer months or that seemingly endless stretch of winter break between Christmas and New Year’s, it can be hard to come up with activities for your kids and family, especially if you can’t be outdoors. When snow or rain hits, you have to think fast, unless you...

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5 Gifts for a Picky Boyfriend

He’s already got a smartphone, a smart watch, and his entire apartment running via Alexa. He’s got gaming systems, aged whiskeys, and every car accessory known to man. This is the type of guy that usually gets stuck with a multi-tool every holiday. Boyfriends that are hard to buy for are usually really good at getting the latest and greatest for themselves, so when it’s time to give them something...

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5 Super Simple and Fun Stocking Stuffer Ideas

As if 2020 couldn’t get any crazier, it’s holiday time. On top of a pandemic, an election year, murder hornets, and about a million tropical storms, we’ve now got to start planning for holidays that are obviously going to look a little different this year. Things aren’t going to be as easy as years past. This doesn’t mean that things still can’t be great. Things never need to be perfect...

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How to Focus on Homework and Get it Done Before Your Deadline

Possibly one of the most daunting scenarios in high school or college is being assigned a detailed project, like a term paper, that is due in a few months. The immediate reaction many have is to simply shelve the project until later, which is a big mistake. Another reaction can be feeling so overwhelmed by the depth of the project that you simply stall, not taking any action. Every project...

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When Is the Best Time to Buy Furniture: A Complete Guide

Maybe you’ve been staring at the same microfiber couch and loveseat set since you first moved into your place… fifteen years ago. Perhaps you just flew the coop and are attempting to feather your very first nest. Maybe your entire place screams early 1990’s. Whatever the reason, you’re in the market for some new furniture. We all know furniture is pretty pricey, and just like electronics, there’s always a newer...

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What is Faux Leather and How Does it Compare to Real Leather?

Back in the 1990’s, we used the terms PVC, “pleather,” or simply fake leather to describe material that was supposed to be like leather in terms of feel and quality, but quite frankly, wasn’t anywhere near the real thing. Today, we use classier terminology and better quality materials. Faux leather, or “vegan leather,” is the term we use for a material that is used on items that would traditionally be...

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Get Cat Pee Smell Out of Couch

We sure do love our feline friends, and we’re about 90% sure they love us too, although we admit they’re sometimes pretty aloof. Cats are some of the most popular pets. In fact, six out of ten Americans own a pet, and of those pet owners, 49% own cats.  Cats are popular as pets because, unlike other pets, they’re extremely self-reliant.  Cats don’t have to be let outdoors to use...

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How to Focus on Studying so You Succeed on Your Next Test

College is an amazing time, as you likely already know. It’s a complete lifestyle change, and for many, the first time being away from home. With this expanded freedom, however, comes (you guessed it) more responsibility.  One of the most difficult things facing new college students is proper time management. While there are many ways to stay busy while you’re in school, you’re there to learn, and that requires a...

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