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How to Spend Time with Mom this Mother’s Day

Let’s be real for a second, your mom brought you into this world. You kind of, well, owe her (even if you’re not yet a contributing member of society). Step up to the plate to show her some love this Mother’s Day. Regardless of the miles between you or your budget,...

How to Host Overnight Guests this Memorial Day

The unofficial start of summer, aka Memorial Day, is going down this weekend. Hang an American flag on the patio, fire up the grill, lather on the SPF and get ready for a little fun in the sun with your out-of-town guests. Whether you’re entertaining a group of rowdy friends or...
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Your Sleeping Habits Need To Graduate With You

Pop the champagne, throw your caps in the air and let the parties begin- you’ve just graduated college! Those four years (give or take a year or two) of hard work, long nights, self-discovery, and making life-long friendships are coming to an end and the real world is loudly knocking...
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Cinco de Drinko: How Alcohol Affects Sleep

Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday this year, which means you can indulge in as many margaritas as you want without an early wake-up call looming over your head. Even though you can sleep as late as you want the morning after the margarita extravaganza, alcohol has a negative impact on your sleep, so you'll...
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How To Freshen Up Your Home This Spring

With Memorial Day just around the corner, it's time to roll up your sleeves, dust off the colorful trio of adirondack chairs that line your patio and get ready to fire up the grill. But if all you've been doing all winter long is binge-watching your favorite TV shows on Netflix,...

Best Plants for the Bedroom

Let's face it, you've got enough on your plate when it comes to maintaining your living space. So if you want to spruce up your bedroom by adding a pop of greenery, there's a few criteria you should look for when choosing live plants. Whether you choose to put your new addition in a...

5 Deliciously Decadent Easter Pancake Ideas

This Easter Sunday, whether you'll be popping candy into plastic eggs for a backyard hunt with neighbors or gearing up for a busy afternoon with family, you'll need the proper fuel to keep you hoppin' throughout the day. And while you could opt for a protein-packed omelet, this weekend we'd suggest you aim to...
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7 Facts About Sleep You Need to Know Right Now

Sleep is one of those things some of us wish we didn't have to partake in while others are complete addicts. Regardless of what side of the fence you fall on, there are seven universal truths you need to know about this nightly ritual. The National Sleep Foundation recommends a minimum of...
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How to Choose a Mattress (and an Avocado)

You're at the grocery store rocking your sweats and tennis shoes with a list of essentials for the week. (Not on that list of essentials? A bag of Oreo's, but no judgment here if those round chocolate morsels with a perfectly creamy filling make their way into your cart.) But...
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How to Get Lucky in Bed This St. Patrick's Day

This St. Patrick's Day, you don't need to search the bar for someone wearing a bright green "Kiss Me, I’m Irish" t-shirt to get lucky. All you have to do to is plan the perfect Irish-inspired night in with your lucky someone, just follow these four must-dos: The time-honored tradition of...