Month: May 2015

Get the Look: Spruce Up Your Home With Color

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A fresh coat of paint in a bright hue is an easy and inexpensive way to make any space look fresh and new. Here are a few ways to punch up your apartment or home decor with a little — or a lot — of color.

If you want to add just a little color to your space, choosing a matching (or contrasting) shade for the insides of shelving or a bookcase is a quick update that puts books, family photographs, toys, or knickknacks in the spotlight.

 

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When Should You Upgrade**?

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Electronics and cell phones just keep getting smarter and smarter. At times it can seem impossible to keep up. What’s new today is old news tomorrow.

Today’s Smart HDTVs deliver Web content on demand. Gaming systems offer graphics so defined you feel like you’re in the thick of the action. And music technology is so clear and crisp you’ll blink twice to make sure your favorite band isn’t playing right there in your living room.

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Simple Steps to an Indoor Herb Garden

Growing herbs indoors is a great way to flex your green thumb—even if you feel like you don’t have a green thumb. Fresh rosemary, oregano, basil, and more are delicious on salads, stirred into sauces, and added to summer drinks like lemonade—and you don’t need a lot of space (or a lot of skill) to grow them. Here’s what you need to do to get started.

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