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  • Millennials Guide to Boston

    Millennials Guide to Boston

    It could be an incredibly high concentration of colleges and universities. It could be the little-big city feel. It could be the easy access to restaurants, bars, entertainment, and public...

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  • Your New (or First) Apartment Checklist

    Your New (or First) Apartment Checklist

    Moving out on your own is one of the most exciting moments of growing up. The times that follow it, however, may bring some surprises — for example, that moment when you try putting together a...

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  • Best Cities for Renting a Coworking Space

    Best Cities for Renting a Coworking Space

    More and more people are opting for a more free lifestyle – why head to a stuffy office when you can work from a swanky coworking space? Small companies are opting for coworking spaces to share...

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  • Exciting TEDx Events Near You and How to Find Them

    Exciting TEDx Events Near You and How to Find Them

    TED Talks have become synonymous with the most progressive, forward-thinking, edge-pushing, and inspiring talks out there. A quick search on YouTube will find thousands of recorded Talks from all...

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  • 4 Creative Craft Room Ideas for Your New Home

    4 Creative Craft Room Ideas for Your New Home

    So you’ve decided: rather than becoming an Airbnb host, you’re keeping that spare room for yourself as a craft and hobby room! Setting up your craft room is more than just finding places for your...

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  • Hot Tub Maintenance – Costs and Considerations

    Hot Tub Maintenance – Costs and Considerations

    The idea of having a hot tub at home sounds pretty posh, right? Have a relaxing moment to yourself after a big day, host a few friends for an evening of hanging out in the bubbles, or impress your...

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  • Review of Google Home

    Review of Google Home

    Google knows everything, it seems. The very word itself has become synonymous with an internet search, so it only seems appropriate that Google would design a smart speaker to give you access to...

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  • Alexa Review – Should I Get it for My New Home

    Alexa Review – Should I Get it for My New Home

    Once upon a time, talking to an electronic device that could understand and execute commands was reserved for Star Trek and other sci-fi movies. Now? We have Alexa. Named for the library of...

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  • Benefits of Moving Often in Your 20s and 30s

    Benefits of Moving Often in Your 20s and 30s

    They say that 30 is the new 20, but across the board, it seems people agree: your 20’s and 30’s are a major time of self-discovery. New decades and major life transitions (like graduating from...

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  • 6 Creative and Simple Garden Fence Ideas

    6 Creative and Simple Garden Fence Ideas

    Sure, you could use a classic lattice-style fence for your garden. A wire fence would do the job to keep the animals out, but you’re looking for something a little more creative — something with a...

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  • Best Weekend Getaways From DC

    Best Weekend Getaways From DC

    Living in Washington, DC is a commitment to a rapid pace of life. Whether you’re involved in the omnipresent political world or live in DC because you enjoy the buzz of all it has to offer, even...

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  • Unusual Facts About Portland, OR

    Unusual Facts About Portland, OR

    Portland is a beautiful, diverse city in the Pacific Northwest, and one of many reputations. The city’s (unofficial) motto is “Keep Portland Weird” and it does a pretty good job of living up to...

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  • Best Weekend Getaways from NYC

    Best Weekend Getaways from NYC

    We get it: after a while, the buzz that brought you to New York City in the first place becomes overwhelming. You need to escape your tiny apartment, you just can’t squish yourself into the subway...

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  • Interesting Facts About San Francisco

    Interesting Facts About San Francisco

    Whether you’re a recent transplant into the city or a proud native, there are likely a lot of things you don’t know about San Francisco (or as you may call it, simply The City). Read on for some...

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  • Best Weekend Getaways from Chicago

    Best Weekend Getaways from Chicago

    It seems like everyone has the travel bug bad these days — but what to do when your busy work schedule or tight budget dictates that you stay a little closer to home? Luckily when you’re living in...

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  • Donating Furniture? Charity Organization that Will Pick Up Your Stuff

    Donating Furniture? Charity Organization that Will Pick Up Your Stuff

    Sometimes, the simplest way to deal with moving furniture to a new location is to not move it at all. It can be nice to buy new furniture to adorn a new home — and hey, sometimes it even ends up...

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  • Fun and Cheap Things to Do in Boston

    Fun and Cheap Things to Do in Boston

    Now that you have moved to Boston, it seems like everyone wants to come visit. Of course, there are tons of things to do — theater and concerts to see, museums to visit, and oh the classic Duck...

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  • Date Night Ideas for Geeks

    Date Night Ideas for Geeks

    Nerds of the world, rejoice! We know you aren’t necessarily interested in the cliche date ideas that get tossed around ad nauseam — you want to surprise your date with something smart, something...

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  • Best Weekend Getaways in NJ

    Best Weekend Getaways in NJ

    New Jersey has gotten an undeserved reputation: this is no “Dirty Jersey”. Though it may be tiny — especially compared to its neighbor New York — The Garden State is home to some serious gems....

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  • Weekend Getaways from Austin

    Weekend Getaways from Austin

    Even when you live in an action-packed city like Austin, there still comes a time when you need to getaway. Refresh, reboot, and get a little perspective so you can come back and really appreciate...

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