Archives: 2016

The Design Corner: 6 Ways to Decorate for Summer

What thoughts come to mind when you think of summer? The beach. Cool breezes. Fresh flowers from the garden. Chilled lemonade. Outdoor gatherings. Perfect... So now the goal is to decorate in such a way that your home conjures up those feelings. We've compiled a few tips to help you decorate for summer.

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Making a Difference in Our Backyard – Vine & Fig: The New Community Project in Harrisonburg

I had the privilege of spending a short time at Vine & Fig, site of the New Community Project in Harrisonburg, to talk with Tom Benevento and others who work and live on the site. I was awed by the knowledge and intelligence of these people, inspired by their commitment to live uncompromisingly on their principles, and humbled by the selfless way they provide resources for and care about those in need. Read on to get a brief overview of what they're doing at the Vine & Fig site and throughout the community.

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The Easiest Way to Prove Your Home Has Increased in Value: Track Home Updates [Printable Worksheet]

Most homeowners make changes to their homes because usually, they aren't perfectly suited to their tastes on move-in day. Perhaps you've added a fresh coat of paint to your living room wall, or installed new hardwood floors, or even undergone an entire kitchen remodel. Regardless of scope, track your home updates so you can easily prove the value you've added to it.

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