Author: Dawn Pick Benson

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DIY Stepping Stones

Add inspiration to your walkway or home garden by creating your own personalized DIY stepping stones. DIY Stepping Stones Instructions: 1. Gather your materials — You’ll need a bag of stepping stone concrete, safety glasses, gloves, a pen, colored stones and plastic molds, all of which can be purchased from your local craft store. Pie […]

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The Farm to Table Dinner

Everything tastes better when it’s fresh. And the latest trend for fresh food lovers is indulging in farm to table dinners. Extending beyond visiting local, farm-to-table restaurants, diners are now traveling directly to the farm to enjoy mouthwatering meals served family style at harvest tables surrounded by nature’s bounty. Swallowtail Farm in Alachua, Florida is […]

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How to Increase Your Home’s Value with Home Improvements

Adding value to your home doesn’t always mean spending a fortune on costly home improvement projects,” says Terry Churches, real estate broker from Grand Rapids, Mich. “There are also many smaller improvements you can make to your home in a series of targeted weekend projects.” These weekend projects, says Churches, not only help to spruce […]

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Laundry Organization in 4 Easy Steps

Doing laundry is a chore by most anyone’s standards. So, in attempt to mitigate our loathe for laundry, we looked for a few simple ways to begin organizing laundry room spaces and implementing a few systems the whole family can follow.   Laundry Organization: Simple Solutions. Easy-to-implement ideas for hanging laundry disorder out to dry in your […]

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Cranberry Punch Recipe

Throwing an elegant party has never been easier. Follow our Easy and Elegant Entertaining series for the best tips, tricks, and ideas for your next party. Skip the sodas, and wow your guests with this easy and elegant Cranberry Punch recipe. Cranberry Punch 1 quart White Cranberry Juice 2 cups Unsweetened Pineapple Juice 2 tablespoons […]

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Inspired Winter Centerpieces

Wintery Wonderful Centerpieces you can create at home. This season, create an array of unique winter centerpieces to fit any décor by simply grouping wintery white flowers with simple elements that can be found in your home.   Winter Center Pieces Highlights: Hobnail glass is the perfect item to host a fragrant array of stock flowers. […]

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Easy and Elegant Entertaining – Part III Party Details

The final installation in our Easy and Elegant Entertaining series is all about the party details. We created a woodland-inspired themed dinner party and are sharing all of the details with you. One thing Furniture Row’s Regional Visual Merchandising Manager, Greg Utsinger, stresses is to not worry about things being perfect. “Don’t make things so […]

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Easy and Elegant Entertaining – Part I Simple Stylish Gathering

Easy & Elegant Entertaining from Furniture Row: The wonder of the season’s first snowfall. The warm glow of a fire. A house full of laughter. And a mug full of cheer. May you thoroughly enjoy all the sights and sounds of this new season!   When it comes to hosting an elegant party, Greg Utsinger, Regional Visual Merchandising […]