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For Scary Mommy blog founder, a home makeover marks a new chapter

Sitting in the living room of her new Pikesville home, best selling author Jill Smokler glances out the floor-to-ceiling windows at her lush backyard — her personal oasis, complete with a patio, hammock and pool — the part of the home she fell in love with first. “I had just …

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The World’s First Smart Home Cheese Maker

If you love fresh artisanal cheeses, but struggle to find them where you live, your world could just be about to become a little bit better. Fromaggio, billed as the World’s First Smart and automatic Cheesemaker, has just launched on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, promising cheese lovers the opportunity to make …

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Surprises and mortgages from the ‘seventh circle of hell’: Things I wish I knew before buying my first home

There will be surprises. And hidden costs. And more paperwork than you ever thought one person could file in a lifetime. Oh, and it might take you a while to settle into this giant commitment you just spent your pretty pennies on. Buying a home is a lot of things …

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Make Your Own: Starbucks Frappuccino

Re-uploaded due to copyright issues with the song in the original video.** What you’ll need: 2 Tbsp sugar 1 scant tsp instant coffee 1/4 cup hot water 1 1/4 c. source

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Let this tropical fruit shine at home

Tired of standard old oranges? Why not switch to star fruit and add a splash of colour your winter fruit bowl instead! Aside from their unique shape and vibrant colour, these tropical fruits are sweet and tart as well as a great source of that all important Vitamin C. Discover more …

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Gibson Island’s oldest home is grandparents’ getaway for entire family

When Washingtonian couple Beverly and Peter Jost decided to buy a home on Gibson Island, they wanted a spot that would serve as a getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life while also providing a reprieve for their three children and six grandchildren. That’s what they got in …

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What would your dream home look like?

Panayiotis “Pano” Kanelos President of St. John’s College “My parents come from Greece, and we have a little family home in Greece on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It’s been there for ages and ages. It’s an old, one-room cottage,” Kanelos said. “If I had an unlimited budget, I …

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