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Pack a Bed - Pet Disaster Preparedness

No matter where you are in the country, there is likely some sort of natural disaster that could hit your home. If you are in hurricane country, you know the familiar watches and warnings that come ..
(December 15, 2008)
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4 Reasons You Need a Pet Door and Which Kind to Get

If you have been toying with the idea of getting a pet door installed in your house, it's time to stop toying. There are a number of reasons why it is wise to have a pet door installed for your furry .
(December 12, 2008)
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Cat Carriers - Carry Your Kitty in Style

Whether you are taking her to the vet or just for a walk through the neighborhood getting your cat to go anywhere is a project. First you have to catch her. Then you have to coax her into your ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Cat Enclosures - Treat Your Indoor Cat to the Outdoors

You may want to keep your kitty indoors for safety reasons especially after you see the statistics on outdoor cats’ death rates, but everyone and everything needs some fresh air once and a ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Garden Benches - You Can Use Them Indoors Too

You might think that the only place garden benches can be used is outdoor in a garden or on a patio somewhere. Now, even though that is an awesome place to put one, these fine furnishings can ..
(November 10, 2008)
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Patio Furniture Cushions - They Are Just the Thing to Refresh ..

The furniture on your patio is starting to look a little dull to you. Structurally, there is nothing wrong with it, yet visually, it is still pretty blah. There is a way to give your furniture a ..
(November 10, 2008)
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Weather Vanes - Great For Personalizing the Look of Your House

You love the look of your house, but you realize that since you live in the suburbs, it kind of has the same architectural feel as your neighbor's home. The only real difference is that it is a ..
(November 10, 2008)
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Cabinet Hardware - It Does Have a Decorative Impact

You might not think that the cabinet hardware that is on your cabinetry has all that big of a decorative impact. Well, it actually does in fact and if you go with something that is not all that ..
(November 11, 2008)
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Curio Console - Perfect For Displaying Your Keepsakes

You are looking for a place to display some knick-knacks and special keepsakes, yet do not have room to place a huge cabinet in your home. What you need then is a curio console. It would be a fine ..
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Coffee Tables Sets - Helping You Avoid the Mismatched Look in ..

There is nothing worse than walking into someone's living room and seeing a bunch of mismatched furniture paired together. There is one style of couch, another type of end table, and then a ..
(November 11, 2008)
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End Tables - They Would Be Great For Placing in Your Bedroom

Your bedroom, you have not updated its look in awhile and now you want to do something different with it. You want to do something trendy, well, instead of going out and doing what everyone else ..
(November 11, 2008)
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Accent Tables - They Are a Great End Table Replacement

You love the coffee table that you have in place in your living room, yet the end tables that match it are kind of boring you a bit. Well, you know that can change things up a bit and do not have to ..
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Counter Stools - They Give Your Family a Convenient Spot to ..

You and your family have a crazy busy schedule. You are constantly taking the kids here and there and when there is enough time to serve a meal, it is still usually a pretty brief occurrence. So, if ..
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Buffets - They Give You the Extra Food Serving Space You Need

Every year at Thanksgiving, you run out of room to serve food to your family and friends that you invite over to celebrate the occasion. Well, what would be a great furnishing for you then are ..
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Bakers Racks - One Would Be a Functional, Beautiful Addition ..

You have this empty corner in your kitchen now because you did a little remodeling and moved your microwave from a cabinet and had it installed over your stove. So, the space is empty and you are ..
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Hutches - One Would Be a Functional, Practical Addition to ..

You are looking for a way to add both function and beauty to your dining room, yet are not quite sure how to do it. There are a number of different furnishings that you could choose that possess both .
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Console Tables - You Would Be Surprised Where They Would Be a ..

People think that the only place console tables can go is behind a sofa or at the end of a hallway. Despite the fact that these are great places to put them, they would actually be perfect for using ..
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Game Tables - Old Fashioned Family Fun

It's time to reclaim your family or at least family time at home. No matter whether there are just two of you in the house or if you have a house bursting with kids, there should always be family ..
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Cedar Chests - They Are a Top Notch Selection For Storing ..

You have all these keepsakes saved up for your child and they are starting to take over the closet that you are putting them into. If that is the case, turn to cedar chests for a lovely way to store ..
(November 11, 2008)
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The Hall Bench - It Can Fit

When we think of decorating our home we always think of the bedrooms, living room, dining room, and kitchen. We often leave the halls as a passing thought without paying it the attention that they ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Glass Knobs - A Dash of Color For Your Drawers

The next time you want to refresh the look of your dresser why not try changing the hardware. Sure you could add a new coat of paint, but sometimes all you need to do is give them some style with new .
(October 21, 2008)
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Rooftop Cupolas - Spice it Up!

A rooftop cupola can be described as the “dome" seen on buildings such as temples and cathedrals. A couple of famous examples of these are the magnificent domes that sit atop St Paul's ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Chaise Lounge Chairs - Just the Easting Option For You to ..

It has been a long day and all you want to do is just kick back and relax. Even though it is fall, the weather is still warm enough for you to do that relaxing outdoors. However, your outdoor ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Patio Cushions - You'll Find Comfort in Them

Creating a patio that is warm and inviting for you and your guests is only a patio cushion away. You will be amazed how these cushions can add depth and interest to your outdoor entertaining pleasure .
(October 21, 2008)
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Gemstone Globes - They Add Elegance to Your Home

Yes, gemstone globes are as elegant as the name sounds. Each one has to be made by hand using gemstones that are dug out of the ground. There are so many different types of Gemstones that it can be a .
(October 21, 2008)
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