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10 DIY Projects Under $10

Mason jars and Mod Podge form the backbone of the DIY movement, a push toward crafting that’s exploded in recent years (largely thanks to websites like Pinterest). But if you’re not super artsy, breaking into the DIY world can be intimidating—especially if you’re strapped for cash or time. Don’t let… Read more

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10 Signs You Need a New Haircut

Some of your friends probably have to be dragged to the salon. Others likely tweet 20 photos from the stylist’s chair. Where do you land on the spectrum? Regardless, getting your hair cut isn’t necessarily an act of vanity. When your hair starts to weaken and break, it’s in the… Read more

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10 Ways to Boost Your Happiness

Happiness seems to grow ever more elusive as #FOMO sweeps Insta and Facebook and the pace of daily life continues to ramp up. Sometimes it feels like having so much is actually a curse—like maybe the “good ol’ days” were really good. Don’t let yourself fall into this pattern of… Read more


A Clean Home is a Happy Home

For some people, keeping the apartment clean is a matter of fact. For others, it takes a bit of extra commitment. No matter which camp you fall into, it is possible to keep your home tidy if you’re willing to shape new habits. If you start following through on a… Read more

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How To Shop Local in the City

There are so many reasons to shop locally. Small business owners are the backbone of your neighborhood, whether you realize it or not. By investing in them, you’re investing in your community—an important support system when you’re living alone or with roommates in the city. However, it can be hard… Read more