Discount Furniture

Discount Furniture

Does your furniture have holes in it big enough for the family ferret to peek his head through? Read more >>

Decorating Ideas

Decorating Ideas

Looking for ideas for projects to do at home with the kids? Stuck for cute ways to decorate your rooms? Read more >>

Small Changes

Small Changes

there are plenty of projects to do at home to spice up an interior, and they do not require hiring professional decorators. Read more >>

Modern Bedrooms

Modern Bedrooms

bedroom sets that create that cozy, homey ambiance people want, for an affordable price. Read more >>

Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself

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Monthly Archives October 2016

Some Points to Consider When Discussing Long-Term Healthcare Options

Alzheimer?s care facility

When thinking about the possibility of long-term health care, many individuals don’t actually believe they’ll need it. Approximately 70% of people 65 and older, however, will require some form of long-term care for an average of three years.

Age Wave states that people tend to underestimate the possibility that they will need long-term care in the future. When people over 50 were polled, 37% indicated that they believe they will need this type of care; however, Age Wave claims that a more realistic figure would be 70%.

In AARP’s 2011 report, “Aging in Place: A State Survey of Livability Policies and Practices,” seniors 65 and older stated that they wanted to be able to stay in their own homes. This was the case for 90% of the seniors polled. In addition, while only one-in-four people actu

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Stepping into the Next Chapter by Choosing from the Best Adult Communities

Retirement communities in va

As one grows older, a recurring thought that might start to pop up more often is that regarding one’s living situation. After retirement, many people consider moving to a new place, whether as a matter of preference, finances, being closer to family, or sometimes it eventually comes down to needing a bit of extra help to get around. While some people view the idea of adult communities such as nursing or retirement homes with disdain, those negative feelings often come from a mix of misinformation about such communities and a bit of fear, anger or apprehension.

Society’s warped views on aging
Society’s standards that are perpetuated by media are a bit ridiculous. Magazine covers

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Make Meal Time Fun for Your Picky Toddler

Toddlers picky eaters

If you’re dealing with the terrible twos and your toddler has become a picky eater, there are so many healthy foods available. Furthermore, you can also make meal and snack time fun with an assortment of colorful and nutritious foods.

When it comes time to choose healthy foods for picky kids, it’s important to consider what they already like. Do they have a favorite food like spaghetti? If so, do they ever pick out any of the ingredients or do they eat it all up and ask for more?

If they love your spaghetti and don’t want to eat the side of carrots or zucchini, have you considered dicing up those colorful, nutritious vegetables and adding them into the sauce? Your picky toddler may not even notice, and then you know they’re receiving the nutritional benefits of those vegetables. Another benefit

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Do You Have a New Baby? Then You’ll Want Hypoallergenic Crib Sheet Protectors

Pillowcases

When you have a new baby, there are so many items they’ll need–especially since they grow up so fast. Since your baby will be spending quite a bit of time in their crib, you want to make sure it’s as comfortable as it can be.

You also want to make sure that all of the covers–from crib sheet protectors to the sheets themselves–are hypoallergenic. This is important because infants, as well as toddlers, tend to have sensitive skin.

When you’re shopping for sheets, blankets, and other items for your baby’s crib, you may also come across mattress pads. Since these don’t tend to be waterproof, you’ll want to find a mattress protector instead.

Even though it may seem like you’re always changing your baby’s diaper, sometimes there may be some leakage. To make sure that your baby–and his or her mattres

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American Red Cross Clothing Donations–Make a Difference to Those in Need

Red cross donations

Are you one of the 70% of Americans that donate to charitable causes every year? If so, you know how good it feels to provide support to those in need. In fact, 63% of individuals with a high net worth have said that their primary motivation for donating to charitable organizations is to give back to their community.

While your motivation for making clothing and other types of donations, including monetary, may be to give back to your community, your donation is also tax deductible and based on the value of the items you donated.

When you make American Red Cross clothing donations, you are helping this organization fund programs that provide services for disaster victims as well as ot

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Dos and Don’ts of Clothing Donation

Donate clothes to red cross

Donating clothes to charity can be a wonderful way to give gently used clothes new life and help those in need. If you’ve chosen to give away clothing items as part of your American Red Cross donations, you’ll know that your garments will be put to good use. But before you load your clothes donations into the car and head over to the clothing donation center, you’ll want to follow these dos and don’ts for clothing donation.

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  • Inspect and wash
    You’ll want to inspect all of your clothing donations for any tears, rips, stains, or odors prior to donating. All clothes donations should also be washed or dry-cleaned beforehand. Some people make the mistake of thinking t
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Who Says PJ’s Can’t be FunGo Crazy!

Onesie pajamas adult

Pajamas are a fun subject, especially when approaching the idea of the adult footed pj. Statistics show that 74% of people in the U.S. wear pajamas when sleeping, and 61% of people do not have a choice of different pjs to choose from. When considering sleepwear, especially for adults, most people do not think about onesies pajamas, unless they are looking for childrens pajamas. Many adults simply choose to sleep in a night shirt or even an old t-shirt.

There are, however, lots of adult onesie pajamas out there to be had. Most adults will make this type of purchase for a variety of different reasons. In fact, there was a pajama

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