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10 Things To Never EVER Do Before You Start A Renovation

A pro contractor and kitchen designer weigh in on what you should absolutely NOT do before starting the remodeling process<p>"There's no such thing," says Stephen Fanuka, a high-end contractor who's worked alongside designers from Jacques Grange to Thom Filicia. "Painting and tiling and brickwork …

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

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10 Tips for Road-Tripping With Toddlers

Emily, Adam, and Colette on the Amazon River. Photo: Courtesy of Our Open Road.<p><i>By Emily Harteau for Fathom</i> | <i>A well-traveled mom knows how to keep the kids happy (and herself sane) while in the driver's seat. Emily knows a thing or two about traveling with kids. As we write this, she's driving</i> …

App Vs. Human: Tour Guide Edition

I’m a big fan of tour guides, particularly when traveling with kids. Children listen better when another adult is speaking, and I consistently learn something that I didn’t know before.<p>So it was with some trepidation that I recently traded a person for a smartphone app when I did a Stray Boots …