Michelle McLaughlin

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30 Incredibly Easy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

Home-cooked meals don't have to be intimidating, and there are tons of beginner recipes to get you started. Whether you're just started out in the "real" world on your own or you've made it a goal to start cooking for yourself more, look no further than this list of 30 fast, easy, and satisfying …

Cooking

The Two Weeks When Homes Sell Fastest | Investopedia

Spring is traditionally heralded as the best time to sell a home, and this spring’s home-buying season is shaping up to be a strong one. Despite a …

The States With the Best and Worst Property Taxes In 2017

American households spend an average of $2,149 in home property taxes every year. Tack on another $400 on average in vehicle property taxes for …

Real Estate

Make Sure to Take These Home Improvement Tax Deductions for 2016

Did you make home improvements in 2016? Then you might be eligible for a whole slew of home improvement tax deductions which can save you major money …

Home Improvement

For sale: 6 rustic homes in Montana

<b>Bozeman.</b> Built in 1906, this four-bedroom brick mansion sits in the historic Bon Ton district. The Queen Anne house has tiger-oak details throughout, …

How to Wear the Fitbit Flex: Instructions and Review

How to Wear the Fitbit Flex: Instructions and Review<p>Updated on November 29, 2016<p>The Not-So-Annoying Wristband<p>Some people are having a really hard …

Downtown Brooklyn townhouse hides sleek, modern interiors

Check out lovely homes in Bed-Stuy, Downtown Brooklyn, WIlliamsburg, and more<p><i>Welcome to the</i> <i>Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup</i><i>, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips?</i> <i>Send 'em here</i><i>.</i><p>↑A huge single-family home in Downtown Brooklyn, measuring across …

Living Rooms

5 Whole30-Approved Recipes To Jump-Start Your Healthy New Year Of Eating

1. Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos with Quick Cider-Chipotle Breakfast Sausage<p>Brent Herrig<p>Spicy, smoky sausage and creamy scrambled eggs are tucked into tender butter head lettuce leaves and topped with pico de gallo or hot sauce—and avocado and cilantro, if you like. They may be "breakfast" tacos, …

Recipes

20 Whole30 Breakfast Recipes to Fuel Your Day

A solid Whole30 breakfast is all about getting back to the basics and filling yourself with a balanced, wholesome meal before your day kicks into …

The one-day meal plan for insanely glowing skin

<i>Welcome to Well+Good’s (Re)New Year—a five week expert-led program that’s all about helping you have your best year yet. For Week Two we’ve brought</i> …

The Worst Things To Eat At A Restaurant, According To Food Critics

When you're trying to eat better, the first thing you pledge is to eat out at restaurants less, right? Restaurants are dangerous, bad places where …

Nutrition

7 Things People Who Lose Weight Do Every Day

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Weight Loss<p>Healthy Weight-Loss Tips<p>7 Things People Who Lose Weight Do Every Day<p>First Published: 11 January 2017<p>Shares<p>Big …

The dessert recipe that’s healthier than most breakfasts

Emica Penklis, nutritionist and chocolatier at Loco Love, has shared her recipe for the ultimate (healthy) dessert. This raw tart is vegan, …

Step 5 of the Home Buying Process: The Closing

Step 5 of the Home Buying Process: The Closing<p>Updated on September 13, 2016<p>Step 5 of the home-buying process, the last step, is the closing, also …

How to Prepare Your Home for Showings That Sell

How to Prepare Your Home for Showings That Sell<p>Updated on February 28, 2017<p>The objective of putting your home on the market is to sell it right? You …

Step 4 of the Home Buying Process: The Offer

Step 4 of the Home Buying Process: The Offer<p>Updated on July 20, 2017<p>You’ve found the perfect home for yourself or for you and your family and now …

Step 3 of the Home Buying Process: The Search

Step 3 of the Home Buying Process: The Search<p>Updated on August 27, 2016<p>Now that you’ve completed step 2 and found a good lender, it’s time to move on …

Step 2 of the Home Buying Process: The Loan Pre-Approval

Step 2 of the Home Buying Process: The Loan Pre-Approval<p>Updated on September 13, 2016<p>Step 2 of the Home Buying Process<p>Now that you have completed …

Step 1 of the Home Buying Process: The Real Estate Agent

Step 1 of the Home Buying Process: The Real Estate Agent<p>Updated on September 20, 2016<p>So you've decided to buy a home. Now what?<p>Step 1 of the …

Crazy Mountain Ranch (The Marlboro Ranch) in Montana

Crazy Mountain Ranch (The Marlboro Ranch) in Montana<p>Updated on December 28, 2016<p>Congratulations You're Going to the Marlboro Ranch!<p>Every year …

No, You Probably Can't Afford That House. Here's Why

Home prices are heating up again, and incomes are not catching up, because even though household incomes jumped sizeably last year, home prices rose far faster.<p>The result: One in four housing markets is now less affordable than its long-term historical norm and 63 percent of U.S. counties are …

Before & After: DIY Novices Transform a Dilapidated Kitchen

Betsy and Manny bought this 1920s "Kit House" in Savannah after outgrowing their 400 square foot studio apartment in Brooklyn. They remodeled the …

The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages

Communal living is hardly a departure from tradition—it's a return to how humans have been making their homes for thousands of years.<p>For most of human history, people were hunter-gatherers. They lived in large camps, depending on one another for food, childcare, and everything else—all without …

Housing

10 home decorating mistakes to avoid

After years of working with numerous clients, interior designers Michael Smith and Mary Cook have seen many of the same design mistakes over and over.<p>The Los Angeles-based Smith, who was appointed by the Obamas to redecorate the residential quarters of the White House, is the author of five …

The 20 hottest housing markets in America

A new study by Realtor.com found the hottest housing markets in country by zip code, measuring the time it takes properties to sell and how frequently homes are viewed.<p>Homes in the hottest zip codes go fast, selling in an average of 25 days — a full 53 days faster on average than the rest of the …

What happened to the ‘starter home?’

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The concept of a “starter home” is quickly becoming a real estate relic, like track lighting …

What Colors Make a Room Look Bigger?

Most people crave spacious homes. But, sadly, the reality is often quite different. The good news: If your bedroom or office feels cramped, that doesn't necessarily mean you need to start knocking down walls or building additions to create a more open, airy ambiance. We have some answers!<p>A room's …

WATCH: Rob Kardashian's Alleged New Hamptons Home Has an Intriguing History of Its Own

Rob Kardashian has some exquisite taste in real estate.<p>On Monday, the <i>Rob & Chyna</i> star, posted a photo on his Instagram account of an impressive …

Sprawling suburbs, not tall towers, lead to affordable housing, study finds

Building sprawling suburbs is better at making cities affordable than building tall towers, according to research released …