Spooktacular Fun: Ideas for a Memorable Family Pumpkin Carving Contest

We’re nearly halfway through October, and the air is filled with anticipation. Vibrant orange, red, and gold leaves rustle in the wind while the scent of pumpkin spice wafts through the air.

It’s that time of the year when families come together to celebrate the spooktacular holiday – Halloween! While costumes and trick-or-treating are staples of this holiday, pumpkin carving is one tradition that truly encapsulates the essence of Halloween. 

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The Power of Color: Benjamin Moore’s Paint of the Year and the Psychology of Design

Color is one of the most important elements of interior design. It can create a mood, set the tone for our homes, and even influence our emotions. 

Blue Nova, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year for 2024, is a beautiful blend of blue and violet that will suit any room in your home.

“Blue Nova 825 is an alluring mid-tone that balances depth and intrigue with classic appeal and reassurance,” shared color marketing and development director at Benjamin Moore, Andrea Magno. 

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HomeZada Launches National Weather Service Weather Alerts with Zada AI Recommendations

Most homeowners get caught off guard by quickly moving severe weather that can significantly damage or destroy their home. In addition, even if they are aware of the upcoming weather event, most do not know what steps to take to prepare their home to minimize damages.

HomeZada has solved all these problems for homeowners in a powerful, yet easy to use way. HomeZada’s platform now checks the National Weather Service (NWS) on a daily basis for severe weather alerts based on each individual property address. If there is a match between your property address and an NWS alert, customers will receive an email notification, a push alert on their mobile device and a news feed warning on the main dashboard.

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5 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Meals

During a lively family holiday get-together, chaos ensued in the kitchen as several family members attempted to prepare a grand feast. 

Aunt Mabel, known for her adventurous culinary experiments, mistakenly added a teaspoon of cayenne pepper instead of cinnamon into the apple pie filling. The resulting spicy apple pie had everyone reaching for water. Still, laughter quickly took over, and another family story was born!

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Thoughtful Housewarming Gifts: Unique and Practical Ideas

Whether your friends or family have just purchased their first home or they’ve relocated to a different place, finding the right housewarming gift can be a delightful way to show your love and support. 

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