Leslie Baker

L.A. Living on a Budget: Cheapest Places To Live in Los Angeles

Los Angeles California

by Leslie Baker Posted on April 25, 2024

Living in Los Angeles is expensive, sometimes in surprising ways! But staying on a budget in L.A. is possible with the right know-how. Use our guide to living on a budget in L.A. to learn how to save on rent and moving costs, stay smart about spending, and more.

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Best Lakes To Retire On: Your Guide to Serenity and Adventure


by Leslie Baker Posted on January 10, 2024

Whether it's the lure of peaceful mornings or the excitement of available water-based activities, retiring on a lake provides an unmatched lifestyle. So, naturally, it’s easy to see why you would be interested in spending those golden years by the water. But what are the best lakes to retire on? Here are our top picks, along with details about their unique advantages and the vibrant lifestyles they offer.

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Your 2024 Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Home Organization Tips

by Leslie Baker Posted on November 30, 2023

With freezing temperatures and snowstorms already hitting parts of the country, there’s no time to waste for taking steps to prevent potential damage and save energy. Before you hunker down for the months ahead, make sure you’ve done what you can with our winter home maintenance checklist.

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Try Our Best Kitchen Storage Tips

Home Organization Tips

by Leslie Baker Posted on January 31, 2023

Whip your kitchen into shape with our easy kitchen storage tips. From pantry containers to cabinet storage racks, a little organization goes a long way toward making your kitchen an efficient, stress-free space.

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Tips for Moving to a Different Climate in 2024

by Leslie Baker Posted on December 30, 2022

Does your big move mean a big change in climate? Plan ahead and you can make your first days in a new weather pattern a little easier. It’s all about what you pack, how you pack it, and stocking up on weather essentials.

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2024 Winter Storage Tips for All Things Outdoors

Storage Tips and Hacks

by Leslie Baker Posted on December 29, 2022

Exactly how do you store your outdoor equipment and accessories in the winter to ensure they’re ready to be used again in the warmer months? Can you simply throw a tarp over everything? Or do you need to invest in climate-controlled storage? Read on to discover your different winter storage options, as well as how to prep your items for storage.

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Seattle Moving Guide: Find The Best Neighborhoods In Seattle for 2024

Seattle Washington State

by Leslie Baker Posted on December 12, 2022

If you’re making the move to the Emerald City, you’ll soon discover it’s made up of dozens of diverse and eclectic neighborhoods. Whether you’re looking for a laid-back, family vibe or a walkable urban scene where you can quickly get from condo to office tower, our Seattle Neighborhood guide will help match you to the right neighborhood for you.

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2024 Miami Moving Guide: Find the Best Neighborhoods in Miami for You

Florida Miami

by Leslie Baker Posted on November 26, 2022

Moving to a big, diverse city like Miami can be overwhelming — especially when it comes to finding the perfect neighborhood for your tastes. Whether you’re looking for a suburban retreat, an artsy enclave, or party central, use our 2024 Miami Moving Guide to find the best neighborhood for you!

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Home learning space makeover tips: From pinworthy to practical

Remodeling and Renovation Tips

by Leslie Baker Posted on February 15, 2021

Remember the day you got the notice that schools were going to switch to remote learning? This mom does. Get her tips for creating or refreshing your home learning space as you continue your adventures in remote learning.

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Looking for a Home in Smyrna, GA? An Insider's Guide to this Fast-Growing Atlanta Suburb

Atlanta Georgia

by Leslie Baker Posted on January 21, 2021

Find out what a local insider says about living in Smyrna, GA, voted one of the 50 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine.

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