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Encourage Kids with 2016 Summer Reading Programs + Score Some Freebies

Summer reading programs for kids are here! Summertime is right around the corner. I can smell the sunscreen and salty sea breeze in the air (nope, my daydream does not include the legions of mosquitoes heading their way to Houston as I write…
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7 Disappointing Money Realities of Home Renovations Reality Television Shows

Have you ever wondered how everything REALLY goes down money-wise on those TV shows that remodel homes for free? Let me lay out the money details for you that many — including the contestants — likely don't consider before applying. Every…
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Can You Get HGTV to Pay For Your Home Renovation?

Do people actually get free home makeovers? And can you get HGTV to pay for YOUR home renovation? Read all about it to find out. Ever wondered if you can score a free home makeover or free home remodeling? Does HGTV pay for home renovations,…