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How to Use a Fireplace: Everything You Need to Know

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If you’re considering installing a fireplace, learning how to use a fireplace properly is crucial if you want to heat your home optimally. From how to operate wood, gas, and electric fireplaces to maintenance, safety, and other fireplace tips, our guide includes everything you need to know about how to use a fireplace. How to Use …

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The Only Pumpkin Spice Cookie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

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It’s officially time to start pumpkin-spicing all things! Pumpkin spice is the official fall flavor, and now that we are quickly approaching the season, you’re going to start smelling (and tasting!) much more of it. Pumpkin is easy to grow and also offers health benefits, and about now, you should have a great deal ready …

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How to Stack Firewood Neatly & Efficiently: All the Best Methods

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If you’re new to the world of wood heat, you may not yet be familiar with how to stack firewood most efficiently. Even if you do know how to stack firewood, maybe you’d like to learn how to make those stacks look aesthetically pleasing. In this article, we’ll discuss how to stack firewood most efficiently …

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The Best Indoor House Plants: Easy Plants for Your Home

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From Instagram to Pinterest to YouTube, it seems everywhere you look a beautiful indoor garden is thriving in someone else’s home. If you’re ready to join the fray but worry you’ll be a bad plant parent, then you’ve come to the right place. You don’t need to be a green thumb—or even enjoy the color …

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Where Does Black Pepper Come From? Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Peppercorns

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When it comes to adding some extra spice to your food, nothing really compares to black pepper. After salt, this is probably the most common spice used in the entire world. Black pepper is the result of grinding peppercorns, which are actually berries that come for a vine. It adds a rich and mildly-spiced flavor …

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