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21 Insanely Cute and Affordable Summer Date Night Ideas

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Looking for creative summer date night ideas to try this summer? This post has some of the cutest and most affordable summer date night ideas for you to try this summer with your lover. Some of them don’t cost a dime, and others are very reasonable for any budget. The best part about summer is […]

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Best First Apartment Checklist: Everything You Need to Move-In

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Looking for the best first apartment checklist to use and prepare for your big move? This is the ultimate list of everything you could possibly need to move into your first apartment. As someone who has moved 20+ times in my life, I’ve come to perfect this list of the top essential items you’ll need […]

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How to Hang Curtains in Your Home Like a Professional Designer

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Looking for advice on how to hang curtains? This post is the ultimate guide to tell you how you need to measure and what things you should note to hang curtains in your home or apartment like a professional interior designer. I’ve also included this free window measurement guide you can print out to help […]

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Simple Black Bean and Corn Salad

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Looking for the best black bean and corn salad recipe? Look no further. This easy, summer salad recipe is so fresh and can be made in under 15 minutes. You can make as little or as much as you need, and the odds of getting compliments on it are extremely high. Here is the recipe […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Selecting the Best Flatware Set

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Looking for advice on how to select the best flatware set? I’ve got you covered. We were in this predicament when we moved into our first apartment. Then, this big decision came up again when we built our wedding registry. Selecting every single item for your home, especially your flatware can get to be overwhelming. […]

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7 Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes You’ll Absolutely Love

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Looking for the best summer cocktail recipes to make at your next summer party? During the summertime, sometimes all you want is to soak up the sunshine with a refreshing and light summer cocktail in hand. Here’s a round-up of some of the best, easy, and light, summer cocktail recipes you and your friends will […]

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Hey, I'm Lyss! I'm a woman of many hats: wife, fur mama, reader, writer, interior designer, education junkie and eternal optimist. 

My passion is creating a beautiful, balanced and peaceful home to grow and nurture my family in so we can radiate positive energy back into the world.

The Homebody Edit was born out of love for home, family, wellness and adventure. I hope to inspire you to make more space for the people, places, and experiences in life that bring you true joy. If you leave here having learned something new or with a refreshed perspective to enrich your life and improve your wellbeing, then I'll consider my job done!


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