Jade Blackmore

Full-time copywriter, part-time pop culture writer & novelist

Also published as Marianne Moro

United States

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A Style Guide To Outdoor Furniture | HedgeApple

Natural wood looks beautiful and is perfect for outdoor use. Redwood, cedar, teak, and eucalyptus are just a few of the woods used to make patio furniture. Teak features the...

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Senior Dating Rules

The rules for senior citizens going on dates isn't drastically different from that of young adults. Seniors (hopefully) have learned what to do and what to avoid on dates from...

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8 Tips For Decorating Your Home Office | HedgeApple

Baskets & Boxes Bathroom Accessories Bookends Bowls, Trays & Plates Candles & Candle Holders Clocks Coat Racks & Hall Trees Containers Indoor Garden Stools Laundry Magazine...

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From Los Angeles to Ventura: Best Places to Eat Along the Way

The drive from LA to Ventura can take 90 minutes or longer in heavy traffic. If you're planning on making the trip for business or pleasure, take advantage of LA's stop-and-go...

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7 Ways To Develop a Positive Attitude for a Happier, Healthier Life

How do you correct negative thinking patterns and develop a positive attitude, especially if you're a lifelong worrywart? A happy person with a positive attitude is easy to be...

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How To Pick A Headboard | HedgeApple

With the bed frame mounting option, you can mount the headboard directly to the frame. Make sure your headboard and bed are compatible if you buy them separately. Some bed...

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Sleep Under the Stars: Best Places to Camp in the U.S.

Washington state offers up some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. From Seattle to San Juan Islands, check out this list of the best places to camp in Washington...

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Yellowstone Vacation Guide - Age by Age

Keep everyone happy on a trip to Yellowstone National Park with our age-specific guide of the top activities for toddlers to seniors and everyone in between. Yellowstone...

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14 Incredible Celebrity Pools

While some celebrities still favor the vintage kidney-shaped swimming pools popular in the 20 th Century, more stars map out their own striking, modern styles. Many celebrities...

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Book Review: The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic by...

Field of Dreams, The Natural, and Bull Durham may be the first movies that come to mind when you think of baseball, but the first classic baseball film, The Pride of the...

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A Beginner's Guide To Buying A Fire Pit | HedgeApple

Fire pits can be used in your yard to keep warm, grill food, or add a decorative touch to your property. A plain-looking outdoor heater alleviates the chill in the night time...

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12 Best Movies To Watch For Home Decor Inspiration | HedgeApple

Try adding a splash of exotica to a hardwood floor with a zebra throw rug, adding a few throw pillows on a bare couch, or juxtaposing various-sized crates as decorations or end...

Plushrugs

Everything You Need To Know About Hand-Tufted Rugs

A hand tufted rug is typically a much higher-quality rug than one made by a machine, but, when compared to a hand-knotted rug meticulously created by an artisan, it is less...

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How To Take Care of A Jute Rug

Jute is a long, rough vegetable fiber. Similar to hemp or flax, it is usually used to make burlap or Hessian fabric and made into sacks, but it is also used to make area rugs,...

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From Hiking to Spas: Making the Most of Your Downtime in Phoenix

Phoenix has long been a popular getaway for day trips or full vacations to escape the cold winter months. With year-round sunshine, mountains with hundreds of hiking trails,...

Plushrugs

10 Ways To Prolong The Life Of Your Area Rug

To keep your rug looking good and extend its life, you'll need to do more than vacuum it once in a while. When you buy the rug - even before you position it on your floor- there...

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The LOOP, Disco Demolition, and the Wild Days of Chicago Rock Radio

I finally watched the Twisted Sister documentary on Netflix a few weeks ago. I'd been avoiding it for awhile, but figured, "Well, I've watched every other rock doc, I'll give...

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Tempur-Pedic Troubleshooting

NASA scientists first developed memory foam for use as aircraft cushions in the 1960s. This high-density material has been used in mattresses since the early 1990s, and its...

Misadventures in Freelancing

How to Write an Article That Gets Shared

By Jade Blackmore Writing an informative, engaging article is only half the battle in today's competitive online world. Other factors, many of them determined before and after...

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Mansfield 66/67 Movie Review: Jayne's Life Would Have Made a Great Reality Show

Directors Todd Hughes and P. David Ebersole take a quirky approach to the life of actress Jayne Mansfield with the documentary Mansfield 66/67. The film explores the last two...