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5 Great Places to Volunteer in Tucson

Whether you’re looking to complete required community service or just want to spend your free time doing something good, seeking out great volunteer opportunities is the first step. Lucky for you, finding awesome community service options in Tucson is a cinch.

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4 Desert Backyards to Die For

If you live in the Southwest, it can be hard to find landscaping ideas that work with the dry desert climate. Irrigating your yard year-round can be expensive and sometimes even wasteful, so it’s important to be strategic about the type of backyard you’re looking for.

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What Your Decor Style Says about You

How do you like to decorate your space? Whether you know it or not, you decor style says a lot about who you are. From prints and patterns to paint colors, the choices you make about your home decor reflect aspects of your inner self. Here are just a few ways your aesthetic choices might reflect your personality.
 
Minimalist Mood
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4 Inspiring Arizonans

Arizona might boast natural treasures such as the Grand Canyon and Saguaro National Park, but it’s also produced many famous inspirational people over the years. From poets to politicians, Arizona has played host to a variety of well-known figures since its statehood in 1912. 
 
Whether they were born here or were just happy to call Arizona home for part of their lives, these people worked to make a difference in whatever way they could. Here are just 4 of the inspiring Arizonans that have made the world a better place. 
 
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BTL: 6 Tips for Interviewing a Builder

Having a custom home built is an enormous step. For some, the idea of jumping into such a huge project is overwhelming. Considering everything that goes into the process, this is completely understandable.
 
In order to minimize stress, it’s important that you bring in well-qualified professionals to guide you through the process. Finding the right team of people to work on your home is essential to making sure the end product is exactly as you dreamed it would be as well as getting rid of the overwhelm and, hopefully, even enjoying the experience. 
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7 Cool Flooring Designs You'll Want in Your Home

They say the first thing a person notices about you is your shoes. If people are looking down long enough to notice your shoes, they’re probably going to be checking out your floors as well. 
 
Are your floors something you want to show off? If not, you might want to consider making some changes. That’s what these homeowners did, and we’re willing to bet they’re feeling pretty happy with their amazing decisions. 
 
#1. Stenciled Wood Floors
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Disturbance in Regulated Riparian Habitat

Riparian habitat is a valuable resource in the Sonoran Desert. The preservation and restoration of riparian habitat benefits the community by protecting the natural function of a floodplain. This assists in preventing erosion and protecting water quality while providing shade and wildlife habitat. Protection of riparian habitat can benefit common metropolitan issues by increasing groundwater recharge and reducing the urban heat island effect.

Disturbance to riparian habitat is regulated within Pima County.

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