Small business Saturday

BBD Does Small Business Saturday

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Happy Thanksgiving week everyone! This year, BBD Life Style will be partaking in Small Business Saturday to honor and recognize all the small business owners near and far! Gift-giving season is already in full swing, so we decided to put together a small list of items we have in store that are all under $50! Upgrade your stocking stuffers with candles, exfoliating sponges, and microfiber...
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Window Treatments: Channeling Light to Channel Your Mood

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“You are my sunshine, my only sunshine you make me happy, when skies are gray, you'll never know dear, how much I love you, please don't take my sunshine away.”     -- “You Are My Sunshine” - first recorded in 1939 by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell Window Treatments: Channeling Light to Channel Your Mood Different styles of window treatments have different ways in which they influence...
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7 Questions to Ask When Considering Smart Home Automation

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7 Questions to Ask When Considering Smart Home Automation   So you’re ready to embrace technology, and start integrating it into your home. But there’s some thoughts that are acting as a roadblock: Do you have to rebuild your home? Will it require hours upon hours of digesting volumes of instruction manuals to learn how to use the automation features? Will it be financially out...
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The Future of Smart Homes: Do Touchscreens Speak Louder Than Words?

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The Future of Smart Homes: Do Touchscreens Speak Louder Than Words?   Touchscreens still remain as king of the smart home interface. Last year Amazon sold over 8 million Echos and Dots, and their Amazon Voice Services integrated Alexa into an array of different products, from hand-held devices like a TV remote or smart watch to the development of a hands-free experience for a connected...
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Flatscreen as an Artform

The Samsung Frame: Reimaging Flatscreens into an Artform

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After emerging as radio-like consoles, televisions took years to develop into stand-alone appliances and finally into huge pixel packed screens. Over the decades, buttons replaced knobs and dials, profiles got slimmer, and sleek black replaced colorful frames. The evolution of technology and design has been awe-inspiring, and tech giant Samsung has eclipsed what we thought was the standard for a 4K UHD flat screen. Enter...
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