R29 Readers’ Top Stay-At-Home Picks Are All On Sale For July 4th

After spending many, many months indoors recently, it’s very possible that you already know your way around a good cyber sale. But just when you thought you’d be swapping screen time for sunshine in honor of one star-spangled holiday this weekend, let us remind you that the 4th of July is also a major moment for some of the year’s biggest markdowns on everything furniture, decor, rugs, and more.

And while we’re on the topic of that stay-at-home life we’ve grown accustomed to as of late, we’d like to point out that many of our R29 readers’ favorite finds over lockdown (fire pits, desk chairs, and breathable bedding, to name a few) are having their prices slashed, all in the name of patriotism as July 4 draws near. So we’re breaking down the top holiday deals by category featuring the season’s most-loved home items

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Stay-At-Home 2.0 Order Slated To End In New Hampshire Soon

CONCORD, NH — The state of New Hampshire has created a new program to encourage Granite Staters to get a new coronavirus test — and Gov. Chris Sununu is signing up to get one, too.

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ new “asymptomatic spread assessment program” or ASAP testing initiative has been created to find residents who might be infected with COVID-19 and just do not know it. Sununu said he had not had a test yet either but has not symptoms since the pandemic started in early March. But now, he would be getting one, too.

“We really want to encourage everyone, even if you don’t have no symptoms at all, to get a test,” Sununu said. “There is a lot of asymptomatic spread that has been identified, not just here in New Hampshire, but across the country, and we want everyone to know those doors

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Supreme Court declines to lift Pennsylvania’s stay-at-home order

Washington — The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to lift an executive order from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf that mandated the closure of all businesses in the state deemed nonessential as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

A group of businesses and other entities in the state asked the high court last week to block enforcement of Wolf’s executive order, which was issued March 19 in response to the coronavirus. There were no noted dissents. 

The Pennsylvania businesses argued Wolf’s lockdown order was unconstitutional and filed an emergency request with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court arguing it went beyond Wolf’s authority. The state court, however, sided with Wolf and rejected the challenge. The businesses then asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the lower court’s decision.

“The executive order and similar orders by governors across the country is doing substantial, unprecedented damage to the economy,” the

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See How This Fashion Blogger Transformed a Florida Beach Home With Her Signature Style

While kitschy palm tree prints and seashell motifs are de rigueur in the Sunshine State, fashion blogger and designer Blair Eadie preferred a style that leaned more Palm Springs than Palm Beach for her 1920s Sarasota, Florida getaway. She and her husband Andrew snagged the cottage-style vacation home three years ago, and have since completely transformed its interiors.

Think graphic black and white patterns, pops of bold, saturated color, and midcentury moments mixed with contemporary elements, all layered atop what the couple calls “good bones, a linear layout, and no shortage of character.” And by character they mean the result of a series of previous renovations that left them with ceilings so low in parts of the home that six-foot-four Andrew could not even stand up. It had dangerous wiring within the walls, three different roofs layered on top of each other, plus a master bedroom with a

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Hawaii authentic estate brokers report marketing a lot more properties sight-unseen than ever before

As a real estate agent, Catherine Pennell is applied to having a lot of phone calls. But considering the fact that April, her cellphone has been ringing more often than through a normal 12 months — she’s fielding two to a few cellular phone calls every single working day from people wanting to shift from the mainland U.S. to Hawaii.

“I consider men and women are stating, ‘Life is short.’ It’s a whole lot of talk because they are not in this article nevertheless and they just cannot get listed here still, but I have finished much more sight-unseen revenue than I have ever performed during the pandemic,” stated Pennell, who represents Kauai for KW Kauai Keller Williams. “I’ve completed a few in the previous 3 months.”

Julie Peters, an agent with Island Boutique Realty on the island of Hawaii, explained when wildfire year began in August, she was fielding

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