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Feb 15, 2019 9:30 am
10 Ways to Design a Home That Makes You Happy
When was the last time you felt joy? Was it while walking down a street filled with fragrant flowers in bloom, or maybe when a rainbow beamed across the sky? It could have been when the sunlight...
Feb 14, 2019 4:30 pm
9 Surprising Things You Can Put in Your Dishwasher
Most of us rely on our dishwasher to, of course, wash our dishes. Anyone who’s lived in a home without the helpful appliance for any length of time can attest to how much nicer it is to “set it and...
Feb 8, 2019 9:30 am
8 Essential Tips for Living an Organized Life
Self-confessed stationery addict Beck Wadworth is the founder of blog and brand An Organized Life, and a pro at planning ahead. It's Wadworth's amazing organizational skills and passion for...
Feb 7, 2019 9:30 am
5 Interior Design Elements to Consider That Will Instantly Elevate Your Home
Designing and filling your home's interior can be a complete minefield. There are way too many choices out there, and it's never the right time to start renovating. That said, there are a few steps...
Feb 6, 2019 4:30 pm
13 Instant Pot Accessories That Make the Pressure Cooker Even More Amazing
Adding a new cooking gadget to your kitchen is always exciting, but that's especially true if it’s an Instant Pot. The trendy pressure cooker is pretty much all anyone wants to talk about when it...
Feb 5, 2019 4:30 pm
5 Ways to Prevent Instant Pot Burn from Ruining Your Recipes
Purchasing an Instant Pot for your kitchen can be so exciting that you jump right into whipping up your first dish without taking all the necessary precautions. Even if you have followed the...
Feb 4, 2019 4:30 pm
9 Hair Dryer Hacks You Can Use All Around the House
Getting more than one use from an item you already have in your home is always nice. Simple tricks like using cooking oil spray to clean your shower and keep grime from settling back into it for...
Feb 1, 2019 11:30 am
Sprinkle Baby Powder on Your Hardwood to Shush a Squeaky Floor
Despite its sturdy appearance, traditional hardwood can be a bit of a hassle to maintain. Everyday wear and tear (combined with constant foot traffic) can cause the wood to chafe, leading to...
Feb 1, 2019 9:30 am
Why the Marie Kondo Method Doesn't Work for Everyone — And What to Try Instead
We love us some Marie Kondo, but honestly, who among us has the energy to follow her instructions to the letter? Pulling out every single item in our home and deciding if it "sparks joy?" Cleaning...
Jan 30, 2019 4:30 pm
10 Uses for Aspirin That Will Make Life Less of a Headache
There's nothing better than making the most out of what you already have lying around the house. As it turns out, your medicine cabinet may be holding the secret to some of your cleaning and...
Jan 30, 2019 9:30 am
6 Classic Colors to Paint the Bathroom
An all-white bathroom is often considered a "safe bet" when renovating, but there are other color schemes that are just as reliably beautiful. Similar to exterior paint colors, gray is gaining in...
Jan 29, 2019 9:30 am
5 Ways to Get More Natural Light in Your Home
Few things can change the look and feel or appearance of colors and space in your home quite like natural light. Those blessed rays of vitamin D not only improve our mood by lowering blood pressure...
Jan 25, 2019 9:31 am
5 Steps for Creating a Calming Meditation Space in Your Home
If you practice meditation, you know the only thing you should be focusing on is your breathing. But it's hard to get Zen when you're surrounded by clutter and distractions. If you prefer to...
Jan 24, 2019 9:30 am
7 Tips for Making Everything Fit When You're Downsizing
Homes that feel spacious and ignite admiration for their intimacy and efficiency are about making the most of the area, emphasizing their style potential, and getting clever with your possessions....
Jan 19, 2019 10:30 am
How to Clean Tile Flooring the Right Way
Cleaning your kitchen and bathroom can take hours, especially if you don’t know how to clean tile floors. And while you may not find yourself cleaning tile floors on a daily basis, it is something...
Jan 18, 2019 4:00 pm
Fix Your Sleep Troubles This Presidents' Day With the 9 Best Mattresses Under $1,000
Proper sleep is necessary for having a good day, and it's not always cheap, but several manufacturers did the impossible and created some of the best mattresses out there, all under $1,000. Your...
Jan 17, 2019 9:30 am
5 Natural Cleaning Product Alternatives That Actually Work
Does a sparkling kitchen leave you with irritation in your mouth or eyes? Have you ever felt an ache in more than just your arm when scrubbing at bathroom mold with bleach? As studies report, the...
Jan 16, 2019 4:30 pm
11 Best Weighted Blankets Every Member of Your Family Will Love
If you’re one of the 108 million Americans who struggles with sleeping, you’ve probably found yourself scouring the web for the best weighted blankets. For years, they’ve been touted for their...
Jan 16, 2019 9:30 am
10 of the Best Renovation Lessons From Real-Life Renovators
So you've created your vision boards, organized your budget, and planned your timeline as best you can — it's almost time to start renovating, right? Truthfully, there's no such thing as being too...
Jan 14, 2019 9:30 am
5 Life-Changing Lessons to Learn From Marie Kondo’s Netflix Series
Marie Kondo's new Netflix series Tidying Up has finally hit our screens and, like the rest of the world, I'm hooked! I don't know what I love more, seeing how messy some homes are and feeling...
Jan 13, 2019 2:30 pm
Your Grandma Was Right to Use Bread as the Ultimate Stain-Eraser
The idea that you can clean with bread sounds crazy. How does that even work? But it turns out Wonder Bread really does live up to its name; it's a mess-erasing machine. Here's how to remove...
Jan 11, 2019 9:30 am
5 Home-Improvement Jobs to Check Off the List in 2019
A new year has begun and naturally that means — you guessed it — resolution season! From starting a garden to designing the home office space of your dreams, these miniprojects combine everything...
Jan 10, 2019 11:30 am
11 Best Lumbar Support Office Chairs for a Comfortable Workspace
Sitting at a desk all day isn't the most comfortable activity, so kicking back in one of the best lumbar support office chairs will make your work environment much more pleasant. You may find that...
Jan 9, 2019 9:30 am
10 Simple Ways to Add Value to Your Home
If you're planning on selling your home, you want to put your best foot forward and showcase a tidy, well-maintained property to potential buyers. This doesn't necessarily mean you need to embark...
Jan 8, 2019 11:30 am
10 Simple Ways to Avoid Wasting Food
Food waste is one of the largest components of household trash in America. In fact, according to Forbes, Americans waste around one pound of food a day, or roughly 225 to 290 pounds a year. This is...
Jan 5, 2019 12:30 pm
How to Keep Pests From Getting Cozy in Your Home This Winter, According to Experts
Now that most of the dust has settled from the festivities around Christmas and New Year’s, many of us are packing up our decorations and cleaning up the crumbs from leftover treats. The last thing...
Jan 3, 2019 2:30 pm
10 Things You Should Never Microwave
Despite there being a long list of things you shouldn't microwave, we're all guilty of pressing the start button without thinking of what we're putting in our appliance. After all, the reason we...
Jan 3, 2019 9:30 am
20 Simple Tips Professional Organizers Swear By
We'd all like to be more organized. We'd all like to be that person: the one who never forgets her kids' sunscreen, who pops dinner in the slow cooker before heading to work, whose house never...
Jan 1, 2019 4:30 pm
10 Interior Decorating Tips to Refresh Your Home in 2019
New year, new you! Or should we say, new year, new home? Whether your home is in need of a refresh or a complete style overhaul, there's no time like the beginning of a brand-new year to do...
Jan 1, 2019 2:30 pm
10 Decluttering Tips to Give Your Home a Head Start in 2019
January brings with it the perfect opportunity for fresh starts and new beginnings. For those among us who want to kick off 2019 with a home free from clutter and mess, never has there been a...