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Nov 25, 2018 2:30 pm
5 Free Ways to Make Your Home Warmer This Winter
Unless you're way up north, you woke up this morning and realized winter isn't going to be messing around this year. We all know it comes every year, but just like the heatwaves, we're never really...
Nov 25, 2018 12:30 pm
4 Ways to Instantly Make Your Home Cozy This Winter
While the days are still breezy, winter’s cold chill is just around the corner — which means more time spent indoors. The good news is you can make sure your home is a cozy haven with these quick...
Nov 24, 2018 6:30 pm
The Best Way to Make Your Winter Bed
Nothing beats getting into a warm bed on a cold night. “Winter is the perfect opportunity to be creative and add layers of pattern, colour and texture to create an inviting and cosy winter nest....
Nov 24, 2018 4:30 pm
5 Areas of the Home to Reorganize for Winter
Winter has a habit of creeping up quickly and catching us off guard. We do very little to prepare for its arrival and suddenly, on a particularly brisk day, we're scrambling to pull out dusty...
Nov 23, 2018 7:30 pm
3 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Cleaning Out Your Fireplace and Chimney
Fireplaces are great for helping the whole house feel warm and cozy when colder weather breezes in, but it’s also important to make sure you’re following important safety requirements. For...
Nov 20, 2018 4:30 pm
11 Best Aromatherapy Diffusers to Relax Your Busy Mind
Yes, it's possible — you can improve mental, physical, and spiritual well-being with the best aromatherapy diffusers for your home. Aromatherapy uses concentrated essential oils, such as...
Nov 20, 2018 11:30 am
The Best Black Friday Furniture Sales You Can Still Shop Today
The day after Thanksgiving is notorious for offering rock-bottom prices on many of the items we want and need, making shopping the best Black Friday furniture sales a necessity. Everyone needs...
Nov 16, 2018 9:30 am
2 Simple Steps for Simplifying Your Morning Routine
There's no such thing as a smooth morning routine — or is there? Our alarms go off at 6:30 a.m., the chaos of the morning begins, and we always feel like we're running late. Either one of the kids...
Nov 13, 2018 4:30 pm
6 Smart Ways to Instantly Improve Lighting in Your Home
If your home's structure has restricted the amount of natural light that comes in, it can be tricky to improve the lighting in your home. We asked interior designer Angela Morrison of Style Create...
Nov 11, 2018 10:30 am
Expert Renovation Tips for Every Room in the House
The path to a successful home renovation is smoother when you're armed with helpful information. Whether you're making home improvements for yourself or looking to flip a property and make a quick...
Nov 10, 2018 4:30 pm
Always Fighting With Your Plastic Wrap? Try Storing It in the Freezer
Most of us keep our roll of clingy plastic wrap stored in the same drawer as our aluminum foil and plastic sandwich bags. It seems to make sense to keep all of those food-preserving tools together,...
Nov 1, 2018 1:00 pm
Post-Halloween Hangover? This Apple Cider Vinegar Drink Will Reset Your Body After a Sugar Binge
Now that Halloween is over, many of us are likely feeling the unfortunate after-effects of eating all those sugary treats. It’s just so hard to resist the mini-sized candy, isn't it? While there’s...
Nov 1, 2018 11:36 am
How a 'Decluttering November' Can Transform Your Whole House Before the Holidays
Like many Americans, I like to shop. I enjoy hunting through thrift stores, antique malls, and vintage shops, searching for treasures. I make online purchases. And I buy new items in...
Oct 30, 2018 8:30 pm
7 Low-Commitment Ways to Add a Pop of Color to Your Home
People who rent their homes often find themselves in an all-white or beige box that's been painted to appeal to the broadest possible market. While this can be boring for those who crave a little...
Oct 30, 2018 11:30 am
18 Little-Known Ways Witch Hazel Can Improve Your Whole Life
Hamamelis virginiana, more commonly referred to as witch hazel, is a household staple that most of us have in our bathroom medicine cabinets. But what does witch hazel do, exactly? Turns out, there...
Oct 30, 2018 9:30 am
How to Stop Hoarding Nostalgic Items and Keep What Really Matters, According to an Organizing Expert
Ready to take control of your clutter habit? Peter Walsh, expert organizer and author of Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight: The Six-Week Total-Life Slim Down ($4.95, Amazon), created this guide to...
Oct 28, 2018 8:30 pm
6 Easy Ways to Cozy up Your Bathroom Before Winter Gets Here
The bathroom can often be the coldest — and therefore most dreaded — part of the house during winter, but creating a sense of warmth in that room doesn't need to be complicated or costly....
Oct 28, 2018 2:30 pm
5 Common Clutter Zones — And How to Give Yours an Uplifting Makeover
The end of 2018 will be here before you know it, so why not start your new year off right with a good ol' fashion clean out? But don't rush to the punch just yet. As the saying goes, "one man's...
Oct 27, 2018 6:30 pm
14 Fast and Affordable Kitchen Updates to Freshen Up Your Space
The kitchen is the center of most homes — a busy, well-used space where everyone gathers. So it’s not surprising that it can become a little worn out after years of use. But, it’s also the most...
Oct 27, 2018 1:30 pm
18 Genius Uses for Table Salt That Will Simplify Your Life
Salt is perhaps the most common item in any pantry, but we bet you didn't know that there are so many more clever uses for salt that have little or nothing to do with making your dinner taste...
Oct 24, 2018 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...
Oct 19, 2018 7:30 pm
8 Home Entertaining Tips From Hollywood Star and Master Hostess Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale is best known for being a fabulous actress, famous for her roles in movies such as Love & Friendship, The Aviator, and Serendipity. But even a Hollywood star has the...
Oct 19, 2018 5:30 pm
5 Common Kitchen Design Mistakes — And How to Avoid Them
The kitchen is the undisputed heart of the home that brings the whole house together like no other space does. But mistakes made in the planning and designing phase when renovating can end up...
Oct 18, 2018 7:30 pm
10 Affordable Decor Tweaks You Can Make in a Flash for a More Stylish Living Room
Adding a few great accessories to a coffee table or sofa are touches that make a living room look like you've done a lot more than you have. They are also the first thing people notice when they...
Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
How to Speed-Clean Your House in 30 Minutes When Guests Are on the Way
You’re relaxing at home when you get the call. Friends are in the area and they thought they might pop in shortly for a drink. The holidays are coming up, so cleaning has been off the agenda —...
Oct 10, 2018 9:30 pm
5 Tidiness Tips We Can Learn From Marie Kondo That Will Freshen Your Home in a Flash
Marie Kondo is a organizing expert who has developed a radical new technique for decluttering our homes. She has written two books on the subject — The Lifechanging Magic of Tidying Up: The...
Oct 8, 2018 11:30 am
12 Tips for Designing Your Perfect Outdoor Room
When it comes to creating a great outdoor room, think of your garden as a whole new space to decorate. It's actually easy to incorporate your garden into your living space to increase your home's...
Oct 6, 2018 3:30 pm
17 Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide That Will Make Housework So Much Easier
There are so many uses for hydrogen peroxide, from disinfecting minor cuts to basic household cleaning. Our mothers and grandmothers always kept a bottle handy at home, but there are probably a few...
Oct 5, 2018 5:30 pm
Considering a Kitchen Renovation? Here Are the Top Things to Remember
You're designing a new kitchen, and you've got loads of ideas. Now it's time to make some big decisions which will help you nail the layout and turn your dream space into a reality. Travis Dean,...
Oct 2, 2018 7:30 pm
10 Interior Decorating Trends You'll See Everywhere in 2019
Staying ahead of the latest trends can be both tiring and confusing in the fast-paced world of design, where what's cool one day can suddenly become passé when a magazine or influencer decides it...