Add an Unexpected Pop of Color to Refresh Your Space

Kat Sweet June 4, 2020

Paint can change just about anything, right? So, when you’re hoping to refresh your space on a budget, paint is usually a go-to. And sure, you could paint an accent wall — but that’s so last year. Instead, let’s do something a little unexpected. Here are some fresh new ways …

Urban Gardening: The Easiest Edible Plants to Grow in Containers

Kat Sweet June 2, 2020

As we move into spring, many people are starting to get that green thumb itch. But what if you live in an apartment, townhome, or other place with little or no gardening space? Is it possible to still grow your own food? You absolutely can! Of course, you won’t be …

Hacks That Will Make Any Box Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Kat Sweet June 1, 2020

Boxed cake mixes are a quick and easy way to make cakes for birthdays or other gatherings. But if we’re being honest here, Betty Crocker can slap that “Super Moist” label on all the boxes she wants — we all know that boxed cake mix tastes like, well, boxed cake …

Don’t Paint Your Vintage Furniture Until You Read This!

Erin Long May 27, 2020

To paint or not to paint–that is the question! It’s trendy to take vintage pieces and paint them with chalk paint, but some people have accidentally destroyed valuable antiques in the process. Here’s how to tell if you should paint, refinish, or just leave your vintage furniture find in peace. …

Luscious Indian Butter Chickpeas and Cauliflower

Kat Sweet May 21, 2020

When I’m searching for something comforting to make for dinner, I almost always gravitate to curry dishes. I used to order takeout every time I craved curry because, to be honest, I had no idea how to make it. Every time I looked up recipes, I just stared at the …

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Stop Clutter in Its Tracks With These Unexpected Tips
Kat Sweet May 18, 2020

Stop Clutter in Its Tracks With These Unexpected Tips

Trust me when I say that everyone deals with clutter. Yes, even that friend whose house is pristine every time you visit. Sure, there are plenty of organizing tips all over the internet, between blogs, Pinterest, and the always-trusty HGTV. But no matter what, it seems like the clutter never …
New Design Trend: Are You a Grandmillennial?
Kat Sweet May 14, 2020

New Design Trend: Are You a Grandmillennial?

If you’re getting tired of white walls, stark minimalism, and faux mid-century modern furniture, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, design trends are shifting, and there’s one style in particular that stands out: grandmillennial style. Grandmillenial Style is Making the Old Feel New Again Personally, I’ve always gravitated toward old …
Easy Decor Tricks to Revamp Your Home Office
Kat Sweet May 7, 2020

Easy Decor Tricks to Revamp Your Home Office

If you’ve got a home office, I’m willing to bet it is in need of a makeover. After all, the home office is usually the last room that anyone else ever visits. Why bother to decorate a space that you’re the only one to see, right? In reality, it’s quite …

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Are Murder Hornets a Threat to Your Home?
Mary Newsom May 5, 2020

Are Murder Hornets a Threat to Your Home?

If you’ve been following the news, you’ve likely heard about Murder Hornets. If not, let’s give you a quick background – Murder Hornets, or Asian giant hornets, are between 1.5-2 inches long, incredibly scary, and have enough neurotoxins in their stings that it only takes a handful to kill a …
Here’s How to Get Smooth Summer-Ready Legs
Kat Sweet May 2, 2020

Here’s How to Get Smooth Summer-Ready Legs

Shorts weather is almost here! Depending on where you live, warm weather has probably already started showing up. And if it hasn’t yet, it’s right around the corner. But after many months of pants–and spending time with indoor heat drying your skin out–your legs might not be ready to come …
Amazingly Clever DIY Crafts to Upcycle Tin Cans
Kat Sweet April 30, 2020

Amazingly Clever DIY Crafts to Upcycle Tin Cans

If there’s one thing I hate, it’s throwing away still-useful items. Upcycling projects are a great way to make use of something that might otherwise end up in the trash. And if there’s one thing that most of us have a lot of, it’s all those tin cans leftover from …
DIY Natural Beauty Hacks You Need to Know
Kat Sweet April 27, 2020

DIY Natural Beauty Hacks You Need to Know

They say that beauty doesn’t come cheap. But if you know about these DIY beauty hacks, you can make from stuff you already have at home. So maybe it’s cheap, after all! Check out these amazingly affordable beauty products that you can DIY from ingredients that you likely already have. …
Foods You Should Never Put in the Freezer
Kat Sweet April 23, 2020

Foods You Should Never Put in the Freezer

Freezing food is a great way to preserve and cut down on waste. It also means saving money if you buy food in bulk or purchase a lot when items are on sale. Unfortunately, there are some foods that you should never throw in the freezer. Hard-Boiled Eggs Just the …
The Hottest Trend in 2020: Beard Art
Megan Smith February 19, 2020

The Hottest Trend in 2020: Beard Art

Beard art is no longer for that strange hipster in the city, but it is a real option for the everyday man looking to up their game. Men shaving sets are available almost anywhere, online and in-store, and ready for your unique point of view. From braids to Bane masks, …

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Do I Really Need to See the Dentist?
Megan Smith February 19, 2020

Do I Really Need to See the Dentist?

A yearly checkup with a doctor is standard for many Americans. But when it comes to dentists, we avoid them like the plague. The question so many people have is this: “Do I really need to go to the dentists every year?” The answer is a resounding yes! Your dental …
Car Insurance Prices Can Vary… a Lot
Mary Newsom January 28, 2020

Car Insurance Prices Can Vary… a Lot

Did you know that car insurance rates differ by states? Currently, Michigan’s car insurance is three times more than any other state. This is because the state has no-fault laws and it also requires unlimited personal injury protection coverage according to Businessinsider.com.   Some states that have the cheapest car …
Home & Depression: The Connections
Mary Newsom January 28, 2020

Home & Depression: The Connections

Did you know the objects in your home can affect your depression? Studies show that those who spend more time with the curtains closed or live in a space that has minimal natural light have a higher chance of depressive symptoms. Even if you enjoy being in the dark all …
Tips on How to Decorate From Your Phone
Junna Resuma January 17, 2020

Tips on How to Decorate From Your Phone

Tired of shopping online for home decor, because what is bought might not be a good fit for where it’s being placed? Fortunately for most people, there are new apps that could help in decorating and organizing a home right from a phone. Apps Straight From Your Phone There are …
Cloud Storage for Your Home- Instant Access
Junna Resuma January 17, 2020

Cloud Storage for Your Home- Instant Access

Snapping a picture has become more common in growing generations. Photos are life long memories and placing them throughout a home has always taken place. Families store their information in cloud storage instantly, but who has access to it? Family Portraits Taking a family photo is a tradition for some, …
Learning How to Love Your Home
Junna Resuma January 17, 2020

Learning How to Love Your Home

Class is in session and it’s all about loving where home is. Planting your roots can sometimes take more than just laying your head. Educating yourself on how to love your home should begin before moving into your home. Learning the ins and outs of being in a new environment …
Medicare and Home Renovations
Junna Resuma January 17, 2020

Medicare and Home Renovations

Medicare is one of the health programs that assist with seniors and children who are disabled. In some cases, modifications in the home of Medicare recipients would be necessary, but is it always covered? Medicare and Modifications – Is it Possible? Although people who are on Medicare may need modifications …