5 Tips for Creating a Stress-Free Home

  After a long day's work and dealing with stressful situations, it’s important to your health and well-being to find a moment to unwind and pamper yourself. Many people do not realize how essential it is to create a space where we can feel at ease allowing our mind and body to rest. Making your home stress-free will allow you to make a positive change in your life by benefiting your … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Add Character to Your Home

There’s one room in your home that always seems to look the same. There’s not much you can do with it. After all, a dining room is simply a dining room. You need a table and chairs. Sure, you can add a few decorations; a personal touch. But when it comes right down to it, it’s simply a room with a table and chairs. What can you do? How can you add a little character and make it one of the most … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Maintain That New Home Smell

Remember when you’d just bought your new home in Portland, Oregon? You were so excited when you began to move everything in, setting up your home exactly the way you wanted it. One of the experiences you savored during those early months was the smell of your new home. Everything just smelled fresh! We’re here to give you a few tips on how to recreate that “new home” smell so that you can keep … [Read more...]

Home Organization Tips for New Couples with No Time

Keeping personal belongings organized in your own space can be challenging enough, but when couples decide to move in together, that is where the real challenge begins. Not only are you dealing with twice the amount of furniture, clothing, kitchenware and accessories, but you are also faced with two distinct personalities and preferences for managing it all. Congratulations on graduating your … [Read more...]

Better Living: Top 3 Tips for Organizing Home with a Physical Disability

There are several challenges individuals with physical disabilities have to deal with on a day-to-day basis. Organizing a home is cumbersome for almost everyone, but for the disabled, it presents several additional challenges. Mobility impairment can make the simplest of tasks difficult to do. However, keeping the home organized is crucial, especially for a disabled person. Clutter can affect … [Read more...]

5 Step Guide to Turn Your Bedroom into a Sleep Haven

We all know the feeling of exhaustion when all we want is to get into bed and have a restful night’s sleep. Our bed is supposed to be our personal haven away from the anxiety of the day, work and routine; a place where we can finally relax and rest our minds. After all, there’s nothing quite like lying down after a rough day, even if it is just to watch some TV, read a book, or best of all, get … [Read more...]

Daddy Gifting Guide: Get Your Father the Right Gift Each Time

It’s often challenging to find the right gift for a man who has everything. Dads seem to want for nothing; while it is still easy to shop for some dads, there are others who require you to be creative enough to get the right gift each time. And with the holiday season just around the corner, our daddy gifting guide will give you some swanky gift ideas for your old man’s gift needs. The Elegant … [Read more...]

8 Tips for Decorating Your Front Porch

Image Credit It is said that the first impression is the last impression. Well, if that’s true then I say that the first impression better be a lasting impression. Just like you like to look good at all times, it makes sense to keep your home looking great at all times too. And why not? It is an extension of your personality and lifestyle! It all begins with creating the perfect first … [Read more...]

Summer Must Haves or Things I Want

I read a lot of magazines these days, and of course pull out pages left and right for things to try or post inspiration. Sometimes there are things I really want, and put them in the Must Have section of my brain. I thought I'd share a few of those with you, because if I must have them, surely you must too right? RIGHT? Outdoors Personal Bug Zapper - yes please! I love the idea behind the Red … [Read more...]

Painting Minnie Mouse With Disney Paint

The time has finally come for me to share with all of you my daughter's room reveal. You may recall my introduction to Speck-Tacular Disney Paint and my plan to use the Speck-Tacular paint in my daughter's room. I am finally sharing with all of you what we did and how I've transformed my daughter's room. Using the Disney Paints by Glidden sold at Walmart I created a focal wall over A's bed. I … [Read more...]

Decorating Dry Erase With Duct Tape

Several years ago on a parenting board I frequented someone came on to talk about how her husband made a wallet out of duct tape and showed a picture. It was hysterical to me, and yet I was unaware of what was to come. Now there are books and DIY projects revolving around making things with Duct Tape. When I was at BlogHer in August Duct Tape was giving out their new line of Duct Tape sheets … [Read more...]

Accessorizing Your Home With Orange

Using a color palette from the site Design Seeds, helps make it easy to find complimentary colors based on the colors put together in each palette. The color palettes are meant to show you complimentary colors, and how to match what you love with other colors perfectly. A person who cannot commit to color could use them simply to accessorize a room with various pieces of home decor. It will … [Read more...]

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