Adding a pinch of greenery to your home is a great way to make your home more colorful and vibrant – and the best part is, it’s actually pretty easy and inexpensive. Plus, did you know having plants in your home can also provide a few health benefits, like lowering stress and improving your home’s air quality? Here are five simple ways to include planters in your everyday life:
Imagine your home or apartment with gorgeous, modern, all-white furniture. You may be thinking that there is no wayyyy people can keep white furniture looking clean and nice, but we’re here to help! Here are some ways to make it work in your home:
First things first — you should probably take down the last of your lingering holiday decorations. Those twinkling lights have definitely worn out their welcome and the neighbors are starting to talk. Let’s shake off those winter blues and start preparing your home for spring. We’re here to help you brighten it up with a few easy-as-pie décor tips.
The way you style your curtains can give your room the vibe you want from the minute you walk inside. If you want to keep things calm, match the curtain color to your walls for a seamless look. If you’d rather add a splash of color, contrast the curtain color to the walls or use a busier pattern so they stand out.
Home is where your heart is. It’s where you live, where you make memories and where you can really show off your personality. If your style is more contemporary and you’d like your home to reflect that, you’ll want to be very conscious of which pieces you feature in your home. With modern home décor, less is more and intention is everything.
Our favorite way to fight the kitchen clutter? Simple and functional appliances, furniture and decor that are still beautiful and stylish. From open shelving space to trendy storage, there are plenty of options to keep your kitchen inviting and ready for any event.
When was the last time your comforter went through a spin cycle? We get it – you avoid cleaning it at all costs since it’s bulky and takes foreverrrrr to dry. But, did you know that not washing your comforter could also impact your health? Yikes! If your comforter has seen better days, keep reading to figure out the best way to wash it (hint: aim for at least once a season).
Do you ever find yourself staring at your closet, without a clue what to wear? Us too! The struggle is so real when trying to pick the right outfit, especially when you have a messy closet. Rather than buying new clothes, sometimes just re-organizing your wardrobe will open your eyes to what you already have. Start your spring cleaning by tackling your closet first! Maybe you’ll finally find your favorite shirt or a pair of pants you used to love. Here are five simple ways to take your closet from chaos to clean:
Well, it’s finally time to crawl out from under your fuzzy no-sew blanket, kiss hibernation goodbye, and welcome all things spring. Spring cleaning is part organization, part deep cleaning and 100% boring, but we have a few tips to make it a little less painful.
Of course you’ll make a date with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, but what about showing some puppy love to your furry friend? Dogs are always there for us and they deserve some quality time with their best friend, too. Here are a few ways to plan the perfect doggy date day.
If you’re looking for a craft to keep your kids occupied on a cold snow day, these paper cup penguins are super fun to make! You’ll just need some basic household items and a few crafting supplies to get started.
What’s that old saying? “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” We can’t promise that waking up at 6am every day is going to make you a millionaire, but we do know it will help boost your productivity, keep that resolution to get to the gym, or even just to give you some much-needed alone time.
If you’re looking for a different way to decorate your Easter eggs this year, try creating a marbled look with nail polish or other convenient household items. It’s the perfect way to get rid of the old nail polish you don’t use anymore and have a great time with the kids! To start off, you’ll just need to hard boil some eggs. Not sure how to boil the perfect egg? You’re not alone. We used this easy recipe to get started!
Cinco De Mayo is the perfect time for parties… It’s the one time we can justify the amount of Mexican food we eat (chips and salsa for dayssss, am I right?). When the party-planning becomes your responsibility, we all want to be the host or hostess with the mostest with great food, drinks and company. Here are our must-haves to throw a Cinco De Mayo party for the books.
With spring right around the corner, we’re looking forward to finally spending some quality time outdoors. We don’t know about you, but our weekends will be spent going to the park for lunch and basking in the sun. And no picnic is complete without these delicious and simple snacks:
Who needs sappy love songs, boxes of mystery chocolate, or giant teddy bears when you have your best girls, champagne, and waffles? Valentine’s Day can be overrated, but Galentine’s Day... now that’s more our style. Here are our must-haves to throw a Galentine’s Day party for the records.
New Year’s Eve parties just aren’t the same without a few tasty snacks (you have to cram in the carbs before those resolutions kick in, right?). Whether you’re hosting a party, or you just need to bring something along, we’ve got you covered. Here are three easy app recipes we love to break out for the New Year.
Pumpkin pie is one of our favorites, and this is the easiest, most delicious recipe we've found so far! All you need is one pie crust, 16 oz pumpkin puree, 1 tsp pumpkin spice, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk and two eggs. Instructions inside!
Memorial Day is a time of reflection and appreciation for all men and women who served our country. Let’s show our appreciation to our veterans, and celebrate the arrival of summer with family and friends with a weekend full of activities! Here are five ways to celebrate with local activities that won’t break the bank:
Let’s be real: very little beats a sweet popsicle on a warm spring day. Want to know what’s even sweeter? Making your own popsicles any flavor of your choosing at home! Rather than your children running towards the ice cream truck and following its jingle (those still exist, right?), they will be headed full speed into your freezer. There are countless combinations you can create to make this wonderful spring snack (we suggest using a popsicle mold). Here are a few of our favorite recipes:
Staycations are the perfect way to keep money in your pocket and discover the world around you. Often times, the best vacations don’t have to mean going out of town and your bank account will thank you later. Here are five options that are super fun AND will help you stick to your budget:
Moving into a new apartment can be really, really exciting, but even if you’re the perfect tenant and expect to get your entire security deposit back after move-out, there are still a ton of expenses you’ll have to cover before you sign the lease and move into your new pad. Here’s what to look out for.
A good blanket helps you beat the cold, but some of those fancy throws can break the bank, and hand-me-downs come with memories AND a slightly musty smell. We recommend making your own blanket this winter with affordable supplies and minimum effort.
Saving, watching what you spend, and anticipating emergencies may seem tough, but ultimately, a budget will make your life way easier and cut down on your stress. You’ll finally be able to relax knowing you can handle next month’s bills.