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Patio Decor Ideas: A Modern, Family-Friendly Deck

Posted by: on April 14th, 2014 | 22 Comments

It’s impossible to say which of the very creative and family-friendly patio decor ideas we love the most from Lesley Graham, but the porch swing might be it. And when we say porch swing, it might not be exactly what you’re thinking. Lesley has tons of great ideas for decorating and raising a family on [...]

10 Cleaning Tips for New Parents

Posted by: on March 26th, 2014 | 10 Comments

Bringing home a new baby is a special time for parents. It’s full of love, joy, and excitement… not to mention sleep deprivation, a whole new category of messes, and a burgeoning need to defend against germs. Kaley Diaz knows all about this. Not only is she a mommy and a children’s photographer, she also [...]

Spring Cleaning Tips: 10 Tricks for a Clean, Fresh Home

Posted by: on March 20th, 2014 | 4 Comments

We all could use a few tips or tricks for keeping the house clean. We asked Sarah, author of Thrifty Decor Chick, some of her cleaning secrets. She offered up some spring cleaning tips that cover everything from the microwave and pet hair to de-gunking your iron and deodorizing plastic food containers.   This time [...]

Cleaning Tips: Clean Smarter, Not Harder this Spring!

Posted by: on March 18th, 2014 | 4 Comments

We have discovered there are some people who would prefer to get their spring cleaning done as quickly and easily as possible. This seems to be the case for most people we’ve talked to.  It turns out that Dana White is among those who’d rather get the job done with as little fuss and elbow [...]

10 Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted by: on March 14th, 2014 | 8 Comments

Spring cleaning is more than merely cleaning every nook and cranny inside your house. It’s also about making you home ready to invite friends over, fire up the grill, and have some warm weather fun. That’s certainly the way Anna Moseley thinks about it. She’s the creative mind behind Ask Anna, where she answers your [...]

10 Cleaning Ideas for Parents of Young Kids

Posted by: on March 13th, 2014 | Make A Comment

  Children are a joy. But they come with their own set of cleaning challenges– wall smudges, toys that are in the mouth as much as the hands, that sort of thing.  Cassity Kmetzsch writes the popular DIY blog Remodelaholic with her husband. She is also a mother of two little ones. We asked her [...]

Spring Cleaning Simplified: 10 Cleaning Tips

Posted by: on March 5th, 2014 | 7 Comments

  If you want to clean your home from top to bottom or just tackle a little bit at a time, you’ll love these tips to simplify your spring cleaning. These are from Becky Rapinchuk, who should know a thing or two about spring cleaning–she’s the author of the popular homemaking blog, Clean Mama.    [...]

10 Kid-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tasks

Posted by: on February 28th, 2014 | Make A Comment

When it comes to spring cleaning, make it a family affair! Amy Bell, who writes the homemaking blog Positively Splendid, shares her list of 10 kid-friendly spring cleaning tasks. These are safe, productive tasks that children can complete to contribute to the your household spring cleaning.   Kid-Friendly Task 1 – Dusting Finally, a way [...]

DIY Glass Cabinet Doors

Posted by: on February 20th, 2014 | 10 Comments

Adding glass doors to existing shelves is a great way to upgrade the look of the room. You can store away your glassware when it’s not in use, but you still get the benefit of its eye-appeal. Jennifer Bridgman of the home improvement blog The Chronicles of Home says you can make your own DIY glass [...]

DIY Decor: Christmas Doorknob Hangers

Posted by: on December 16th, 2013 | Make A Comment

For this DIY Decor project, we’re going to spruce up our doorknobs for Christmas. And I mean literally spruce them up (assuming you actually use spruce branches!). These Christmas Doorknob Hangers are an easy last minute Christmas craft project that adds a little holiday cheer to your home.