Fresh poinsettias lave long been known to symbolize the Christmas season, both for gift-giving and home decoration. Yet once the holidays pass, many simply dispose of these strikingly pretty plants. But did you know that with a little TLC, poinsettias will retain their blooms well into the New Year?
The best time to purchase poinsettias is from the end of November through the end of December, when the selection is ample.
When choosing your plants, look for healthy, dark green leaves as well as brightly-colored red, pink or white bracts.
With below average temperatures across most of the country today, it seems as though we are all trying to find ways to stay warm. Space heaters are a great way to warm up a small space or a room without heating the entire house. But be aware that there are some very important safety steps to take when using space heaters to stay warm. Check out the video above as Mike walks you through how to use your space heater safely.
You know how it goes, you’re out in the cold decorating for the holidays and you think to yourself, next, year I will do this or that differently! I finally did something about that a few years ago and my holiday decorating is much easier now.
It’s time to add the sparkle and warmth of the holiday season to your indoors. Here are some fun Christmas decorating ideas to help you add a little bit extra to your indoor holiday décor.
Art Glass Glow
Have a favorite vase or set of decorative glass bottles or bowls? Gently drop in some battery operated Christmas lights for a wonderful glow anywhere you need it. You can use clear, double-sided tape if you have a longneck vase or bottle. A project like this looks great by the mantle, or on your holiday table setting.
Everyone loves Rachael! With her easy recipes and down-to-earth personality, what’s not to love! We have over 100 Rachael Ray cookware, bakeware and serveware products to help make your holiday cooking and baking a breeze. Check out these six products that make for the perfect gift for anyone kitchen-minded bakers and chefs on your list (and maybe for you too!).
Imagine a romantic winter evening or a wonderful holiday dinner party with all the lights on full blast. Well that can be uncomfortable for you and your guests. Installing a dimmer switch allows you to set the mood in a room, save energy and save some money too. Installing a dimmer switch is very easy; in fact, it can usually be done within 15 minutes AND without an electrician.
Yes, that means that you can do this project with ease and you will never believe that you’ve lived without one for so long.