The holidays are fast approaching, and it’s time to start preparing for the jumble of trips, gatherings, feasts and gift exchanges. Right now is the perfect time to organize and declutter your home before it’s full of brand-new gadgets, leftover cookies and bits of wrapping paper. In an effort to make things go a bit smoother this holiday, you’ll have to take a serious look at what’s cluttering your home, and what you can bear to part with.
So you finally bought yourself that 72” plasma screen television you’ve been dreaming about. You get home from the store and set up your ideal home entertainment system in a flash. Then you sit down on the couch flick on the television and can’t take your eyes off the – no not the screen – but the millions of exposed cables dangling from your television. Pesky cables can absolutely throw of the feng shui of your ideal home – so here are a few ways you can hide them.
Are you sick of that litter box smell in your home? Do you love your cat, but hate scooping litter? Did you know that potty training your kitty is an option? Read this post to banish litter boxes from your home – forever.
When your home is freezing and you’re starting to fear frostbite, what options do you have? Space heaters, my friend; they’re a warm and wonderful thing. Here are some things to consider when you’re shopping for your new space heater.
When it comes to burglary rates, it turns out – unsurprisingly – that not all states are created equal. This interactive infographic can tell you exactly how your state, or any state, compares to the national average for burglary rates, which is 667 per 100,000 households.
For the vegetarians out there, we know how upsetting it can be when you get to a dinner party and cocktail hour consists of sliders and pigs in a blanket, followed by a salad with extra bacon bits (good luck picking those out) and a nice juicy roast beef as the main course. Looks like you’ll be filling up on mashed potatoes and dessert … again. Come prepared this year, whether you’re hosting or attending the party – here are some great vegetarian friendly recipes that will satisfy both the vegetarians and meat-eaters in attendance.
It’s mid-November and temperatures are beginning to plummet across the country. While some regions have already experienced a few weeks of frosty weather, others are just now getting their first chill. No matter where you live, one thing is for sure: winter is barely a month away. Here is an infographic to help you prepare your care for the coming snow and cold.
When it comes to decorating at home, If you aren’t sure what your preference is or how you’d classify it, here are a few pointers to help you understand a few popular style categories and the colors and items that tend to reflect that style.
Rodents and insects are a major source of frustration for many homeowners. But the cost of paying someone to get rid of these pests can often seem like adding insult to injury. With so many costs rising rapidly, most people are already facing the challenges of a tight budget. The idea of getting hit with a sizable bill from an exterminator is almost as scary as the pest problem itself. The good news is, homeowners can handle many pest problems on their own – and save lots of money in the process. Here are some tips for getting the best results from do-it-yourself pest control.
In today’s high-tech, socially-connected society, there are lots of ways to reach people. The problem is, sometimes you don’t want to be reached and sometimes “they” don’t take the hint. Here are some tips for avoiding unwanted communications.