Kids have been in school for a little over a month now, and that means it’s nearly time to meet with your child’s teacher. How can you make the most of the limited amount of time allotted for discussing your child’s progress?
Though the trend of giant kitchens with acres of cupboard space and an island that can seat a soccer team is still going strong, not everyone has the luxury or the inclination to have one. Whether you’re stuck with a small kitchen or you intentionally chose one, storage space is almost always at a premium! Luckily, there are plenty of budget-friendly storage solutions to help you out.
It’s no surprise that kids’ Halloween costumes are expensive, ranging anywhere from $30 to $60! So, how do you make sure your child has a fun Halloween experience without spending upwards of $50? Make a costume yourself!
Looking for an easy way to inject a little energy and style into your home? Start with the bathroom! It’s a fact that everyone from family, friends and dinner guests to the occasional maintenance man will be spending at least a little time in there, so a simple refresh can be very effective. Start your home improvement, large or small, here for maximum impact.
Pumpkins are usually the star this time of year. We pick them at pumpkin patches, buy pumpkin desserts and think of clever ways to decorate them for our homes. Pumpkins reign supreme, but they aren’t the only fall food out there! Let’s take a look at a few different kinds of squashes and gourds that you can use for cooking or decorating this fall.
Winter is generally not thought of as the best time to sell your home. Nevertheless, as the calendar turns to fall, you will still need to move your home in the market. While it’s true that the market tends to be slower in the winter, there are some things you can do to keep the heat turned up on your sales prospects even with a chill in the air.
The summer is officially over, and with the weather change comes chilly nights. Help cut out drafts with these insulation tips.
Some folks love the look of stereo speakers and don’t mind having them scattered all over the house. However, if space or clutter is a concern, consider installing in-wall or in-ceiling speakers. Sound good to you? Read on!
We’ve all seen them: the gorgeous and pristine home with curb appeal that just seems to liven up the entire neighborhood, and the down-on-its-luck home with the weed-filled yard and shabby paint that makes the whole block look bleak. For people who live near both of these homes, they might understandably wonder if the first will have a positive impact on the local real estate market while the second will cause housing values to fall. The answer, it seems, is both yes and no.
Depending on where you are in the home buying process, you may have made a list of the features you want in your new home, the supplies you need for packing, the final to-dos of moving day and the beverage request list for all the people helping you move. But what about that other list? The one with your new doctor, pharmacy, bank, cable/Internet company and favorite coffee shop? Here’s a list of things you’ll want to think about when moving to a new location, to help make that transition as smooth and stress-free as possible.