February 2015

January 2015

December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

September 2014

  • Latchkey Kid Safety

    Latchkey Kid Safety

    For a couple of hours a day, these kids are left unsupervised. And with preparations and specific safeguards, it’s okay.

  • So You Want to be a Couponer?

    So You Want to be a Couponer?

    So you want to be a couponer? Check out these resources for becoming an even thriftier shopper.


August 2014

  • Get In the Garden

    Get In the Garden

    All around the country, early August proves ideal for planting seeds for a host of vegetables and herbs as well as a great time to tend to your flowers.

  • Back-to-School Prep

    Back-to-School Prep

    Frenzied school schedules and after-school activities are less than a month away, but just a bit of planning and a little home organization can go a long way.


July 2014

June 2014

  • Alternative Flooring for the Traditional Home

    Alternative Flooring for the Traditional Home

    Every ensemble needs a statement piece paired with complementing elements. This is true in brilliant artwork and flattering outfits — the same should apply to your home design.

  • Kid DIY: Teaching Lifelong Lessons

    Kid DIY: Teaching Lifelong Lessons

    Every project starts with a plan. Map it out together. Make it as detailed as you want, but keep in mind that you are teaching your little one a lifelong lesson about process.


May 2014

  • Don’t Drown in Water Damage

    Don’t Drown in Water Damage

    Water damage is a homeowner’s nightmare. Avoid water damage to your home by knowing how to prevent and detect a water leak.

  • Fence Repair 101

    Fence Repair 101

    Yes, it might be your property, but it’s always a good idea to talk with your neighbors before constructing a fence. It’s just good manners.


April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

  • Pull the Plug on Electrical Fires

    Pull the Plug on Electrical Fires

    Taking a few minutes to re-evaluate your home’s safety could be an eye-opening experience, and a few precautionary steps could save your life or the lives of your loved ones.


November 2013

October 2013

  • Heating Care

    Heating Care

    It’s always a good idea to check and make sure everything is in working order before firing your furnace up again.

  • Spook House

    Spook House

    While it’s easy to blame ghosts or goblins for making your house creak, in all likelihood, your distressed foundation is letting out a groan.


September 2013

August 2013

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

February 2013

January 2013

  • Properly plan your remodel

    Properly plan your remodel

    Doing it yourself may sound like a great way to save, but before you grab that drill make sure you’re truly up to the task.

  • Don’t downgrade, downsize

    Don’t downgrade, downsize

    Downsizing comes in all shapes and sizes and can be a positive way for anyone to cleanse from the past.

  • Egg carton plants

    Egg carton plants

    Try out your green thumb with egg carton plants, just in time for Houseplant Appreciation Day.


December 2012

November 2012

October 2012

September 2012

August 2012

July 2012

June 2012

May 2012

April 2012

March 2012

February 2012

January 2012

December 2011

November 2011

  • Creative autumn wreath ideas

    Creative autumn wreath ideas

    For striking autumn wreath designs and colors, look for inspiration from unusual sources and consider a unique mix of materials.

  • Decorating with pearls

    Decorating with pearls

    Pearls exude unabashed glamour and style, whether adorning a neck, studding a lampshade, or accenting a toss pillow.

  • Fantastic light fixtures

    Fantastic light fixtures

    Smaller design houses around the country have brought edgy light fixtures back with turn-of-the-century inspired designs.


October 2011

September 2011

August 2011

July 2011

June 2011

May 2011

April 2011

March 2011

February 2011

January 2011

December 2010

November 2010

October 2010

September 2010

August 2010