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Making the Most of A Small Space: Organization

Renting and moving regularly do come with one advantage: one tends to pare down one's unnecessary possessions. Unfortunately, things do have a way of building up, and most people still have plenty of stuff that all requires places to go. Keeping organized and neat...

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Backyard This Spring

Sometimes, just by adding new lighting, patio furniture or trying your hand with a DIY project you can transform your backyard into a dreamy oasis on a budget. Check out this list of ten creative ways to spruce up your backyard this spring.

Your Garage Spring Cleaning Checklist for 2019

Spring is the perfect time of year to clean out your garage. The winter season tends to see the accumulation of dirt, dust, and clutter. The following spring cleaning checklist will help you start the new season right!   Create A Clear Plan Your first step should...

12 Uses For Empty Baby Food Jars

It seems a waste to throw them all away so why not find some fun and inventive ways to use the jars, either for hobbies or for organizational purposes? Here are 12 ways that you could use those small, empty jars.

8 Unique Objects You Can Use as Flower Pots

Indoor plants are a great way to refresh the air of your home while also adding a beautiful and live element to your decor. Sadly, regular plant pots can get kind of boring but there are options. As long as the pot holds dirt and allows moisture to drain and stay...

Build-Your-Own Fire Pit

Late fall into early winter is the perfect time for smores, cozy blankets and spooky stories, which means that it is an ideal time to gather your family around a fire. Fires are such a fun family event when the night air has started to get crisp. Don’t have a fire pit of your own? Here we will go over some of the steps to building your own.

Timeless Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall is a season of coziness, family and all too often – tacky decorations. Choosing timeless decor pieces can help your home go from overdone to effortless in a matter of minutes

Organizational Tips for Your Bathroom

Besides the kitchen, the bathroom is probably one of the most important rooms in the house. It is also really easy for our bathrooms to become quickly run over by dirty clothes and self-care products. Our vanity counter becomes a catch-all and we can never seem to find a dry towel. Here are some tips to organize your bathroom and keep it that way!