6 Creative Uses for Paper Towels

Paper towels are a must-have in the kitchen for cleaning up spills, but did you know they come in handy for a few other things as well? Here are six creative uses for paper towels that can help you get through a day, and even save you a few bucks. 1. Keep greens and herbs fresh. Lettuce, herbs, chard and other greens tend to wilt in the fridge. Add a moist paper towel to the bag you keep them in Read more ...

Budget-Friendly Smart Home Gadgets You Need to Buy

Everything is getting smarter these days. Your phone, your car, so why not your home? Take your lovely abode to another level with six of the coolest smart home gadgets of the year. The market now has an abundance of these smart devices. Be sure to pick the gadget that fits your needs and your price point with these budget-friendly options all under $200. Pivot Power Genius This Pivot Power Read more ...

This Sponge Is the Only Cleaning Weapon You’ll Ever Need

A sponge changed my life. Many years ago, a friend introduced the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser sponge as a solution for removing the black marks from my walls. It worked as promised and left me wondering what other cleaning conundrums I could tackle. Here are the best ways I’ve discovered to use this magical sponge. As with any product (even one so magical), please test on a small area first. Removing Read more ...

8 Tricks to Organize Your Makeup Vanity

This week is all about the home! So we're incorporating beauty and home care with some makeup vanity organization. In search of beautiful and organized ideas, we turned to Pinterest--our favorite spot for inspiration. (You’re following us, aren't you?) After combing through thousands of images, here are the eight best tricks to organize your makeup vanity. 1. Trays: When it comes to corralling Read more ...

5 Home Essentials from Quirky You Didn’t Know You Needed

If you haven’t heard of Quirky, I highly recommend you stop by Quirky.com to learn what they are all about. Quirky is a unique business as all the products for sale on their site were developed and designed by website users. If you become an active user on their site, you can submit your ideas in hopes that they become a product and also help current ideas become a reality. Check out their how Read more ...

5 Home Remodels That Add Value

You've probably heard it before, the kitchen and the bathroom are the best place to invest your dollars. And while this is certainly true, they aren't the only improvements that recoup a significant amount of costs when you sell. Here are the five best home remodels that have been proven to increase value. Refinish kitchen cabinets. If remodeling your kitchen feels too insurmountable and costly, Read more ...

How to Save Money on Organic Food

It’s a question many of us ask ourselves every time we walk into a grocery store: buy organic or go with the less expensive conventional option. It’s a tough call and the best answer might be to find some middle ground. Spend your organic dollars where it really counts and get educated about what organic means. That way you can make grocery store decisions that make sense for your wallet and Read more ...

5 Home Remedies You Can Create with Honey

For centuries, honey has been used in home remedies to treat colds and a whole host of other issues. Scientists have found that some types can actually kill germs that resist antibiotics. In some countries, certain grades are sold at the pharmacy as medication. Honey possesses antibacterial properties, along with antioxidants, minerals and important vitamins. If you want to save money, create Read more ...