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 ...

9 Steps to Getting Your Family Organized, and Keeping Them that Way

Keeping your family organized is no easy task. From personal experience, I can say that career, home, kids and trying to fit a workout in once in awhile is a challenge. I have found that putting a few family organization systems into place can save you a lot of time and headaches. And more time coupled with less headaches creates a better life! Here are 9 ways to keep track of everyone and everything: 1. Read more ...

How to Give Your Roof a Spring Inspection

Whether there's a polar vortex, an unusually cold winter, or a lot of rain, Mother Nature takes her toll on your roof. A spring roof inspection can help you assess winter's effect on your roof, chimney, vents and gutters. What can Happen 1. Snow and ice can put extra pressure on roof shingles, possibly causing them to crack. Shingles can also bend under the weight, forcing them apart from Read more ...

5 Easy, At-Home Hacks with Aluminum Foil

Aluminum foil is a staple in most kitchens for cooking and storing food, but did you know this recyclable material can be used for other surprising household tasks as well? 1. Get Rid of Rust Nothing ruins the shiny appeal of chrome like rust spots. You could have the rust professionally removed, but that is expensive. Instead, try using a sheet of aluminum foil lubricated with a bit of water Read more ...