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Make Your Home Look Brand New Without Breaking The Bank

Do you want your home to look and feel brand new? Of course, you do, but you might not have a lot of money in your budget to achieve this. It’s not always possible to spend thousands renovating and redecorating our home. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t make it look bright and new. Here are a few of the possibilities that you should consider to ensure your home looks fantastic even without a lot of spending money.  A Fresh Coat Of Paint  An easy option that certainly won’t break the bank would be to repaint the walls. You …

Home Essentials Emergency Escape Plan with First Alert

Home Essentials: Emergency Escape Plan with First Alert

Thank you First Alert for sponsoring this post. Plan, practice, and repeat your escape plan with First Alert! Home ownership is no joke. From the down payment to the insurance to the actual maintenance, it can be a taxing and time-consuming process. I have been a homeowner a few years now and I am constantly surprised by my learning curve. Lawn care! Vent cleaning! Humidity assessment! Why don’t they teach these things in school?! Admittedly, my windows may be a bit grimy, but there is one home essential that I am not going to neglect… an emergency escape plan. And …

Whimsical Backyard Fairyland

Whimsical Backyard Fairyland

Guest Contributor: Brandy Angel Brandy is the talented photographer behind Brandy Angel Photography. Today she gives us an exclusive look at a client’s backyard oasis. Debra has worked so hard to create a peaceful oasis for herself and her family. As well as a beautiful place to allow her granddaughter to play and use her imagination. She managed to design a space for all of that and a place to entertain friends and family effortlessly.  The inspiration for the yard design and playhouse was taken from the overgrown, woodsy look it already had when they bought their home. It was …

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Eco-Friendly Ways To Defeat Allergies At Home

Photo by Paige Cody on Unsplash Try Natural Remedies When a sneezing fit hits, you will turn to the kitchen cupboard for a pill. Sometimes, the only way to prevent attacks is to use drugs. However, you don’t want to overdo it with the traditional forms of antihistamines as you will develop immunity. Then, the next time you’re in desperate need of relief, the pills won’t work as well or at all. Thankfully, natural remedies exist that are as effective as the pharmaceutical ones. Studies suggest an extract called Ze 339 is as powerful as any antihistamine on the market. Also, Phleum pratense …

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3 Tips for Making Your Home More Beautiful

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Your home is a place where you spend a huge amount of your time – which, of course, means that when your home is as uplifting and fun to be in as possible, your general mood and sense of well-being and appreciation for life, are likely to be significantly higher as well. There are various things that we look for in an uplifting and positive home environment. For example, comfort, practicality in terms of the space and appliances offered, et cetera. At the same time, though, beauty, and a strong aesthetic appeal are very important …

Little Colorado Toy Boxes

Home & Design: Little Colorado Wooden Toy Boxes

There’s nothing quite like a toddler to ruin interior decor. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore my child. But between crayons, toy sets, the endless party favors, and cookie crumbs, it’s like a pint-size tornado is tearing through the living room on the daily. My meticulously styled, serene retro-chic home has been taken over by a 3-year-old hoarder. That’s why Little Colorado and their gorgeously crafted toy boxes are today’s home design quick pick. Solid wood, sturdy construction, and a beautifully classic design, this Captain’s Chest wooden toy box is perfection. It is large enough to hold toys both …

Linenly Organic Bamboo Sheet Set

Home & Design: Linenly Organic Bamboo Sheets

David versus Goliath. Edison versus Tesla. Martha Stewart versus Gwyneth Paltrow. Me versus Bedding. Rivalries that span the test of time. My Goliath is bedsheets. I do not know what interior designer I pissed off in a past life, but I have the worst luck with bedding. Whether it’s fitted sheets that aren’t deep enough or a pillowcase that rips at the seams after 1 week, I have had the hardest time finding the right sheets. But no more! Thanks to my friends at Linenly, my struggle is over. Check out my new gorgeous set of 100% Organic Bamboo Sheets. …

Modern Home Restoration in Crete

Modern Home Restoration in Crete

Guest Contributor: Andreas Markakis Andreas is a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer based in the beautiful city of Chania, on the island of Crete in Greece. Learn more here. Being part of a personal project, as this home belongs to myself and my wife, we wanted to show exactly how that even a small home can be comfortable and pleasant for visitors vacations. An almost 150-year-old stone building that belonged to my grandfather and grandmother was passed on to me and I felt the urge to renovate and restore. After construction was completed we styled the home for this photo …