Spring definitely brings beautiful weather, but it also brings what most Houstonians dread, the heat. When you’re sitting on the couch next to your windows, do you feel heat radiating from your windows? Does your dining room with large windows in it always feel like it’s 110°? Then it’s time to think about replacing your windows. Take a look at these options that can help you stay cool this spring and summer.
You’ve decluttered your home and either threw away or donated your unused items. Now it’s time to start organizing everything that’s left! We’ve found some great tips that will help you organize every room in your home.
How far have you gotten with your New Year’s resolution to put a little more excitement into your home decor? With some help from these 2013 home design trends, you can transform your home in no time.
The leftovers are almost the best part about Thanksgiving, aren’t they? Most of us enjoy at least one, giant leftover turkey sandwich stacked with stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce; another perennial favorite is to make a big batch of turkey soup you can eat for days, or freeze for later. It’s fun to switch things up, though, so let’s take a look at some creative uses for your leftover Thanksgiving feast.
What Thanksgiving side dish do you look forward to the most? Maybe mashed potatoes smothered in gravy, or buttery stuffing chock-full of onions; perhaps you can’t get enough of mom’s green bean casserole, or maybe you skip the sides and go crazy at dessert! No matter which dishes you look forward to most, we have a few suggestions—and resources—to make your Thanksgiving just a little extra delicious!
Overcast skies and rainy days have us thinking about the cozy corners of our homes; places where we can curl up with a good book, a cup of tea, or our laptops, and spend a few quiet moments. Is there a small space in your home you have been thinking about redesigning or making over? You don’t have to spend a fortune to turn an unused, or underused space, into a quiet corner for reading, studying, or getting some work done.
It may be hard to believe, but the new school year is already upon us. It can sneak up quickly, so if you aren’t quite prepared, don’t worry! We have a few resources to help you get caught up, fast. Check out our list of helpful hints and tips to get up to speed as the kids go back to school.
Are you skipping a summer vacation this year? Maybe your workload is just too heavy, or it’s just not in the budget right now; if you have to skip the long, extended trip but you still want to have a little fun, start thinking about a “staycation” (or two!) that the family can enjoy.