DIY Projects and Home Decor Tips and Tricks

4 Cinco de Mayo Recipes Even Your Kids Will Like

4 Cinco de Mayo Recipes Even Your Kids Will Like

By Aly Yale / May 5, 2021
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If your kids are like mine, they loathe anything “spicy.” And to them? Spicy might just be a dash of pepper or a tiny dollop of picante sauce (something pretty akin to ketchup here in Texas). On days like Cinco…

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5 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas You Haven’t Thought of Yet

5 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas You Haven’t Thought of Yet

By Aly Yale / April 26, 2021
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Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you haven’t started thinking of how you’ll celebrate that special lady in your life (or ladies), then it’s definitely time to. Of course, you could always go the traditional route and…

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5 Things Nobody Tells You About Renovating (or What I Wish I Knew Before Getting Started)

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Renovating (Or What I Wish I Knew Before Getting Started)

By Tara Mastroeni / April 12, 2021
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Renovating is a huge undertaking. If you’ve never done a renovation before, you may not know what to expect. With that in mind, I’ve decided to share with you some hard-earned lessons from my recent renovation experience. Read it over…

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5 Thoughtful Housewarming Gift Ideas (and What to Write in the Card!)

5 Thoughtful Housewarming Gift Ideas (and What to Write in the Card!)

By Tara Mastroeni / April 9, 2021
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Picking the right housewarming gift is always tough. While you never can go wrong with a bottle of wine, there are undoubtedly other options out there that your host might enjoy more. With that in mind, we have five thoughtful…

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8 Pet-Friendly House Plants to Keep Dogs and Cats Safe

8 Pet-Friendly House Plants to Keep Dogs and Cats Safe

By Aly Yale / April 5, 2021
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A little greenery can do a lot for your home. It can add ambiance, bring pops of color, instill a sense of calm, or even improve the air quality in some cases. Unfortunately, if you have furry friends in the…

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5 Home Trend Predictions to Look Out for, According to Pinterest Predicts

5 Home Trend Predictions to Look Out for, According to Pinterest Predicts

By Tara Mastroeni / April 1, 2021
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If there’s one thing that everyone loves, it’s being able to stay ahead of the trend curve. And when you’re looking at home trend predictions, there may be no better resource than Pinterest Predicts. With that in mind, we took…

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4 Tips to Create a Comfortable and Functional Outdoor Living Space

4 Tips to Create a Comfortable and Functional Outdoor Living Space

By Tara Mastroeni / March 29, 2021
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As the weather continues to get nicer, many of us will be spending increasing amounts of time outdoors. With that in mind, it’s important to create an outdoor living space that is both comfortable and functional. How to create an…

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8 Spring Home Décor Ideas to Brighten Your Space

8 Spring Home Decor Ideas to Brighten Your Space

By Aly Yale / March 24, 2021
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Winter is finally in the rear-view mirror. It’s time to pack away those heavy coats, stash the snow shovels in the garage, and start bringing your home out of the chilly, winter doldrums. Sure, that cable knit blanket and space…

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6 Important Things to Do Once You Move into Your New Home

6 Important Things to Do Once You Move into Your New Home

By Tara Mastroeni / March 15, 2021
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There’s no getting around the fact that there’s a lot to do when you move. Too often, immediate moving tasks take precedence and some crucial changes get forgotten in the process. With that in mind, here are six important things…

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When to Start Your Spring Garden (and the Veggies You Should Start With)

When to Start Your Spring Garden (and the Veggies You Should Start With)

By Aly Yale / March 12, 2021
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You don’t have to wait until the weather warms to start your spring garden and plant those fresh, home-grown veggies.  In fact, a lot of vegetables are actually considered “cool-season” veggies — meaning they thrive in the cooler months of…

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