Category Archives: Tips and Hints

8 Great Ways To Wear Cute Sneakers

Fashion’s recent liberation of casual clothes from part time use to full time fabulous has opened up wardrobe possibilities never before thought possible! For example, who would have thought that the sweatshirt would one day be the perfect match for a sequin skirt? Well, the same holds true for sneakers. Gone are the days of […]

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Vinegar – Your Smelly Best Friend For Cleaning the House!

It might be hard to believe that something as stinky as vinegar could help transform your house into a fresher more comfortable home, but it’s true. This inexpensive, multipurpose liquid works wonders with little to no effort on your part. Try these awesome ideas! Restore some sparkle by using it to clean tarnished jewelry and […]

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How To Use Hydrogen Peroxide To Sanitize

Amazingly, after all these years and the development of countless store-bought products, hydrogen peroxide still reigns supreme when it comes to cleaning. It’s unbelievably effective! Perhaps more importantly it gets huge points for being natural and environmentally friendly. It’s non-toxic as well and ridiculously cheap to buy. Win, win, win! Here are three great ways […]

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7 Ways to Think More Clearly During Your Workday

Did you know that the average person has over 70,000 thought per day? This is the equivalent of 49 thoughts per minute. That is a mind boggling number, both figuratively and literally! It’s no wonder then that we all struggle to stay focused and on task. Try these seven guidelines for helping your mind to […]

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11 Beautiful, Natural, Versatile Ways To Battle Mosquitoes

Plants, herbs, and flowers the repel mosquitoes and other insects We absolutely love this list of ways to repel bugs because it serves so many purposes. Rather than buy store-sold treatments that are expensive and sometimes overwhelmingly smell, try this method. Here’s a list of 11 fabulous live plants that can get the job done […]

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Home Improvement Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

Why is it so hard to buy for men? It seems like every holiday we sit and ponder what in the world Dad would like. Why not give him the gift that keeps on giving…to everyone in the house! Create a gift package comprised entirely of home improvement tools. Sure, you have a little bit […]

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I’m So Sorry! I Just Spilled!

These are terrible words to hear at any get-together, but even worse when it is in your own home!  Nothing can ruin a mood more quickly.  But don’t panic!  Just a few steps can give your carpet the help it needs. Follow these general guidelines to prevent carpet blemishes whenever you have a mishap. Basic […]

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At What Height in the Shower Should I Install a Border?

A decorative border installed in your shower can be a fun way to add a little extra color and detail to the design. Many people opt to choose a simple field tile for their showers and then install a border of decorative glass or stone to dress up the space. If you’re only installing a […]

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Snow! On My Floor? What Do I Do First?

Some floors are made to take a large amount of traffic and rough treatment. Other floors are a little more delicate and need more protection. Both types of floors deserve to look their best throughout the year and winter brings with it special considerations.   If you notice snow on your floor, don’t panic; you […]

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How to Make Your Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Small bathrooms can be a homeowner’s biggest design challenge. These baths can feel cramped, often don’t have enough room for all of your stuff, and if you decorate them the wrong way, they can somehow feel even smaller. There are a few tricks that can help you open your small bathroom up, both aesthetically and […]

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