(StatePoint) Gathering around the hearth this holiday season? While you may be taking time off from work and school to celebrate, don’t take a vacation from practicing basic safety guidelines. Stay safe with the following tips.
(StatePoint) Nearly 70 percent of Americans say their favorite part about the holidays is spending time with family and friends, according to the Pew Research Center. So, during the hectic holiday crunch, you may be looking for ways to simplify the many tasks on your to-do list.
(StatePoint) Whether you’re hosting or just trying to get into the holiday spirit, preparing your home doesn’t have to be daunting or expensive.
(BPT) - Whether you’re planning a large home-renovation project or simply looking for inspiration as you dream up ideas for new rooms or entire houses, it always pays to check out the latest design trends. From modern and contemporary to rustic and traditional, there are products and design …
(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you’re already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it’s time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you…
(BPT) - Color plays a dominant role in many of the purchasing decisions we make. Because paint color is so important, PPG’s more than 20 global color experts forecast upcoming relevant colors so you can be sure the paint colors you choose for your home, car and electronics are on trend. Cons…
(StatePoint) With the shorter days and cooler nights of fall can come the urge to hibernate. But first prepare yourself and your home for the season with these cozy and warm accents that will make time spent indoors cozier.
(BPT) - The key to a better relationship may not be in long walks on the beach or romantic dinners, it may actually be in discovering how your partner values chores. According to recent studies, chores have a direct impact on relationships more than previously thought.
(StatePoint) Looking to bring new energy to a space? Hoping to update that outdated décor? These easy tips can help you revitalize any space in your home with minimal time and effort -- utilizing color, accessories, accents and more.
(StatePoint) Moving on to college is an exhilarating first taste of true independence. It’s a time for self-directed growth, transformative lessons and the beginning of lifelong friendships. For many students, moving into a dorm or off-campus housing is the beginning of another quest: achiev…
(StatePoint) College is an exciting time. Whether your child is starting as a freshman or returning for senior year, new friends, new roommates and new places to call “home” await.
(StatePoint) Feeling uninspired in your space? Bring the bright, cheerful feeling of summer into your home with these DIY décor tips that won’t break the bank.
(StatePoint) Does a room in your home need an update? There are a range of projects from large to small that can help you transform any space for maximum utility and better design. Here are five great ideas.
(StatePoint) Spring is the perfect time re-evaluate your home’s décor and color palette. After the long winter season, interiors often need a facelift.
(StatePoint) Interior upgrades should make a big impact -- adding style and comfort to your home. They should also last a long time, even if you have a busy household, with lots of foot traffic.
For many of us, cooler weather means higher utility bills. As the temperatures drop, it takes more energy and money to power our homes. Research conducted by EnergyStar.gov found that lighting accounts for 12 percent and heating nearly 30 percent of energy usage in an average American home.
(ARA) – The new school year is upon us and with it comes hectic schedules and harried mornings that make weekdays a mad dash. With school lunches to make, snacks to prepare and evening meals to plan, getting out the door on time can be a challenge. Having the house in order and a few things …
What does "paradise" mean to you? For most of us, thoughts of paradise conjure up sundrenched beaches and glistening waters, swaying palm trees and a bright tropical drink with a tiny umbrella on the top.
(ARA) - Warm weather has arrived and Americans are planning to shake out the rugs and wash the windows for the unofficial tradition of spring cleaning ... or are they?
(ARA) - You've dreamed of this day your entire life - from the vows to the dress to the reception decor. But often, it can take a king's ransom to make the fairytale wedding of your dreams a reality.