Animal Figurines

3 Must-Haves for a Country Style Kitchen

We like feeling as close as possible to our food–that’s why a country style kitchen is our favorite. It’s the next best thing than eating on the farm. Well-lit, bright, and colorful, a classic country kitchen is never devoid without … Continue reading

Iced Tea

Homemade Peach Iced Tea Recipe

Now that you know how to plan the perfect picnic, pack some goodies to bring along. Follow these quick and easy steps for peach iced tea heaven.   Serve this yummy tea to guests during gatherings.   Peach Iced Tea … Continue reading

Picnic on the Go

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

With temperatures rising, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor activities again. Take it slow and enjoy the great outdoors by planning the perfect spring picnic with your loved ones. Follow these steps for stress-free picnic planning.   This wagon … Continue reading

Midcentury Modern Kitchen

5 Ways to Bring Zen into the Home

A calm, meditative state can be difficult to reach at times. But nothing lets you unwind the same way a cleanly home does. Read on to learn how to create zenlike qualities in your home.   Minimalism. Rid of all your … Continue reading

“Color can be achieved inexpensively. In addition to flowers, artwork is another great way to add color. Plus, you can easily change up décor such as coffee table books or pillows from season to season and it really alters the look of the house,” Claire says.

An Organized Downsize: Part 4

  Organization is the hands-on way to make a fresh start in the new year. Make 2014 the year your home is transformed from cluttered and haphazardly organized to well styled and welcoming. This month we have featured Claire Hooper’s … Continue reading

A neutral backdrop makes updating with color simple and inexpensive. Use accent pieces to bring color into your home so that seasons and changes in design tastes can be easily reflected.

An Organized Downsize: Part 3

  Organization is the hands-on way to make a fresh start in the new year. Make 2014 the year your home is transformed from cluttered and haphazardly organized to well styled and welcoming. This month we will be featuring Claire … Continue reading

Kitchen

An Organized Downsize: Part 2

  Organization is the hands-on way to make a fresh start in the new year. Make 2014 the year your home is transformed from cluttered and haphazardly organized to well styled and welcoming. This month we will be featuring Claire … Continue reading

Interested in learning how to master the art of an organized home? Here is a taste of Claire's well styled organization. Learn more from her experienced tips as we tour her home.

An Organized Downsize: Part 1

  Organization is the hands-on way to make a fresh start in the new year. Make 2014 the year your home is transformed from cluttered and haphazardly organized to well styled and welcoming. This month we will be featuring Claire … Continue reading

Festive and bright will be the perfect descriptors of your New Year celebration when you create DIY decor from metallic favorites and Christmas accents.

DIY New Year

  You spent all that time decorating for Christmas and its festivities, why take it down so quickly? Mix up your decor and give a New Year celebration with repurposed centerpieces and accents. The best part is that these sparkly, … Continue reading

Lights are a must-have for holiday decor, but ensure your home is as safe as it is bright by following these safety tips.

5 Things Electricians Wish You Knew About Holiday Lights

  You may be tempted to light up your whole neighborhood with your home’s luminous display this Christmas, but you should resist the urge to rival the Griswolds. The following five tips from electrician Jeff LaCarrubba of LaCarrubba Electric in … Continue reading