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29 Simple Things to Remember for the New Year

29 Simple Things to Remember for the New Year
Some people don't need a grandiose resolution to make the next year better than the last. Grab some coffee and use this list to get you thinking about how the small things really do matter. (www.worldofwanderlust.com) > Read More
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Step Up Your Garden Game by Growing Microgreens Indoors

Step Up Your Garden Game by Growing Microgreens Indoors
Among the easiest and fastest-growing crops, microgreens offer a palette of fresh flavors, from mild to spicy, and inspire repeated plantings for an ongoing supply of fresh greens for creative uses. (bhg.com) > Read More
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7 Fun Decorations to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

7 Fun Decorations to Get Your Home Ready for Spring
It may seem like Spring will never get here, but we're almost there. That means that we can start rethinking our home decor. Be honest, those pine cones have been sitting in that vase since Christmas. (couponconnections.com) > Read More
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25 Things Every DIYer Should Own

25 Things Every DIYer Should Own
It doesn't matter how good you are with your hands, if you don't have the right gear, you wont get very far. So if you're looking to upgrade your do-it-yourself arsenal or you're hunting for a more hands-on kind of friend, this list has everything you could possibly need. (popularmechanics.com) > Read More
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12 Delightful Ways to Make Your House Brighter in Winter

12 Delightful Ways to Make Your House Brighter in Winter
Fall and winter start cozy - who hasn't used the colder temperatures as an excuse to binge-watch Netflix while swaddled in a couch blanket? (houselogic.com) > Read More
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How to Care for Houseplants in the Winter

How to Care for Houseplants in the Winter
Houseplants deal with winter much the same as outdoor varieties. Although their colors stay bright, indoor plants essentially go to sleep. Here's how to provide the best care for your ficus, ferns, and philodendrons until the weather warms. (www.bobvila.com) > Read More
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Here's to Hygge: This Cozy Danish Lifestyle Will Change Your Life

Here's to Hygge: This Cozy Danish Lifestyle Will Change Your Life
Well, the secret's finally out. If you've ever wondered how those Scandinavian countries with long, cold winters manage to be the happiest nations in the world, we have an answer for you. It's called hygge. (hgtv.com) > Read More
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15 Striking Plants for Winter Color

15 Striking Plants for Winter Color
Turn to these sensational flowers and plants for winter interest. (hgtv.com) > Read More
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Hot Drink Recipes You'll Love

Hot Drink Recipes You'll Love
Warm up your parties or family gatherings with our recipes for hot chocolate, flavored coffee, spiced tea, apple cider, slow cooker juice mixes and more. (midwestliving.com) > Read More
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Top 5 Reasons To Buy A Home During The Holidays

Top 5 Reasons To Buy A Home During The Holidays
Few people like to uproot their family and go through the stresses of home buying and moving during the holidays, but for those who do not mind, the holiday season may provide home buying bargains. Here are a few of the reasons why. (moneytips.com) > Read More
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Drafts No More: How To Add Weatherstripping to Your Doors

Drafts No More: How To Add Weatherstripping to Your Doors
It's inevitable - unless you take this time to escape to warmer climates, those cold winds will find you this winter. To help keep your home cozy (and your energy bills from skyrocketing) add foam weatherstripping around your windows and doors. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More
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Tips for Selling Your Home in the Fall and Winter

Tips for Selling Your Home in the Fall and Winter
I'm not going to sugarcoat it - buying and selling spikes in spring and summer. However, it isn't impossible to sell your home during fall and winter. You can do a lot to help your home feel welcoming and bright to a potential buyer. (hgtv.com) > Read More
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Gas Fireplaces Offer Efficient Heating Choices

Gas Fireplaces Offer Efficient Heating Choices
Despite today's fluctuating natural gas prices, gas fireplaces are the overwhelming choice in fireplaces, far outselling their cordwood counterparts. (hgtv.com) > Read More
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How to Care for Poinsettias

How to Care for Poinsettias
Poinsettias bring a splash of festive red and green to a table or windowsill at the holidays. With proper care, you can enjoy these beautiful plants for weeks. (hgtv.com) > Read More
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How To Find the Best LED Christmas Lights for Your Home

How To Find the Best LED Christmas Lights for Your Home
Yes, the time-honored tradition of hanging Christmas lights has undergone a major shift, and a decade later we're still grappling with the fact that LED Christmas lights are here to stay-and waxing poetic about bubble lights and over-sized colored bulbs. (popularmechanics.com) > Read More
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Weekend Project: Remove One Of Your Home's Biggest Eyesore

Weekend Project: Remove One Of Your Home's Biggest Eyesore
Put your home's cooling systems to bed for the winter. (www.apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More
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 Light Up The Night

Light Up The Night
Give your outdoor space warm, year-round appeal and ambience by adding a stunning fire pit or fireplace. These DIY ideas are sure to 'spark' visions of smores and more! > Read More
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Tips to Home Selling in Winter

Tips to Home Selling in Winter
Thinking about home selling in the winter? Winter presents its own unique set of challenges. It is not the ideal time to put your home on the market if you live where it gets cold and rains or snows, primarily because bad weather doesn't make your home show well. (thebalance.com) > Read More
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3 Cozy Knit Blanket Projects to Make This Winter

3 Cozy Knit Blanket Projects to Make This Winter
Oh how we love seeing knit blankets these days. They make you just want to cuddle up in bed all day. If you've been dreaming of one, we are super excited to share three projects from KOEL Magazine that you can make yourself and be the envy of all your friends! (Apartment Therapy) > Read More
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Amazing ?DIY Woven Headboards for the Ultimate Cozy Bed

Amazing ?DIY Woven Headboards for the Ultimate Cozy Bed
Turn up the coziness factor in your bedroom this fall and winter with these woven headboards-all of which will still look amazing any time of year. Don't worry if you don't have any weaving experience; these 8 approachable DIYs are totally doable by beginners. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More
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50 Easy Christmas Centerpices

50 Easy Christmas Centerpices
As you are planning your holiday parties, decorating your house, and breaking out the glitter for the crafts, don't forget to dress up your table. Here is a list of 50 easy centerpiece ideas. (www.midwestliving.com) > Read More
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How Cold Does it Have to Be Before You Bring Your Plants Inside?

How Cold Does it Have to Be Before You Bring Your Plants Inside?
An inevitable part of being a plant parent (and living in an area that actually gets cold in fall and winter) is figuring out what to do with all your outdoor plants - and even keeping your indoor houseplants alive - when the temperature starts to drop. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More
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Creative ways to  hang stockings

Creative ways to hang stockings
Classy and affordable without damaging the mantle, this DIY curtain rod hanger for stockings is so easy. It's also a great idea for those that don't have fire places to hang their stockings! > Read More
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12 Hilarious Thanksgiving Game Ideas

12 Hilarious Thanksgiving Game Ideas
You've done a ton of cooking but what about the rest of the entertainment? Here are ideas for 12 hilarious Thanksgiving games for your family and guests. Most of them require household items you probably have on hand already! (www.playpartyplan.com) > Read More
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10 DIY Fall Decor Ideas for Under $50 (or Free!)

10 DIY Fall Decor Ideas for Under $50 (or Free!)
Now that fall has arrived, you might be inspired to try some DIY fall decor ideas in your home.Just try a few of these DIY fall decor ideas below, many of which cost less than $50-or are even free. > Read More
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What to Do in the Garden during the Winter?

What to Do in the Garden during the Winter?
The winter allows your clay soil to be able to grind large clods: this soil will be more friable in spring. It is the cold that will decompose, clean, arrange your land during winter. (1001gardens.org) > Read More
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25 Handmade Ornaments you can DIY

25 Handmade Ornaments you can DIY
Don't you just love pulling out the sweet handmade ornaments every year when you decorate your tree. They're such a timestamp of years gone by. (nobiggie.net) > Read More
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3 Advantages of Selling Your Home During the Holidays

3 Advantages of Selling Your Home During the Holidays
We all know - or maybe we assume - that Spring and Summer are the best times to sell a home. And it's true that many buyers do plan their new home purchases during the warmer months. But that doesn't mean all the serious buyers evaporate after Labor Day. (www.daveramsey.com) > Read More
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How to Decorate Your Fireplace for the Holidays

How to Decorate Your Fireplace for the Holidays
Don't get stuck with the same old boring mantel routine! Spice it up with these ideas from the experts at World Market. (www.worldmarket.com) > Read More
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10 Fall Home Maintenance Musts

10 Fall Home Maintenance Musts
Winter is fast approaching and there is a list of things that need to be done before the end of fall. Take this handy checklist from BobVila.com and make sure your place is cold-weather-ready. > Read More
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13 Things to Know About Selling Your Home in Fall and Winter

13 Things to Know About Selling Your Home in Fall and Winter
The weather may be getting colder, but that doesn't mean buyers' bids have to. (realestate.usnews.com) > Read More
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15 Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome

15 Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome
Just because cooler weather has finally come doesn't mean you should just abandon the backyard to Mother Nature. Use some of these DIY ideas to make your yard a place to enjoy no matter what the season brings! > Read More
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5 Easy Pieces: Rustic Curb Appeal

5 Easy Pieces: Rustic Curb Appeal
Now is the perfect time to transition your summer curb appeal to autumn. Benches, welcome mats, and other decor accents that incorporate wood, aged metal, copper, and natural fibers are perfect for the season but subtle enough to offer year-round character. Here are five beautiful additions to consider. (thisoldhouse.com) > Read More
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10 Ways to Create a Backyard Getaway

10 Ways to Create a Backyard Getaway
A patio can be a hot slab of concrete baking in the sun--or it can be a welcoming extension of the house, calling you outdoors to enjoy cool breezes and fresh air. With a little planning, you can make your patio a comfortable seasonal room. (bhg.com) > Read More
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20+ Ways To Have a Debt Free Holiday Season

20+ Ways To Have a Debt Free Holiday Season
If you're a regular credit card user, you may have racked up a nice amount of credit card rewards that you can use for the holidays. And I'm not just talking Christmas gifts either. > Read More
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Built-Ins That Make Entertaining Easier

Built-Ins That Make Entertaining Easier
The holidays are upon us. For help getting party-ready, we've assembled a portfolio of bars and servers that pack style and utility into the typical untapped spaces in a home. (www.thisoldhouse.com) > Read More
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These 5 Home Maintenance Must-Dos for October Are Not Scary at All

These 5 Home Maintenance Must-Dos for October Are Not Scary at All
Halloween's ghosts and ghouls are just around the corner, but you know what's really scary? Deferred home maintenance and the gruesome problems that can result! Prevent this horrible fate by taking care of a few easy tasks now. (realtor.com) > Read More
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26 Design Ideas for Beautiful Garden Paths

26 Design Ideas for Beautiful Garden Paths
Anchor your garden with a pretty walkway and savor the rewards of all that digging, planting and weeding. (diynetwork.com) > Read More
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How to Treat Your Lawn in the Fall

How to Treat Your Lawn in the Fall
After a summer of heavy use many lawns start showing signs of wear and tear by the end of the season. Early autumn is a great time to repair the damage and to ensure that your turf is in good condition for the year ahead. (HGTV.com) > Read More
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Real Life Haunted Houses in the United States

Real Life Haunted Houses in the United States
Most travelers avoid staying at haunted houses, but some travelers consider paranormal activity to be the hallmark of a great vacation. TravelandLeisure.com covers the coolest, creepiest haunted houses around the US. > Read More
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Autumn Porch Decorating Ideas

Autumn Porch Decorating Ideas
Fall is here! From pumpkin topiaries and leaf garland to a beautiful Fall wreath embellished with mini pumpkins and gourds, give your front porch style with these super easy ideas. (www.lauratrevey.com) > Read More
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Weekend Project: This Routine Cleaning Task Is a Serious Soul-Saver

Weekend Project: This Routine Cleaning Task Is a Serious Soul-Saver
Your fridge needs some attention before all of the holiday cooking begins. Eh? (www.apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More
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Elements of a Cozy Home

Elements of a Cozy Home
This time of year, as the weather changes, our homes begin to change, too. Lightweight summer bedding is replaced with warmer blankets. The air conditioner goes off and the fireplace comes on. Slippers or thick socks become a household necessity and we spend more time indoors. But above all, we strive to be cozy. > Read More
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Tips for Making Carved Pumpkins Last

Tips for Making Carved Pumpkins Last
Mold growth and dehydration are the two main causes of pumpkin rot. Luckily, there are several ways to prevent both so that your masterpieces stay fresh longer! (www.growingajeweledrose.com) > Read More
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September Home Maintenance Guide

September Home Maintenance Guide
Welcome fall! September is a month of transition, when we start to put away our summer gear and prepare for cooler weather. It can be a busy month for home maintenance, especially if you live in a region with fall wind and rain storms. (porch.com) > Read More
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15 Bedroom Designs for a Cozy Winter

15 Bedroom Designs for a Cozy Winter
Getting your bedroom ready for winter means cozy quilts, pretty pillows and soft blankets. > Read More
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10 Home Checks to Prepare for the Warmer Months

10 Home Checks to Prepare for the Warmer Months
10 Home Checks to Prepare for the Warmer Months > Read More
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10 Investment Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

10 Investment Tips for Buying a Vacation Home
You've discovered this great resort community and had a great time there. You'd love to go back any time you want, provide great vacations for others, while making money along the way. Congratulations, you've taken your first step toward buying a vacation rental. Let's look at 10 ways to make the most of your vacation home investment. (home.howstuffworks.com) > Read More
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How to Light Your Bath So Everyone Looks Good

How to Light Your Bath So Everyone Looks Good
These bathroom lighting ideas from Architectural Digest (architecturaldigest.com) are focused on creating a flattering space that makes everyone look good. Designer Victoria Hagan shares her expert advice. > Read More
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A Handy End-of-Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

A Handy End-of-Summer Home Maintenance Checklist
Every season can take a toll on your home's exterior, but the summer heat can be particularly destructive. When the dog days of summer give way to the cool breeze of fall, be sure to take some time to give your property a once-over and make the necessary repairs as needed. (centuryspouting.com) > Read More
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