DIY Fall Decor: How to Decorate with Leaves

Fall is upon us, which means crisp weather, warm beverages, pumpkin-scented-and-flavored everything, and men in varying patterns of flannel. But maybe best of all, it means fall leaves. Painted in shades of yellow, orange, and crimson, autumn leaves are a delight for our eyes—largely because their beauty is fleeting. In a matter of weeks, they [...]

October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits You Can Do In 30 Minutes or Less

We spoke to Martin Chitwood, a San Diego native, author and producer who swears by 5 key items to help him stay sane and healthy. Many of us long for a healthy diet, a fit body, a comfortable home, and peace of mind, but we’re thwarted by that pesky thing called “time.” Achieving each of [...]

September 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Why Succulents Are Better Than Children

There, we said it. Succulents: the beautiful, scrappy warriors of the plant kingdom. These water-storing wonders are having a moment right now, and rightly so. Succulents are extremely low maintenance; they come in tons of different kinds of colors, shapes, and textures; they propagate (aka their bits and pieces can magically create other succulents); and [...]

August 21st, 2018|0 Comments

This Magical Japanese Home is Retirement Goals

Designed for two women, this enchanting complex in Shizuoka, Japan may be one of the coolest retirement homes in the world Located in Japan’s rural and mountainous Shizuoka Prefecture is Jikka, a beautiful multi-home structure built for two women in their 60s. Jikka was designed by Tokyo-based architect Issei Suma. Constructed with concrete and timber, [...]

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Shelter Gives Dogs Old, Comfy Chairs to Make Kennels Feel More Like Home

This may be one of the few times dogs are encouraged to get up on furniture. The Knox County Humane Society No Kill Animal Shelter in Galesburg, Illinois just wanted to make its furry residents feel more comfortable. They put out a plea on social media and ended up fetching much more than they had [...]

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

5 Things to Do in Geneva in the Winter

For those of us northern-hemisphere-dwellers, summer is just getting started, but for serious travel planners (and cold weather lovers) it’s not too early to start planning a winter getaway. And there are few countries more picturesque in the winter than Switzerland, a country largely known for its natural beauty. If you only have a few [...]

June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Easy Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Home

That drawer in your kitchen, your bathroom counter, the pile of bills and paperwork on your coffee table—most of us have a few areas of our house where clutter tends to build up. There are a number of reasons for this. For one, we’re busy. Between work and socializing and kids, it’s hard to find [...]

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

How to Arrange Flowers like a Boss

Making a beautiful flower arrangement involves a lot more than just sticking some flowers in a vase; to make a visually-pleasing arrangement, you have to think about things like flower grouping and height, preparing the stems, and prolonging the life of your little living friends. Fortunately, there are some very easy tricks you can use [...]

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

5 Alternatives to Making New Year’s Resolutions

Research shows that about half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8% of people actually achieve them. While many of us like the idea of setting goals at the beginning of the year, it’s often hard to follow through on these goals and we don’t like to set ourselves up for failure. [...]

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

10 Creative Ways to Decorate with Christmas Lights

‘Tis that time of year when we start decorating our homes for the holidays, and Christmas lights are an integral part of the routine. While Christmas lights look great on Christmas trees and wrapped around balcony railings, there are actually dozens of creative and easy ways to decorate with lights. And you don’t have to [...]

December 11th, 2016|0 Comments