LifeStyle: Home & Garden

The Hack That Will Give You So Much More Space in Your Kitchen

Friday  02:38,   27 october 2017
Southern Living

If there’s anything that Mama taught us, it’s how to make a little go a long way. We’re well versed in the art of stretching a casserole to feed unexpected guests, and we’re experts at pulling off an entire room makeover with just one can of paint[...]

8 Ways You’re Abusing Your Kitchen Knives Without Knowing It

Wednesday  23:45,   25 october 2017
Taste of Home

From the wrong cutting boards to improper sharpening to the dreaded dishwasher, here are some of the most common mistakes that are dulling and damaging kitchen knives.Gadgets come and go, but kitchen knives are among the home cook's most valuable[...]

Everything You Should Know About Designing a Home for Aging in Place

Wednesday  01:50,   25 october 2017
Architectural Digest

Want to stay put? Here's a guideIn anticipation of this trend’s impact, New York City’s Department for the Aging released an Aging in Place Guide in 2016 outlining how simple design choices can allow seniors to safely live independently for[...]

How to Get Rid of Weeds Once and For All - Without Ruining Your Lawn

Tuesday  22:41,   24 october 2017
PopSugar

The battle for weed-free grass is something almost every homeowner will deal with at some point. Weeds like crab grass, dandelions, ivy, clover, bluegrass, and chickweed are some of the most common culprits when it comes to sullying the appearance[...]

How to Get Rid of Weeds Once and For All - Without Ruining Your Lawn

Tuesday  22:40,   24 october 2017
PopSugar

The battle for weed-free grass is something almost every homeowner will deal with at some point. Weeds like crab grass, dandelions, ivy, clover, bluegrass, and chickweed are some of the most common culprits when it comes to sullying the appearance[...]

Turn Your Horrible Overhead Lighting into a Perfect Glow

Saturday  00:30,   21 october 2017
Architectural Digest

Where there's a dimmer switch, there's a wayThe good news for anyone who's ever cursed their overheads: Installing dimmer switches is as simple as changing out the existing switches (and switch plates)—easy if you're competent with wiring,[...]

Leak Detectors: Your Best Bet to Ward Off Water Woes

Friday  01:01,   20 october 2017
Bob Vila

Your home represents your single greatest investment, and you treat it accordingly by taking precautions to safeguard against any number of worst-case scenarios. You arm the security system on your way out the door, and you also make a habit of[...]

10 Ways to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Wednesday  22:40,   18 october 2017
Zillow

Can't knock down walls? No problem! Work a little design magic to make even the tiniest bathroom feel spacious.Bring in as much light as possible. Light, bright rooms always feel more spacious than dark and drab[...]

There Is a Right Way to Clean Your Smelly Garbage Disposal

Tuesday  23:03,   17 october 2017
Southern Living

If there’s a horrible stench in your kitchen, chances are it’s coming from the sink—or, the garbage disposal to put it more accurately. It’s no secret the garbage disposal is an indispensable kitchen appliance. Not only does it shred food scraps[...]

14 Ultrafunctional Ideas to Steal for Your Entryway

Tuesday  18:20,   17 october 2017
Bob Vila

First impressions are the most lasting. Ensure that your home makes a memorable one by designing an entryway that features dazzling decor, functional furnishings, bold lighting fixtures, and smart storage solutions.  Photo:[...]

How to Fix a Door That Keeps Sticking

Thursday  01:25,   12 october 2017
Architectural Digest

You just had to shove your shoulder against the basement door for the umpteenth time to budge it open. During this hellish process, you probably thought to yourself, Why does everything have to be so hard?! Guess what? It doesn't. Your old[...]

Should You Wash Dish Towels With Your Regular Laundry?

Tuesday  23:03,   10 october 2017
Southern Living

Everyone knows the kitchen is the heart of the home. But it would be nothing without the proper cookware, utensils, and appliances. Rounding out this list of essential kitchen accoutrements are dish towels. These colorful and patterned utilitarian[...]

Up or Down? Which Way Do You Load Your Silverware in the Dishwasher?

Tuesday  23:01,   10 october 2017
Southern Living

Of all the things you have to worry about on any given day, the last thing you want to think about is how to properly load the dishwasher. Not to mention, who has time to pull out the directions or manual every time you want your dishes and[...]

Why You Should Never Store Firewood Inside—No Matter How Cute It Looks

Monday  20:56,   09 october 2017
Country Living

Sure, it's trendy, but how do you keep the bugs at bay?Similarly, we've seen homeowners repurpose built-in bookshelves and crates or utilize empty space under benches for their logs. You can even buy decorative steel log hoops or firewood racks[...]

DIY Bath Bombs: Calming Lavender, Gemstones, and Mermaid Capsules

Friday  20:37,   06 october 2017
Real Simple

If you’d like to whip up some soothing lavender bath bombs, but your kids would flip for the sparkly mermaid variety, you can make both types from the same bath bomb base. If you’d like to whip up some soothing lavender bath bombs, but your [...]