LifeStyle: Home & Garden

50 Clever Ways to Clean with Baking Soda

Wednesday  22:56,   10 may 2017
Taste of Home

From the kitchen to the bathroom to the garage, discover the surprising things you can clean with baking soda. We all know that baking soda is an essential ingredient in whipping up fluffy pancakes, quick breads and perfect cakes. But did[...]

Keep This, Toss That: 8 Items in Your Medicine Cabinet You Should Check

Thursday  19:26,   04 may 2017

I'm going to be transparent and let you know that I don't clean out my medicine cabinet until items are falling off the shelves. Since the majority of these items require being stored in a cool and dry place for optimal shelf life,[...]

13 Creative Ways to Plant Succulents

Friday  22:42,   28 april 2017
Mental Floss

Creative ways to show off your succulents.Megan Andersen-Read stuffed snail shells with cuttings of various small succulents that had begun to root, and then added just enough potting soil around those roots. She had enough shells that she was able[...]

12 Ways to Use Leftover Eggshells

Friday  03:53,   28 april 2017
Mental Floss

Don't throw out all those extra eggshells!Easter means the summer growing season is not far off, and if you're industrious, you might already be growing some seedlings to get a jump on things. When you plant or pot your tomato plants, put some[...]

These Incredible Heated Pools Are Made from Shipping Containers

Tuesday  19:22,   25 april 2017
Country Living

The best part: It takes only a few minutes to set one up.We've seen shipping containers repurposed as gorgeous homes in the past, but converting one into an above-ground swimming pool might be the coolest thing ever. With a sleek design that comes[...]

8 Neighborhood Features That Increase Your Home Value

Friday  19:07,   21 april 2017

It’s a good bet that certain home upgrades — the kitchen and master bathroom in particular — will increase the value of your home. But some neighborhood features are so attractive to buyers that they can increase your home’s value too. Here are[...]

You've Never Heard of the Best Place to Live

Thursday  18:36,   20 april 2017
Town and Country

A new ranking proclaims one suburban oasis the top place to live in the United States.It's not the first time the city has received such an honor, though. CNN Money magazine dubbed it the best place to live in America back in 2012, but that ranking[...]

How to Conquer Everyday Clutter at Home

Tuesday  19:16,   18 april 2017
Architectural Digest

News flash: Staying organized doesn’t need to be a constant battle. Wondering how we could streamline our everyday clutter, we went straight to two experts: Barbara Reich, a professional organizer of high-style New Yorkers and author of Secrets of[...]

4 Steps to an Organized Pantry

Monday  18:21,   17 april 2017
Architectural Digest

A kitchen pantry is a blessing for storing extra dishes and linens, bulk ingredients, and those snacks you buy by the case, but it can also be a repository for unnecessary clutter. Clear things[...]

How to Clean Your Outdoor Furniture and Keep It Looking Fresh

Monday  18:21,   17 april 2017
Architectural Digest

Outdoor furniture is built to withstand the elements, but that doesn’t always mean it makes it through the colder months looking any less disheveled. That’s where we come in. All it takes to freshen up your favorite garden or patio pieces after a[...]

11 spring cleaning hacks from Pinterest that are legit super useful

Thursday  19:03,   13 april 2017
Hello Giggles

Pinterest is our first stop when looking for anything and everything trendy and inventive. Street style advice, beauty tips, wedding inspiration, cool…Case in point: turning to Pinterest to learn a few ~out-of-this-world~ spring cleaning[...]

13 Designers Recall Their Craziest Childhood Decorating Experiments

Wednesday  19:25,   12 april 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

Bedazzled windows, clandestine paint jobs and other childhood exploits from kids who grew up to be design pros“Without discussion or permission, I dismantled hundreds of pairs of costume earrings (old inventory from my dad’s retail business),[...]

New Neighborhood? 15 Things To Do Your First Week, Month, And Year

Thursday  18:45,   06 april 2017

After the hard work of finding and moving into the perfect home, you’re finally ready for the best part: exploring your new neighborhood and city! Here’s what you should do in your first week, month, and year in a new place to help make it your home [...]

You Can Buy Johnny Cash's Former Residence for $3.95 Million

Thursday  18:25,   06 april 2017
Architectural Digest

Johnny Cash loved his Tennessee home. This property, located in just north of Nashville in Hendersonville, Tennessee, was where Cash retreated for his detox in the late 1960s and was where Kris Kristofferson famously landed his helicopter in order[...]

Parks of the Future May Include Elevated Walkways Through Trees

Thursday  18:25,   06 april 2017
Architectural Digest

Public parks, especially in urban environments such as New York City, are necessary sanctuaries for local residents.  © Courtesy of Dror Tasked by a Turkish development company, Bilgili Holding, with designing a park in[...]