My toddler son and I love to spend time outside. I decided to make a saucer swing from a small trampoline. Here’s my DIY tree swing tutorial… with lots of photos! (Bonus: This nest swing is portable — you can take it down and set it up on any tree… anywhere!)
Keep your furniture looking like new with these helpful tips from fellow homeowners. Here, we're sharing fun furniture ideas, tools every new homeowner must have, tips for steam cleaning fabrics, plus dusting & cleaning products for all of the furniture pieces in your home.
See how I made this DIY boot rack / bench out of a $5 wooden spool, some scrap wood, and paint. It’s the perfect solution for keeping wet, muddy boots outside without getting water inside them. It’s also useful for hanging kids muddy clothes on — right outside the door!
It’s important to have a detailed inventory of all your belongings in the event of a natural disaster, accident, or theft. The best way to create and maintain your personal inventory is to use one of these FREE home inventory programs, apps, and printable forms.
We have a small front porch, but it gets a good breeze and provides a nice place for the baby and dogs to play outside. Outdoor living spaces are important to me — so our front porch is the first place I decided to tackle with a makeover! See how I transformed our small boring porch into a cabana-like space — complete with porch curtains, a walk-through baby gate, wireless speaker, area rug, and much more.
Honestly, I wasn’t sure this Sumo bean bag chair would meet my needs as well as it has — but I’ve fallen in love with it! Here’s everything you need to know about this oversized bean bag chair before you buy one for yourself or as a gift. See the pros & cons and who I think will enjoy it the most.
Moving into a new house? You’re going to need some basic tools for small home projects! Here’s the list of tools that I recommend. They’re the ones I’ve used the most — after moving into my first home. This home tool kit list is my housewarming gift to you.
Window fogging in our house was driving me crazy – until I found the humidity levels in our home were too high. A dehumidifier and some Damp Rid turned out to be the best window condensation fix!
Few, if any, flooring experts recommend steam cleaning hardwood floors. So I haven’t – til now. My experience using the Monster steam mop vs Bona spray mop.
Pretty much like anything else, there are both pros and cons to renting a self storage unit. I, know this from personal experience. Here are the pros and cons of renting a self storage unit as I see it.
The next time you need to move, I would encourage you to leave most of the work to professionals by hiring a man and van moving service. Here’s why… see the pros & cons of using man and van moving services.
Dust spray is the best way to control dust and allergens inside your home. There are many dust sprays; some work better than others. Choosing the right dust control spray is key to having a home that remains dust free longer without a sticky residue or waxy build-up which actually just attracts more dust. Here are the top 4 dust control sprays.
Earlier, I wrote about the life expectancy of home components — things like appliances, doors, flooring, faucets and fixtures. Now, here’s how long household products last — including cleaners, electronics, furniture, bedding, carpet & rugs.
If you’ve got a shoe collection that’s out of control, and you want to organize your shoes to make it easier to find exactly the pair you want each time, following are some great ideas. Some fun ways to organize shoes in your home and KEEP them organized!
Clorox Clean-Up, Scrub Free Soap Scum Remover, Barkeepers Friend, Windex, Fantastik With Oxy Power, Lysol Tub & Tile, Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Murphy’s Oil Soap, Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, Stainless Steel Magic, and Formby’s Furniture Polish.
Lost your owner’s manual? Need another repair manual? Looking for an old furniture assembly manual? Find user manuals and repair guides here…
Some fun DIY stuff you can do… make your own furniture out of cardboard boxes!
How and why we switched from an HP Pavilion desktop computer to a Dell Dimension desktop computer…