Gift Wrap Organizer Options: How to Declutter Your Gift Bags, Paper Rolls and Bows

Are your gift wrapping supplies in a jumbled heap? Are your paper rolls teetering on the edge? Make gift wrapping simple with these organization ideas and information on creating a DIY gift wrap organizer. Basic Gift Wrap Organizing Ideas Idea 1: Corral those long rolls of gift wrap shoved in the back of a closet by making a handy holder from PVC pipe. Visit your local home improvement center for 3-inch PVC pipe and PVC […]

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How to Make Your Christmas Tree Last Longer

Taking the family to choose a fresh, green Christmas tree is one of the joys of the holiday season. But how do you keep your Tannenbaum beautiful and hydrated at home? That’s the question. Read on for tips on how to make your Christmas tree last longer this holiday season. Dry, indoor heating can cause your Christmas tree to shed needles almost immediately. There are several ways to help prolong the freshness of your Christmas […]

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Top 3 Essential Fall Home Improvement Ideas to do Before the Holidays

Crisp fall weather signals the start of the holiday season and the need to finish up your fall home improvement ideas. It’s almost time for plump pumpkins, turkey dinners, and twinkling lights. Make sure your visitors are warm and cozy with these three essential fall home improvement ideas. Installing Storm Windows and Doors It’s surprising but installing storm windows and doors can boost your home’s energy efficiency by a whopping 45 percent! Storm doors and […]

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Farmhouse Thanksgiving Décor: 4 Rustic-Inspired Ideas for Your Home and Table

Do you love farmhouse style decor? Does woodsy and rustic make your heart sing?  If you’re interested in whipping up some rural farmhouse Thanksgiving décor, read on for a few DIY ideas, perfect to glam up your Turkey day. Pallet Pumpkin This DIY pallet pumpkin is an easy way to add farmhouse Thanksgiving decor to your home. Follow along with our three step tutorial to create your own to display in your home! Materials: Glaze […]

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Composting Leaves and Twigs for the Newbie Gardener

If you’re new to gardening, you’ve probably heard about the mysterious process of composting leaves and twigs. Composted leaves, twig and kitchen scraps add vital nutrients to the garden soil. Plus, it’s more eco-friendly than using chemical fertilizers. To create a thriving garden, read on for home composting how-tos and tips: The benefits of compost include: A boost in soil fertility An increase in soil porosity; compost loosens compact dirt and assists with drainage Recycling […]

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The Ultimate Thanksgiving Cleaning Checklist for Procrastinators

It’s almost time for turkey, food, and football! Is your home ready for visitors? Read on for the best Thanksgiving cleaning checklist for your home- even if you’re short on time. Rid Your Cupboard of Old Baking Ingredients Before you plan the big meal, check the expiration dates on your baking ingredients. If your baking powder is old, your fluffy biscuits will turn out to be flat bread. Check the expiration dates on your spices. […]

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Packing Tape Ghost Tutorial: Spooky DIY Halloween Decoration

This DIY packing tape ghost will make the perfect addition to your front yard decorations for Halloween. Store bought decor can add up quickly, so this quick DIY packing tape ghost will cut down your cost for decorations as many of the materials can be found around your house. Read on for the full step-by-step process for this spooky DIY project! Materials: Packing tape Gift wrapping tape Scissors Box cutting knife Plastic Tarp Three broomsticks […]

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Soap Scum is No Longer a Problem for Charles!

Charles spent a lot of time and effort scrubbing his shower insert and porcelain tub to clean up stubborn soap scum. He had used many mild abrasive bathroom cleaners in the past to attempt to remove soap scum and wasn’t seeing much of a difference. He grew tired of scrubbing and using mild abrasive bathroom cleaners in his shower. “I’m 72 years old, and I don’t like having to get down on my hands and […]

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Pumpkin Seeds: How to Make Fall’s Favorite Snack

Now that fall is in full swing it’s time to enjoy the essence of a fall harvest by baking pumpkin seeds! They make a delicious snack to munch on throughout the season. Pumpkins are a great fruit to work with because you can use the seeds for snacking and the pumpkin as decor. Read on for our step-by-step instructions for cleaning and preparing pumpkin seeds. There are many options on how to season pumpkin seeds. […]

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Top 5 Halloween Costume from the 1970s

Halloween is quickly coming around the corner. Every year we try to find the most creative and trendy costumes to show off on Halloween night. It’s always fun to look back at costumes that were once trendy in a different decade, but now are so outdated and funny looking. To start off, we gathered the top 5 vintage Halloween costumes from the 1970s for a quick nostalgic look back into this decade. Plastic and rubber […]

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