Archives for August, 2014

Refresh Your Room

by Kelly Herman Tired of how things look around the house? Freshen up your decor with simple, quick fixes. You don’t always have time for a full change of scenery, but with small and effortless tricks, you can make a room feel like new. Bedding – Taking Center Stage After a long day, your bed should be the most comforting …

Quick Kitchen Tip

By Kat Freestone Put Meat in a Separate Bin If you already store meat down low in your fridge to prevent an all-out catastrophe should leakage occur, congrats – you’re one step ahead of the game! Now, let’s take things a tad further. Even if you aren’t germ-phobic, you can save yourself time, hassle, money (and illness!) by making this …

Preventing and Treating Swimmer’s Ear

By Ginger Henderson Prevent Swimmer’s Ear with This Easy Home Remedy NOTE: This remedy should not be used without first consulting a doctor if you have ever had a punctured ear drum. It should also not be used in those who have ear tubes, damaged ear drums or ear drainage. • Combine 1 part rubbing alcohol with 1 part white …

Picture Perfect

Looking your best at a moment’s notice isn’t always easy, but with a few simple tricks you can turn any picture from unflattering to unforgettable!  By Kat Freestone The Thread Trick Before someone snaps your picture, pretend that there’s an invisible thread pulling your nose toward the camera lens. It sounds silly, but this helps reverse our natural tendency to …

The Terrible Twos

By Kat Freestone You have a madwoman in your house: Your toddler is all smiles one minute, and the next she’s screaming and kicking on the ground. Despite all your efforts, you just can’t seem to understand the cause of these tantrums, nor what you can do to stop them. “Is there something wrong with my child?” you wonder to …

How to Sell Your Home Fast!

By Kat Freestone Start strong online.  Ninety-two percent of home buyers use the Internet to house hunt, and having a strong online presence can stir lots of interest. Post pictures of your home – the more, the better! Additionally, consider creating a video walkthrough of your home where you point out your favorite parts of the interior, exterior and neighborhood. …