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Six Easy Ways to Update Your Kitchen

Kitchens are the heart of the home, so all the more reason to spend the time and energy making yours one of your favorite rooms in the house. Need some inspiration? Here’s where the kitchen of the future is headed.


The trend in kitchen colors is moving toward soft, muted palettes. While white remains popular, less saturated tones such as grays, neutral pastels and tinted whites are quickly becoming the new alternative ...

Ways to Treat Yourself This Mother’s Day

As busy moms, we tend to place ourselves last on the priority list. But life is about balance, and it’s important to do something nice for yourself every once in awhile. Plus, you’ll show your children that you should treat yourself with the same consideration as you treat others.


Make a date with a girlfriend and indulge. Take the afternoon off and go for a super-long lunch. Order whatever ...

Turn Castoffs into Treasures with Upcycling

Upcycling is a buzz word for repurposing. It’s when you take something no longer in use and give it new life as something different. Often, the finished product becomes something you love even more than the original. You can use a lot of different things in a lot of different ways — you’re only limited by your imagination. Best of all, it’s a great way to reuse materials and reduce your environmental footprint ...

Tips to Achieve a Green House

April is Earth Month, and there are a ton of little things you can do around the house to live greener. Easy things such as buying a houseplant, using a manual can opener, recycling, sharing magazines, emptying out your trunk to get better mileage in your car, turning off your computer when you’re finished working, canceling your newspaper subscription and reading it online instead, using rechargeable batteries, paying your bills and getting movie tickets ...

Family-Friendly Earth Day Activities

Giving back to the community is one of the greatest lessons we can teach our children, and what better cause is there than protecting the planet they will one day inherit? Earth Day is April 22, and it’s the perfect time to enjoy some environmentally friendly activities with your family.

Clean Up Your Neighborhood

Pick a spot that could use some sprucing up — a nearby park or school playground — and get to work. You ...