Category Archives: Making A Happy Home

Houseful of Cookies 2017

We absolutely love the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. This is a time of year where we travel more for fun versus business. We get a chance to spend time with family and friends. Most importantly it seems each year we create new memories and traditions.

This year my oldest son and I were chatting about our December schedule and realized we’d be traveling right up until Christmas Eve.

Summer Memories

Disclaimer: Summer Memories included some business travel where I connected with amazing brands. Some of the products featured in this article were received free of charge in exchange for me sharing them with my awesome community.

At the beginning of this summer I declared that I was going to be intentional about disconnecting and enjoying the time off with my children. As we prepare for the first day of school next week,

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

I am fairly open about my culinary skills – or lack thereof – with my online community.

I am slowly embracing and learning to love/like time spent in the kitchen. Especially, when it comes to cooking dishes that are my family’s favorite and I know it’ll bring a smile to their faces and requests for “More, please!”. My children, also, each enjoy getting in the kitchen and “helping” out as much as possible.

5 Factors to Consider Before Buying a House for the First Time

Buying a home for the first time is among the most momentous occasions in a person’s life. While it is a lengthy process, your goal is to end up with a home that you love at a price you can afford. It should be that simple, yet somehow, it can get pretty complicated. Make sure that you take the time to consider everything from all angles before placing an offer.

Below are a few factors that first time home-buyers should consider when searching the market for a new home.

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How The Pros Make Small Rooms Look Bigger

You can end up living in a small house regardless of the location of your home. Some – like those in New York City and the like – are bound by the restrictions of their home city, while others can’t yet afford to move to a bigger place. However you ended up there, you’ll most likely want to make your dwelling look bigger it actually is. And you can, if you incorporate a few of our handy tips into your home.

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DIY SOS: What To Do When Things Go Wrong

Whether you’re a DIY novice fixing up your first house or a self-proclaimed pro with lots of jobs on the go, things can go wrong from time to time. Even when you’re looking to hire an expert for the job, you can often find yourself at a loss with issues. If you’ve come across a bit of a road work with your home improvements, you may be in need of a bit of DIY SOS.

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Making Tiny Changes Until You Love Your Home

We’ve all been there. The house has become a little uninspiring and you’re not sure why. You don’t want to make a huge commitment to completely overhauling the interior, as you’re not sure that everything is wrong, but something isn’t quite working. It’s probably a good idea not to commit to any big changes if you feel this way, and taking things gradually might give you an idea of what was disappointing you about your home.

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