Category Archives: Making A Happy Home

Working Full Time and Keeping a Clean House

One of the most common challenges for adults who work full-time is trying to keep the home clean and organized throughout the week. After a busy day at the office, it can be difficult to have the energy and time to clean each room of the home and allow it to be presentable. For those who are busy with their career, there are a few tips to follow to maintain a clean and orderly home setting without too much effort involved.

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Luxe Interiors for Less

You don’t need to max out your credit card and spend hours of your precious time to give your home a more luxe look. With a few simple tips and tricks, you can make your home’s interior look much more presentable and expensive than it really is and it’ll look so good that everyone will think you’ve spent ten times as much money on it than you actually have!

Here are just a few simple things you can do to trick them into thinking your home is more expensive:

Freshen it Up

You’d be surprised just how big of an impact applying a fresh coat of paint to your walls can have,

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How To Make A Leased Home Your Own

A lot of the time, living in a leased home can be a great solution to whatever housing problems you might have. Not only do you get to live in a beautiful house in a great neighborhood but you also get to do so without the financial burden that comes with buying a house. One of the only problems with living in leased houses is that they can be difficult to decorate – obviously you can’t make any big renovations or start knocking down the walls!

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Want A Fresh Start? Move House!

It is so easy to find yourself trapped in routines because they ingratiate themselves into our lives without our really noticing. It stands to reason that the first time you did something, you did it consciously and intentionally. But if it worked and you found it quicker, easier, or in any way more efficient, then you are likely to want to do it again. It is a natural tendency of humans to find the ways of running our lives that meet with the least resistance,

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3 Ways to Keep Cool

Summer is a time of year that we all look forward to. It would be a safe assumption that it’s part of what sustains us through the long, cold months of winter. We picture ice creams, relaxing with the sun on our back, days out at the beach. What? I know it’s not just me.

In this excited daydream, we tend to forget one of the realities. Especially as someone who lives in the Deep South.

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Snaccidents Be Gone!

Disclosure: This article is a sponsored conversation on preventing snack accidents on behalf of Fiber One and in partnership with Acorn Influence. I have received compensation for sharing with my community. All words, experiences and opinions are mine.

Ok, Moms. I need some input here. Usually during the summer, I find myself losing a few pounds because the heat and my eating habits do not mix at all.

This summer,

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Simple and Delicious Chocolate Pound Cake

Disclosure: This post was originally written in partnership with Blog Life University Conference. I attended the conference in exchange for sharing about it with my community before, during and after. You can read more about the conference here.

My youngest son is a chocolate fanatic. I recently made a pound cake and while he tried it, I could tell he wasn’t absolutely enthused about it. Of course, Momma had to find a compromise.

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