It's been seven decades since FDR moved Thanksgiving up a week to benefit retailers, and thus set the stage for what has evolved into Black Friday. While the frenzy of deals and steals became a holiday tradition for many, the last few years have turned out disappointing numbers for the once-robust shopping day.
'Tis the season to get cozy, grab a steamy mug of something warm, and settle in to watch your favorite holiday flicks. If you're one to ponder what all those homes would cost, Trulia did the digging for you. Check out an infographic of what the places from six seasonal staples— from A Christmas Story to Home Alone to Elf— are going for these days.
We all take a ton of photos on our phones, but aside from posting a select few to Instagram, do we really enjoy them? Recently is a service that curates your camera roll each month and prints 100 of your images into a gorgeous magazine.
While on the road for Makeover America, Apartment Therapy Founder Maxwell Ryan took some time to chat with Zandra and Karen of Little Yellow Couch. On their Style Matters podcast, he talks about the benefit of copying to learn, the "why not" moment when he realized he could renovate a former rental instead of moving, and how nothing you do for your home is ever wasted.