After years of thrifting, and knowing myself, I've figured out when it makes sense to head to Goodwill, and when I should just stay home. If you aren't a diehard go-every-day-as-if-it's-a-religion kind of shopper, then choose your strategy carefully and save yourself a world of hassle and time.
During your last stay in a hotel, chances are you noticed the tag on the hanger for your hotel-issue robe letting you know that you could take it home – along with any of the lovely linens from your room – by shopping at the hotel's online store. What you probably don't know is that those hotel brand shopping sites can sometimes be goldmines for unique home finds.
At some point, your baby will start getting his or her three square meals (plus what feels like a gazillion snacks) and you want a high chair that is comfortable, easy to clean and looks nice in your home. Whether you want a convertible chair (the latest trend) or something more classic, here are the best and best looking high chairs around.
I’m a little embarrassed to show this here, but welcome to my super plain-Jane, boring, blah bedroom, AKA the last room in the house to receive any TLC. We’ve fixed up the bones of the room since we moved in – we removed a huge behemoth of a radiator, ripped out old dingy carpet, and added new hardwood floors, but we have done close to zilch as far as decorating. That's where you come in...
There are a handful of products I use at home every single day. I don't always think to sing their praises, and often forget they are there. But they are essentials nonetheless, without which I'd be decidedly unhappier. Here's a list of eleven non-flashy, basic things I can't live without.
These days, the giant, armoire-sized 'entertainment center' is out and the slimmer, more modest TV console is in... but those little guys can still set you back a pretty penny. So we went on a hunt for the best-looking TV stands for under $500.
Like having too much fun or too many pretty dresses, having too much space isn't really a problem that garners sympathy. But being #blessed with loft-style layouts and cartwheel-friendly living spaces does present some tricky questions: How do I make a big, open room feel cozy? Should I arrange all the furniture in the center? Is there an echo in here? Don't worry — we've got a few ideas for how to make the most of your expansive square footage.
We hope you're gearing up for a fun and relaxing 3-day weekend to celebrate Labor Day. If you have some downtime and are interested in perusing the holiday sales, it's a good weekend for furniture, decor and appliance sales. Check them out along with some of the smart buys for the month of September.