Here’s How Much It Costs To Be On Fixer Upper
Want to see your home get a full makeover on Fixer Upper? Well, it turns out it’ll cost you a pretty penny. According to TheCheatSheet.com, contestants must be willing to drop a minimum of $30,000 on renovations in order to have the wonders of Waco, Chip and Joanna Gaines, show up on your doorstep ready for a full demolition. All that shiplap is darn expensive, y’all!
Nov 1, 2017
These Swedes Tried Out IKEA-Hacking Each Other (& We Love the Results)
November 1st marks the start of Prettypegs’ PrettyHackathon Auction. Why should this interest you? Well, if you’ve been holding onto those less-than-perfect or basic IKEA pieces in hopes of giving them new, exciting life, we’ve just found the ultimate source for makeover ideas and inspiration.
Nov 1, 2017
Buying A Sofa Online Seemed Risky, But It Was The Best Thing Ever
My family and I live in a remote area—the nearest town has 200 people—so when it came time to replace our falling-apart sofa, our IRL shopping options were very limited unless we wanted to devote our lives to driving to furniture stores. The closest shops were perfectly respectable but lacked a certain flair. It seemed like ordering a sofa online was our only good option, and I’m thrilled it was, because it ended up working out great.
Nov 1, 2017
If You Want to Get Along With Your Roommates, Don’t Do This
The standard solution for dividing up roommate chores is to come up with some sort of rotation schedule, but while that works for some people, sometimes it’s just not the most efficient way (even if it does feel more “fair” because some chores are arguably better than others) to do things.
Nov 1, 2017
Southwest Airlines to Add Live In-Flight Music
Nowadays whenever an airline is making headlines, it’s usually ranges from bad news to very bad news. But Southwest Airlines just released some news that is…good? Bad? It sort of depends on your general outlook; the airline will now offer surprise, pop-up, in-flight concerts.
Nov 1, 2017
Stop Buying Actual Garbage
I enjoy saving money, and as an obvious corollary, I hate wasting it. So when I put something that I spent money on in the garbage can, it rankles my frugal sensibilities and I wonder, Did I really have to buy that? Here’s how to stop buying things that will, shortly after they’re used, end up in the trash — and when it’s okay to say yes to the disposables. Disposable items offer convenience and efficiency.
Nov 1, 2017
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