The Top 10 Housing Markets of 2018 Are All in the South and West
Las Vegas will be the hottest housing market in America next year, according to Realtor.com — and not just because the average high temperature is 100 degrees or more from June through August. Realtor.com analyzed data on home sales, prices, and new construction, as well as local economic factors, population trends, unemployment, and median incomes to determine its top 10 housing markets for 2018. Not a single metro area in the Northeast, Great Lakes, or Pacific Northwest made the cut.
Dec 14, 2017
A Cool California Modern Boho Abode
“My husband and I bought our house when I was pregnant with our first-born nine years ago. It was a foreclosure and previously owned by someone who was trying to “flip” it. We did not like the design choices he made but we loved the neighborhood and luckily, choosing to buy in Venice, California has been a great investment,” writes blogger and designer Kristin Dion. “Over time, we have made several improvements.
Dec 14, 2017
Amazon vs. Costco: Who Has Cheaper Kitchen Appliances?
When it comes to big ticket kitchen appliances, saving even 5% on one item means holding onto a pretty tidy sum. So it pays to shop around and make sure you’re getting the best bargain out there. Retail giants Costco and Amazon regularly go head to head in the war of prices, battling it out for your business, and that includes fridges, stoves, and microwaves. So, we wanted to know: which is cheaper?
Dec 14, 2017
This Website Is Here to Help You Avoid Movies Made by Creeps
If you’re a politically minded person settling in for a long holiday break of doing not very much and you’re ready to get your stream on, you may find yourself facing a dilemma. You want to watch something good, or at least entertaining, but you don’t want to support the work of, well, creeps (pause while I cover my bases— alleged creeps).
Dec 14, 2017
Check Out These Stunning Patterns Created With Everyday Objects
Before you lose all hope for the future of your junk drawer’s contents, do yourself a favor and check out these meticulously organized everyday items, arranged by visual artist Adam Hillman. Obviously, everyone doesn’t possess the patience, creativity or skill to turn random household objects into artwork, but Hillman’s unique design aesthetic is definitive proof that these frequently disregarded doohickeys serve a far bigger purpose than simply appeasing our inner pack rats.
Dec 14, 2017
8 IKEA Products That Changed Our Homes (& Lives) for the Better
If the countless articles we’ve written about IKEA and its vast array of budget-friendly and fashionable products is any indication, we love the Swedish brand (not because we’re being paid to say that, but because we truly and honestly do). And while we’ve covered numerous reporting angles—IKEA Does Boho! Best IKEA Products for Small Living Rooms! IKEA Solutions for Renters!
Dec 14, 2017
How I’m Getting My Home Holiday-Ready With Two Hours, A Magic Eraser, and a Sweet List of Podcasts
Hibernating with my family at home during the holidays is extra nice when the den is sparkling clean. And snuggling under a faux fur blanket with a mug of hot cocoa beside a roaring fire is just that much better when the bookcase to my right isn’t layered with a veneer of dust. Here’s how I plan to — pretty painlessly — get my home ready for ensconcing myself in. I find that this time of year is the perfect moment for me to reset my space.
Dec 14, 2017
Here’s What a Costco Food Court Looks Like in France
(Image credit: Michael Gordon) shutterstock From Kitchn → Here’s What a Costco Food Court Looks Like in France null
Dec 14, 2017
How to Sort Your Closet Like a Professional Personal Stylist
Laurel Kinney more than helps people look their best; she helps them look more like themselves! As a professional personal stylist, a big part of her job is also helping clients organize and sort their closets. Before, she’s shared the four biggest ways you get in the way of looking your best and questions you should ask yourself now (so your closet doesn’t end up full of clothes you never wear).
Dec 14, 2017
6 Freezer Hacks To Double Your Space
6 Freezer Hacks To Double Your Space
Dec 14, 2017