Here’s How to Know If That Trend You Love Is Worth Your $$$
So there’s a design trend you adore. But you know perfectly well that it’s eventually going to fall out of favor (because of course, most things do). Unless your home is your forever home, you have to keep both Future Buyer and Future You in mind. Will your tile choice for your bathroom reno turn off a potential buyer when you want to sell in five years? Will you be turned off by the tile in five years (or worse, two years?).
Feb 9, 2018
This is What an Asterisk on a Costco Label Means
Costco is like a magical fantasyland full of oversized surprises. A lot of the time, you don’t know what you will find there. Sure, there are some classics. Kirkland-brand olive oil and apple pies are beloved standards that you can count on seeing virtually every time you walk through those warehouse doors. Not everything at Costco sticks around, however, and a great deal found one day might be gone the next.
Feb 9, 2018
Bad News: L.L. Bean Got Rid of Its Lifetime Return Policy
It’s a sad day for L.L. Bean devotees. We’re crying into our Bean boots, because the Maine-based retailer has gotten rid of its legendary lifetime return policy. The generous return policy meant that even if the same backpack you had from middle school got a rip, you could exchange it for a new one. That all changed Friday morning when the company posted a letter to customers explaining the update.
Feb 9, 2018
Amazon To Take on UPS & FedEx With New Delivery Service
Amazon is setting its sights on another industry disruption: shipping. The Wall Street Journal reports Friday morning that the online retailer is going head to head with the likes of UPS and FedEx with its new program, called Ship with Amazon. SWA will have the the Seattle-based company picking up packages from businesses and delivering them to customers, the report says.
Feb 9, 2018
Before and After: A Rotting Bathroom Is Now Beautifully Rustic
Melanie bought a house that was previously a rental for many years, and the bathroom was just not loved and cared for all that time. Not only was the space ugly, it had some real issues, including potential mold. When she and her husband renovated, the only thing they kept was the tub (and even that was refinished) … Wow! The bathroom is now so graphic and modern, that little sink is the cutest thing ever, and the vanity is ridiculously cool.
Feb 9, 2018
Here’s What the Inside of the Olympic Village Really Looks Like
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea will kick off Friday, February 9 with the opening ceremonies — likely to be an explosion of flying colors, multi-cultural unity and fanfare. With thousands of Olympians converging, we started wondering about their temporary homes and of course, what they look like. We mined the available photos and athletes’ social feeds to get a behind-the-scenes look.
Feb 9, 2018
A Warm & Vintage Rental in the Suburbs of D.C.
Name: Tashira Halyard and her partner Location: Arlington, Virginia Size: 950 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, renting My partner and I moved to the DC suburbs a little over a year ago and it changed our lives. Leaving the hustle of DC was the best thing we’ve ever done. Our little neighborhood is walking distance to cafes and hiking trails. It’s a quiet community that we’ve come to love. Home interior is one of my passions.
Feb 9, 2018
5 Tips for Caring for Monstera Deliciosa
5 Tips for Caring for Monstera Deliciosa
Feb 9, 2018
Work Out... Without Leaving Your Bed!
Work Out... Without Leaving Your Bed!
Feb 9, 2018