Le Creuset’s Weekend-Long Factory Sale in May Will Have Rare Colors Available
When buying all of the pots and pans for your kitchen when you moved into your first place (or even second, third, or fourth), did you happen to look at Le Creuset? Everyone swears by their dutch ovens, so it is understandable to want to buy one for yourself. But, they do not run cheap! As you may know, Le Creuset Dutch ovens start out around $150, but those are the smaller models. Bigger versions can cost as much as $425.
Mar 9, 2019
How To Clean & Season Cast Iron Skillets for Food Sensitivities
Finding out that you have food sensitivities is an enlightening experience — both in good ways and bad! For one, you finally figure out why you’ve been feeling terrible for months, years, or perhaps your whole life. On the bad end, you’ve got a lifestyle change coming! When you’re extremely sensitive, it’s time to either buy new pans and kitchen tools, or do a very extensive cleaning.
Mar 9, 2019
50+ DIY Projects for Your Entryway
You’ve just stumbled upon the mother lode of DIY projects and ideas for your entryway. That’s over 50 ways to make your landing strip, hallway or foyer pretty, organized and inviting. So dig right in and find something that works for you and your home: double functionalitySmart storage solutionperfect entry benchpaintable patternumbrella standcoat hooksfabric wall organizertiered cake standwall-mounted landing stripshoe storage See anything here that could work for you?
Mar 9, 2019
Amazon Sells a Massive Foot Warmer That Is Like One Giant Slipper
Spring is just around the corner, but it sure hasn’t felt like it lately. Every time we want to break out our light coats, a snowstorm is forecasted and we have to settle for wearing snow boots and parkas instead. Well, if this cold weather has gotten you down, there’s no reason to stress out. You can at least keep your feet extra warm! As always, Amazon is the best place to buy some of the most random items in the world.
Mar 9, 2019
DIY Home Decor: How To Make A Simple Wabi Sabi Jar
I love the Japanese aesthetic and concept of Wabi-sabi. Architect Tadao Ando describes Wabi-sabi as “underplayed and modest, the kind of quiet, undeclared beauty that waits patiently to be discovered.” Lately I’ve fallen in love with the slight imperfections of handmade ceramics. So, embrace the slight dent or crooked lip—these flaws are innocent marks that represent the hand of the maker. With this in mind, why don’t you try creating a handmade jar?
Mar 9, 2019
5 Tips for Cutting Down On Dirty Dishes
As hard as one might try to piece together the perfect kitchen, if you find yourself with an uncontrollable mound of dishes, that perfect kitchen ends up looking like a pile of mess. But is every spoon, fork, cup and plate in the sink absolutely essential? Can you really cut down the amount of dishes you do every day, without using disposables? Yes! Here are five places to start. 1. Own fewer dishes.
Mar 9, 2019
How To Make an IKEA Hack “Fauxdenza”
I had a growing pile of paper work on my desk, and shoe boxes full of more paper work on the floor. I needed a quick and affordable closed storage system that hid all the clutter, but still fit in our small office. If this sounds familiar, perhaps this IKEA FULLEN “fauxdenza” hack is for you. We’ve blogged about the “fauxdenza” phenomenon before.
Mar 9, 2019
No Hesitation, No Mercy: How To Decide What To Get Rid Of and Then Act NOW
When it comes to getting rid of unneeded possessions, I’m all for diligently weeding through a home room by room. However, sometimes spontaneous decisions can be your best friend: if you know you’ll never want the item in your hand, put it immediately into the appropriate outbox and never have to deal with it again.
Mar 9, 2019
Stucco Homes Are Totally Underrated—Here’s Why
The ancient Greeks and Romans had some great ideas that are still around today in some form (The Olympics, geometry, newspapers, grid systems, bacchanals, etc.) Another unsung hero from the period? Stucco (the form of siding similar to plaster) which was formerly used as a base for painting frescoes. Though the average homeowner is no longer using it to paint “The Last Judgment,” they are still using it to side their homes.
Mar 9, 2019
Just Like ‘The Brady Bunch’ House, These 5 Retro Features Are Making a (Big) Comeback
Let’s just say you loved the look of “The Brady Bunch” house—we’re talking sunken living room, modular furniture, the works. If that retro vibe talks to you, this is good news: These blast-from-the-past features are now on the major rebound.
Mar 9, 2019
You Can Buy Matching Robes for You and Your Furry Best Friend
Buying matching items with your best friend is exciting. But buying something to match with your four-legged best friend? That is so much better! Our collective obsession with our pets has led to the mass creation of products catered toward pet owners. From things like slippers that look like your dog to doggy leggings, there’s basically an endless supply of things to buy for your pet. Now, you can purchase a robe for yourself and a tiny one for your dog.
Mar 9, 2019
The Owner of the ‘Most Beautiful Independent Store’ in Missouri Has an Equally Lovely Home
Name: Lauren Thorp, husband, two children, cat and dog Location: Historic Shaw Neighborhood — St. Louis, Missouri Size: 2,700 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned My husband, two young children, dog, and cat live in our 122-year-old home in the Historic Shaw neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. Our house was rehabbed down to the studs in 2016 by investors who we purchased it from.
Mar 9, 2019