7 Things Every Homeowner Should Know for Tax Day 2019
It’s that time of year again. The time where we either pull out the cumbersome, confusing forms to file our taxes—or look to an online service to do most of the heavy lifting for us. (Hello, Turbo Tax.) Last year’s major tax changes seemingly doubled or tripled the annual filing headache on top of all of the additional requirements for homeowners.
Mar 30, 2019
Man Says He and His Wife Switch What Side of the Bed They Sleep On, Causing a Twitter Meltdown
When it comes to our homes, people tend to have strong opinions. Millennials are abandoning their top sheets. People argue about whether or not you should keep your toaster on the counter or in the cupboards. Just recently, people online were debating about how many towels people need in their homes, and the results were varied. But the newest heated debate on Twitter has to do with what side of the bed you sleep on. Twitter user Steve O’Rourke is at the heart of this online debate.
Mar 30, 2019
The Coolest Ways to Update Your Home Bar for $10 or Less
A good bar setup at home ensures that you’re always ready for happy hour. Luckily, Amazon is brimming with cute and clever bar accessories—many of which are priced for 10n bucks or less. Read ahead for seven items that will transform your bar cart—for cheap. Looking for an easy way to squeeze some fresh lemon or lime into your cocktail? This savvy spritzer has serrated teeth, so you can stick it straight inside a piece of fruit and then spray away.
Mar 30, 2019
15 of the Best U.S. Cities for Work-Life Balance, According to Statistics
Tired of telling your niece you can’t come to her birthday party out in the ‘burbs because you have to get some work done this weekend? Or maybe it’s more that you have too much time—like you’re underemployed and can’t partake in all the amazing opportunities your city offers? It may be time to move to a city with a better work-life balance. Might I suggest Provo-Orem, Utah?
Mar 30, 2019
Your Dog Will Never Track Mud Into the House Again with This Handy Paw Cleaner
Now that we’re officially done with winter and spring has sprung, we’re headed toward better weather days. We can expect to see some beautiful flowers blooming shortly. However, before we get flowers, you know how the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” The rain isn’t too awful unless you have dogs. Every dog owner knows that with rain comes mud and with mud comes muddy paws.
Mar 30, 2019
The Surprisingly Simple Bedroom Trend We’ve Been Seeing Everywhere
It’s no secret that streamlining is in right now. Many of us are carefully evaluating everything from our wardrobes to our kitchenware and enjoying feeling lighter as we let unneeded belongings go. And with that, it’s no surprise that we’re more and more drawn to a streamlined look when it comes to furniture and decor, too. Take bed frames and headboards, for example. Gone are the days of tufted, upholstered numbers and in are sleek, simple wooden options, like the ones below.
Mar 30, 2019
The Untold History Behind Why Most Real Estate Agents Are Women
A little over a year ago, Dani Rosenthal was at a crossroads. After spending more than 10 years working for homeware and apparel companies, she was looking to leave city-life and spend more time in Lake Arrowhead, California, where her family had decades-long roots. She loved architecture and historic renovations, and wanted to nurture these interests. After talking to friends and family members, she thought maybe becoming a real estate agent could be a smart next step.
Mar 30, 2019
Pastel Season Is Fast Approaching—Get Your Hands on these Colorful Home Accessories ASAP
The days are getting longer, the weather is finally warming up a bit, and pastel season is just around the corner. While you may not think to switch up your home decor for spring the way you would for the winter holidays, there are tons of adorable, seasonally appropriate products that are just too good to pass up. Take a look at some of our favorite pastel picks that make the perfect addition to your space this time of year.
Mar 30, 2019
These Are the Most Popular Kitchens Featured On Our Instagram In March
Despite what MTV’s “Cribs” says, the kitchen is where the real magic happens. Not only is the heart of the home meant for whipping up treats both savory and sweet, but they host communal meals around the table that create the best of memories. It should come as no surprise that delicious-looking food is often created in delicious-looking spaces, and we have the Instagram fodder liked by you to prove it.
Mar 30, 2019
NASA Is Willing to Pay You $18,500 and All You Have to Do Is Stay In Bed for 2 Months
Do you have a pretty deep love of your bed? Is it your hardest goodbye each morning and your fondest hello at night? Yeah, same here. We love to sleep and we especially love to be cozy in our beds. If sleeping for two months straight sounds like something right up your alley, then you might want to check out this opportunity from NASA. Yes, NASA, as in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The Independent reported that NASA is looking to pay volunteers $18,500 for 60 days of work.
Mar 30, 2019
A Historic Row House Has a Colorful Exterior and Charming Interior
Name: Blair Wilson, my spouse Stephen, and our two pets, Tina the dog and Masaki the cat Location: Historic downtown — Frederick, Maryland Size: 1,700 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned Three years ago we were living in suburban Washington D.C., and on a weekend drive we discovered charming and picturesque Frederick, Maryland.
Mar 30, 2019
8 Superhero Cleaning Brushes That Save Time (and Effort!) All Over Your Home
Still using the same basic brushes to clean all the nooks and crannies of your apartment? You should know there’s a whole world of superhero brushes and scrubbers with all kinds of special features that will help cut your cleaning time in two. From soap dispensing dish brushes to a rechargeable spinning scrubber, here are eight cleaning brushes that will put your current basics to shame: Consider this soap-dispensing sink brush the Cadillac of dish brushes.
Mar 30, 2019