You Can Buy the Iconic “Full House” Home This April
“Whatever happened to predictability? The milkman, the paperboy, evening TV?…” You know how the rest of the song goes. You can’t help but sing it any time that “Full House” is mentioned because it is one of those theme songs that get stuck in your head. Well, get ready to hum it non-stop, because you’re going to see quite a bit of news about the “Full House” house over the next few weeks. It is going to be on the market!
Mar 31, 2019
You Can Buy a Stunning Cherry Blossom Tree for Your Backyard at Home Depot for Under $40
It is finally spring! Springtime means we can enjoy the beauty of nature, now that those cold and dreary days of winter are behind us. Is there anything more refreshing than looking at flowers blooming after spending weeks on end surrounded by dull gray skies? Of course not! If you’re a fan of cherry blossoms, you’re in luck! You don’t need to drive all the way to Washington D.C. to enjoy the National Cherry Blossom Festival (though it is something incredible to see).
Mar 31, 2019
This Is What It’s Really Like to Live in a Converted Church
American churches were built in bounty in the 1950s as a result of post-war population growth and a national focus on family values—but as time has gone on, more Americans are identifying as “nones” (none-affiliated), forcing these places of community gathering to close, as the cost of upkeep outweighs the number of congregants. Each year, between 6,000 and 10,000 American churches close.
Mar 31, 2019
These Aren’t Your Grandma’s Bathmats
Is it just us, or does buying a bathmat feel like a Catch-22? On the one hand, you need a mat in your bathroom. What’s the alternative? Getting your floor all wet or, even worse, slipping after a relaxing bath or shower? Um, no thank you. But while bathmats are integral to every home, you have to admit they’re not always the most stylish accessories.
Mar 31, 2019
Why I Really Regret Buying a ‘Good Enough’ House
When my husband and I first started looking for a house in 2017, we had just brought our second baby home from the hospital. By the time we sat down at the settlement table, she was just a few weeks away from crawling. Neither of us expected the process to take so long. After all, “for sale” signs were going up and coming down across the state with breakneck speed. We didn’t realize at the time that those quick moving properties were actually bad news for us as buyers.
Mar 31, 2019
Calling All “Game of Thrones” Fans! You Can Get Your Own Pack of Direwolves
“When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” – You to your best friend when they try to steal your TV-watching seat on a Sunday night. As every “Game of Thrones” lover knows, there are only two weeks until one of the best TV shows to ever air on HBO returns. After an extremely lengthy hiatus, the series is returning for an eighth and final season.
Mar 31, 2019
The 10 Best Places to Live If You Hate Driving
Driving to work can eat up your time, stress you out, and pollute the air. Worse, owning a car gets expensive. But in many cities across the U.S., you don’t have much of a choice—but some places allow you to sit back and let a bus, train, subway, or streetcar take you where you need to go. Some of the best places for those that don’t want to drive? New York, New York; Union City, New Jersey; and San Francisco, California, says Redfin’s 2019 Transit Score report.
Mar 31, 2019
8 Expert-Approved Ways to Carve Out a Play Area in a Small Space
It doesn’t matter if you were playing with your American Girl Dolls, doodling in a coloring book, or racing a stylish set of Hot Wheels, one thing’s for sure: A child’s playroom is so, so much more than a room. It’s a place where kids can foster their creativity and, well, be kids. Chances are, you probably have some pretty wonderful memories if you were lucky enough to have your very own childhood playroom.
Mar 31, 2019
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7 Things in Your Home You Should Be Vacuuming…But Aren’t
Let’s talk about a secret cleaning weapon — one you’re probably already very familiar with and are probably underusing. If you’re only using your vacuum cleaner to clean your floors, you’re missing out on all the great things it can do for you. Here are seven hard-to-clean spots that the right vacuum (and the right attachments!) can make short work of. How do you clean a mattress, anyway? You can’t exactly pop it in the washing machine.
Mar 31, 2019
A Small Spanish Studio Has Some Splendid Small Space Ideas
Name: Sergio Gutierrez Location: Santander, Spain Size: 500 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned Sergio first lived in this small studio apartment—around 500 square feet—by himself, but when his partner and then a baby came along, the family moved from this space into a larger home.
Mar 31, 2019
39 Ways to Take Care of Your Future Self
If you’re anything like me, you have a flurry of thoughts swirling somewhere in the back of your head—ones that whisper their contents inconveniently as you’re trying to sleep or sit and relax. They’re the voices you shush as you pick up your book or flick on the TV. Not that you should heed their every intonation, but some of these thoughts are possibly (probably?) necessary to-dos that you’ve been putting off for years.
Mar 31, 2019