4 Common Washing Machine Problems & How to Fix Them Thumbnail

It's one of the most used appliances in the household, so everyone will get a sinking feeling when their washing machine suddenly starts to act strangely. We're dealing with this right now, and we're not happy about it. On some occasions, the reason for the malfunction will be minor. In other cases — the unfortunate cases [...]

5 Fun Outdoor Craft Ideas Thumbnail

Even though apps like Pokémon Go are getting people back outside, it’s still not disconnecting them from their screens. Yeah, they’re catching Pokémon in real-time and are involving their friends in the hunt, but is it challenging their dexterity and helping them to express their creativity? I’m going to argue on the side of not. [...]

Choreograph a Brand New Shower with Kohler Thumbnail

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kohler. All opinions are 100% mine. Our master bathroom is pretty basic. Double sinks, shower, garden tub, toilet, eggshell walls — no nice finishes or anything that makes it feel like the retreat I wish it was. If there's one room I really wish we [...]

Green Your Rental Pt. 2: Watch What You Bring into Your Home Thumbnail

Photo by sfgirlbybay Having been a renter for so many years, I have often wondered what tips other interior designers and green experts had about what renters can do to make their homes as eco-friendly as possible without ticking off their landlords. This week, I’ll be offering up some of the best suggestions. Today, I'll [...]

Green Your Rental Pt. 1: Start with Changes You Can Make Thumbnail

Photo by BastArd StarFiSh My husband and I have long dreamed of being homeowners with the means to renovate or modify our home to make it as green as possible. Alas, life had other plans for us, and we're living in a rented home, at least for now. This comes with a bevy of limitations [...]