Category: Ideas

Off the grid and on trend: the historic, hygge-happy, not-necessarily-humble cabin

by Debbie Kane A symbol of American grit and resourcefulness, cabins have long captured our imagination. And as people downsize, the popularity of tiny homes, cabins, and cabin style is […]

5 instant updates for a summer home

The onset of warmer weather compels us to throw open the windows, shed some layers, and find quick, easy updates to bring the sunshine into our homes and lives. We […]

Savvy tips for kids’ sun safety

Most kids agree that the best part of the summer (besides a break from school!) is hitting the beach, pool, or park. Before they rush outside, we wanted to refresh […]

Six sweet surprises for your summer-camp packing list

Even experienced campers can feel apprehensive about setting off for another season. So beyond the standard swimsuits and shorts, we thought it would be fun to pack a few unexpected […]

Dressed for dinner: the barbeque edition

Justine Dungo, the blogger behind Pretty in Pistachio, gives us the inside scoop on some of her favorite recipes for a delicious Memorial Day BBQ. I love when I start […]

How to plan an original breakfast-in-bed surprise for Mother’s Day

We know what you’re thinking, mom: Mother’s Day is coming up and wouldn’t it be great to sleep in and be served breakfast in bed? Or perhaps you’re looking for […]

An Eco-Friendly Approach to Spring Cleaning

Spring is the perfect time for organizing and cleaning. When the first warm rays of sun hit our faces, our first instinct is to pack up our winter coats and […]

How to naturally dye easter eggs

If you have kids at home, at some point this week you’ll most likely be coloring Easter Eggs with your little ones. You’ve seen the easy dye-kits at the supermarket […]

Spruce up your space for spring

Spring is the season to refresh, reboot, and reenergize. While it’s easy to feel inspired to take on big projects at the sight of melting snow and blossoming flowerbeds, we […]

6 Hygge Tips for All-Season Coziness

When we think hygge (hoo-gah; Danish coziness), we often think of winter, hibernation, curling up in a big, thick blanket — but it’s a lifestyle, something to embrace all year […]