Amy Mason

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4 Things That Will Make You Enjoy This Weekend More

It's here! Another weekend! Free time to relax and not have to wear a tie. Do you want to know the secrets to enjoying your Saturday and Sunday to …

Small Spaces

Small Bathroom Ideas: 6 Room Brightening Tips for Tiny, Windowless Bathrooms

Small, windowless apartment (and house!) bathrooms can sometimes be dark, boring and incredibly uninspiring. Fortunately, there are ways you can add …

Small Spaces

What to Look for at the Flea Market (or, How To Repurpose Almost Anything)

(Image credit: Janel Laban)<p>Spring has sprung, and you know what that means: antique fair season is in full swing. People crowd into these markets, …

Flea Markets

9 Household Items You Need To Replace Sooner Than You Think

Nothing lasts forever — and we bet you haven't thought about tossing these items in a while. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p><b>1. Toothbrushes</b>The bristles become frayed and worn over time, so they won't clean your teeth as well. Get a new one every three months.<p><b>2. Walking …

15 Ways To Refresh Your Home On A Budget Using Paint

A little bit of paint can go a long way and there so many ways in which you can use it around the house it’s hard to even choose. Lucky for you, we …

Chemicals

BEFORE & AFTER: The 10-Times-Brighter Powder Room

One homeowner turns a rust-colored bathroom into a bright and airy room that's full of life. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing</i> …

A Stodgy Kitchen Gets A (Crowd-Sourced!) Bright New Look

Our sister site County Living went interactive for this makeover, enlisting readers to vote on the details from the floor plan to the flooring and chronicling the entire experience as it unfolded.<p>Our sister site <i>County Living</i> went interactive for this makeover, enlisting readers to vote on the …

How To Eat Well When You're Low on Cash

With the obesity epidemic in America rising, it has become clear that the bulk of the problem (no pun intended) has a lot to do with the higher cost …

Bread

40+ Ways to Save Money by Shopping Smart

(Image credit: Claire Bock)<p>Whether you rarely shop, or are in stores all the time, the experience is often frustrating. Beautiful displays beckon, …

Savemoney

25+ Front Door Colors and Ideas for the Prettiest House on the Block

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray, or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's first impression. Make it a good one.

The Best Apps For Moms

Mother's Day gift ideas (for every type of mom) that are free!<p>Photo: Getty Images<p>‪Shopping for Mother's Day can be a difficult task. Because aren't moms the hardest to shop for? This year, we're thinking of going digital. Here, we've rounded up the best apps for every type of mom out there. And …

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Family Edition

(Image credit: Rebecca Bond)<p>The birds might have already been a-chirping for some time now, the green buds already appearing, but that doesn't mean …

Food & Dining

100+ Tips for Frugal Living: How to Get Thrifty and Save Money

You might have financial goals at this point in your life. Or, you might not. But here's the good news: it's completely possible to save money and …

Frugal Living

The Best Apps For Moms

Mother's Day gift ideas (for every type of mom) that are free!<p>Photo: Getty Images<p>‪Shopping for Mother's Day can be a difficult task. Because aren't moms the hardest to shop for? This year, we're thinking of going digital. Here, we've rounded up the best apps for every type of mom out there. And …

Apps

Apartment Therapy

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How To Restore a Rusty Cast Iron Skillet

The method to cleaning cast iron is something of tradition passed down to generations along with the cookware itself. Some cooks and cast iron …

Cast Iron Skillet

5 Insanely Charming Beach Houses You Can Rent This Summer

Over your home's decor and/or need a vacation? Escape to a dreamy summer destination and stay at someone else's digs.<p><b>Harbour Island, Bahamas</b><p>Interior design icon David Hicks' daughter—who is undeniably a tastemaker in her own right—India Hicks calls Harbour Island home. No wonder, the homes are as …

32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)

20. Lawn Scrabble<p>If you’re a Scrabble junkie like myself, you just might be up for this challenge! The fun part would be tip toeing over all of the …

42 DIY Recipes To Keep Your Home Naturally Clean

Did you know that back in the day, most people would clean their house from top to bottom twice a year?<p>Yeah, they did! They cleaned it in the spring …

More Homemade Insect Repellent Ideas

<b>It’s finally spring!</b> We have our plants started, gardens in, and the kids are itching to get outside. But what about the bugs? While they are a fact …

DIY Firepit

Hatchet Restoring (Viking-ish)<p>Build a Custom Camper Gypsy Wagon!<p>Rockets Class<p>If you are concerned with feeding air to a fire, Google "Dakota Fire …

DIY

Cleaning BBQ Grills the Magic Way - TGIF - This Grandma is Fun

I love to BBQ for so many reasons. Instead of being in a hot kitchen I can enjoy grilling in my cool backyard. Outside of marinating the meat, BBQing …

21 Two Toned Furniture Tutorials

Came across this awesome round up of two toned furniture tutorials over at the HomeTalk site. If you have not had a chance to check this place out …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …