Lisa V-Smith

16 Added | 2 Magazines | 24 Likes | 18 Following | 1 Follower | @nurseontherun | Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Nurse, runner, uke playing, new Californian who believes she can cook and decorate but doesn't really have time

Bookmarked, Hacked, Upgraded: DIY IKEA Projects We’re Saving for the Weekend

<i>Winter means spending a lot more time indoors, which means we have a chance to make our own “indoors” the space of our dreams. With some ideas from very creative bloggers and designers, that mission is easy with beloved Ikea pieces you already have.</i><p>IKEA furniture. We all have it. Billy shelves feel …

House Design

5 rental-friendly ways to get the luxe look at home for cheap

Ahead of her appearance at IDS Vancouver, interior designer Gillian Segal shares her inexpensive tricks for elevating an everyday space.

Home Decorating

5 Furniture Resale Sites You Should Bookmark Now

Whether you're looking for a piece to complete a space or want to offload a room full of furniture before a big move, resale sites can often be your …

11 Kitchen Accessory Shops You Should Be Shopping at (but Aren't

Once you shop your way through the <i>massive</i> list of sheer logical stuff you need for a functioning kitchen (blenders, pots, pans, coffee machines … the …

Sustainability

This Affordable Home Update Has Been Hiding at Anthropologie All Along

Cheap and chic hardware, why are you so hard to come by? This décor detail can make an unexpectedly dramatic difference in the overall look of a …

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

10 ways to transform your bedroom into a tranquil oasis

We all need a peaceful sanctuary of our own<p><b>Considering the amount of time you spend either asleep, or trying to get to sleep, your bedroom should be</b> …

Meet the $20 Survival Kit That Could Save Your Life

SOL's new Traverse kit has just about everything you need to survive in the outdoors, including a price tag that makes it criminal not to own one.

Prices

How to survive a global disaster: a handy guide

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

Raspberry Pi

The Top 25 Amazon Camping Wedding Registry Essentials for the Outdoorsy Couple

For the couple that loves to get away from it all and recharge in Mother Nature’s backyard, a camping-themed registry is both practical and exciting (and the perfect complement to your camping-themed wedding). Your registry is the perfect way to express your true interests and ask for investment …

Camping

Cheap Fire-Starting Kit To Make At Home

For just a few bucks, you can make a fire-starting kit at home. A GearJunkie reader gave us this tip, and the resulting package looks to be an easy …

Travel

How 10 Years Have Changed Disaster Preparedness and Response

Ten years ago, the Gulf Coast was devastated by Hurricane Katrina - a natural disaster unprecedented in its size and scope. Yet what would happen if a storm of this magnitude were to occur again? Would the images of volunteers rushing to help be different? And could some of the darkest tragedies …

How We're Failing Children In Disaster Preparedness, By The Numbers

Children are especially vulnerable during natural disasters. We witnessed this after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, when 1,833 people died, more than a million were left homeless, and 300,000 children were scattered around the country to attend new schools. In 2010, the National Commission on Children …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Do You Have an Emergency Plan? 4 Disaster Preparedness Tips for Businesses, Homeowners and Renters | The U.S. Small Business Administration

If you run a small business, you understand the benefits of “business continuity” and the need to get a plan together to protect your company from …

Business Administration

20 Essential Items You Should Have In Your Emergency Preparedness Kit

We all know we should be prepared for natural disasters but somehow we never get around to really making our own emergency preparedness kit. Or we …