If only life were like HGTV. Rooms would be transformed in 30 minutes. Debris would magically disappear. And all the work would be done by model-quality contractors. Reality can be much different – especially when it comes to installing hardwood floor. If you're ready to update your flooring, ... » Learn More about Hardwood Flooring – DIY or Go with a Pro?
At any age, a move can be stressful. But for school-age kids, a major move means changing schools, adjusting to new curriculum and finding new friends. Here are a few things you can do to help ease the transition and encourage kids during a school transfer. Acknowledge their anxiety. The first ... » Learn More about 4 Tips to Help Kids Adjust to a new School After a Move
Moving to a new home, a new neighborhood and a new school can be tough for kids. Luckily, a variety of children’s books are out there to help parents explain things, add some fun and hopefully alleviate fears. Here are a few classics – and you can post your favorite children's book titles about ... » Learn More about Books About Moving to Read to Your Kids
Just as hygge becomes mainstream, a new Scandinavian trend is hitting lifestyle blogs, websites and even the world's largest furniture retailer. Have you heard? 2017 is the year of lagom. It seems Goldilocks had it right all along -- loosely translated from Swedish, lagom means "not too little, ... » Learn More about Living Lagom: Three Steps to Creating your ‘Just Right’ Home
Here's a look at the traditions behind painting a door red. Painting a front door red can be about more than personal preference. Here's a look at the history behind this popular color. 1. During the Civil War, a red door meant a home was a safe haven for escaped slaves traveling the ... » Learn More about Why are red doors popular?