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Guest Post: Family Friendly Chicago Neighborhoods

Guest Post: Family Friendly Chicago Neighborhoods

Are you thinking about moving to Chicago? Or looking into relocating to a neighborhood that’s more family friendly now that you have little ones? The search for the right place to live can be a pretty daunting task – especially since you have a whole host of things to worry about: finding the best schools,Continue Reading

How to Choose the Right Seats in Your Home for Entertaining

How to Choose the Right Seats in Your Home for Entertaining

  When you’re furnishing a new home, one of your top priorities is probably making sure that everyone who lives in that home will be comfortable. That makes a lot of sense—you’re the ones who are going to be spending the most time there, after all, so you need to go with the chairs, couches,Continue Reading

10 Accessories you’ll be asking for over the Holidays

10 Accessories you’ll be asking for over the Holidays

By Chloe Reed I love fashion during the colder seasons; trading out flats and sandals for knee boots, short skirts for jeans, and sunscreen for pea coats is like Christmas come early. One of the greatest perks in creating a killer winter ensemble is the ability to accessorize. Where I’m from, summers are hot, stickyContinue Reading

Designing With Curtains

Designing With Curtains

The word window that we know today is derived from the Old Norse word for wind, vindr, combined with the word auga, which means eye. Literally, vindauga means the eye of the house where the wind enters.  In fact, the main function of a window is, and has always been, ventilation. Historically, windows were smallContinue Reading

How to Make the Most Out Of Your Apartment Space

How to Make the Most Out Of Your Apartment Space

Apartment life takes some getting used to, especially if you grew up in a large house with sprawling grounds that allowed you to stretch your wings at a moment’s notice. While most apartments for renting  aren’t quite as spacious as a house, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the space you have and make itContinue Reading

Guest Post: How to Make Homeschooling Fun for Your Child

Guest Post: How to Make Homeschooling Fun for Your Child

If you homeschool your kids, you have to get used to some unpredictability—some days the kids might be attentive and excited about learning new things, and other days they might be distracted, rambunctious, and only interested in re-enacting The Caine Mutiny as their educational activity. When you start to meet with rebellion more than you’reContinue Reading

Home Organization Tips: How to Find More Storage Space in Your Home

Home Organization Tips: How to Find More Storage Space in Your Home

The pursuit of happiness may be the American dream, but the desire for a clean and organized home isn’t far behind. If you are like most of us, you probably justify your clutter by claiming not to have enough room for all your belongings. This, of course, is rarely true. Lack of room or storageContinue Reading

Common Types of Kitchen Plumbing Repairs and How to Avoid Them

Common Types of Kitchen Plumbing Repairs and How to Avoid Them

Modern kitchens make life easier with streamlined designs and appliances to meet every need. Under normal circumstances, everything runs as expected making your life in the kitchen enjoyable and efficient. Sometimes, however, things go wrong when you least expect it, interrupting your day and putting a crimp in the joy of working in your kitchen.Continue Reading

Guest Post: Food Freezing Tips

Guest Post: Food Freezing Tips

Frozen foods often get a bad rap because they are perceived as not being as nutritious or flavorful as their non-frozen counterparts. And then there’s the issue of food safety, especially for foods that have been frozen for a long time. In truth, frozen foods can be just as nutritious as fresh food and, ifContinue Reading

Guest Post: How To Reduce Home Energy Consumption and Costs In Your Home

Guest Post: How To Reduce Home Energy Consumption and Costs In Your Home

Although many people associate energy savings with money, there are two other important reasons why we all should save energy: Preserve our natural resources. Whenever we choose a renewable source of energy, we are saving the remaining fossil fuels so they will last for our grandchildren and their children. Protect the Ozone Layer. Saving onContinue Reading

Guest Post: Your Charitable Support Can Make A Difference Worldwide

Guest Post: Your Charitable Support Can Make A Difference Worldwide

Giving to charity is one of the most important elements of paying back our debt to society. Many patrons and philanthropists reach a stage in their life where they feel a compulsion to help others, and to change the world for the better. Ms. Lois Pope, the widow of National Enquirer founder Generoso Pope, worksContinue Reading

Guest Post: How Adoption Can Change Your Life

Guest Post: How Adoption Can Change Your Life

Adopting a child can make a big difference in your life. For many families, the adoption process is one that can turn lives on their heads. New faces, new relationships to build and new support networks to enforce all take time and attention to nurture. But for those who can see the process through toContinue Reading

Guest Post: Most Common Emergency Plumbing Disasters

Guest Post: Most Common Emergency Plumbing Disasters

Plumbing emergencies are one of those occasional home disasters that have the potential to unexpectedly ruin your week and cause you all sorts of headaches. A burst pipe or leak can easily lead to the ruin of technology, gadgets, furnishings and even the integrity of your home’s structure. Plumbing emergencies are rarely much fun, andContinue Reading


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