Green grass! Blue Sky! Bright sunshine! In summer, I tend to leave the house first thing in the morning to soak in the beautiful surroundings and I spend as much time outdoors as possible.
Ladies’ night out is fun, but sometimes staying in with friends is even better. We can kick off our heels, don’t have to shout to be heard and can avoid hokey “do you believe in love at first sight, or should I walk by again?” pick-up lines. Best of all, we can make ladies’ night in unique with dining decor that’s […]
Decorative pillows: who knew? They’re an affordable way to freshen up the look of a room when we don’t feel like breaking out the paint (or cash.. or time) for a home decor overhaul. They’re my go-to quick fix for adding instant charm. From faux leather to florals, fun phrases or animal images – and in various shapes to boot – it’s amazing how they can make […]
Sharon Osbourne’s recent candle incident has set the media world on fire these days. For those not aware, she’s always had a penchant for candles – lots of them. Recently, an unattended little wick went wild and set the living room of their Beverly Hills mansion ablaze. Whew. Fortunately, no one was badly injured and she’s […]
When it comes to home décor, I feel kinda bad for rugs. It seems like they’re an afterthought: “We have the perfect wall color, pillows and statement lamps. Oh. (Nose crinkle). Guess we better choose a rug. (Eye roll).” Or, they’re enough to make us break out in hives: “I can’t take the stress of searching anymore. It’s […]
‘Tis the season for holiday movies, wearing toasty hats and getting some fake ones that everyone will admire. Wait, I’m talking about fake flowers. (What’d ya think?!) Anyway, real flowers are 1) are a tad too pricey for my budget and 2) die way too soon (ah, water, schwarter) so I’m all about snatching up artificial […]
Whether you’re shopping candles, artwork, pillows, throws or vintage knick knacks, let Etsy be your ultimate resource for home goods. For those unaware, Etsy is a social commerce website that sells handmade and vintage products by individual sellers. I’ve focused on affordable Etsy jewelry before, but you’ll also find food, electronic accessories, craft supplies, apparel […]
As Jessie J asserts about twenty thousand times in her impossibly addictive song, it’s really not about the money (took us one heck of an effort not to burst out singing that line!). Not everything fab has to come with a price tag, and this is proven by Kiplinger‘s uber-nifty Fabulous Freebies list, which came […]