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4 Quick Fixes for Leaky Pipes (While You Wait for Repairs)

January 7, 2019 by ray

As a homeowner, a few things can be as distressing as finding a leak in your pipes, because it feels as if they’re leaking money instead of water. It’s better to remember that a little drip can turn into a big disaster before you know it, so acting fast can save you thousands of dollars and a lot of hassle. Try applying these tips instead of putting your life on hold while an expert comes to fix it up. NOTE: ...

Create Charming DIY Photo Frames With These Ideas

January 7, 2019 by ray

Who doesn’t like decorating their home with those precious moments shared with loved ones? Photo frames, however, can be a little restrictive when it comes to size and style, either being too plain or just too much. How about a DIY project to match the style of each room? We’ve collected a couple of adorable homemade picture frame ideas that need no power tools an are as cheap as they are easy to make, but if you make a little ...

4 Warm and Delicious Drinks for Winter

December 24, 2018 by ray

Winter is the season for warm, delicious treats, especially the sweet and spicy drinks. While there are many, many tried and true options that have a little liquor in them, sometimes you just crave a drink that’s just as comforting without it. These alcohol-free drink recipes are perfect to make and enjoy at a party with friends or to just kick back and relax while your winter cleaning is getting done. 1. Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate If you’re hosting a party ...

Tips on How to Get on Track With Your Budget After the Holidays

December 17, 2018 by ray

‘Tis the season to start cutting – not just your tree, but your budget, too! By spending wisely, your holiday season doesn’t have to be a total budget-buster. Before you run to the mall or organize a big party, there are several ways you can keep your spending under control this holiday season. Here are ten tips on how to make a holiday budget! Return presents you’re not so thrilled with After the holidays, many retailers unwind their general policies ...

Things to Do for New Year’s Eve in Seattle

December 17, 2018 by ray

Ring in the New Year at one of the extraordinary family-friendly celebrations in Seattle in 2019. Many of the festive light and decorations will still be up, so take a ride to enjoy the decorations. There will be several special occasions, including the biggest New Year’s parties at the Seattle Center, Space Needle, private parties at the Pacific Science Center, Gardens and Glass Here are the things to do for Seattle New Years 2019! New Year’s Eve Celebration at Seattle ...

9 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Your Coworkers

December 3, 2018 by ray

It’s that time of the year again where you have to draw your coworker’s name out for Secret Santa—and then be tasked with searching the perfect gift. If you plucked a good friend, that’s great! You probably know what to get him or her. But if you picked someone you don’t know well, you’re probably stressing out—a lot. Don’t worry! No matter what type of character you’re buying for, there’s a present out there for them. Take a look out ...

5 Tips for Holiday Decoration on a Budget

November 26, 2018 by ray

After Thanksgiving, you’re starting to prepare for Christmas. You want your home to resemble your festive mood. It’s time you get decorating! You can skip the expensive store-bought decorations and decorate your home by using these tips. Here are five tips for holiday decoration on a budget! Easy DIY Christmas decorations. Why pay for items at stores when you can do it yourself? There are so many tutorials online about Christmas decorations to make at home. It’s fun and easy ...

Learn Basic Photo Editing with These Tips

November 19, 2018 by ray

Although cameras on smartphones make taking photos a lot easier than before, now you’re expected to also add a filter, make it smaller, cut out somebody or something from a frame, brighten it up, and make other changes to it. We’re here to guide you on how to edit photos like a professional through the basics of changing, or editing, your photos so you don’t get lost in all the editing lingo and know what everybody is talking about! What ...

5 DIY Shelf Ideas You Can Do at Home

November 12, 2018 by ray

You may have things that no longer serve any purpose around the house, but you still have trouble throwing it away. You may think it’s “still OK,” or “might come in handy later,” but in extreme cases, this might lead to hoarding. If you’re creative enough, you can solve the problem with some repurposing wall shelving ideas. Lacking enough bookshelves, but loaded with other things and trying to lessen expenses? Why not wake your artistic persona up? Let’s apply the ...

Tips on How to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

November 5, 2018 by ray

As a season of changes —from extreme heat to extreme cold—fall is an opportunity to revitalize your yard, heal it and prepare it for the upcoming winter. Your yard “rests” during the summer as a way to protect themselves from the hot weather, but then it goes completely dark until spring, so you have a limited window during the fall to nurture it for the next year. Here are ten tips on how to prepare your yard for winter: Don’t ...