How to Style a Cozy Reading Nook in an Apartment

‘Tis the season to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon curled up with a good book. If you designate a corner of your apartment to the endeavor, it’ll feel all the more cozy. Here’s how to design your dream reading nook. Start with a cozy chair (arm or lounge). Obviously, you’ll need somewhere to sit while […]

How to Keep Your Pet Supplies Neat and Organized

If your pup’s things are starting to take over your apartment, it’s time to get organized. Follow these tips and tricks to keep all of Fido’s stuff in order. Make use of bins and other storage containers. Containing clutter doesn’t have to be complicated. If you have dog toys lying all around the apartment, simply […]

How to Reorganize Your Closet for Fall

If you’re loving this cooler fall weather, you’ve probably already started dipping into your stash of soft sweaters. Make sure your closet is as ready for the season as you are! Follow these steps to organize it for fall. Start by sorting. Before you start hastily pulling your tanks and tees from their hangers, take […]

Reward Your Dog With These Fido-Friendly Homemade Treats

Your pup is a very good boy, and he deserves to be treated from time to time. Show your four-legged friend how much you care by tossing him one of these homemade confections. Bacon Dog Treats [The Dog People]Like most homemade dog treats, these begin with a base of peanut butter. But then things get […]

How to Stay Productive When Working From Home

If you’ve only started working from home in the past year and a half, you might still be getting the hang of it. Here are a few tips from the work-from-home pros that will help you stay productive. Create a distinct workspace. Working-from-bed or working-from-couch rarely delivers the best productivity. Even if you have a […]

Easy (but Delicious) July 4th Cocktail Recipes

With Independence Day just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your party. To be the patriotic Host with the Most, ensure these festive cocktails are on the menu! Red, White and Blueberry Mule [Marie Claire] Your choice of berry-flavored vodka and ginger beer mingle in this simple cocktail, which also contains muddled blueberries […]

DIY Decorations for a Fun and Festive Fourth of July

Gearing up for the holiday weekend? Start by decking out your home in these patriotic DIY projects! Watercolor Stripe Bunting [Studio DIY] Lend a little spirit to your mantel or a set of bookshelves with this cute bunting! Using watercolor paints and your own artistic vision, the decoration will come together quickly. Fourth of July […]

5 Fun Facts About the Summer Solstice

This year, the summer solstice falls on Sunday, June 20th. You probably already know that it’s the longest day of the year and the official beginning of summer—but here are a few facts about the summer solstice that may be news to you. It sets the stage for a sporty Alaskan tradition. For more than […]

How to Pick the Best Produce at the Summer Farmers’ Market

Summer is farmers’ market season! If you’re excited about skipping the grocery store and shopping for local produce instead, here are a few tips to follow to make sure you get the highest quality food. Let the season be your guide. When fruits and veggies are in season locally, they’ll taste much better than any […]

Summer Safety Tips for Pet Owners

With summery temperatures already moving in, it’s a great time for pet parents to brush up on warm-weather safety. Follow these guidelines for a safe summer with your furry friend. Balance shade and sunshine. Pets still need plenty of exercise during the summer months—but they also require a bit of extra care. Make sure you […]