Category Archives: Home Decor

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The hottest news in coffee? Cold brew.

Maybe it’s because I’ve only lived in the South (now, Southwest), but I’ve always preferred my coffee cold. Lately, the buzz in chilled coffee is all about cold brew. Whereas traditional iced coffee is brewed hot like normal and then iced down, cold brew is never exposed to heat.

Major retailers are starting to catch on to cold brew now, but I can honestly say I’ve been on the train for quite some time. I love that its taste is smoother than iced coffee and seems easier on the tummy (probably because of the reduction in acidity), but it actually packs a way more powerful caffeine punch. Continue reading “The hottest news in coffee? Cold brew.” »

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Tips for Making Your Den Cozy and Fall-Ready this Season

The leaves have started falling and many people’s thoughts are turning to hot chocolate, football games, cozies, and nights in front of the fireplace with family and friends. If you want to ensure that you can enjoy all the above with family and friends, then you will want to read on below for a few of the top tips to make your den cozy and fall ready for the upcoming season. Continue reading “Tips for Making Your Den Cozy and Fall-Ready this Season” »

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Decorating: How to Make Your Walls Works of Art

Once upon a time, in a dorm room far far away, decorating was simple. We bought a few posters, tacked or taped them up and then taped up snapshots of our friends wherever there was a blank patch. Sure, some people put more effort into it, but for the most part, that was how we did things. And we kept decorating that way even after we graduated. Continue reading “Decorating: How to Make Your Walls Works of Art” »

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Making Your House (or Apartment) a Home

Whether you’re moving into your first post-college home or simply moving into a new apartment or house, every move has one thing in common. There comes a point when you’re pretty much finished with packing and unpacking, but when you don’t yet feel at home. Some of this can be chalked up to the time it takes to adjust to a new living space. A lot of it, however, has to do with something harder to pin down: your space just doesn’t feel “homey” yet. So how do you fix this? Continue reading “Making Your House (or Apartment) a Home” »

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How a Ceiling Fan Keeps You Healthy

Summer days are filled with fun and adventure. But those hot summer nights can be fairly miserable when you’re trying to get to sleep. Even sleeping with only a sheet can leave you tossing and turning in discomfort. We don’t want to blast our air conditioning on high every night– it’s a waste of energy and money. What can we do to stay cool without harming the planet or paying a fortune?

We Need Our Sleep!

As you already know, we all need a good night’s sleep to lead happy, healthy and active lifestyles. The amount of sleep we need, however, varies by age. According to the National Sleep Foundation, here are the recommended hours of sleep we should be getting depending on our age range: Continue reading “How a Ceiling Fan Keeps You Healthy” »