How To's, Tips, and Tricks

Ways to Decorate a Lantern for Christmas

Here are 4 ideas for dressing up a plain lantern for the holidays.

Make it pretty

Christmas Art with Kids' Handprints

Use your child's handprints to make the sweetest Christmas decorations you'll treasure forever.

Get All Sentimental

Christmas Tree on Pallet Boards

No room for a tree? Make one with painted pallet boards!

I need a tree

How to Keep a Real Christmas Tree Fresh

Here are a few tips to help your tree hold on to its needles.

Keep it fresh

Make a Christmas Goody Pot

Package a small gift (or plant) in a terra cotta pot decorated to look like Santa Claus or an elf. Here's how to make one.

Make It!

Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Here are some ways to put your Christmas tree to use after the holidays are over.

Bye, Tree

10 Holiday Gifts under $40

10 gift ideas that cost less than $40. Some less than $20!

See Ideas

DIY Fake Fireplace

Don't have a fireplace for Santa to bring presents? Looking for a fun craft? Check out this easy project that'll make your space 10x cozier.

How Do I Make it?

Handmade Child's Christmas Tree Ornament

Who doesn't have a box of handmade ornaments from when they were young? Keep the tradition going with this tree ornament!

That's adorable

Santa Handprint Ornament Tutorial

Perfect gift for parents or grandparents - and really easy to make!

Step-by-step tutorial

Snowflake Ornament

Easy handmade Christmas ornament ahead! Decorate a wooden snowflake with old buttons and sparkly bits. Here's how.

Make It!

Holiday Traditions

It's never too late to start a new tradition. Here are some of ours that you may want to start doing with your family and friends!

What are they?

Tea Buying Guide

We help you sort through all the tea varieties filling the grocery store shelves.

Have a Cuppa

How to Choose Wine Glasses

Want to keep it simple? Check out our quick guide to buying wine glasses.

Bottoms up!

Hosting Tips and Tricks

Hosting a gathering at your home can be stressful. Check out some tricks and tips we have to make it run smoothly and so everyone has a great time.

Yes, I need help

How to Make a Top-Notch Charcuterie Board for Any Party

Impress your guests with a charcuterie platter for any occasion

Uh, YUM!

SPRING CLEANING CHECKLIST - INSIDE YOUR HOME

It's that time! Bust out your broom, your furniture polish, and get 'ta cleaning! Just think of how nice it'll feel once it's done.

Okay, fine - i'll clean

Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist

You spend all this time cleaning the inside of your house for spring, don't forget about the outside! Downloadable checklist inside.

Let's See

Patriotic Treat Sure to Please Any Guest

They're cute, they're customizable, they're ideal for your picky guests this Memorial, Independence, and Labor Day.

PERFECT!

Halloween Safety Tips

Let's be honest, Halloween can be chaotic. Here are a few tips to make sure your family stays safe!

Safety First!

7 Ways to Cook Thanksgiving Turkey

Not sure how to prepare your turkey? Here are 7 ways to do it.

Cook That Bird