January, 2016

New Years Resolutions That Will Result in a Fresh Look

January 19th, 2016 New Home Decor

With the arrival of a new year many people are inspired to turn over a new leaf, or at least make a significant change to their lives. Some common New Year’s resolutions are to lose weight, exercise more, eat healthier, read more books, and maybe to reduce that credit card balance.

While all these are well-intentioned, these resolutions often lose steam after a month or so, and have faded into the woodwork by around March. This year, why not resolve to give your household a fresh look this year? Even if your self-help resolution peters out, you’ll still be left with an improvement that brightens up your home for months or even years to come. Continue Reading

How to Fend Off Cabin Fever

January 12th, 2016 Winter decorating

Winter is in full swing, and what might have seemed cozy around Christmastime now seems confining. Daylight is in short supply, the outside world is a slushy wasteland, and you’re inside feeling cooped up, irritable, lethargic and depressed.

Welcome to the world of cabin fever.

Cabin fever may not be a psychiatric diagnosis, but it is a real thing, clinical psychologist Joel Klapow told TIME magazine in 2014.

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