Thanksgiving gives you an excuse to try new crafts projects. It’s easy to make your table sing—here are some of the Web’s niftiest ideas for DIY Thanksgiving centerpieces. Stacked gourds in vases: Nothing says autumn like gourds of all colors and shapes. Incorporating gourds into your table centerpiece is a go-to idea, but have you ever thought about...

  The City of Baltimore is taking seriously its role in helping residents lower their carbon footprint by providing several electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The charging stations are part of the ChargePoint network that’s helping the world travel even further with their EVs.   ...

  Find yourself in Discovery Green in downtown Houston, Texas, and you may start wondering why every large city in the U.S. doesn’t have such a fun, useful, environmentally awesome, and downright creative use of fallow city land. Fallow? Well, yes, the land that is now home to Discovery Green was once an empty parking lot surrounded by some green space...

Creating a lovely Thanksgiving table setting doesn’t have to be complicated, time-consuming, or expensive. With a little bit of attention to detail you can give your guests a lovely autumnal dining experience they won’t soon forget. I’ve found the following tips useful when planning my decorations. Getting creative and trying new ideas each year has become...

  There’s no question that the city of Dallas, Texas cares about being green. Just take a look at the city’s “Green Dallas” website with the tagline, “building a greener city.” Dallas is doing several things to encourage residents to be more environmentally friendly, including: Making Recycling Easy The “Too Good to Throw Away” recycling...

  With Thanksgiving around the corner, it pays to get organized as soon as you can. Nothing good has ever come of waiting until the last minute to tabulate the guest list and make a slap-dash run to the grocery store. Where to begin? Try these tips.   1. Trust in lists. When hosting a party for a gaggle of people, the best way to make sure you have everything...

  Some people who bid at self-storage auctions are just curious about what treasures may be found behind those doors, while others are out to make a living. Whatever the reasons people bid, storage auctioneers are always happy to see them at their auctions. And it’s perhaps the storage auctioneers who understand what drives buyers more than anyone. Just like...

  For people affected by hurricane-turned-superstorm Sandy, the time to prepare has ended, and recovery is beginning. Sandy was a very unique weather event, but with any hurricane, or superstorm, those who endure it become even wiser when it comes to knowing how to prepare for storms – a small silver lining to a horrible event.   If you’re likely...

  With so many apps available for SmartPhones today I’ve been interested in what apps can help with organization.   Katie Gustofson agreed to track down the best apps for organization.  I’m excited to try some of these for help with everything from work to household management. -Jessica Johnson Katherine Gustafson is an award-winning writer, journalist,...

  A couple of months ago, I wrote about finishing up the baby’s room for our soon to come little girl. Well, she came and she LOVES her room (I can see it in her eyes). Previously I wrote about how we decorated the room. Now I want to show how we’ve been able to best utilize the space in her small room. Although babies are small, they sure require a lot of...