There is nothing like an old home. The lovely character, the rich history, the ample space. Oh wait. Character? Yes. History? Yes. Space? Uh. For most people opting to live in an older home, space is one area on which you often have to compromise. Most older homes do not have the wide open spaces of new-builds, but the small nooks and crannies shouldn’t be overlooked....

Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life. At the time of your wedding, you probably aren’t thinking about your future daughters walking down the aisle, but maybe you should. Preserving your wedding dress may be something you already want to do for yourself, just to keep the memory alive. But if you want to give the wedding dress to someone down...

Superstitions are usually associated with Halloween. But did you know there are many superstitions about moving into a new home as well? If you want to predict prosperity and avoid trouble, keep this list of 13 superstitions in mind.   *Disclaimer: There have been no proven studies, statistics, or scientific facts that support these superstitions. Proceed with...

You’ve made the decision to sell your home, and you have to worry about how to do it. Without hiring a staging company to come in and make your home look brand new, how do you set up your home for sale? These tips will help you learn everything you need to know and transform your home from lived-in to sellable. Find a Real Estate Agent This first step in the...

A move to a new home or city can be one of the biggest changes in your life. There are a lot of terrifying and stress-inducing things about moving, but you don’t have to be afraid. Here’s a list of five of the scariest things about moving, and how to face them. Packing Everything For many people, the idea of packing up every single thing they own can cause...

If there’s one thing that the creators of Back to the Future II taught us, it’s that it’s important to hold onto and protect the things you care about. After all, you can’t really predict the future. To refresh your memory, in this classic 1980s film, Doc sets the time machine to October 21, 2015. As he and Marty travel forward, the future changes for the...

It’s finally fall. And while autumn might not be the most famous season for cleaning, there are still a lot of things that need to get done. Sometime in between your apple picking, your leaf-pile jumping, and your pie baking, read this list and start thinking about the coming months.   Pack up Summer Items It’s that time of year again, when all of our favorite...

How would you survive a car accident? Earthquake? Fire? Flood? While no one likes to think about those mini-apocalypses that life can throw at us, it’s good to spend a small, healthy amount of time pondering how to handle emergency situations. And if disaster does strike, keep in mind that others have gone through something similar, and came out stronger –...

Everything in life is an adventure. That goes double for downsizing, but it’s a wonderful adventure to take. There are many reasons you may choose to downsize your home, but the most important thing to do during the process is stay optimistic. Approach this small-space opportunity with optimism, and you’ll be more open to finding storage and design solutions...

Your big summer toys—like boats and RVs—can’t stay out all year (even if we wish they could). Boats and RVs are huge items, and it’s more than likely that you don’t have enough space at your home to store them year-round. So instead of parking them in the street or your driveway all season, you should consider renting outdoor storage. Here are some reasons...