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Make old furniture new again with Habitat for Humanity's ReStore

Theresa Clement ofMyFixItUpLife wants to take DIY to the next level — and to South Philly. The Ambler resident hosts a repurposing workshop Nov. 21 at Point Breeze’s ReStore. “I go to the ReStore when I’m looking for something different and unique,” says Clement of...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:49pm

Neighborhood Guide: Jersey City

Once an overlooked, run-down city west of the Hudson, Jersey City is now the fastest-growing metropolis in the state, according to NewJersey.com. As rents continue to rise in New York, Jersey City’s proximity to Manhattan — and opportunity for more space at a better value — has...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:28pm

8 perfect Game of Thrones holiday gifts for your Westeros obsessed loved one

Winter is no longer coming, it's here and that means it's time to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. If you have a Game of Thrones obsessed partner, sibling, parent, friend, co-worker or whoever, we have got the gift guide for you. Here are all of best gift ideas for any White-...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 2:00pm

What exactly is Hygge and why you need it ASAP

When it comes to winter, you have two options: move as far away as possible or learn to embrace it. Can’t afford a one-way ticket to the Keys? Consider adopting the concept of "hygge." A Danish word with no direct English translation, it is, essentially, the art of cozying up and...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 2:04pm

'Property Brothers' tips for buying a fixer-upper

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon, but Drew Scott isn’t exactly enjoying it. He’s doing some weekend work on his home, and the pipes aren’t cooperating. “Our entire house smells like a sewer plant right now,” he confesses. “That’s why you leave...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 5:38pm

7 essentials to keep your kitchen organized

With spring cleaning in full swing, now is the perfect time to clean out your kitchen. If you’re stuck with crowded cupboards and messy countertops these items are are inexpensive must-haves to take back control of your kitchen.1.Grayline Pot and Pan Organizer Rack - $7.99 eachPut an end to that...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 9:35am

7 accessories to go with your favorite spring drink

Spruce up your bar with these cheap drinking accessories from Target that will have you mixing up and serving your favorite drinks in style.1.Marble & Wood Coaster Set of 4 – $11.99This chic two tone coaster set is perfect to slide under your favorite drink. Protect your outdoor furniture with...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:16am

8 alternative uses for orange peels you never thought of

Sure, oranges are a healthy piece of produce and a good source of Vitamin C as we continue to fight of nasty germs during the end of winter, but what else can you use the citrus fruit for?Here are eight ways to use orange peels that you may have never tried before:​div.rumble{position:relative;...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:23pm

How to throw a better house party you'll actually enjoy

Chef Chris Santos may have three restaurants in New York, but he’s doing his part to bring back the house party.Santos is best known for his Lower East Side restaurant/lounge Stanton Social, and while shared plates may be the hottest trend in dining now, he’s been serving up globally inspired crowd...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:19am

How to light candles with a dry spaghetti noodle

Try this hack if you want to find a safer way to light candles and have some extra dry spaghetti noodles around the house.​div.rumble{position:relative;padding-bottom:56.25%;height:0;width:100%}div.rumble iframe{position:absolute;width:100%;height:100%Source: How to light candles with a dry...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:26am

The best deals to freshen up your bedroom this spring

If your spring cleaning just isn’t cutting it this year, you may want to freshen up your bedroom with a new fluffy comforter or soft duvet. We’ve found the best 5 deals for you so you can spruce up without breaking down.1.Wayfair – $21.99 and upWith duvet covers starting at $21.99 and comforter...

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 2:04pm

10 microwave hacks to make life even easier

The microwave was made for convenience— from reheating or defrosting a quick meal to cooking a frozen dinner when there is no time to cook.via GIPHYBut there are more uses for the kitchen appliance. Here are 10 microwave tips that you've never tried.​div.rumble{position:relative;padding-bottom:56....

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 11:35am

This mansion is a Trekkie's dream home

Marc Bell Capital is not only an award-winning producer of plays, musicals and movies, including"Jersey Boys" and "August: Osage County," but is also a hardcore Star Trek fan.The Trekkie's love goes so deep that hedevoted and entire wing of his Boca Raton, Florida mansion to his collection of Star...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 5:33pm

We're obsessed with this new removable wallpaper

Spring is around the corner, meaning it’s time to un-hygge: Shed the heavy curtains, woolly throws and plush pillows that are currently cozying up your homes and lighten things up.Chasing Paper is here to help. The removable-wallpaper brand — which makes it easy for renters to ditch sterile white...

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:07pm

Should you consider getting a roommate to save money on rent?

If there is one thing that is inevitable for many people looking to live in a big city it’s The Roommate.People opt for housemates not only to try to replicate the friendships between roommates we’ve all seen on hit sitcoms for decades, but to save money.And having a roommate can save you bigger...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:00am

10 best deals to liven up your living space

If your home has you feeling dark, check out the best deals on new furniture that will give your living room a lift and keep you feeling bright and happy.1.) Zack Mid Century Fabric Loveseat: $278.99, WayfairAdd personality and charm to your living space with this classic designed loveseat. A two...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:38pm

These are the world's most expensive cities for renters

We all know big-city living can be expensive, but the proof is definitelyin the rent check.According to Nested’s newly released “2017 Rental Index,” three of the world’s most expensive cities to rent in are found right here in the U.S.San Francisco, New York and Boston renters pay more per square...

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:15pm

Where to find the best deals on Presidents Day

President's Day isn't just for a day off. Take advantage of the holiday this year by shopping the best deals from home furnishing to clothes. 1. Ashley Homestore – Up to 25% offDeal to look for: The Perfect 10 Mattress - starting at $479.20, this President’s Day sale is the best opportunity to...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:29pm

How to build your dream house using YouTube tutorials

It was 2008 when Cara Brookins took her four children (ages 2, 7,11 and 15) and left her abusive husband. The family of five moved into a tiny house outside of Little Rock, Arkansas, while in search of a better life. Unable to find a property to suit them, the mother of four figured out that if she...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 5:31pm

Is this the smallest apartment in America?

​The going rate for a Hell’s Kitchen studio is upwards of $2,000/month, but when now 32-year-old Luke Clark Tyler moved into his pad in 2011, he signed a lease foronly$750. This might sound like a bargain, but the freelance designer/architect is living (and working!) in an astonishingly small 78...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:09pm