The Best Way to Clean a Lampshade

The best way to clean a lampshade (tutorial) - Ask Anna

I’ll be honest I really dislike cleaning tedious things like plants, decorations and lampshades but at the end of the day it’s a good thing to know how to do, even if you don’t do it all the time, because those things get dusty and dirty too. So today we are going to tackle lampshades …Continue Reading

How to Sterilize Everyday Items in 90 Seconds!

How to sterilize everyday items in 90 seconds - Ask Anna

My friend Renee is a genius. Well let me back up… My friend Renee recently had her 3rd baby and discovered the microwavable sterilizer bags. While I was visiting her last month she pulled one out and was so excited about her new discovery but then she ended up being mad at me that I’d …Continue Reading

The Fastest and Easiest Way to Stain a Wood Fence

The fastest and easiest way to stain a fence (or anything really) - Ask Anna

My husband recently rebuilt a small fence next to our house and let me tell you, he is SO proud of it. By the way he shows it off you’d think this was the most spectacular project he’d ever done (personally I think installing our bamboo floors was his greatest project) and the funny thing …Continue Reading

Tips for Organizing Pots and Pans

Tips for Organizing Your Pots and Pans

Hi, Susan here from Organized 31. We’ve just completed a kitchen renovation in our house so I have organizing the kitchen on the brain. I thought I’d share some tips I used in planning and organizing pots and pans in our new kitchen. Every house is different and every family’s needs are different, but these are …Continue Reading

Downstairs Bathroom Design Board

Downstairs bathroom design board - Ask Anna

Our downstairs bathroom leaves much to be desired. We’ve lived here almost 2 years and the only thing we’ve done is switch out the faucet because the other one sprayed you in the stomach every time you turned it on! Aside from the new faucet the bathroom still has pink walls, pink tile, pink sink, …Continue Reading

Backyard Makeover Progress

Update on our backyard makeover

It’s been awhile since I shared that we were going to be doing some major work in our backyard and we are well underway in the process now. I wanted to share a few pictures because if I don’t share some along the way then my final post will have 100 pictures! It has come …Continue Reading

Quick and Easy Honey BBQ Vegetable Skewers

Quick and Easy Honey BBQ Vegetable Skewers

Vegetable skewers roasted in the oven and glazed with honey barbeque sauce. These Honey BBQ Vegetable Skewers are perfect for Memorial Day weekend. Hi again! This is Andrea from Cooking with a Wallflower, and this month I’m back to share with you a recipe that’s perfect for serving during Memorial Day weekend. If your menu …Continue Reading

How to Care for and Extend the Life of a Non-Stick Pan

4 must-know tips for how to extend the life of your non-stick pots and pans - Ask Anna

A while back my friend came to visit and while we were making dinner one night she commented on how good of shape my non-stick pans were in. She had received the same set for their wedding but had already had to replace them. We also received our pans for our wedding, 10 1/2 years …Continue Reading

How to Fold and Hang a Sweater

Fold a Sweater

Hi there, it’s Kim from A Real-Life Housewife! Since the weather is warming up and you may be folding and storing your sweaters for the Spring and Summer, I thought it would be a great time to show you just how to do that! In this tutorial, I fold and hang my cardigan, but you …Continue Reading

Cousin Bake Day and an Anniversary Celebration!

Cousin bake day

Bounty is celebrating 50 years of cleaning up kitchens, can you believe it, 50 years! 50 years of  soaking up spills and helping pick up everyday messes, that’s a long time. I still remember their jingle from when I was a kid, I can’t see the words “Quicker Picker Upper” without singing the tune, “the …Continue Reading

DIY Potpourri Sachets

DIY pot pourri sachets

  Hi, everyone! It’s Lauren from Mom Home Guide, and I am here to share my latest decorating craft! Now that spring is here, I have been doing what I can to freshen up my home! I have been spring cleaning and adding spring colors to my home decor! I added both color and a …Continue Reading

Outdoor Entertaining Tips an Engagement & a Giveaway!!!

Outdoor entertaining tips and product ideas from BHG - Ask Anna

A few weeks ago a friend of ours called me and asked me if he could propose to his girlfriend (one of my good friends) on our deck, at sunset and then have an engagement party immediately following, so of course I said yes!!! The chance to throw a party and watch two of my …Continue Reading