Monthly Archives August 2017

How to Turn Your Rental into a Home

Living in a rental home can feel like a limbo stage. You are in a house, a house that is yours, but not really yours. The itch to decorate and make it your own starts to set in, but you are unsure of the “can” and “cannot”s of the rental home world. The answer is always “no” unless you ask, so it is best to ask your landlord/property managers to obtain the owner’s approval on any changes you wish to make. Not sure where to start or what to ask? Here are a few ideas to get you started on
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What’s That Smell?

If you love to cook, there is nothing better than the smell of a good dinner or a freshly baked pastry. When guests come over, you love to hear “wow, your house smells splendid!” and you pat yourself on the back for a job well done. What you don’t want when company comes over the next day is to be met with scrunched faces, pinched noses, and “oh my goodness, what is that smell?”. That smell, dear culinaire extraordinaire, is the remnants of splatters from your lovely dinner in the nooks and crannies of your kitchen.   Here are some
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How to Deep Clean Your House

House cleaning can be a daunting task. It requires a lot of energy, stamina, and some good ol’ elbow grease. It quickly begins to feel like you are not only cleaning, but getting a workout in as well. Cleaning your home very easily can become a dreaded event as you feel like you need three cups of coffee to get through and a two hour nap after. Here are some tips and tricks on how to save time (and your biceps) when it comes to deep cleaning your home.   1. Drill Out the Dirty Work When you hang curtain
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