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Our home is busy. Busy as in, never-a-dull-moment-live-every-second-to-the-fullest type of home. It’s bursting at the seams with activities and appointments and guests and friends and family. Don’t get me wrong. I like busy. There are moments, however, when I seek a quiet moment in my day. When designing our home, I wanted to create spaces where pausing was okay. I wanted to create a calm, serene oasis in the spaces in my home. How did I create calm in the middle of busy? Easy. I used color.Step 1: Color your walls with neutral
I started with a basic color pallet for my walls with grays and khakis and tans and creamy whites. Just remember, when choosing color for a space, [...]
With the release of the latest X-Men movie, X-Men: Apocalypse, we decided to have a little bit of mutant-themed fun. Not only can you search for properties near the famed Xavier Institute for Learning, but now you can also take a quiz to figure out who your ideal X-Men roommate would be at the school! Also, don’t forget to enter our X-Men sweepstakes!
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When your floors are clean, it’s almost as if no one sees them. But if the dog tracks mud through the house and your mother-in-law rings the doorbell before you have a chance to mop, your floors are on full display. Keeping your home clean without using dangerous chemicals seems like a challenge. Your home might look and smell clean after using manufactured products, but some of the chemicals you use could be harmful.
The chemicals and fragrances left on your floors after cleaning have a still unknown impact on your health. If you have to rewash your floors after cleaning them with chemicals to remove any residue, you’re doing twice the work.
Here are five safe [...]