Easy bathroom updates

Bathroom changes you can do over a weekend Whether you want to update your bathroom for a move or just for yourself, there are some easy things you can do. Updating a bathroom may seem like a daunting task but small changes in a small bathroom can make a world of...

How to Find a Home Stager

Need to hire a home stager? Homeowners are starting to learn they need to stage their homes if they want to get it sold quickly. But how do you find a home stager? There are a number of ways to find one. You just have to know where to look. Google “home...

14 Savvy Ways to Decorate on a Budget

Decorate Your Home on a Budget Ever wonder how some people get some really good deals on their home décor? Some people rely on coupons or wait for those sales, but sometimes you just want to get your project done. I found several ways you can save money and still...

16 Creative Ways to Use Mason Jars In Your Home

Do you have mason jars lying around? Put them to work!   I was getting ready to host a party at my home and wanted to find something to store the utensils other than a large bulky bin. I ran across this cute mason jar caddy at Kirkland’s and loved how it could be used...

How hard can it be to sell your home?

4 ways to make home selling easier on you A few years ago, it used to be easier to sell your home. You cleaned it up a bit, hid the dirty dishes, vacuumed and stuck a “For Sale” sign on the front lawn. However, with the influx of designer shows on channels...

6 Things to Save You Money During Your PCS

A PCS can be expensive, but not if you use these money-saving tips According to MilitaryFamily.com, moving is the third stressful thing that happens in a person’s life and on average a person moves 12 times in their lifetime. As a military member, I moved 5...

40 Fun Facts About Kasia McDaniel

Getting to know Kasia McDaniel It’s hard to get to know people until you meet them in person. And even then you wonder what makes them tick. Well here are a few fun facts about me, Kasia McDaniel, that you may or may not know already. Some may surprise you and...

6 Reasons You Need a Home Stager

Home Stagers Can Make Your Life Easier As a homeowner, you will do almost anything to sell your home at top dollar. You know you need to clear off countertops and clean the carpets. But how do you know if that is enough? If you fall into any of these categories, you...

7 Ways To Light Up the Outdoors

Lighten up your outdoor space As the weather warms up, many people start to come out from hibernation and spend more time outdoors. As you start planning your end of school parties, BBQs and such, take a look at your lighting outside your home. Lighting can set the...

11 Steps to a Stress Free Move In Day

Move in Tips It is finally here…move in day. The truck is packed to the gills and you arrived at your new home. Everyone is excited to move into the new place but you have one last hurdle to jump over: moving in all that stuff off the truck.  If you have movers they...

6 Moving Day Secrets For a Smooth Transition

Moving Day Tips Moving Day is probably the hardest and most stressful part of moving. I know because I personally moved 7 times in my lifetime and mostly as an adult. You learn a few tricks of the trade when you do it often enough. Here are some tried and true secrets...

9 Steps to Prepare for Moving Day

Moving Day Preparation So you know the move date, found a moving company and have a new home to move into. Are you ready for the move? If not, here are some reminders on what you can do to prepare for the move: Get rid of anything you don’t plan on using in the new...

22 Easy Home Office Updates

Home Office A Dull Space? Wake it up! Home office areas can sometimes look very mundane and boring. You walk into your home office and you probably dread the workload waiting for you. Nothing makes you smile and you dive into the task at hand. Why not make it reflect...

How I Made a Home Staging Mistake

Costly home staging mistake We all make mistakes and as James Joyce puts it, “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” As a home stager I made several home staging mistakes in my first few projects. While some may be trivial, they were stressful to me and I vowed I...