March 07, 2019
Living
February 06, 2019
Living

Tips is getting more colorful. Welcome Hope!

We are super excited to welcome Hope Fallin to the Tips team. Hope, who is a color expert, will be sharing her suggestions and tips about home decor with our readers. A lawyer by profession, she developed an interest in design while living in Tokyo and London. Recognizing her true love was color, paint and wallpaper, she focused […]

Holiday Colors: Tired of the Traditional Red and Green?

Are you tired of the traditional red and green holiday decorations? Years ago (long before Pinterest), I decided that I didn’t particularly like the traditional Christmas colors that I grew up with and that I was going to choose different colors to fill my home during the holidays. Being a color designer, once I was […]

Tips to Get Out a Red Wine Stain

Go ahead, have the red wine even though you are wearing your favorite white sweater and your kids are running amuck. But, make sure you have this product on hand: Wine Away Stain Remover. It is truly amazing and is only $6. I once had a guest spill a glass of red wine all over […]

Thanksgiving Place Cards…You Can Buy Not Make.

Our Tips staff has everything you need for a perfect Thanksgiving Dinner: from the menu to the small details that make the day special. In case you want to get creative and make your place cards but know yourself well enough to know you’ll never get to it, here are a few of our favorites that will arrive in time! […]

Tips on Choosing a Perfect Paint Color

If you’re someone who feels completely overwhelmed when choosing a paint color—most of us do—check out Clare Paint. Clare is the creation of interior designer Nicole Gibbons. Her  55 color collection are her tired and true go-to colors. Instead of having 100 different whites that to the untrained eye might look the same, she has […]

Getting Two Cats in Doggie-Dog Town.

Also Read: Babies & Dogs 101 Why We Adopted Not One—but Two–Cats. Ridgewood is a dog town. No one talks about their cats, turtles rabbits or birds. And lately, the pressure has been on. My kids were convinced that we were the last dogless family in Ridgewood. Even moms who had sworn they’d never get a […]

5 Perfect Chairs for Summer

You’ll enjoy your time in the outdoors a little more with a comfy chair that’s just right for you. 1. Coleman Cooler Quad Portable Chair Why we like it: Besides being comfortable and sturdy, there’s a cooler built into the left arm. $21.95 2. ALPS Mountaineering Folding Chair Why we like it: It’s low, great for the beach and solid. $36 3. Timber […]

6 Vacuum Picks for an Allergy-Free Home

1. Kenmore Elite 31150 Pet Friendly Upright Vacuum  Why We Like It: It’s a good value. The Kenmore Elite is certifed by the Allergy and Asthma Foundation and has 20% more air power. The HEPA-certified filter captures maximum debris, trapping dust, pet dander, pollen and other allergens. It traps 99% of irritants. $265. 2. Miele Dynamic U1 Maverick Obsidian […]

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