February 06, 2019
Living
November 18, 2018
Living

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 […]

6 Best Vacuums for Allergy Sufferers

If you suffer from allergies or someone in your household does, a good vacuum is a must. You don’t want a vacuum that is spewing everything you are allergic to back into your home. Also read: 6 Tips for an Allergy-Free Home So we went to Consumer Reports’ for their 6 best picks. They measured emissions and which keep […]

6 Tips to Allergy-Proofing Your Home

It’s springtime, if your allergies act up when you’re outside, you might tend to stay indoors. No one wants to be allergic to their home, but that could be what’s happening. If you find yourself sneezing, congested or experiencing other symptoms while sitting in your own home you may want to consider these tips for […]

DIY Easter Centerpieces

Beautiful ideas for Easter centerpieces that are inexpensive and easy to make.

 

The Best Hostess Gift I Ever Received

I once had a guest spill a glass of red wine all over my white couch. No matter how I insisted it was o.k., he felt terrible. The next day he showed up with Wine Away Stain Remover. (and a lovely bottle of red.) Just to humor him, I tried it although I really did believe […]

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