Did You Know You Can Cook These Recipes in the Microwave?


• December 2, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

If you think that the microwave is only good for re-heating leftovers and preparing microwave dinners, think again. This common kitchen appliance is actually a great tool for preparing scratch-made dinners, desserts, and even breakfast dishes! These three recipes will show you how it's done. The Moistest Chocolate Mug Cake [tablefortwoblog.com] By combining a few… Read more »

• November 3, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

There are a number of smart and design-savvy ways to clear the clutter from your space and add storage, and it just takes a few clever tricks (and maybe a weekend) to get it together. Add under-bed storage. Whether you use store-bought shoe boxes or even wood palettes, adding storage underneath the bed is a… Read more »

• October 27, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

While you may not be able to pull off a full kitchen renovation in your rental, you can make the space function better for your needs by crafting up a few simple projects. Here are just three useful DIY projects that will improve your kitchen space and help make it your own. Dip-Dye Wooden Spoons… Read more »

• October 6, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

It’s not uncommon to have shoes strewn about your entire apartment, from the doorway where you first slip them off to the bedroom where you try on dozens of pairs before deciding on one. With these smart tips, however, you can finally create a system for organizing all of those sneakers, heels, sandals and slides… Read more »

• September 9, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

It can be difficult to keep your bathroom neat and organized, but you’ll be happy to know that it doesn’t take a big budget to wrangle the clutter and create a truly functional, spa-like oasis. Here are a few functional DIY projects that will help you tidy up your bathroom. Mason Jar Organizer [thediyplaybook.com] For… Read more »

• August 11, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

If you want to decorate your walls with photos or artwork without filling your rental with nail holes, there are a number of other ways to hang frames. Check out these creative alternatives to the usual photo-hanging methods. Adhesive strips. Venture out to any home goods store or supercenter and you’ll likely find adhesive photo-hanging… Read more »

• July 28, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

Adding furniture pieces that can play double-duty with multiple uses is one of the best ways to maximize space in a rental, but these types of versatile, multipurpose items can be difficult to find if you’re on a limited budget. Here are a few great places where you can shop multipurpose furniture items that won’t… Read more »

• July 7, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

You know that counting calories is essential when it comes to losing weight, but do you really understand exactly what calories are? Here are a few things that you should understand about your caloric intake. Know the definition. A calorie is a term used to describe how much energy there is in a food. Your… Read more »

• June 2, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

Home design shows are beloved by many viewers because of their smart decor ideas and quirky hosts. If you love watching what it takes to make a drab home look magazine-worthy, you’ll adore these new shows from HGTV. Brother vs. Brother The dynamic duo behind HGTV’s immensely popular Property Brothers is back with Brother vs…. Read more »

• May 5, 2015 • Comments are off for this post

Want to have fresh herbs right at your fingertips — without having to stop at the grocery store or farmers' market? Consider growing your own! Use these simple tips for planting a windowsill herb garden right in your own apartment. Choose the window. An herb garden requires at least five hours of direct sunlight per… Read more »