A Modern Powder Room Transformation You Won’t Believe

We teamed up with Formica® Brand to makeover one family's bathroom with their new chic Formica® Laminate Jonathan Adler collection. Knocking out old cabinets, adding coats of fresh paint, and shiny modern finishes transformed this petit powder room into a space the homeowners are utterly obsessed with. Take a peek at the before and after: ... read more

5 Ways To Make Your Home More Chic Without Spending A Cent

If you’re unhappy with the look of your home, but you don’t happen to be in possession of bags of extra cash, don’t panic. There are some tried-and-true decorating tricks that don’t cost a thing that you can follow to make your home more attractive. Here’s a guide to creating an atmosphere of style without breaking... read more

6 Laundry Room Makeover Ideas as Fresh as Clean Clothes

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Nobody looks forward to laundry day. Whether it's on the weekend or happens to fall on a weeknight when the dirty clothes have simply piled too high, it's among the "dreaded chores" list, right there next to taking out the trash or making the bed. However, this isn't to say that it's impossible to make the task feel more... read more

DIY Watercolor Conversation Starter Cards

Last week I threw a spontaneous get together for a few new friends to celebrate a great summer over a glass (or two) of K-J AVANT Wine and a festive meal.  I love the idea of sharing a fun fact about each guest on a conversation starter card and placing it at each table setting.... read more

Why Having Couple Friends Is Super Important

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Besides having fun double date buddies and friends who are in the same stage of life as you, there’s another benefit to having other couples to hang out with. New research says that they help you feel the love in your own relationship a little more. In the study, couples were asked either alone... read more

Cookbook Crave: Breakfast Dishes You Can Make in the Microwave

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By now you’ve tried every type of mug cake, but now it’s time to try out some mug meals. If you’re looking for a quick, on-the-go breakfast (and who isn’t?) look no further than your microwave. These three recipes will make your mornings easier and speedier without having to skip the most important meal... read more

Chia Seeds: The Superfood You Need to Try

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Ch-ch-ch-chia! No we're no talking about those fuzzy little terra-cotta figurines (although they do come from a similar seed), we're talking about the latest superfood to take the health food world by storm — chia seeds. Packed with fiber, protein, antioxidants and omega-3s, it's no surprise that there's been a lot of buzz... read more

Cookbook Crave: Chocolate Desserts with Only Half the Guilt

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We all know the importance of staying healthy but we also like to have a little something sweet every now and again. Cue the answer to this dilemma: Baking with Less Sugar. In her latest cookbook, Joanne Chang, pastry chef and owner of Flour Bakery + Cafe in Boston, gives us... read more

To PDA or Not to PDA

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I might just be dead inside, but I absolutely cannot stomach public displays of affection between two people. I don’t mean hugging your kid or something, I mean that awful, lovey-dovey canoodling—the groping, the delicate kisses and whatnot, the soft whispers—that some couples do right out in broad daylight. It’s just unconscionable. And I know... read more

Three Ways to Style a Bar Cart for Just $100

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The final episodes of Mad Men (and literally endless coverage of them) may be upon us, but our obsession with Mid-Century bar carts initially ignited by the show has only just begun. Classy displays of liquor bottles and other cocktail accoutrements is right up our alley, playing well to our shared love of prettily-arranged things and, uh, drinking. Save paying an arm and... read more
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