Housewarming Gift Ideas Part 5

Smart Plugs and Switches Smart plugs connect the electrical outlet with the device you are plugging in and lets you turn the device on or off remotely or at a scheduled … [Read more...]

Housewarming Gift Ideas Part 4

Gift Cards to Print Pictures Giving a picture frame can be risky. What looks great on a store display may not necessarily look great with the (new) style your friend is … [Read more...]

Housewarming Gift Ideas Part 3

Blankets or Slippers Give the gift of leisure. Nothing can replace the awesome feeling of lounging on a couch under a soft blanket or walking around in fuzzy slippers. … [Read more...]

Housewarming Gift Ideas Part 2

Succulents Trend alert! Flowers are gorgeous, but these tiny succulent plants last a long time and are easy to take care of. These charming plants can be placed on … [Read more...]

Housewarming Gift Ideas Part 1

Gift Cards to Local Stores If your friend just bought some Real Estate and have moved to a new town/neighborhood, do some research on Yelp for brunch, coffee, dessert, … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices Bonus

Bonus: Self-Learning Home Controller As seen at the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show, a self-learning home controller takes your smart home gadgets and make them smarter. … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices Part 5

5.    Self-Learning Spectrometer   This might not seem like an everyday item, but smart food spectrometers are making waves in the kitchen. This tool interprets … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices Part 4

4.    Self-Learning Surveillance Being able to keep an eye on your home while you are away is the ultimate peace of mind, as one in 36 homes are burglarized each year. … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices Part 3

3.    Self-Learning Beds Even your bed can have brainpower. Tech-savvy mattresses covers sync up with your thermostat and bedroom lighting for a full sensory experience. … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices Part 2

2.    Self-Learning Blinds There’s nothing worse than being woken up at the crack of dawn on a weekend to sun beams hitting you square in the face. Or the opposite — you … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices Part 1

Self-learning home devices learn your habits and adjust themselves accordingly for an unprecedented level of convenience.  Here, we’ll take a look at some of the best … [Read more...]

Time for Spring Cleaning

Avoid the spring-cleaning blues. Put the duster down and actually make a visual difference to your home. Remember that feeling when you just moved in? It’s like a new car … [Read more...]

Finding Puppy Love at Home

Your Lifestyle Are you a homebody or an on-the-go type of person? It is important to take a look at your lifestyle and determine if you truly have the time needed to … [Read more...]

New Pet at Home Article 4

The great outdoors. Just like many of us, dogs and cats love basking in the sun and exploring nature. Consider installing a pet door so they can go in and out as they … [Read more...]

New Pet at Home Article 3

In the living room. One of the biggest concerns here is ensuring your pet doesn’t claw up your furniture. Leather and synthetic fibers are great options for sofas since … [Read more...]

New Pet at Home Article 2

In the bathroom. Toilet bowl water is commonly contaminated with chemical cleaners, so you probably don’t want your pet drinking or falling into it. You can use the same … [Read more...]

New Pet at Home Article 1

In the kitchen. The biggest danger in the kitchen is when pets help themselves to toxic foods left out on the counter, or worse, from the trash. Just like humans, raw … [Read more...]

Creative Closets

Closets are no longer limited to storing clothes, linens or random odds and ends. You can actually discover more living space and streamline storage for your lifestyle in … [Read more...]

Spring Selling Checklist

With spring selling season around the corner, it’s time to give your home the boost it needs to meet today’s buyers' expectations. Take advantage of being inside during … [Read more...]

Productive Workspace Tip 2

Choose Your Location Wisely Having the right setting for a home office can make or break your progress. Dedicating a full room to work is a great setup, preferably away … [Read more...]

Productive Workspace Tip 3

Sit Pretty With typical work days of eight hours, your choice of seating can make a big difference for your well-being. Prioritize comfort over style and invest in a … [Read more...]

Productive Workspace Tip 1

Look to the Light After you find a location for your office, draft your ideal layout. Start by situating the desk in front of an expansive window or door to the outside … [Read more...]

Cota – Giving new life to batteries

One of the most impressive, brilliant pieces of smart home technology is truly minimalist and essentially invisible. Any parent who has dealt with the whining (or … [Read more...]

How to Winterize Your Bedroom for Cozy Comfort

Pile on fuzzy textures and transform your bedroom into a snowy sanctuary for naps and lounging. Get ready to cuddle up in bed with your significant other, furry friend … [Read more...]

2018 Home Upgrades

The best way to personalize your space and give it a fresh, polished vibe is to make upgrades—big or small—that let your personality shine. Whether you’re ready to … [Read more...]

10 Surprising Ways to Find More Space in Your Home

So real talk…how did your 2017 resolutions go? It’s that time of year again when we break out the running shoes, eat healthier for a couple of weeks and pledge to get our … [Read more...]