Posts by: Rachel Weems

Rug Shopping 101: Room by Room

We realize that shopping for the right area rug can be a little daunting.  Not only are there endless colors, patterns and textures to choose from, but you also must determine the best size, shape and material to fit your…

Kid-Friendly Crafts for Winter Break

Most likely, your kids are already on Christmas break from school and you know the routine that follows.  By about the third day of vacation, they’re starting to get restless and anxious for Santa Clause to arrive.  Keep them busy…

Simple and Safe DIY Essential Oil Candles

There is something just so eternally soothing about the flicker of candlelight.  For centuries, we’ve lingered in its glow.  And more recently, scents have been added to create an even more sensual experience.  Ahhh… there’s not much better than basking…

Fast and Fabulous Summer Family Feast

We’ve all been there. You’re so busy preparing to actually be in vacation mode and before you know it, the family picnic weekend has arrived and you’re not as prepared as you thought! My “Oh…” (you can fill in the…

Cut Clutter with Shower Curtain Hooks

The closet is notoriously one of the home’s toughest terrains to keep tidy.  It’s no secret this clutter culprit can quickly become a catch all, concealing both clothing and chaos behind its closed doors.  While a complete closet overhaul can…

Five Fashion Forward & Frugal Finds

While the words ‘fashion forward’ and ‘frugal’ aren’t typically seen side by side, Mohawk Home and Overstock.com are proving it is possible to have your cake and eat it too… at least in terms of home decor! As flooring accounts…