One of the best parts of Halloween is the delicious treats. You’re probably thinking of candied apples, candy corn or anything chocolatey and sweet (to be honest, that sounds so good right now). Whip up some scary snacks that will get you and your family in the Halloween spirit. Here are five recipes that are scary good.
From pre-school instructors to high-school teachers, educators have the fulfilling, yet difficult job of teaching our kids everything from their ABC’s to trigonometry. This is a huge undertaking that should be shown some appreciation. Let’s take the time to give our children’s teachers a round of applause with some convenient gifts that they’ll love and use!
Who doesn’t want to save money on their grocery bill? From buying produce to getting snacks for the kiddos, every penny saved can go a long way. Here are some ways that you can get more bang for your buck the next time you go to the supermarket.
After saying yes to the dream dress and the open bar, your wedding budget may be tight. But, dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to help you save with some inexpensive wedding favor ideas. (That way, when your future mother-in-law wants to invite allll of her friends, you’ll be prepared!)
Saving, watching what you spend, and anticipating emergencies may seem tough, but ultimately, a budget will make your life way easier and cut down on your stress. You’ll finally be able to relax knowing you can handle next month’s bills.
Keeping a good handle on your finances can be tricky. There are bills, last minute expenses, groceries, car mishaps… the list goes on and on. And on top of all that, we have to remember to save and invest for the future. With all those numbers flying around, it can be hard to keep up with old-school budgeting and saving methods. Thankfully, there are tons of great apps to help you manage your money and save on purchases like a pro.
Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to your TV. You’ll often find that additional important factors that come into play before going for the biggest screen. To make sure you get the perfect fit, here are some things to think about before choosing the size of your TV.
Linen closets are great for storing necessary home and bathroom accessories – sheets, blankets, and towels. But for some added style as well as convenience, take your towels out of the closet and bring them into your bathroom! There are super cool ways you can arrange towels to intentionally make them look part of your décor. Here are four inventive ways you can display your bath towels.
We’re so sad that summertime is coming to an end but couldn’t be more excited for the new season. There’s just something about seeing the leaves change colors and feeling the autumn breeze. Get into the new season spirit with these four ways to decorate your home for fall.
We don’t know about you, but one of our very favorite places to be is in our bed (and preferably napping). Since you spend so much time snuggled up in it, why not let it show off your personality? There are tons of different headboards that can jazz up your space – here are a few of our favorites!
Having black furniture in your home can give it a sleek, simple, and modern look. If you plan how you want the room to come together, you'll end up with a striking and stylish home; all it takes is a bit of inspiration. Here are our tips on how to pull off all-black furniture.
Relaxing and reclining are our favorite things to do – so why can’t you do the same on your couch? Reclining sofas are a great addition to a home and provide such great advantages. Here are four reasons why your home should include a reclining sofa.
Halloween candy buckets come in all shapes and sizes – from pumpkins to the head of Frankenstein’s monsters to an old-fashioned pillowcase – but if you’re feeling a little more creative, you can create your own out of a simple storage basket. Here are a few of our favorite ideas:
Halloween season is a brewing and creativity is a stewing! Costumes are fun to pick and choose. But sometimes we need a few ideas to pique our interest. Since Halloween attire can be pricey, you can do some closet digging and local thrifting to find great pieces to put together. Here are five family costume ideas!
Let’s be honest – we all have our favorite pan that makes a perfect set of eggs. Since we’re always using our pots and pans, it’s important to maintain them as long as you can. Wear and tear is evident on your pots when you take them out of the cabinet and see discoloration and dark spots around the edges. To make sure your current set lasts as long as possible, here are cleaning tips to help preserve your cookware.
Decorating and customizing your space is a lot of fun! From vases and books, to picture frames and candles, there are tons of décor that will turn your house into a home. But these cute additions need a place to live, and your coffee table only has so much room. Say hello to floating shelves! These are great to display your every day, or seasonal, décor items – and they’re not too difficult to install! Follow these six easy steps to create and install your own.
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Is the bottom of your closet covered with shoes? We get it – it’s easy to toss your shoes down and grab another pair, without even thinking twice about it. Luckily, we’re here to help with simple ideas that can help you keep your shoes organized.
As the weather cools down, we’re gladly welcoming flannel shirts, sweaters and pumpkin spice drinks with open arms. We’re also looking forward to our favorite autumn activity – bonfires! They’re a great way to get together with your loved ones and enjoy the fall weather (and a great excuse to eat all the campfire goodies you want). Hosting a bonfire is easier than you think – here are our five key components to having a simple, safe and fun bonfire.
All over the world, there are hundreds of cultures and traditions that people celebrate. But the one universal language that we all understand and appreciate is food. Hispanic Heritage month starts on September 15th and we’re taking this opportunity to experience and taste yummy Latino dishes. Here are our favorite Hispanic entrees and desserts to start the month off with a bang.
Did you know that an inflatable hot tub gives you the same experience as their built-in counterparts for a fraction of the price? They’re also easy to move if you want to put it away some days… even though it’s always hot tub season, right? Here are a few things to keep in mind before you make the plunge into an inflatable hot tub.
This blog is the second of a three-part "With Ashley Furniture" series. Be sure to check back for one more upcoming blog. Since we’re sure your dinner party was an absolute hit, let’s keep the energy up and add some entertainment. And what better way to entertain than to have a game night with some good old-fashioned competition? To help you get started, here are a few tips for planning your night:
This blog is the first of a three-part "With Ashley Furniture" series. Be sure to check back for two more upcoming blogs. Having your friends over for a weekend dinner party is the perfect way to spend a summer night. It's a chance to enjoy some delicious food and good company, whether you decide to make it fancy or casual. Hosting a dinner party is super fun, but it can definitely be stressful if you don't plan ahead. To help you out, we've compiled eight helpful tips on how to throw the perfect dinner get-together in your home. Bon appétit!
Cinco De Mayo is the perfect time for parties… It’s the one time we can justify the amount of Mexican food we eat (chips and salsa for dayssss, am I right?). When the party-planning becomes your responsibility, we all want to be the host or hostess with the mostest with great food, drinks and company. Here are our must-haves to throw a Cinco De Mayo party for the books.
Children have such wonderful imaginations and are great at using household items to add to their fun. With autumn in full swing, and playtime moving indoors, get their creative juices flowing by turning your living room into a furniture fort! Create the perfect haven for reading books, telling stories and spending quality time together as a family. Here’s a quick guide on making a stable and super cool furniture fort the next time you have a night in.
It’s all fun and games until you realize that your child hasn’t left the house in 10 hours because they’ve been playing video games all day. Nowadays, children are always in front of screens, whether it’s a TV, movie, tablet or phone. As parents, we get that you want your kiddos to enjoy themselves, but everything is good in moderation, right?
Ever wonder what your living room would look like 30, 40, even 50 years ago? We did too — so we looked back in time to bring you this guide to living room furniture and decor through the decades.
Let’s be honest – we find ourselves oooing and awwwing whenever we see a cute puppy walk by or an adorable kitten photo comes up in our social feed. Unfortunately, there are soooo many big-eyed and bushy tailed friends in shelters or rescue groups who need a forever family. The good news is there are advantages to adopting a furry friend – here are some of our favorites!
As a parent, you love when your little ones bring home their beautiful “artwork.” But there’s only so much room on the fridge, so where are you supposed to display their drawings? Try turning them into more permanent home décor! Here are four ways you can show off your children’s masterpieces around the house.
Finding a new place to live can be exciting, but the actual moving part… not so much. Whether you’re packing up to head across the country or across town, we have a few tricks to making moving a little bit easier.