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Tips For Moving Abroad

Laura McHolm | Posted 08.26.2016 | Travel
Laura McHolm

Moving from the U.S. to another country? Fantastique! Magnífico! You are beginning a great adventure. But of course, first you need to get there with all of your belongings. Whether you are single, or moving a family and pets here are key factors and to-dos to manage when moving abroad.

Top 10 Damaged Items When Moving And How To Protect Them

Laura McHolm | Posted 07.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

The official start to summer is just days away! Summer is the busiest moving season. In fact, nearly 40 million of us move in the summer. If you are one of those on the move this season, we want to help you protect your precious belongings and make your move a smooth one!

Nine Things to Know Before You Hire a Home Inspector

Laura McHolm | Posted 03.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Everyone knows that buying a home is a huge financial and emotional commitment. Most of us purchase a home just a few times in our lifetime. It's full...

10 Soulful Spaces You'll Want To Copy

Refinery29 | Posted 03.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
Refinery29

Photo via @ChloeFleury. Every inch of illustrator Chloe Fleury's house is splashed with color and pattern. Photo via @KellyWearstler. The plush so...

8 Design Don'ts Every 20-Something Should Avoid

Refinery29 | Posted 03.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Refinery29

When it comes to decorating our places, we can probably all agree that "winging it" is our general strategy. Sure, we like to keep certain things in m...

Searching For A Real Estate Agent Is Like Trying To Find A Soul Mate

Erandi Palihakkara | Posted 02.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
Erandi Palihakkara

Trust in your real estate agent is just as important as the trust you need to have in your prospective life partner. It is important to find someone who is attentive to your needs, respectful and confident, without teetering on the edge of arrogance.

How To Fix Carpet Dents When You Move Furniture

PureWow | Posted 01.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

So you moved your living-room furniture around. Cool new look, right? Totally, except for the telltale dents in the carpet. Before trying (and failing...

First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes You Don't Want To Make

Thrillist | Posted 12.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

You really, really don't want to make mistakes when you buy your first house. It could be a costly error -- even more costly than the time you dropped $10,000 on rare Beanie Babies in the '90s.

How Often You Should Wash Everything In Your Life

PureWow | Posted 11.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

When was the last time you cleaned your sheets? Last week? Last month? Last year? If you had to think about that one for more than a few seconds, chances are you need a friendly reminder on basic hygiene. Here, a quick guide to how often you should wash everything in your life.

10 Things to Know About Moving During the Winter

Andrey Grehov | Posted 04.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Andrey Grehov

Winter is coming soon and many people prefer to stay huddled up under the covers when it's cold outside. This means that a move during the middle of the winter can seem like a nightmare. Luckily, moving during the winter can actually be a good thing in some ways.

Cheat Sheet: How Many Moving Boxes Will I Need?

Laura McHolm | Posted 10.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Movers hired? Check. Moving day scheduled? Check. Packed? Um... If your answer to this question is no, it's probably because you're overwhelmed by looking around at all the stuff in your home. One of the most common moving questions is: "How many boxes will I need?"

9 Chic Ways To Store Your Jewelry

PureWow | Posted 07.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

To the woman whose jewelry sits in a jumbled, knotted mess atop her dresser: Your accessories deserve to be treated with a little respect -- and style! Gone are the cork boards and earring cages of yesteryear. Say hello to some nicer real estate for your baubles and bling.

12 Things You Can Do With Coca-Cola Besides Drink It

Supercompressor | Posted 06.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

Your favorite carbonated candy can be used for a lot more than just drinking.

5 Homemade Household Cleaners

PureWow | Posted 05.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Sure, you could buy expensive cleaning products full of scary-sounding chemicals. Or you could make your own at home. Here are five simple recipes for everyday cleaners that are easy, cheap and free of ingredients you can't pronounce.

How to Make a Bed While You're Still in It

PureWow | Posted 05.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Did you know that you can make your bed while you're still in it? Watch this video and we'll show you how. It's totally silly, we know. But hey, it works.

Four Steps to a Successful Move With Kids

Laura McHolm | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Way before you break out those card board boxes, use these pointers to help your kids get through the moving process. Here are four steps to a successful move with kids: timing, transition, getting the kids involved, and an adjustment period.

How to Build the Perfect Bed

TueNight | Posted 07.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
TueNight

Sleep, that elusive and temperamental beast. I've spent my adulthood seeking it like Godzilla hunts Mothra, or the way that perimenopausal women look for sleep. Start with foundation: A stellar mattress begets a perfect bed.

This Is What Happens When You Marry A Stylist

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Everyone thinks their home is pretty much perfect. That is until you have a designer walk through and quickly realize your art is hung too high, the p...

Life Hacks? More Like Lie Hacks

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

According to this really trustworthy thing we just discovered, called "the Internet," there are a lot of little things we can do to make life easier a...

Decorating Your Home at Any Age, Stage or Place

Condiment | Posted 08.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Condiment

It's likely that most adults today will have lived in two, three or more apartments. Decor items can do wonders with making your space feel like it's home, and are far easier to move (or part ways with) should you need to change location.

6 Ways To De-Stress Your Home

Posted 07.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

Modern life is high-tech, fast-paced and stressful. It's a jungle out there! Turning your home into a sanctuary from the always on, always-connected w...

Put Some Spring in Your Move

Ada Vassilovski | Posted 06.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ada Vassilovski

Most people assume summer is the ideal time to move -- kids are out of school, vacation time away from work is routine and the weather usually cooperates. But the realities are that scheduling a household move in spring actually makes much more sense.

WATCH: You’ll Never Hang A Frame The Same Way Ever Again

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.13.2012 | HuffPost Home

The music in the video’s not to shabby either.

Feng Shui Tips for Holiday Entertaining

Debra Duneier | Posted 12.05.2012 | HuffPost Home
Debra Duneier

Create a warm, welcoming atmosphere for all to enjoy.

Top 10 Ways to Save Time at Home

Gary S. Cohen | Posted 01.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Gary S. Cohen

The precious minutes of each day seem to fly by.