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Matthew Gray Gubler’s Halloween Haunt

Matthew Gray Gubler’s Halloween Haunt

The master of creepiness, actor/director/artist Matthew Gray Gubler, shows us how he decorates for Halloween.

Fly Your Flag the Right Way this 4th of July

Fly Your Flag the Right Way this 4th of July

If you choose to display your American spirit by flying the U.S. flag this 4th of July, please make sure you do it properly. Yes, there is more to it than just unfurling the flag and running it up a pole. As you prepare to bring out the stars and […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Hope your holidays are a special treat from Charles & Hudson

Give the Gift of Home Improvement Help This Season

Give the Gift of Home Improvement Help This Season

A curious sector of society actually enjoys doing taxes. In fact, they do it for a living. They are called accountants. I do not understand them. I can’t relate to their passion. I break into a cold sweat when they unexpectedly call in April with grave news. But, alas, they […]

Hillary Clinton Decorates the State Department with Help from Home Magazines

Hillary Clinton Decorates the State Department with Help from Home Magazines

Politico is reporting that the U.S. State Department has decided it needs to decorate for Christmas. Since Hillary Clinton isn’t working out of the building she would have hoped for she’s decided to take matters into her own hands. Why should the White House get all the fun? The Harry […]

Happy Birthday America

Happy Birthday America

With hopes your celebration today is festive and safe. Remember freedom isn’t free and as the Marine’s say Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful). p.s. – Congrats to Joey Chestnut for keeping the Hot Dog Eating championship in the USA. photo: Santa Monica Fireworks 2009

Prep Your Home for July 4th Festivities

Prep Your Home for July 4th Festivities

Summer is in full-swing and hopefully your backyard is ready for the first holiday event this weekend as we all celebrate our country’s independence on the 4th of July. We’ve gathered some helpful articles to help you prep your home and yard for friends, family, guests, and cooking for all […]

Top 10 Christmas Towns

Top 10 Christmas Towns

We spent a great Christmas with family in Tucson, AZ and had the pleasure of visiting the Winterhaven Festival of Lights which has been illuminating Christmas in Tucson since 1949. The neighborhood is a unique blend of ranch style homes and the streets are lined with enormous allepo pines. This […]

Last Day for $500 Home Depot Gift Card

Last Day for $500 Home Depot Gift Card

You’ve been nice this year so give yourself a chance to win a $500 Home Depot gift card. The giveaway ends tonight at midnight so enter now.

Decorating with Hanging Lights for Christmas

Decorating with Hanging Lights for Christmas

photo: wishymom We’ll leave the decor ideas and inspiration to the experts but we do know a little something about safety when it comes to hanging your outdoor Christmas lights.

Spend Christmas Eve in the “A Christmas Story” House

Spend Christmas Eve in the “A Christmas Story” House

The holiday classic A Christmas Story is centered around a family living in a Cleveland home built in 1895. The home was purchased on eBay in 2004 and lovingly restored to it’s movie day glory and now functions as a museum. You can view their restoration process as well as […]

Thanksgiving Table Inspiration

Thanksgiving Table Inspiration

Thanksgiving is almost a week away and folks are already preparing for family and fun. We’ve seen an uptick in visitors to our site for those looking for Thanksgiving table photos. We always want to help out our readers so we’ve compiled some of our favorites. Plus, here’s some help […]

Home for the Holidays Contest

Home for the Holidays Contest

We just received an announcement from Houseblogs about their “Home for the Holidays” contest. Click on for more details.

Thank You Veterans

Thank You Veterans

We want to thank all past and present veterans of military service for their efforts in keeping our country free and allowing us to continue to live the American dream.

Labor Day Links

Labor Day Links

+ 15 Free Toolbox plans via Toolcrib + Steps Side Table via Casasugar + DIY Door to Dining Table via Design*Sponge + Staycation Ideas from DIY Life

Memorial Day Weekend Projects

Memorial Day Weekend Projects

It’s a three-day weekend for many of us in observance of Memorial Day which is a time to honor those who have sacrificed the most to protect our American way of life. Our friend recently returned home from a tour in Afghanistan and we hope his fellow troops can do […]

Holiday Donations

Holiday Donations

During the holidays and throughout the year there are organizations that could use your time and money to help provide food and shelter for those in need. Find your local Habitat for Humanity center. Our’s is Habitat NYC. America’s Second Harvest Food Bank Donate to a toy drive at your […]

The Thanksgiving Table Seating Chart

The Thanksgiving Table Seating Chart

A properly planned Thanksgiving table seating chart can go a long ways towards a happy and entertained group during the holidays. The larger the family the actually easier it is to seat people as you have many more options and don’t have to choose between the lesser of two evils […]

Holiday Head Start

Holiday Head Start

With Halloween in the books, ambitious homeowners can continue feeding their decorating jones by building cornucopias, and eventually stringing lights. Check out the recently launched MyHomeIdeas.com for more inspiration.