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Katy Schamberger

  • Kohler Numi: Would You Buy A $6,500 Toilet?

    When we say a $6,500 toilet, we’re talking specifically about Kohler’s Numi toilet. And you’re probably shaking your head in disbelief as you read the title of this post, right? But…

  • Use Space Heaters Safely

    October is Fire Prevention Month, and organizations like the American Red Cross are distributing information to help people lessen the fire risks within their homes. As the temperatures start to drop,…

  • Your Pre-Holiday DIY Checklist

    You’re probably scowling at me because I mentioned the holidays, but the truth is that they’ll be here before we know it. And if you’re expecting family and friends to drop…

  • Make Your Own Haunted House Silhouettes

    ***We did our own version of this project over on Built by Kids. See our Witch and Grim Reaper Silhouettes*** Even if you (like me) are too old for trick-or-treating, you…

  • Searching For Inventive Wall Art? Try Ixxi!

    It’s confession time, C&H readers. When I was younger, I used to unabashedly decorate my bedroom walls using posters pulled from magazines and Scotch tape. Lots and lots of tape. I…

  • When To Inspect Your Fire Extinguishers

    In addition to installing smoke alarms throughout your home, you may opt to keep a couple of fire extinguishers on hand in case of an emergency. Yet fire extinguishers, like most…

  • How To Seal Your Driveway

    Before the temperatures start to dip too low, you may want to consider sealing your driveway. Periodically applying a sealant will help protect your driveway’s condition, and is an especially good…

  • Why You Should Buy A Weatherproofing Kit

    When it comes to winterizing and weatherproofing, some simple materials can make a big difference in your home’s interior temperature — and help you conserve energy, too. Maybe you have drafty…

  • Get A Sneak Peek At 2012 Flooring Trends

    2011 is slowly winding down (eeeekkk!!), so that means we’ll start to see more trend forecasts emerge for 2012. If you’re considering a flooring purchase within the next several months, we’ve…

  • Do One Thing And Save On Your Energy Bill

    As rising energy costs continue to put strain on homeowner budgets (especially as we head into cooler months), saving energy is not only a great idea for the planet — it…

  • Top Picks For Fall Paint Colors

    With fall quickly approaching, you may have the urge to change something in your home. Personally, I find myself spending more time on decorating, de-cluttering and organizing my abode in the…

  • Your End Of Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

    Wow, people. Where in the WORLD did the summer go? We can’t believe Labor Day weekend is almost here! And Starbucks will soon sell their pumpkin spice lattes, so, you know,…

  • Get Stuff Done During A DIYcation

    It’s been awhile since we checked in with our good friend, the fabulous DIY Diva. And when we did, she gave us a brilliant idea: the DIYcation. Makes perfect sense, doesn’t…

  • Bid On A Pink Custom Range From BlueStar

    What could be better than whipping up a first-class meal on a state-of-the-art gas range? How about if the proceeds from the appliance’s auction benefit breast cancer research? Chef Marcus Samuelsson…