How Element Clay Studios Makes Her Clay Creations Look Straight From Nature — Etsy Seller Spotlight

Heather Knight got started by making things she would want in her own home. Her business, Element Clay Studio, started as a way to supplement her income. Today, her line of nature-inspired ceramics is her full-time job, something she says was due, in part, to her decision to sell on Etsy. “I received such great press and visibility that I was able to make it my full-time job within a year,” she says. Her creations all come out of a converted shipping container on her property in Savannah, GA. She is helped out by her husband Mike, who takes care Read More

This Prime-Eligible Wall Hanging Is The Easiest Way To Update Your Walls For Spring — Amazon Deal of the Day

We love a good practical Amazon find, and their daily deals can be a great place to find practical staples at even lower prices. But sometimes, if you look hard enough, you may be lucky enough to find something that’s a bit more fun. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

​How to Train Your Brain Not to Fall for These Retail Pricing Tricks

No matter how much we fancy ourselves to be seasoned savvy shoppers, we’re all prone to retailers’ pricing tricks. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again (and I say it often to myself): Sales and specials aren’t actually doing us any favors; they’re, without exception, in favor of the retailer. So how can we spot these psychological pricing strategies and see what’s behind them? And how do we disregard sales, specials, and “good prices,” or—even better—actually flip the game and use them to our advantage? READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Challenge Accepted: A $15, 15-Minute Easter Basket from the Drugstore

Easter catch you off guard this year? Don’t panic. You can still pull together a beautiful basket, on a budget, on your way home from work tonight. Have $15 and an extra 15 minutes? Head to your local drugstore and you’ve got this. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Banish Bare Walls, Even in a Rental: The Best Sources for Removable Wallpaper

The thought of applying wallpaper to smooth and clean walls used to make one shudder. After all, the wallpaper of yesteryear was quite permanent. Here in the 21st century, there’s a lot of removable wallpaper on the market – so whether you have a short attention span or you’re in a rental, you can still get in on the fun. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This Secret Can Save You Serious Bucks at Costco

We’ve all been there. We’re riding high on the adrenaline rush of a great Costco deal on tires, vodka, shirts or whatever, feeling like the savviest shopper to ever shop. You log online to see what’s popping over on Costco dot com when you spot the exact same thing on sale for *gasp* way less. But don’t worry, there’s a way to get in on a sale, even if you’ve already purchased it. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

9 Products to Maximize Every Last Inch of Your Cabinet Space

When your cabinet storage just isn’t cutting it, call on these savvy space-saving products to find square inches you didn’t even know existed. Shelves that stack, bins that mount to the back of the door, and baskets that hang under the shelf let you tuck your dishware, makeup, and cleaning supplies into every little nook and cranny. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Can This Tool Really Make Sifting Through Amazon Product Reviews Easier?

If slogging through product reviews before making a purchasing decision takes all the joy out of buying something new, then you may want to try this new artificial intelligence (AI)-driven product review consolidator. It says it will save you time and money when shopping for electronics and technology by digesting thousands of Amazon reviews into a dynamic, at-a-glance infographic. We give it a test. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Best Shower Organizers — Annual Guide 2017

There are seemingly endless options to choose from when it comes to shower organizers, which is why we’ve come up with our list of top picks to help you navigate the best of the best. Bathroom storage in general and shower space in particular are hard to come by, especially if you’re renting small apartments in the city. Throw in a roommate (or two) and you’ve got a major overcrowding issue on your hands. One instant, easy solution to your cramped space is the classic shower organizer. With a variety of upgraded caddies hitting the market, we decided to test Read More

The Best Sources for Flannel Sheets & Our Favorites This Season

There may be two types of sleepers: those who love flannel sheets and those who have yet to discover their love of flannel sheets. Maybe because I grew up in a big old house that was quite cold in the winter, I’ve always found flannel sheets to be a comforting antidote to crisp fall and winter nights. Here are the best sources I’ve found for great flannel sheets as well as our favorite picks for this season. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico