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Mission: St. Louis

I stumbled across Mission: St. Louis by accident while perusing the internet. After checking out their website, I thought to myself: I want to learn more about them. They have a solid goal. That's when I decided to reach out to Josh Wilson, their Founder and Executive

5 Ways to Build a Breathtaking Backyard Pool

My favorite part of summer is relaxing by the pool. I love that my apartment complex has an Olympic-sized pool that offers plenty of room to lay out and enjoy the sunshine. The landscaping around it gives the essence of an oasis. There are few things more relaxing than

Choosing the Right Curtains for Your Space

When decorating a room, one feature that many will often overlook is the curtain fittings, when in fact they are a highly important part of any room's decor and overall appearance. If anything, curtain fittings are an afterthought for many. This should most definitely not be the

Top Tips for Picking the Best Paint Color

Color, whether it be architectural or in products, accounts for 60% of our response to an object or a place. This is called "color psychology." But while the effects of color are subtle, they are extremely significant; physical and psychological. Wherever we go, we respond differently to

Featured Brand Friday: Jonti-Craft

Brand Name: Jonti-Craft Brand Type: Early Childhood Furniture Year Started: 1979 Website: A BRIEF HISTORY Jonti-Craft was started in Wabasso, Minnesota, back in 1979, and since that time they've led the way in children's furniture. As a privately owned and operated family business, Jonti-Craft has made a

Do Clothes Dryers Come With Vents?

The answer is no. Technically... Clothes Dryers Do Not Come with Vents. This is a loaded question though. What is the definition of a dryer vent? For me, the definition of a vent is the piece that gives your dryer the ability to blow the hot air

Midweek Reads #11

I've got a great selection of articles for you this time around! From sugary sweet recipes and adorable DIYs to teaching tools for parents and musings on life, these are all the blog posts that caught my attention this past week. Remember to check back every week

10 Tips for Furnishing Your New Home

Whether you're moving out for the first time, upgrading from apartment living, or simply transitioning from one house to another, moving into a new home is a fresh start. You've got a blank canvas to work with, and you want to get every detail just right. However,

Save Time and Money on Garage Door Repairs

Garage doors like to lead simple lives. They go up and down and we seem to notice them only when they stop doing that. That simple lifestyle can be maintained by easy repairs that can be undertaken without the help of a professional. The garage door can