Presidents’ Day always brings to mind the Father of our Country and that familiar quip, “George Washington Slept Here.” Apparently, as the first President of the United States in 1789, he traveled a lot to meet the citizenry and ended up spending so many nights in various inns and private residences that “George Washington Slept […]
Do you ever find yourself tripping over a mislaid baseball bat or soccer shoes? If so, you’re not alone. Three out of four families with school-aged children have at least one who plays an organized sport, so that means approximately 45 million kids around the country are cluttering up homes and garages with sports equipment. […]
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s the annual nudge to devote special time to showing loved ones how much you care. Finding the right Valentine’s Day gift can become difficult if you overthink it. Picture your honey/darling/sweetie doing something that they love to do like cooking, watching movies, reading, sports, gardening or investigating […]
No matter where you live in the country, the coming of winter can bring some problems. Tailored Living® is committed to helping families live well in their homes and sometimes living well means planning ahead to avoid inevitable seasonal issues, like the cold and wet of winter.
Being proactive with precautions and preparations will help get […]
It’s that time of year again–Super Bowl madness has taken hold. Everyone is geared up for the clash of the titans, a spectacular halftime show, a food and drink extravaganza and those often-controversial Super Bowl commercials that, reportedly, 78% of Americans like better than the game itself. (USA Today, 2016)
If you are hosting a Super […]
When was the last time you evaluated your home in regards to its style? Did you once upon a time have an exciting design but now feel more “ho-hum” about the whole decorating thing? Maybe it’s time to shake things up a bit and rethink how you live in your home and see if you […]
After the holidays we face the inevitable “pack up all the decorations for another year.” Before you start grumping about how much you have to put away, consider this family’s task of putting away their elaborate holiday display.
Now, don’t you feel better?
Holiday lights and decorations do add a festive touch, and most of us spend […]
Hard to believe it’s yearend again. Didn’t we just do that?
To close out 2016 we’re taking a look back at our 10 most popular blogs of the year, revisiting favorite organizational tips and storage solutions that can help to make your New Year a little brighter. Let’s talk closets, pantries, laundry rooms, home offices, guest […]
As we bid 2016 a fond farewell, we look forward to a new year full of promise and possibility. 365 days to finally get it right, to finally arrive at that elusive nirvana we would all like to achieve in our daily lives. So we take time to evaluate our lives and determine some key […]
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin knew what he was talking about when he uttered those words. And they are as true today as they were back then–it is easier to stop something from happening in the first place than to repair the damage after it has happened.
There are […]