Every year, new tax laws make it difficult to predict if and how much of a tax refund you may receive. Yet every April 15, about 60% of Americans qualify for a tax refund (also known as getting your own money back) and play the game of how to best spend or invest those “windfall” […]
Spruce Up the Entryway for the Holidays
If your entryway is strictly utilitarian without regard for style or it’s not really useful at all, maybe it’s time to turn coming home into a special moment with an attractive and highly-functional custom entryway or mudroom. Even a small space can be infused with color, style and beautiful […]
Since back to school rolls around once a year, every year, you’d think it wouldn’t be a surprise. But, just like April 15, Tax Day, some people are never quite ready. The whole family scrambles at the last minute to get kids up and dressed, lunches made, backpacks loaded, and teeth and hair brushed as […]
Summertime is everyone’s favorite time of the year with no school, family vacations, slumber parties and more time at home with the kids. But summer can also bring major shifts to everyday life and, ready or not, it’s here!
Kids have more free time to fill
You’ll need more food and drinks handy
The noise […]
Entryways and mudrooms serve two major functions, points of entry and pick-up/drop-off areas. As a point of entry, you want them to be inviting for family and friends and make a positive impression of your home. As a pick-up/drop-off area, they need to be “full service” for your family, assisting with organized comings and goings. […]
By now summer is a distant memory, replaced with back-to-school activities and looking forward to the beauty and welcomed cooler temperatures of fall and winter. But if you’re still stumbling over flip-flops inside the front door or water toys cluttering up the garage, you may doubt that summer has ended. Summer may be gone, but […]
For some people, “organization” is a scary word. They think it means boring and no spontaneity or freedom. But Tailored Living’s® whole home organization specialists know that the exact opposite is true.
Organization gives structure and harmony allowing life to flow smoothly
Disorganization is synonymous with chaos, disorder and … an unholy mess
Think about it. […]
It’s not unusual for a home to have two main points of entry, the front door and the adjoining door between the garage and the house. Your family’s activities and lifestyle will determine which entryway sees the most action and, ultimately, the most clutter. For example:
A family’s school-aged bus riders will probably enter through […]
Backyards come in all shapes and sizes from a small, enclosed patio to a rambling yard that disappears into the surrounding forest. One thing all backyards have in common is that people love to spend time there, especially in the summer and the more comfortable, the better.
So, how does your backyard rate on a scale […]
How many types of closets do you have in your home? At the mention of “closet,” people immediately think of bedroom closets. But homes also have linen closets, utility closets, hall closets, and awkward under-the-stairs closets. When you think about it, that’s a lot of opportunity for clutter. You know the clutter and mess is […]