The morning sun is taking a little longer to rise, and in the evening, it darts away earlier and earlier. With some breezes, there is a familiar coolness to offer relief from summer days. In higher altitudes, there may be hues of reds, oranges, and yellows dotting the green of tree canopies. Soon, it will be time for pumpkin patches, crisp apples, and raking leaves as they gracefully fall to the ground. While spring traditionally gets the glory and praise of renewal and refreshment, fall is a time of transition and change, setting the stage for the eventual blooms and bursting of new life. Despite fall being a relatively popular season in any year, it would seem that more people are longing for cooler weather, the joy the holidays bring, and a signal that an undeniably difficult year may be nearing its end. If you are ready to fully embrace the feeling of fall, one of the areas you may turn your attention to is your home.
This is the time of year when school-aged children and college students, cast away the carefree days of summer where sleeping in and leisurely activities are the norm, in favor of alarm clocks and scheduled days full of learning with their peers. While this year's classrooms, learning, and normal procedures may feel a bit different, schools across the Southeast have begun beckoning their students back to educational pursuits. No matter what a student’s method of learning may look like this year, there are a few ways to help ensure your student’s academic success.
The home office. Never before in the history of the relationship between emerging technology and the working world has the home office stolen the spotlight quite as dramatically as it has in the last few months. What was once a need of only a rare few remote workers or a luxury for those who desired a dedicated space to working toward making their side hustle their sole means, has now become a necessity as more companies shift their office spaces to the digital realm.
Ah, summer. It’s the time of year where thoughts turn to sunny beaches, coastal cottages, camping, and much-needed pauses from the business of everyday life. Even though the world looks different than it did last summer, many are longing for the refreshment and renewal a vacation brings. If travel is not back in the cards just yet, a staycation may be the best way to ensure summer fun.
Recently, much of the world has been spending a lot of quality time at home. While some of this time has brought a renewed sense of appreciation for the place that keeps us safe from the outside world, there has undoubtedly been some time to reflect on what could make our homes more comfortable, more stylish, more connected, and a more accurate reflection of those who dwell within.
In the current state of the world, we are finding that home has taken on a new meaning and become more of our safe place and refuge than ever before. This new reality has us spending more time with those closest to us under the same roof, or farther from those who live elsewhere. Whether physically together with those you love, or only together through virtual methods, everyone seems to be trying to find a balance in their everyday lives.
Spring is a time of renewal and can spur a desire to bring new life to mindsets, habits, and physical spaces. If spring has you ready to upgrade a space in your house, it can be both an exciting and daunting task. Here are a few tips to help you get ready to breathe fresh air into your home..
While we love to provide editorial content every month that takes a step away from showcasing the amazing home furnishings, appliances, home décor, electronics, bedding, that we carry, we want to share something new and near and dear to our hearts – and we are sure you’ll love it too!
With the dawn of the new year just behind us, some of your resolutions may have already fallen a bit flat. Resolutions, while made with the best intentions, often don’t hold up past the first few weeks of the new year. Forming new habits is truly difficult to do. Even if you are feeling a bit discouraged, there is still plenty of time to make 2020 the year you start eating healthier, take a dream vacation, or finally redecorate your living room.
‘Tis the season for cookies, cocoa, and Christmas trees. It’s the time for hiding Christmas presents in every nook and cranny of your house, for belting out carols in the car, and for watching all your favorite holiday movies. Perhaps best of all, though, it’s the time of year when the whole family comes together to celebrate and enjoy one another’s company. After Christmas is over, New Year’s eve is the next big celebration and a new opportunity to host an event full of fun and excitement.