Look at 10 photos of kitchen, or bath, renovations today and a good percentage of them will utilize open wall shelving. Sure they look attractive but will open shelves really work in our homes or is this a look best suited for the magazines only?
Three weeks into the fall and we’ve yet to hear of anyone who does not love this season! On the contrary, most people are just giddy about the changes that come after the heat of the summer and before the chill of winter. Our homes play such a big part in the feeling of fall. For Friday Favorites let’s share ways we all will enjoy our homes this season.
Time Zones can play havoc with even the most seasoned of travelers! Even a simple one hour difference can keep us checking the time. One thing that does seem to be governed by our internal clock is our beloved happy hours. Regardless if adult beverages are involved or not, the ritual of winding down the day and preparing nightly rituals is something to look forward to. Especially on a Friday!
We are a society that loves our electronics. We are power junkies. Many of us have one or more cell phones, tablets and computers, that at the writing of this post, all have power cords. These cords, needed to keep all of our devices charged, are now our lifelines. Even though we make lofty plans to be less “connected”, for most of us we nearly go into withdrawal when we run out of a charge!
One thing that we all strive for in our homes is comfort. While we may not always have the time to burrow into an inviting spot, we still want to have these cozy areas in our homes. Places where we can envision ourselves curling up with a beverage to read for a bit. Places where we can reconnect with our families after the hustle of the day.
On nearly every Mom’s want list is an area where everyone coming in the house can hang up and store things like coats and backpacks. Nowadays, let’s add in charging stations while we are at it. Surely if we have a beautiful, built in system like we see everywhere on Pinterest, our days will be transformed. Except…