Life

Inspiration | Getting Kids Off the Block

Diane Latiker raised eight kids in the Roseland neighborhood on the Southside of Chicago. She saw firsthand a generation of young people that were caught up in violence, dropping out of school and veering off path. So she decided to do everything she could to get those kids off the block. Check out the video […]

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How To | Tackle Spring Cleaning

Tomorrow marks the first official day of spring, so I figured it was only appropriate to make this week’s challenge about something that’s probably on your list already: spring cleaning. It’s the necessary evil of the changing season, but the truth is, spring cleaning doesn’t have to be a chore. Cleaning out can boost your […]

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Celebrate | St. Patty’s Day Gone Awry

I may not be Irish, but just like the rest of you, I’ll be pretending I am as I ring in St. Patty’s day tomorrow. I found some hilarious pictures of people celebrating in their own unique ways… Leprechaun ears: better than hearing aids. Who knew Babe was Irish? This pup’s owner likes to die […]

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Ty’s Take | Something to Help You Unwind

In order to help you guys out with this week’s challenge a little bit, I put together something to help you unwind for a few moments, whether you’re just starting your day, sitting at work, or getting ready for the weekend. You have to follow a few steps for total relaxation- trust me here. 1. […]

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Inspiration | Jeneece Edroff

In October, 2009 I went to Vancouver, BC to visit the Vancouver Home + Interior Design Show and while I was there I met Jeneece Edroff. Here’s a clip of our introduction: Janeece is 16 and suffers from neurofibromatosis. She has overcome a lot of medical obstacles, including doctors who said she would never walk. […]

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How To | Organizing & Decluttering for Spring

SPRING has finally arrived, and that means it’s time for a fresh start. As the snow melts, away so should your clutter. Spring after all, is a season of rebirth and new growth. The flowers are popping, the sun is shining and it’s time to break out the garden gloves, flip flops and slip on […]

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