Category: Tips and tricks

Get Familiar With Your Routine Vehicle Maintenance

Technician is changing windscreen wipers on a car station.
Your vehicle is designed to last for years as long as you perform the necessary maintenance. Undoubtedly, proper vehicle maintenance helps your car run efficiently and at optimal performance. While you will need to take your vehicle to a mechanic from time to time, you can perform many of the... [read more]

Keep Your Vehicle Cool With These Sunshades

Car with windshield cover
The weather is warming up in Decatur, and before long, it will be in the high '80s or '90s. While that weather is ideal for spending time outside, it can heat your parked car instantly. Then, when you slide behind the wheel, you can scorch your skin. Fortunately, it’s easy... [read more]

Learn To Kayak This Summer

Woman kayaking with life jacket on
With Lake Decatur and other nearby spots, you’re in a prime location to go kayaking. Although, don’t worry if you’re new to the activity. Follow some tips to learn how to kayak, and you’ll be ready to load up your kayak and hit the water. Hold the Paddle Correctly First, you need... [read more]

Get A Head Start On Spring Cleaning

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Spring is generally the time when people air out their houses and get cleaning. After all, there’s something that feels so good about fresh air and the smell of a clean house. But contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to wait until spring to start cleaning your home. In... [read more]

Create Your Own Sanitizing Station At Home

A man washing hands with alcohol sanitizer against virus.
In the colder months, it’s all too easy to get sick. But if you’re like many people out there, you already lead a super busy life. So, the last thing you need is to be stuck in bed for several days. Wondering how to keep yourself healthy all season long?... [read more]

Keep Your Leather Boots In Shape This Winter

Cobbler's hands cleaning shoes with a brush
Leather boots are a staple in many wardrobes during the winter months. You know how to rock them with any outfit, but do you know how to properly take care of them? Leather boots aren’t high maintenance, after all, leather is one of the toughest non-synthetic materials in the world,... [read more]

Get Organized This Year With These Helpful Tips

Woman holding Clothes with Donate Box In her room
Organizational habits aren’t made in a day. Instead, they’re created day by day when people choose to practice daily organization. Anyone can become an organized person; you just have to try! If developing a more structured work or personal life is on your goal list for 2021, then you’ll want... [read more]

Tips From The Pros To DIY Your Holiday Photos

Parents Tickling Children As Family Sit On Sofa Celebrating Christmas Together
The holidays will probably look different this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still keep your holiday card tradition! We’ve pulled a few great tips from Good Housekeeping to help you DIY your family photos this season. Location Is Key Decide on where you want to take photos first.  This will... [read more]

10 Ways You Can Light Up Your Next Outdoor Event

Outdoor string lights hanging in line.
So, you’ve got an outdoor event planned and you want to spice it up with some cool outdoor lighting? Well, we’ve got ten awesome outdoor plans that will brighten up your event courtesy of our friends at Sparkling String Lights Drape sparkling bistro lights across a pool or balcony to create... [read more]

10 Car Wash Brushes To Try This Summer

Person washing a car with scrub brush.
There is no better feeling than seeing your car sparkle. A weekly or even bi-weekly car wash is a great way to prevent rust, scratches, or any other problems that may come from an unwashed car. When it comes to finding the right products to wash your vehicle with, it... [read more]