Fall Back into Practice

After months of uncertainty, you may find yourself out of practice with routines that once helped you feel healthy and grounded. If you want to avoid burnout and thrive both personally and professionally, be sure that you are incorporating self-care into your schedule. Prioritize physical well-being – Get plenty of rejuvenating sleep, exercise and spend time outdoors. …

Staging for great first impressions

When listing your home for sale, you want it to stand out. Without a great first impression, buyers may prematurely decide to move on to the next property on the market. Follow these tips to help your home look its best. Freshen up the front entrance. The first impression begins the moment buyers pull up to…

Affordable Backyard Privacy

After being cooped up at home for months and months on end, many people have a newfound appreciation for their outdoor spaces. However, spending time in the backyard, whether you’re relaxing or hosting a get-together, could mean less privacy from your neighbors. Consider adding more privacy to your backyard space with these affordable suggestions. Plants: Surrounding…

Home Maintenance: When To Hire a Pro and When To DIY

When it comes to home improvements, you can often save money by doing it yourself. However, the following projects are almost always best left to professionals. Home additions or major remodels – While the cost savings of undertaking these large projects can be hard to resist, it’s easy to get in over your head. A skilled professional…

Inspiration for Fall Decor

As temperatures cool outside, give your home a cozy makeover with these fall decor ideas. Foliage: Swap out those bright summer flowers with autumnal flora, such as amaranth, mums, eucalyptus branches, and witch hazel. You can also arrange feathers and dried flowers for texture and varying heights. Colors: The color orange is nearly synonymous with autumn, so…

Client Appreciation – Pie Day

I cannot express enough how deeply I value my relationships with my clients. This isn’t just a business partnership, it is a very personal relationship. I get to know their family and friends, what motivates them to want to live in a certain area, and how their life changes over time. We share late night…

Make Space for Schoolwork

Whether your kids are doing school at home full-time or just completing homework in the evenings, it’s helpful to have a designated, organized space for them to focus. Here are some tips on how to create a beneficial learning space. Let in the light. Try to choose a location near windows for natural light. Otherwise, keep…

What Is Grandmillennial Style?

Over the past decade, the millennial generation’s design preferences have leaned more toward modern lines, minimalism and neutral color palettes. However, a new style is emerging that captures aspects of their grandparents’ homes. Appropriately, HouseBeautiful.com coined the term “grandmillennial style” to reflect the blending of typical millennial decor with the personal touches of “Grandma’s house.” What kick-started…

MN Brands For Good, Meet Co-Founder Gina Moore

What made you decide to open this business? AJ and I are friends, business partners and Minnesota moms.  We were inspired by the types of fundraisers our kids were bringing home and found ourselves rarely satisfied with the quality or appeal of existing pressure-filled programs.  We set out to transform and elevate the long-standing platform…