Your first night in your new place.
The first time you entertain.
Tackling your first DIY project.
The before, progress, and after photos of your kitchen renovation.
Bringing home baby for the first time.
In a perfect world, these photos would be taken, organized, labeled, and even printed into a coffee table book for guests to flip through and enjoy. Although we all have great intentions when it comes to our family’s photos, following through on these plans isn’t always a reality. Busy days and life’s endless demands tend to put “getting all of these cell phone photos organized and printed” to the bottom of our to do list…. permanently. Continue reading
Everyone knows “the call”. You know, that one you make when there is a crisis and there’s only one person who seems to have the magical power to simultaneously calm you down while averting the issue.
When you get off of the phone you immediately realize that you were overreacting and that everything is going to be all right…thanks to this much needed pep talk from your biggest cheerleader.
So who are these special people that have secret powers to make everything better with one simple phone call?
Yes, those everyday superheroes who swoop in with a split second notice and make everything better again. How do they do it?! We may never know their secrets, but we do know that these amazing women around the WORLD seem to have the answer for everything. Continue reading
Show Some Love to Your Home this Valentine’s Day
On this Valentine’s Day I’d like to join millions of other men and women in publicly professing my love for my house. Really. I mean it. I am one lucky duck. I have a wonderful, warm, fun-loving house. I can’t imagine my life without it.
We’ve been together since August of last year. I know, that’s not a real long time. And to be frank, it hasn’t been perfect. But relationships never are.
I was in kind of a hurry to find a house last summer.
I’d rather not get into all the intimate details but suffice to say I knew that if I waited too long all the good ones would be off the market. How nice it is then to live in the Internet age, where all I have to do is go online and search around for my perfect match. Continue reading
New homeowners tend to acquire quite the collection of tools when they first move in. Trips to local hardware stores, shower gifts, fixes that somehow require that single tool you don’t have in your collection all attribute to a random pile of tools.
Pretty quickly, I’m sure you feel like you have plenty, actually you probably think you have too many when the dust settles, but trust me when I say that this enormous collection of tools will mysteriously be hidden in every nook and cranny of your home in about a year IF you don’t get those bad boys under control with some serious tool organization right from the start.
The HireAHelper team has had quite the year here on the HireAHelper blog. We’ve covered just about everything you need to know when it comes to moving…from purging, to organizing, to cleaning, to packing, to decorating. Heck, if you’re an avid reader then you just might be a moving expert by now.
In honor of such a successful year of blogging, we decided it would be fun to highlight the Top 14 Posts of 2014 (in no particular order…)