Fall Porch Decor Ideas

We know we’ve gone a tad bit fall-crazy lately, but who doesn’t love this season? With the changing of the seasons comes the changing of your outdoor décor. Fall porch décor is an opportunity to embrace the new colors of autumn while simultaneously igniting a spark of creativity. When starting to decide what to adorn your porch with, consider natural elements and DIY projects to bring your front stoop to life.

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Homemade Apple Cider Recipes for Fall

It’s finally fall. The leaves are changing and the air has that cool, crisp scent. The best part of fall is the variety of flavors that come with it. One of our favorite autumn flavors is apple cider. Apple cider is the perfect blend of refreshing and comforting during the cooler seasons. We scoured the web looking for the most delectable apple cider recipes and we’re very excited (or should we say “excidered“) to share them with you!

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DIY College Care Packages

Once your kids have flown the coop, they will appreciate little reminders of home every so often. The best way to show your newly independent kids that you’re thinking of them is with thoughtful DIY college care packages. We’re not suggesting you send one every week, but maybe send three throughout the school year. This way, they won’t feel smothered, but also won’t feel forgotten about. The three things to consider when creating a DIY college care package are to make it personalized, helpful and sharable.

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DIY Blackhead Mask

Now that summer is over and fall is on its way, it’s time to refresh your skin and get rid of those pesky blackheads. Instead of buying blackhead peels or masks with all sorts of chemicals and unknown ingredients, try making your own. A DIY blackhead mask can be made of all different natural ingredients and the best part is you know exactly what goes into them.

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Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

When the cooler air finally settles in for the fall, you’ll want to have hearty, seasonal recipes on hand. One of the easiest ways to cook filling, stick-to-your-ribs dishes is with a slow cooker (also called a crockpot). Slow cookers are the ideal cooking tool because you can just set it and forget it. Put the ingredients you need into the slow cooker, turn it on and let the crockpot work its magic. When you get home from work at the end of the day you have a warm, home cooked meal waiting for you. It’s perfect! With these slow cooker recipes, you’ll always have something tasty to eat in the fall.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Much like the rest of the country, we here at Levin Furniture have been watching as the effects of Hurricane Harvey continue to devastate southeastern Texas. Our hearts are broken at the sight of flooded homes, shuttered businesses and the countless amount of people displaced by this catastrophic storm. However in the midst of tragedy, the people of Texas have united together in support of one another in a way that has inspired the entire country. To quote the beloved television personality, Mr. Rogers, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping”. We did not have to look too far before we found a helper with a familiar face.

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Dorm Room Decorating Tips

With fall right around the corner, high school grads are getting ready to go off to college. One major part of moving into a college dorm is the décor. This is a space that is finally yours, so personalizing it will give you a greater sense of independence. Plus, who doesn’t want a cute dorm room? To help make sure your space reflects your style (without breaking the bank) we found some helpful dorm room decorating tips.

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DIY Sharpie Mugs: The Perfect Gifts

What’s a better way to show a friend, loved-one or significant other that you truly care than with personal gifts? Well, it’s time to break out the Sharpies for some handcrafted DIY Sharpie mugs. They’ll think you went above and beyond with this quick and easy DIY project. The best part is that there is no limit to what you can create: birthday gifts, graduation gifts, wedding gifts and more!

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Green Smoothie Recipes for a Health-Packed Summer

With the beach calling your name and the wide assortment of warm-weather clothes, you want to be able to look and feel your best. However, trimming down during the summer months isn’t always easy. One way to give yourself an extra boost of health is by adding a green smoothie to your daily diet. The color may be unappealing to some, but the bright green hue of these smoothies comes from leafy greens and veggies that are packed with nutrients. So, get ready to quench your thirst with three recipes for tasty, healthy smoothies that will help you feel amazing this summer!

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