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Jessica Simmonds-Short

Jessica Simmonds-Short

Digital Marketing Intern for Fracture. The next acai bowl or cup of coffee is just a scoot ride away. Go Gators.

Getting Started: Let the Kids Choose the Cause Charity shouldn’t seem like a chore – it’s meant to be joyous, as in something you want to do. The key? Let the kids choose a few causes that interest them, even if the ideas are as general as pets, school lunches or having warm winter clothing. (The same applies to adults looking for a good cause to support on their own.) Once you’ve found something to be passionate about, it’s a …

Time to get out with the old and in with the new and improved. If you’re dying to redo a room, it’s all too easy to get overwhelmed by paint, fabrics, and design aspects galore. These expert tips will lend the perfect helping hand, so whip out your Pinterest and get down to it. 1. Set a Firm Budget This could quite possibly the most important part of the design process. It is all too easy to walk into your favorite design …

And they’re here! As the guests roll in and house tours begin, take them to the room that they’ll never want to leave- the guest room. From fluffy pillows to thoughtful treats, it’s time to create the ultimate oasis for your guests to refresh and relax in. 1. Hooks and Hangers This may seem like a no-brainer, but it is absolutely essential in every guest room. Be sure to stock their closet with hangers and the back of the doors with …

Deck the walls with fabulous photos, fa la la la la la la la la. Time to go from drab to fab this holiday season and become the ultimate gift giver. Toss away the cuff links, ties, and ugly sweaters and pick up our brand spankin’ new personalized photo gift guide. This guide will transform your favorite pictures into unique and thoughtful gifts. Ready your credit cards, set up the gift wrap, and SHOP! 1. Snow Globes $6.69 Nothing says Christmas …

As the holidays quickly approach and dreams of turkey, stuffing, and parades fill our heads, it can be all too easy to forget the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Instead of stressing over dinner, decor, and guest lists, take some time to reflect on what makes you #thankful. Here are 20 things we are especially thankful for this year. 1. Kids Thank you for the creative crafts, hugs, and endless love. 2. Great home decor Ah yes, there truly is nothing …

Pssst… your home called. It would love a new coffee table to call its own, and maybe a set of side tables or end tables to keep the coffee table company. Your dining room and bedroom chimed in too, also wanting tables of their own. You could buy any random table on sale at IKEA or an import store, but where’s the fun in that? Instead, export a little of your own personality into a table you can design and …