Jamie Birdwell Branson

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Birdwell-Branson is a freelance lifestyle writer who specializes in real estate, home decor, DIY, and travel. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Zillow.com, Elle Decor.com, Livability.com, Canadian Florist Magazine, and more. She is an avid antiquer and likes to fill her vintage home with the treasures that she finds. You can follow Jamie Birdwell-Branson on Twitter or Instagram.

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DECEMBER 4, 2018 | TUESDAY
35 Postcard-Perfect Towns to Visit This Holiday Season

They say there’s no place like home for the holidays—but we beg to differ. If you’re hunting for some holiday spirit this season, look no further than these 35 postcard-perfect towns.

NOVEMBER 16, 2018 | FRIDAY
What It Was Like Inside the Homes of the Pilgrims

There’s a lot of folklore surrounding the first Thanksgiving, and plenty of lively debate. When did it actually occur? Was this meeting with the Wampanoags truly amicable? Did they really...

OCTOBER 25, 2018 | THURSDAY
14 Crazy Cleaning Tips That Actually Work

You may have your allegiances to certain brands of cleaning products, but are they really getting the job done? If you have an especially tough cleaning problem to solve and the supermark...

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 | FRIDAY
12 DIY Step Stool Designs You Can Make

A step stool is the perfect tool for helping the short and tall alike to access those hard-to-reach places like the highest shelf of the kitchen cabinet, the top of the refrigerator, or t...

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 | THURSDAY
30 Ways to Get Organized for $5 or Less

We all wish we could be more organized. Whether it’s the tangle of electrical cords in the living room, the avalanche of plastic storage containers and mismatched lids in the kitchen, or ...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 | TUESDAY
How To: Never Lose Your Keys Again

It never fails: You’re running late, and right before you’re about to head out the door you realize you can’t find your keys. You search and search, and you finally find them buried in yo...

JULY 30, 2018 | MONDAY
How Big-Box Home Stores Get You to Spend More

Have you ever visited a big-box store to pick up something quick like cat food or coffee, then ended up walking out with $70 worth of items in your cart? It’s not just you—big-box stores ...

JULY 19, 2018 | THURSDAY
The Most Luxurious Ways to Rough It in the Wild

A weekend in the country can be rejuvenating, but the idea of roughing it, even for just a few nights, doesn’t appeal to everyone. Luckily, the glamping trend is still going strong. Resor...

JUNE 15, 2018 | FRIDAY
These Are the Most Dangerous Insects in America

Summertime is packed with fun activities: barbecues, beach vacations, afternoon swims, and backyard games. But the warm weather also summons pesky bugs and creepy-crawlies, which threaten...

JUNE 1, 2018 | FRIDAY
14 Cheap DIYs for a Better Backyard

Most homeowners are eager to improve their outdoor living space, but professional landscaping services and patio furniture cost a pretty penny these days. Don’t give up hope! With a littl...