Jamie Birdwell Branson


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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10 Things You Should Know Before You Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree

Whether this is your first time cutting down your own tree or it's an annual tradition, keep these 10 important tips in mind before you head out to the Christmas tree farm.

JULY 15, 2019 | MONDAY
10 Chemicals You Didn't Know You Were Carrying into the House

Plastics, processed foods, and highly concentrated cleaning products make our lives more convenient, but they may come at a cost to our health. It’s no surprise that you can be exposed to...

JUNE 27, 2019 | THURSDAY
10 Times You Should Never Use a Clorox Wipe

Wherever you happen to be, germs are there too, which is why products like Clorox wipes are so handy. You can stash them under the sink, in the car, and even in your purse to disinfect ge...

JUNE 13, 2019 | THURSDAY
10 House Projects You Can Still Complete on a Rainy Day

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a homeowner who wants to get a home project done will inevitably encounter storm clouds and rainy days. But just because it’s raining cats and d...

MAY 31, 2019 | FRIDAY
10 Surprising Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

As a homeowner, you have the responsibility to keep your home safe, clean, and in compliance with city ordinances. While you may already be aware that you’re not supposed to let your gras...

MAY 21, 2019 | TUESDAY
9 Mistakes You Should Never Make with the American Flag

Flying the grand old flag on Memorial Day is a great way to honor our servicemen and women who have sacrificed so much for our country. Not only is it festive to hang the flag, but doing ...

MAY 14, 2019 | TUESDAY
10 Reasons You May Only Need a Handheld Vacuum

Chances are, the last time you vacuumed you probably used an upright, canister, or stick vacuum. These were most likely also the types of vacuums that sat in your mom's—and even your gran...

MAY 10, 2019 | FRIDAY
The Best Things You Can Do for Your Lawn and Garden in Under a Minute

Americans spend about 70 hours a year on lawn and garden care, ensuring that their lawn is lush and weed-free and their flower bed is brimming with color. But even if you're short on time...

MAY 3, 2019 | FRIDAY
These 8 Home Makeovers Prove the Power of Paint

They say that first impressions are everything—and there’s no better way for your home to make a good first impression than with a fresh coat of paint. Better yet, a new paint job is a re...

The 9 Smartest Ways to Organize Your Entire Home with S-Hooks

We’re always looking for new ways to organize every room in the house, but storage systems and fancy containers take up a lot of space and can get pretty pricey. One clever solution for y...