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.

APRIL 5, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best String Lights for Your Outdoor Space

String lights can make nights spent outdoors that much more relaxing and festive. Even one simple strand can transform a backyard—or a patio or porch—into something more like an outdoor l...

MARCH 9, 2020 | MONDAY
Solved! Do Air Purifiers Really Work?

Q: I suffer from seasonal allergies, and a friend suggested I buy an air purifier for my home. How do they work—and do air purifiers work effectively?A. Allergic rhinitis (commonly known ...

10 Problems That Are Caused by Dry Indoor Air

The potential negative effects of dry indoor air extend far beyond itchy, flaky skin. Left unchecked, dry air can also cause structural harm to your home and could even ruin some of your ...

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 18, 2019 | TUESDAY
The 12 Most Controversial Buildings in America

Buildings are more than just piles of bricks and mortar. Buildings tell stories and embody historical periods. Some even incite scandal and arouse controversy because they're too bold or ...

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...

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...