Tidy Up: Home Edition

Tidy Up: Home Edition
By: Alicia Hall, Strategic Communications Intern for Nest with the Nelsons 

Tidying up a home can be an arduous task, especially when you wait until the last minute–phew! When you don’t know where to start, cleaning will feel like an inconvenience. Avoiding household upkeep can be frustrating when you're overwhelmed with how you’ll manage everything. This is a normal situation, especially when you’re dealing with other daily stressors. 

BUT, if you’re looking for some decluttering hacks and want to stop dreading clean-up days, this is the article for you! There are ways to make cleaning feel simpler with some organizational methods to help you through the mess. This article will help you think of various ways to approach how you’ll declutter your space when you need order in times of stress. These decluttering hacks will not only help you through your tidying-up process, but will make you love your space even more – WIN, WIN!
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5 Must-Haves for a Great Window

5 Must-Haves for a Great Window
Window treatments are a necessary evil. They are absolutely needed in just about every window around, but wow – can they be tricky to get just right! From choosing the appropriate length for your room, to choosing a material that not only looks good, but is durable, and filters light. The options are endless.

But, I have a secret weapon when it comes to all-things window coverings. I have had the extreme pleasure of getting to know Bobbi Jo Cheek, owner of Gotcha Covered of West Omaha this year. She has solutions for every budget, every window, and even some fun tricks up her sleeve to make your windows completely customized to your every need.
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8 Kitchen Reno Tips to Increase the Value of your Home

8 Kitchen Reno Tips to Increase the Value of your Home
The kitchen is the heart of the home where you spend a major chunk of your time cooking, eating, spending time with your family, and even working. This is why kitchens are a focal point when it comes to selling your home. An okay living room is acceptable, but if the kitchen is in shambles, you can be assured that the potential buyer will make a run at the first available moment.

But, before you start with the process of renovation, you need to understand that there are certain features that will not only help you upgrade your kitchen, but will also increase the value of it. Here are 8 ways you can upgrade your kitchen and take it to the next level.
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Perfect Fall Staples for your Front Porch this Season

Perfect Fall Staples for your Front Porch this Season
Fall is my favorite time of year. The crisp breeze is so refreshing, the scorching heat of summer is finally behind us, and you don’t have to look far to find pumpkins or pumpkin flavored anything. Not to mention, the leaves changing colors, the smell of the fall air, and beautiful colors and décor all around. It’s seriously THE BEST!

In this week’s blog, we’ll cover all the necessities to transform your porch from boring to beautiful. You’re in for a true fall treat.
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The Life of Pets

The Life of Pets
The task of wanting to keep your house clean while living with pets seems to be the ultimate oxymoron. Unless you’re a fish person, you know this feeling all too well. Dog hair on the hardwood floors, the cat wants to knock over just about everything, we get it. Fortunately, we live in the time of Amazon, which seems to fix all our problems in 1-3 business days. Below we have some tips and tricks to keep your pet filled home smelling like the opposite, along with our favorite pet-friendly products!

And, speaking of pets ... 
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