4 Top Tips to Showcase Your Hip-storic Home

Charming white cottage with a central brick chimney and a well-manicured front yard.

As you may know, my husband and I live in a 1942 cottage style house in an Atlanta neighborhood established in 1915.  When we were looking at houses in 1993 and drove by this one after work one night I was less than impressed. The brick was painted a creamy white shade with a subtle pink undertone. No. But the exterior element I was solely focused on: the pink and white striped awnings over the windows facing out to the street. I said, with a frowning face and probably a voice full of heartbreak, ‘I don’t want to live in Candy Land.’ My husband, the architect, on the other hand saw nothing but potential and calmly replied, ‘You can’t go by what it looks like now. You have to think about what it can look like.’

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The Family Recipes Series: The Best Baked Macaroni and Cheese

A stack of assorted cheese types on a white background, perfect for Mac and cheese recipes in the family lifestyle series.

Can you say comfort food? Mac and cheese is easily at the top of the list for go-to feel good dishes that stand the test of time. Most everyone loves this creamy, dreamy side item that can also be a main course by adding animal protein if that’s your thing or veggies such as broccoli and trim-color peppers for your meatless Monday or your meatless everyday!

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J. Crew & thredUP Offer Groundbreaking Resale Program

Woman in a J Crew blazer and jeans squatting with a smile, showcasing the J Crew ThredUp resale program.

If you’ve known me for any amount of time or read my stories on The List, you know I’m a big proponent of #rewearrecirculaterepeat. I even have a story about how to best navigate resale sites where I share tips to help you enjoy a positive experience when buying resale items online. While this J. Crew and thredUP collab has been in place for almost a year, I only recently learned about it – and naturally wanted to immediately spread the word. Read on for the specifics on how you can purchase lovingly used J. Crew items and/or earn J. Crew credit selling your own lovingly used items via thredUP.

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