Posts By Katherine @ Pender & Peony

Whether you decide to hire movers or do the job yourself you should have a solid understanding of how to pack valuables the right way.  There's nothing worse than opening that box of your grandmother’s china to find it broken,…

Pantone 2018 color of the year

According to Pantone, Ultra Violet communicates “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.” Well, we could all use a little bit more of that in our lives, so let’s get decorating with Ultra Violet! Here are 5 tips to help you incorporate the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year into your home decor.

hosting Christmas

Opening your home to others for Christmas can be daunting. For one, hosting Christmas is particularly stressful because there is the added pressure to make the holiday special and memorable. Just remember: hospitality is about showing your love and care for your guests. Make them feel welcome and comfortable, then no matter what goes wrong, they'll appreciate your effort and kindness. To insure a little holiday magic and cheery atmosphere, you need to carefully plan ahead. Apartment Guide has put together a helpful checklist to help you host Christmas with f

steaming versus ironing

Do you understand the benefits of steaming versus ironing and vice versa? Getting out wrinkles is often the most challenging part of finishing laundry, but knowing what to steam and what to iron will help you ensure your clothing looks and feels great.

thanksgiving checklist

Hosting Thanksgiving can be stressful. There is a menu to plan, a turkey to cook, a table to set and decorate, and guests to welcome in to your home. You want everyone to enjoy the tradition and have a wonderful time.