Brittney Smart

Brittney Smart

Staff Writer
Brittney is a wife, a mom of four young children, a writer and editor (B.S. degree in English/Technical Writing), and a lover of interior design. She thrives on finding inexpensive ways to DIY her own home into a stylish yet family-friendly space.
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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 18, 2019

How to Use Chartreuse in Combination with Other Colours 


Chartreuse colour is the colour halfway between yellow and green, often described as a pale apple-green. It is said to have been named “chartreuse” because of its close resemblance to the colour of a French liqueur called “green chartreuse.” Chartreuse, in French, actually means charter house. Chartreuse colour is a wonderful colour to use in...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on September 12, 2019

At Home Today in a Cape Cod House Style

The Cape Cod house dates back to the eighteenth century, when Americans began to build their homes and settle along the coast of New England. Several of the design concepts of a Cape Cod house were transferred from the architecture of cottages in England, including most notably the steep gabled roofs with dormer windows. As...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on September 10, 2019

Creative Fall Party Décor Ideas

After an action-packed summer, fall seems to come at just the right time to slow down the pace a little bit. To relax. To enjoy the crisp air and cool evenings. It’s a perfect season to throw a few parties, what with the fall holidays and all. It’s also a lovely time to simply gather...

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Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 2, 2019

iRobot Roomba 980 Review – The Good, The Bad, & The Bottom Line

As if we needed an excuse to hang out on the couch a few minutes longer, iRobot’s Roomba 980 has given us just that – app control to conduct your easiest floor cleaning efforts ever. In this article, we’re going to review the Roomba 980: what it is, pros and cons, and the ways it...

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Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

To Smart Light Bulb or Not To Smart Light Bulb: Is That Actually the Question?

It is argued that each generation is smarter than the generation before it. While that topic is, indeed, debatable, one similar conversation that’s less arguable is the one that claims that homes of today are smarter than homes of yesteryear. While smart homes can involve a mass of technological advancements in almost any area you...

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Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

What Makes a Home Automation System Smart

Home automation is a rapidly growing market in today’s technology-savvy world. It’s an appealing blend of technology and convenience (and a plain old cool factor) that, not surprisingly, has resulted in a multi-billion-dollar industry…and growing. Very simply put, a home automation system is a system that helps to automatically control home appliances using different technologies...

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Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

Indoor and Outdoor Home Security Cameras: Which One is Right For You?

When you’re not at home, you may find yourself wondering – worrying, even – about what’s going on at home, is everything safe, is everyone okay, etc. There are extensive home security systems that can alleviate these types of concerns, but these may be too complicated or expensive for your needs and budget. If this...

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