5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day with the Whole Family

Three kids sharing cupcakes and corn decorated with patriotic streamers

Memorial Day is an important day for our nation. It marks a time to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces. For many of us, the day also marks the beginning of summer, making it a perfect weekend to relax with friends and family. Here are a few Memorial Day activities to help you respectfully observe the true meaning behind the holiday, enjoy the freedom that our veterans fought for, and make treasured memories with your loved ones!Read Story

Best Ideas for How to Keep Colors from Fading in the Laundry

Has anyone ever mentioned how good you look in royal blue? No need to act overly modest—we all have colors that suit us best. For example, at Rent-A-Center we happen to look our best in blue, yellow, and crimson! And we know that wearing faded clothes stinks, no matter how fresh they smell. So, we’re publishing our go-to guide for how to wash colored clothes, along with tips for making laundry day easier.Read Story

Front Load Washers vs. Top Load Washers: Which One Should You Get?

Woman puling clothes out of front load washer or dryerDoing laundry with growing kids in your home can feel like shoveling snow in the middle of a blizzard. You never seem to get anywhere! But with the right washer and dryer, you may be able to change that. Is a front load washer right for your family, or would a top load washer be a better fit? Check out the differences between a front load washer vs. top load washer so you can make laundry day a breeze!Read Story

Top Freezer vs. Bottom Freezer: Which One Should You Get?

Woman scratching head and looking for something in her french door refrigerator A fridge isn’t just another appliance. A fridge is at the heart of family dinners, weekly meal prep, and game nights with friends! We know there are many top-rated, affordable refrigerators out there, and we want to help you pick the right one for your lifestyle—whether you’re considering Whirlpool refrigerators, Amana fridges, or looking into Maytag! So, we’ve compared top vs. bottom freezers to help you make the best choice.Read Story

Trundle, Loft, or Bunk? How to Pick the Best Bed for Kids

Young girl sleeping with teddy bear, with morning light streaming in behind herThey’ve outgrown tummy time, the vegetable choo-choo train, and nighttime lullabies. Your little one is growing up and ready to transition from a toddler bed to a big-kid bed!

Before you put your youngster in a larger bed, though, weigh all of your options. We’ll walk you through various bed types, how to choose the best bed for your child’s needs, and introduce you to several Ashley bedroom furniture alternatives.Read Story