Some say the kitchen is the ‘Heart of the Home.’ Some also say a kitchen reflects how you live. A person and their family can easily spend hours cooking, entertaining, prepping for the work week, etc. If a kitchen remodel is a topic of discussion recently, it’s a good idea to keep in mind how costly it can be. Knowing where you can avoid paying top dollar and where it’s best not to go cheap is key to keeping your project under budget. Furthermore, thinking about what your family needs are essential to create the perfect budget-friendly, and family-friendly, kitchen. HGTV.com provides general advice for pieces of your kitchen where it’s best to splurge and best to save.