If there is only one room in your whole house that you can invest your time and money in, it should be the kitchen. It not only improves how you live, it's a great investment. Improvements to your kitchen can get you a return on your investment from 100% - 150%. And let's face it, even if you think you're in your forever home, a house is always an investment and it's a good idea to keep re-sale in the back of your mind. Wise choices that get you a good return on your investment, while also being beautiful and appealing are a win-win.