Fall To-Do List

It’s easy to get bogged down with endless to-do lists this time of year. Not only do you have to finish making your Halloween costume, but you also need to decide what Thanksgiving plans are going to be, whether you need to go buy more seasonal fertilizer for your yard, and even what you want…

Essential Components of the Home Tool Kit

A  well-equipped  home  tool  kit  is  not  just  for  weekend  warriors  and  do-it-yourself types.  Hanging  a  picture,  tightening  a  cabinet  door,  or  assembling  a  Swedish-built cabinet  are  all  moments  when  one  might  reach  for  a  tool  kit.  If  your  toolbox consists of  duct  tape  and  a  hammer,  a  quick,  inexpensive  trip to  the  local hardware …

Best Things To Buy In September!

It’s September! That means fall is right around the corner, and as the seasons change, various products and now out-of-season goodies go on sale to clear the storeroom for all of the new stuff. Plus! Labor Day sales provide great discounts on some special items that you should take advantage of. So, what should you…

5 Reasons Selling Without an Agent is a Bad Idea

Do-it-yourself  projects  are  in vogue  these  days.  You can find advice  online  for  everything  from investing  in crypto-currency  to  tearing  down the  living  room  wall.  When  considering  the  cost of moving,  it’s  natural  to wonder  if  real estate  commissions are  one way  to  save money, but it would  be a  mistake.  A  good  real  estate…

Landlords – 8 Amenities to Include in Your Rental Unit

The  increase  of  pricing  in the  housing  market  and lack  of  inventory  has  left  some potential  homebuyers  renting  instead of  purchasing.  As  a  result,  these renters may not  just  be  viewing  rentals  as  just a  temporary  steppingstone  to homeownership and  expect  their  rentals  to  have  nicer  amenities  than in previous decades.   If  you’re  a  landlord,…

Back-To-School Health & Safety

The new school year is rapidly approaching, and just like last year, our children’s health and safety are everyone’s focus. No matter what decisions are made from an administrative or government level, there are things we can each do to ensure our children stay healthy and happy all year long. Read below for a few…

6 Ways to Beat Burnout!

It’s been about a year and a half since many of us have started working from home and while some of us are slowly transitioning back to the office, the majority remain either at home or are committed to a flex schedule that allows for a bit of back and forth. Regardless of your specific…

Top Trends for Your Outdoor Living Space

Summer is here and you’re spending more time outdoors. For most of us, this still means primarily in our own backyards. Personal outdoor space has never been more popular and if yours could use a little sprucing up, here are the hottest trends for 2021. Outdoor Kitchens – This trend is going nowhere. Ever since…

How To: Make Puffy Sidewalk Paint

School is just about out for the summer and there is one thing on every parent’s mind; How are you going to entertain your kids for the next few months? Puffy sidewalk paint is easy-to-make, allows your children to be creative, and, most importantly, it keeps them and their mess outside! Check out the recipe…

6 “Must Do” Projects for May

Summer is quickly approaching! As you get ready to spend more time outside, make sure everything for the season is in order. Getting a jumpstart on prepping your house and tools for Summer will not only save you time later, but give you the opportunity to complete these projects at a leisurely pace. Check out…

Fresh & Eclectic Design Trends for 2021

Recent interior design trends have focused on one primary era or design scheme. Mid-century modern furniture and accents have dominated the magazine covers and home shows as decorators have worked with their clients to bring this trend into their spaces. Yet, what to do about the beautiful antique chest from your grandma or the dining…

Smells Like Spring!

What if we told you that you could have your house smelling like Spring, without risking the allergen irritants that come along with the season’s weather? Throw together one of these easy scent simmers and your house will be ready for showings, guests, or even just a relaxing evening at home.