Summer

Enjoy summer celebrations without making a dent in your wallet

Now that the unofficial start to summer has come and gone, now is the time to start preparing for summer celebrations all season long. Shopping for the tastiest food, thoughtful gifts and festive party décor are essential to entertaining, but all those purchases can make a dent in your wallet. Here are some tips on… Continue reading Enjoy summer celebrations without making a dent in your wallet

Home Decor, Home Improvement

What to do with an unfinished basement

Although currently dimly lit and a little rough on the eyes, your unfinished basement still has a lot of potential. With just a little love and the help of the following ideas, you can spice it up in no time and get some great use out of the space. Add a pop of color. Give… Continue reading What to do with an unfinished basement

Home Decor, Summer

Keep cool this summer

Summertime is here and it’s bringing the heat! It’s always an option to blast the air conditioner all summer long, but there are ways to keep your home cool that are better for the environment and won’t double your energy bill. Photo by Curtis Adams on Pexels.com Ceiling Fans: Ceiling fans may be an overlooked… Continue reading Keep cool this summer

Home Decor, Staging

STAGING STRATEGIES FOR YOUR HOME

Staging your home is all about putting the best foot forward for potential buyers. By highlighting its most desirable features, you can draw more interest to your home and leave a lasting impression that is sure to help you sell it more quickly. Here’s what you should keep in mind as you prepare for your… Continue reading STAGING STRATEGIES FOR YOUR HOME

Gardening, Spring, Summer

Pretty, portable pollinator gardens: Top 10 plants for pollinator-friendly containers

Bees, birds, butterflies, and other pollinators play an important role in our global ecosystem. In fact, they are essential. By transporting pollen from one plant to another, they make growing the food we eat and the beautiful garden spaces we enjoy possible. One of the easiest ways to support a healthy growing environment is to… Continue reading Pretty, portable pollinator gardens: Top 10 plants for pollinator-friendly containers

Home Improvement, organization

Ideas to free up your kitchen space

You probably don’t need a scientific study to tell you that the kitchen is one of the most used spaces in a family home. It serves as a hub for food, a communal space for gathering, and often a message center for family traffic. Some consider it the “brain” of the home. While giant master… Continue reading Ideas to free up your kitchen space

Spring, Yard & Garden

4 essential spring lawn care tasks

With spring on our doorstep, many homeowners are looking forward to spending time in their yards — but not before doing some spring cleanup. In a recent survey by TruGreen*, at least one-quarter of 2,000 survey respondents plan to start spring cleanup in March; April is the second-most popular month. In addition, a number of… Continue reading 4 essential spring lawn care tasks

Home Decor, home design, Home Improvement

These Will Be the Top Exterior Paint Color Trends of 2022 | Southern Living

Dial up the curb appeal with one of these three big trends. Source: These Will Be the Top Exterior Paint Color Trends of 2022 | Southern Living