Category: house & home

How Busy Bees Can Still Keep Their Garden Looking Beautiful

As much as we would love to have the time to spend hours in our yard, it’s just not always possible when we are busy with our family. But if we don’t put much effort into our yard, it’s easy for it to start going downhill. And then it can…

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Setting The Scene For Your Next BBQ

Summer has finally arrived and kids are celebrating their newfound freedom from school. What better way to mark another end to the school year than by inviting everyone over for a BBQ. You could keep it simple with a grill and some basic furniture, but since you might not get…

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How A Few Simple Builds Can Increase The Price Of Your Home Without Busting Your Bank

Whether you want to refresh your home with a bit of simple redesigning, just bought the property and want to personalize it, or perhaps looking to sell and hope to get an increased price, a few simple builds can breathe life into your home. When you decide to renovate, the…

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Best Ways To Build Bonds With The Local Community

Whether you have just moved to a new neighborhood or have lived there for a while, you may not have as many friends as you would like. If you are not as close to the local community as you would like, it’s fairly easy to change that. It can be…

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Three Popular Uses for a Deck

Ask ten homeowners why they put a deck onto their home and you’ll probably get ten different answers. Today, decks are available in a variety of different designs. Some decks add a modern touch to a piece of property while others enhance the traditional appearance of a home. Discover three…

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Need Room? Get Storage.

You don’t have many options when you’re a parent – the space within your home dwindles day by day, and there’s nothing that you can do about it. With the introduction of any new person, whether big or small, comes the introduction of their belongings creeping their way around the…

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DIY or Hiring a Professional: How to Decide

While there are plenty of home improvement or repair projects that can be easily be handled by individuals who possess the right tools and a few basic skills, sometimes determining if a specific job is beyond your capabilities can be difficult. Before beginning any job, asking yourself three questions may…

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Peppers from my garden….

These are the 4 plants that I have….not all shown in pics below…. Jalapeno Peppers Anaheim Chili Peppers Basket of Fire Chili Peppers MexiBell Peppers These plants really produce, I mean they just keep coming! I had to bring them in {from my deck} last night because it got below…

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A discovery….

While out in my back yard cleaning up a bit and milling ideas around in my head for planting, I came across this… I saw the nest and took my camera on my phone to check if there were eggs inside, (because it was a little high) and there were….

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Sunsella Bento-Style Buddy Boxes {Review}

I am always looking for cute and functional lunch boxes/storage containers. I recently cleared my kitchen out of those old ones that never quite measured up, or just plain wore out. When I had the chance to review these, I was pretty excited. {Yes, I do get excited about the…

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Estilo Microfiber Ceiling and Fan Duster {Review}

Who likes cleaning their ceiling fans? Not me. It is one chore that I REALLY don’t like. Until now. Well, I still don’t like it, but it is easier now. 😉 I recently received the Estilo Microfiber Ceiling and Fan Duster in the mail for review… Product Description: The Estilo…

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Kuuk Silicone Ice Cube Tray {Review}

The Kuuk Silicone Ice Cube Tray These are great ice cube trays to have! Not only for ice, but for a wide variety of frozen treats as well! They make the perfectly square ice cube–which I love. Great for my iced tea! 🙂 I also use these to make various…

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Pure Bliss Natural Air Freshener {Review}

I love essential oils. I have my diffusers running all day to create a warm, peaceful atmosphere in my home, as well to freshen up the air. What about the bathroom, though? We all keep some sort of air freshener in there, right? I have since replaced all other aerosol…

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Lalune Naturals Pure Lemon Essential Oil {Review}

As you all probably know by now, I love trying essential oils from different companies. I love using them, and like to compare them as well as see how well they work for me. I am in love with this Lemon Oil by La Lune Naturals. The Lemon scent is…

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Professional Pruning Shears by Planted Perfect {Review}

Finally a pair of garden shears that work well! I’ve been through several and let me tell you, it is frustrating. When I got these from Planted Perfect, I was super excited to get out in the garden and put them to good use. Product Description: THE GARDENING SECRET GREEN…

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