Solar Panels

Solar Panels – Yes Please

Having recently purchased a few solar panels. I was very happy to have Mary reach out to me for a guest post. I love a great DIY project and installing solar panels is the way to go. Not only does it improve home value, but…

Greenhouses – They Rock

This is a guest post from my friend Sophie! The effortless cool of greenhouses A lovely, kept garden can go a long way. Perhaps you’re feeling down, and could use some quiet time. Writer’s block? Sit back in your garden and just wait for 5…

The Best Hacks For a DIY Garden

I love the garden. The only thing I love more than the garden is cool stuff for the garden. The garden is a work of art and building and maintaining the living organisms inside takes patience, a little zen, and some elbow grease. I have…

Protecting Your Home – Tips and Tricks

(This is a guest post) Protecting your home is very very very very important. Can I stress this a little more? Going on a long vacation shouldn’t just be about preparing the things you’ll bring with you when you leave. For added peace of mind…

Maintenance: Worth the Time?

100% Yes. Is this post over? 100% No. It is very important that you are proactive in your maintenance. I am currently writing a home maintenance article for a great website and I wanted to explain the difference between PROactive and REactive maintenance. Proactive Maintenance:…

5 Tips to Renovate Your Garden in 48 Hours

Now that the hint of spring is in the air, now that the birds are singing longer and louder, the sun is taking its time to set, and the leaves are starting to look green again, perhaps it is time to get out in your…

How to Repair Sun Damaged Skin

You may or may not be aware, but the winter time is one of the easiest times to get sunburn!  With the highly reflective snow on the ground, sunlight bounces off and reflects right onto your vulnerable face.  Given that, it’s important to take care…

Preparing Your Family for Winter

Put your hoverboards for sale away! As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drift downward, we need to prepare our homes for the winter – it’s just a few weeks away! Here are a few areas to get started in now so you’ll be…

4-1-1 on Conservatories

If you’re thinking of adding a new garden extension, sunroom or conservatory, you may be under the impression that there are only a limited number of options for your design aesthetic. Well, I’ve rounded up a few unusual designs to help inspire your imagination and possibly even…

Unique Dog Accessories That You Can Buy Right Now

As of 2012, 164 million American households owned pets…ours included.  Of that 162 million, 83.3 million owned dogs.  In fact, as I’m sure many of you know, we own two dogs – Digit and Poppy.  This post is dedicated to them, our adorable fur children:…