Getting Organized

The new year often brings on new year’s resolutions and some may have added organization to their list.  Are you thinking of organizing your house?  Let’s tackle one of the most used rooms: the kitchen.  There are so many great products currently available to help you organize your kitchen.  I know that I personally startedContinue reading “Getting Organized”

Saving on Energy Costs

As many of you may have noticed, energy costs have been rising.  So what can you do about it?  Here are some ideas for cutting some energy costs.   Check the seals on your exterior windows and doors – you may find that the caulking has deteriorated and can easily be scrapped and replaced.  You canContinue reading “Saving on Energy Costs”

Priorities for your pets when house hunting

We meet many buyers and I love spending time with them learning what they desire in a home.  One thing that a lot of people consider is their fur babies.  What are some key features that pet owners are looking for in a future home?  Fenced yard – Do I need to say anything moreContinue reading “Priorities for your pets when house hunting”

DIY Inspiration: Fire Pit

I am back with another DIY.  We are heading outside this time.  Did you know that today is National Bonfire Night?  So let’s celebrate with a DIY fire pit.    I must admit I completed this project a few years back and I have never regretted it.  You can go elaborate or simple.  I, of course,Continue reading “DIY Inspiration: Fire Pit”

Fall Planting

Fall has arrived.  Many people are busy with fall festivals and preparing their home for the winter months.  I’m sharing some of my top tips for fall planting to get those gardens ready.  Reason to plant in fall The soil is still warm and promotes good root growth The cooler weather can be less stressfulContinue reading “Fall Planting”

Fire Safety

Each October, the National Fire Protection Association celebrates Fire Safety Month.  I thought I’d share my top five tips with you.  Raising awareness of simple fire safety tips ensures safety for you and your home.    My Top Five Fire Safety Tips:  Smoke Detectors – You should consider having one on each level of your homeContinue reading “Fire Safety”

KITCHENS

Let’s talk about kitchens.  A kitchen is a key part of any home, think about how much time you spend in your kitchen.  I know I spend a good bit of time in my kitchen starting in the morning making my cup of coffee or a cool refreshing smoothie after my workout to wrapping upContinue reading “KITCHENS”

DIY Inspiration: TV Wall Mount

I am back with another DIY.  This time I am inside again.    I decided I wanted our television hung on the wall.  It is something I had thought about doing for some time but decided I had a little time and wanted to try this project.    Unlike most of my projects, this one wasn’t fromContinue reading “DIY Inspiration: TV Wall Mount”

Location, Location, Location

Where is your dream home?  Many people are drawn to a location, maybe the beach, big city or the suburbs.  I personally joke all of the time that if I ever won the lottery real big, I would just buy a small home in a bunch of different locations.  That way if I felt likeContinue reading “Location, Location, Location”

DIY Inspiration: Board and Batten

I am back with another DIY.  This time I am inside because the heat and rain have been crazy lately.  This was another one of my Pinterest pins that I had on my wish list.  Well I had a little time and I decided to try it out.  I enjoyed using the power tools andContinue reading “DIY Inspiration: Board and Batten”