How to Create a Brick Walkway

How to Create a Brick Walkway

With Spring here now and summer quickly approaching, it may be time to look for new projects to tackle around your home. One popular project that many homeowners like to undertake is to create a brick walkway. One thing is for sure…a new walkway, especially one that is comprised of brick paving stones, can add […]

Refinishing Can Save Money

Refinishing Can Save Money

So you are ready to create a new look in your bathroom, but you have more time than money. One great way to get the job done is the refinish the counter top and bath. This easy to follow infographic gives you the steps you should follow if you want to do some refinishing of […]

Now for Some Homework

Now for Some Homework

Now that we’ve taught all the things that go into a great study room (you were paying attention, right?), here’s some homework for you. Read up on these easy ways to improve your home in just ten minutes. It doesn’t get much easier than that. These will not only help your home feel more livable, […]

The Kitchn’s Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables — Tip Roundup | The Kitchn

No matter what topics we cycle through, the conversation always seems to come back to the dinner table. This is true in everyday life as well as on this blog. And for good reason, your kitchen and dining room are some of the key focus points of your house. So it’s important to make sure […]

Taking Care of Your Houseplants in Winter

Over the course of Winter, when there isn’t much to see outside other than snow or leafless trees, adding a few houseplants to your interior can do a lot to lift the spirits. Adding some foliage here and there is a also a great way to decorate your home that requires very little upkeep. Here […]

Cleaning Glass Shower Doors

This topic comes requested by one of our readers who asked about the state of the glass doors in their bathroom. No matter what this person did, there always seemed to be a residue left after cleaning. This is a surprisingly common problem. Basically the solution is to turn your cleaning into a two step […]


Have we hit you over the head with the study kick yet? Have no fear, now that we’ve gone out of our to overly prepare you focus, we’re going to help you relax. As with most things we direct you to, this will not only benefit you but also make your home more appealing. So […]

Study Area Secrets

If you have a student in your family, or if you’re a student yourself, then you know that importance of finding a good area to study. Even if you’re not currently a parent or student, there’s sure to be some times in your life when you’re craving a space that separate, and more importantly, quiet. […]

How to: Build a Desk

We’ve told you how to study, we’ve told you where to study. Here’s one last set of instructions for your focus area. If you don’t have a solid desk to work on then consider investing in one. Having a well built piece of furniture not only helps you work but also adds to the visual […]

Cleaning Your Fireplace

You may or may not have had your fireplace going this past holiday season. Even if you didn’t it’s never to late to get it going. One thing we encourage you to do before and after using your fireplace, is to make sure that it is thoroughly cleaned. There’s a proper way to go about […]