This post contains affiliate links. When you purchase a product through one of our links, we get a commission at no extra cost to you. For more information, see our disclosures page and thanks for supporting the blog! We tackled a project last summer that I was loathe to do, but after years of praying […]
This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. For more information see our disclosures here. Next Tuesday marks Independence Day, a day our country and its people live to celebrate. Taking pause is always cathartic and standing together while we gaze into the same sky, lit with brilliant bursts of color, reminds us that we […]
‘Bringing the outdoors in’ is so passé. Bring the inside outside – that’s where’s it’s truly at. When our family looks to get away in a summer rental, the outdoor shower is the box everyone wants checked. Everything else we can live without, but somehow, the outdoor shower is synonymous with vacation. So, why not […]
Its raining again… in June… and it feels like April. Despair not though. Because, if you can see beyond the sheets of rain, you’ll see lush vegetation. Fifty degree temperatures aside, it feels like we’ve tripped to the rain forest. So, your lawn looks like Fenway. Good for you! Don’t be lulled into complacency though; those yards you admire from […]
The Backstory I have a flower bed that was created when we put our swimming pool in 10 summers ago. The bed abuts one corner of the pool that is edged with rocks and was designed by our pool contractor to give the pool a more natural feel. The problem is, the bed gets almost […]
As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, we wanted to take a moment to remember all of the brave Americans who have given their lives so that we may live in peace. And to give a big shout out to all active military and veterans – thank you for your service!
Whether you are planning a new construction home or just thinking about sprucing up your space, here are 5 exterior accents that will add curb appeal to your home.
If you have a wood-sided house, painting the exterior of your home is one of those home maintenance expenses you love to hate. A nicely painted home is essential for good curb appeal and to stay within acceptable social norms 😊, but no one really wants to spend the money on it. It would be […]
Everyone wants to have a healthier, more energy-efficient home. So, in honor of Earth Day, we’re showcasing three eco-friendly building products for your home you’ll want to consider for your next project!
After an early spring snow storm at the beginning of April, we’ve had a couple of beautiful weeks in our neck of the woods and I think it’s safe to say that spring is here. And if you’re like me, you’ve been itching to get outside to prepare your exterior space for warm weather fun. To […]
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