Green Homes

I’m Loving the 2012 HGTV Green Home Thumbnail

Each year, I eagerly anticipate the reveal of the new HGTV Green Home. Then I enter the contest...and promptly forget to write about it. I'm more than a little late, given that the entry period is technically over, but I had to get in a post, because this is my favorite green home in years…

What Does Your Dream Home Look Like? Thumbnail

At this very second, I have at least folders between my computer and my external hard drive dedicated to our dream home and all the things we want to put in it. When we started thinking about this a few years ago, my taste was super modern, with very little room for anything "old" or…

Green Steal of the Week: Dwell Home Plan Available at Gilt Groupe! Thumbnail

My husband and I have dreams of building a beautiful, green prefab home, complete with a modern aesthetic that would make it stand out from the traditional homes you can find in Georgia. And while we're in no position to act on that dream just yet, today is one of those days when I really…

Beautiful Off-Grid Living: Big Sur Prefab House Thumbnail

I'm usually not the jealous type, but I honestly envy people live completely off the grid. I'm sure this kind of lifestyle comes with its own challenges, but it must be nice to never receive utility bills or have to worry about outages. Add to that the fact that this home is gorgeous and at…

Green Home Tour: Greenhaven Show House in Marietta, GA Thumbnail

Last week, I was admittedly feeling a little uninspired and in desperate need of a few shots of creative juice. So on Saturday, the family and I made a day trip to Marietta, GA, about an hour and a half away, to seek out some of that needed inspiration -- and we found that and…