3 Tips for Taking Your Home Improvement Business to the Next Level Thumbnail

You have heard it countless times: “Necessity is the mother of invention”. But have you ever stopped to think about just how true that is? Take a few moments to look around you and you will see that each improvement we enjoy was probably the brainchild of someone simply trying to make life easier on [...]

4 Easy Ways to Give Your Home’s Facade a Makeover Thumbnail

The first thing most people notice when they pull up to or pass by your home is the front of the building. While having a nice backyard is certainly a great bonus, an eye-turning front yard and facade is really the public representation of your residence and is therefore the first thing you should consider [...]

3 Helpful Tips to Keep Stress to a Minimum When Moving Overseas Thumbnail

If you are looking forward to beginning a new life overseas but are not really thrilled about the prospect of all that goes into packing up a whole home for the big move, there are ways to keep stress to a minimum. Yes, there is a lot to do and perhaps all in a short [...]

How I Reconcile My Love for Pretty Things with Sustainability Thumbnail

If we’re really honest with ourselves, none of us are really “green enough”, are we? I mean that to say that the nature of our lifestyles in this country and most of the modern world dictates that we sometimes do things that aren’t really sustainable. We drive cars — most of which are not hybrids [...]

I spend a lot of time thinking about how to be more sustainable at home. Usually, this involves more temporary choices we can make: furniture options, low- or zero-VOC paint options, reusing, repurposing and recycling, etc. Those are decisions all of us can consider carefully, whether we own or home or rent it, and no [...]