Do It Yourself Project Ideas to Organize Your Garage

Check out these do it yourself project ideas! Now that the warm weather has arrived, there are so many things that I need to get done around our property. Even if you leave out the gardening and yard work, I’ll be working on these projects all summer. Do It Yourself Project Ideas In addition to […]

Painting Tiles to Add to Your Decor Without Remodeling

Many people have tile backdrops in the bathroom and kitchen and painting tiles can be a great way to add to your decor. Tiles protect the walls from spatters and water but they can get a little boring when they’re all the same color. I’ve seen some really pretty decorated tiles that can be added to […]

DIY Holiday Gifts for Coffee and Tea Lovers on Your List

These holiday gifts for coffee and tea lovers will definitely be appreciated this year! Whether you want a caffeine kick to wake you up or a relaxing cup of herbal tea to help you unwind, you’ll be sure to find a DIY to try below. We always try to give a few simple DIY gifts to friends and […]

Easy Kitchen Update Ideas for People a Tight Budget

Have you ever just gotten tired of the way a room looks and wanted to do something different to it? Last year, we looked into easy kitchen update ideas that would let me give the kitchen a new feel without going totally crazy on a remodel. We needed kitchen updates on a budget but wanted […]

4 Easy Home Improvement Projects You Can Do Today

Are you wondering what types of easy home improvement projects you can tackle on your own? Don’t get me wrong, we use contractors when we need to. I have no interest in playing with electricity or messing up our plumbing. But, there are times when I feel confident enough to tackle a few smaller home […]

Home HVAC Maintenance Tips for Busy Homeowners

Home HVAC maintenance is important to make sure that your heating and cooling system runs properly all year long. In Vermont, our winters are long and cold. And, the thought of being without our heating system is not a pleasant one. Our heating system is something I don’t really think about. It comes on. It […]

4 Fall Maintenance Tips Your Home Needs This Year

Fall has arrived and if you’re like me, you’re looking for fall maintenance tips your home needs this year. Every year in the spring, I promise myself I’m going to keep up with yard work so that fall maintenance isn’t quite so overwhelming. Most of the time, my plans fall short. I really need to put […]

Green Ways to Care for Your Jewelry at Home Properly

Are you looking for green ways to care for your jewelry? I love wearing jewelry to accent my outfit so jewelry care is important.  Nothing dresses up a pair of flats more than a sparkly anklet or dresses up a casual t-shirt more than a pearl necklace.  Green Ways to Care for Your Jewelry I […]

How to Recaulk Your Bathtub So It Really Lasts

Have you ever wondered how to recaulk your bathtub? We had our bathroom remodeled last year extensively including ripping out the floor all the way to the basement level. At that time, the bathtub was caulked when it was reinstalled. But, for whatever reason, it needs to be caulked again. The caulking that was used […]

How to Give Simple Gifts

My focus for the past few months has been to slow down and focus more on what I’m doing. Sometimes, life seems like to whirls by so fast that I miss it in between smartphone notifications and quick cups of coffee as I run out the door for my next errand. I don’t like the […]