Eco- Friendly Cleaning- How To Do It On A Budget

Cleaning is not everyone's favorite task but we all know it has to be done. So instead of potentially harming your furniture with tough chemicals, you may want to think about some eco-friendly methods that are easier on your surfaces as well as your skin.

How to Dog Proof Your Garden

If you have recently added a dog to your family or you are thinking about doing so, you are going to need to make sure you make adjustments to your home and garden so that your dog is safe (and your belongings are too!). In this blog post, we are going to take a look at some of the different things you can do in order to successfully dog proof your garden.

Helping Your Home and Backyard Meld Together Seamlessly

When it comes to home design, we tend to completely separate the categories of interior design and exterior design (or gardening and landscaping). This makes sense. After all, you tend to spend time in these two different parts of your home for different reasons. However, it doesn’t always have to be the case for these two aspects of your property to be completely disparate. Here are just a few different design tips and tricks that will help to create a more seamless transmission between your home and the land that is attached to it.

Minor Aesthetic Home Improvements That Can Reinvigorate Your Home

No home is too far gone to be restored. You’d be surprised by the difference that can be made by a few minor aesthetic improvements. You might not like the look of your household at the moment, but here are a few ideas that could completely reinvigorate your living space.

How to Rescue Your Garden from the Summer Heat

Wow, it’s been a hot one this summer. Living in North Carolina means the heat index can reach the 100 °F and above. For people, this can be tricky to manage on a daily basis, so imagine how your plants feel. They may be dying of thirst! It’s tempting to assume the garden is well-equipped … Continue reading How to Rescue Your Garden from the Summer Heat

From Italy with Love: How to Host an Italian Brunch

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as proven over and over again.When we rise up in the morning, our body is screaming out for energy. If we don’t have the time or choose to miss breakfast, we regret it all the way up to lunchtime. But what if you can’t have lunch either? In this day and age, food consumption can almost seem like an inconvenience because we’re so busy. Thank god for the Italian brunch then.

Your Home Is Your Castle… So Don’t Let It Be Taken Under Financial Siege

The home is so much more than a structure of wood and stone, brick, and mortar. It’s a huge piece of the jigsaw puzzle that is your life. When the rest of the world seems against you, it’s your refuge. When you’re battered by the wind and rain, it’s a place where you can towel dry and warm up under a blanket with a hot cocoa.