Make Your Home More Functional: 5 Smart Tips

If you would like to make sure that you are able to improve your living environment and make your home more functional, you might have to think outside of the box. There are plenty of great ways of updating your layout and decor without having to spend a fortune on furniture and appliances.

Apple Bourbon Peanut Mini Cakes

In case you haven't noticed, I've been on a bourbon recipe kick the past few days. Today, I have an apple bourbon peanut cake recipe to share. It's a cake so moist and delicious that nobody will know that it came from a box. The cake is rich from the bourbon (not extract, the real stuff!) and crisp from the apples. And, the peanuts? They add an interesting texture and great flavor.

Irish American Coffee: A hot coffee cocktail

Over the weekend, my hubby and I wanted to sit out on the patio and enjoy a pretty, clear but cool, fall evening. We wanted a cocktail to sip as we watched the sun set over the forest behind our home. It was too cold for a traditional cold cocktail, so I fired up the coffee pot, took a look in the liquor cabinet, and played around with what I had on hand. The result of my scrounge through the liquor was Irish American Coffee.

Perimeter Perfection: How to set your boundaries

Let's talk about how to achieve perimeter perfection. The perimeter of your home is the boundary of your land; it's the point at which your land transitions to someone else’s property, or into public ownership. It’s fair to say that, for most homeowners, the perimeter receives relatively little attention--but this could be an oversight.