Moving soon? Choosing the best moving company to suit your needs can make the difference between rough waters and smooth sailing. Here are 3 tips.
Home renovation projects are exciting, but they might also be hazardous. Take these precautions before you start your next DIY project.
Replacing a front door isn’t as challenging as you would think. Take inspiration from the Victorian Era and upgrade your entry today
New home? Moving is both stressful and exciting. Once the moving van leaves, your real work begins. Here are tips to get settled easily.
Managing a dog’s weight is so important, just like it is for us humans. If they start gaining a lot of weight, it can lead to all sorts of health problems, so it’s important that you keep an eye on it. This is one of the things you should watch out for as your dog […]
There can be plenty of reasons that you need to think about improving the accessibility of your home. It might be that you or someone you live with has been diagnosed with a disability. It could be that you just want to make sure that you have such measures in place for the future, just […]
If you crave more space at home, have you given much thought to what’s right under your feet? Your existing basement might be dark, dingy and full of spiders, but with some time and effort, it can be transformed into a fantastic, usable room. Maybe you want to create a media room, a guest bedroom […]
Are you the pet parent of an aging dog? You’ll see physical changes and behavioral changes as your pet ages. Here are some things to expect.
Your home’s curb appeal encourages others for form a snap judgment about you. Here are hints on making a grand first impression.
We call the kitchen the heart of the home. Give your family’s hub a green makeover and make it more energy-efficient and green with these 4 hacks.
Curb appeal is always important to a house. However, it becomes even more critical if you’re selling your property. Here are three projects to boost it.
Need moving day advice? These 4 actionable tips will help you with a smoother move.
If you’re going to keep your home in the best possible condition, you’ll first need to make sure that you regularly perform a home exterior inspection. It’s easy to ignore the exterior of your home, but you shouldn’t. But how should you go about inspecting your home’s exterior? There are many important things to focus […]
Natural light makes a room feel larger and cheerier. If you want to light to cascade into your home, here are 6 rules to follow.
Before you immerse yourself in football and pumpkin spice…is your home ready for fall? Fall is upon us. For many people, this is their favorite time of the year. They love getting their winter boots out and shopping for chunky jumpers. They look forward to Halloween and getting started on Christmas shopping. Some of us […]
Weekend Challenge…Are You Game? I have been asked by my Pampered Chef Director, the lovely Anne Greene Harrison, to spread the word about Pampered Chef’s set of 3 paring knives. Two goals, here. 1 – Re-introduce it to both valued past hostesses and customers 😍 and 2 – Share it with those who have not yet tried […]
We’ve received messages from y’all asking for moving tips on how to safely pack up your living room and kitchen before the Big Move. And no wonder! If only the living room and bedroom weren’t so full of our most prized possessions, moving house would be so easy. Sadly, they are the two rooms in […]
Do you work from your home? As nice as the idea might be, you can’t rely on being able to complete all of your work from the sofa or the comfort of your bed. Not only can this be uncomfortable after a while, but it can also be a massive productivity killer. You are much […]
Home security is easy when you know how to get started. Here are four easy hints that you can implement right away and without cash.
How do you find a water damage expert if your home or office is flooded due to heavy rain, pipe burst, or leakage? Time is of the essence! Finding the right experts for water damage restoration requires good research, for this is not the job of a novice. Professional companies have the right tools and […]
Garden pests bugging you? Here are 7 steps that you can take to protect your fruits and vegetables from their infestations.
Moving with children? It’s an enormous undertaking. We have the tips to help you reach your new home without losing your mind!
Here are three fabulous party themes for that final bash of the summer season. These ideas will show you how to spend those last warm weeks entertaining outdoors.
Have you ever looked at a fabulous home and asked yourself, “Who lives in such a nice house?” Envy those lucky individuals no longer. Because with a little planning, the answer to that question could be, “You do!” It doesn’t matter if your house is rented or not, you should be doing your best to […]
Home is a place where every life needs to feel safe and secure from potential threats. When a family member can’t take the necessary steps to keep themselves safe, others bear this responsibility. For many, pets are part of the family as with children; they need protection from things that can harm them. The best […]
Most people think that plants are all about the outdoors. However, it is possible to use indoor greenery to enhance your house.
Planning for kitchen upgrades? Ensure that your money is wisely spent. We help you identify the projects that make the biggest impact on your renovation.
Moving to a big city from a small-sized town can be a shock to the system. It takes time to adjust to the noise and faster pace of life in a busy urban center. No need to feel overwhelmed. These tips will help you get used to your new environment. Pack Light Nine times out […]
We all love pets, but when it comes to trying to keep a clean house, they can cause havoc. If you’re trying to contend with muddy paws, or you’re on a mission to keep your home as hair-free as possible, this guide will come in handy. Tackling pet hair One of the most frustrating challenges […]
If you are moving to a new home or office, the first order of business would be to hire movers. But the question is: Are you still required to tip them?
Concerned about home security? CCTV heightens your awareness of what’s happening outside of your home and deters crime. Take a look.
Do you worry about how to protect your home in all weather? Here in the Carolinas, it feels like winter storm season ended, brought us a blustery spring, and we’re now heading into hurricane season.
Can you fit a dog into your life? Are you ready for dog ownership? For a lot of people, it can often feel like a family really isn’t complete without one final, furry ingredient.
Struggling to make your stuffy home feel cooler? We have the tips to help you beat the heatwave.
Have you given much thought to dog wellness? Now that my dog is turning 11, I have been wondering how to put some spring back into his step.
Have you ever wondered the secret to keeping your home fresh? We have six useful tips to give you a clean, fresh-smelling house.
Uneasy after a break-in at your house? Here are some things to restore home security. If you haven’t had a break-in, try these preventative measures!
Have you wondered how friends and family members keep the house clean, even when they have a dog? We’re sharing the tricks that help them keep a spotless home.
Does your dog sleep on your bed? It might be cute and cuddly, but it’s most likely not the best of ideas.
Concerned about dog nutrition? All the ins and outs can be stressful for new pet owners. Here are some guidelines.
Getting a new puppy is hugely exciting, and you probably can’t wait until your cute little dog is ready to be brought home. To make the whole process much less stressful for both your new addition to the family and yourself, you should puppy-proof your home. In some ways preparing your home for a puppy […]
Planning an interior design project? Strike the right balance between hominess and high style.
Love outdoor entertaining? Here are 5 practical tips to make your time outdoors even better.
If you’re a new pet owner, you will learn quickly that pets love to get your house dirty. When you first adopt a puppy or a kitten, there’s a short honeymoon period during which you can’t imagine anything going wrong. And within a few weeks, you get to realize that pets, however adorable they are, […]
Summertime–get into the swim of things with these pool care tips.
New dog? Check out our guide to preparing your backyard for a safe transition.
Considering adding a kitten to the family? Here are some of the joys and roadblocks you’ll encounter during the first few weeks.
Is your home safe? Do you see your home as a castle or a fortress? Many of us do, and many more regard our house or apartment as our own personal safe place. Sadly, though, often times our houses aren’t as safe and secure as we believe them to be. Happily, there are some relatively […]
When it comes to health and dog walking advice, it’s usually aimed at keeping your dog safe. After all, there are lots of things to bear in mind. You’ll need to protect their feet from harsh terrain or floors that are too hot or cold. You’ll need to keep them hydrated and make sure they […]
Ever wondered about how to protect your pet from doggy bacteria? Having a dog in life is something which a lot of people can’t live without. These animals become a huge part of your daily existence, and it’s easy to find yourself falling in love with them. Of course, though, while most dog owners will […]
Flea infestation leaving you scratching your head (and everything else) trying to figure out how to get rid of it? Here’s a comprehensive guide to ridding your home of fleas.
Want to know how to give your dog a bath the RIGHT way? Look at these 8 easy steps to a clean smelling pooch.
We all know that having a pet dog in your life can be extremely rewarding. They can give you the company you never thought you needed, they can be a comfort when things are tough, and they literally become part of your family unit. However, once you have had your dog for a while, often […]
Preparing to bring home a newborn baby can be unnerving, especially for first-time parents. We’re sharing tips to help you prepare your home for that new family member.
Has your best buddy not been quite herself? You can improve the mood of your cool canine in just a couple of days and he will be back to his gleeful self in no time.
Let us start this article with a disclaimer. In no way is our advice supposed to replace the essential guidance of a medical or mental health professional, and this is not a means to help you with issues that might be very pressing.
In this article, we’re going to look at five small ways you can increase your feeling of being at home within your home, and creating a happier feeling associated with the property.
Having a lot of pets can mean you have a lot of love in the house, but other people may not view it like this! When you have various animals, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Not only do you have to think about their diet or the amount of hair they shed on the […]
There are many lovable things about dogs, but perhaps the greatest of all if their capacity for happiness. If you feed them a few simple ingredients for a life of contentment, then they’ll be content. It really is that simple! But it’s worth remembering that it is up to you; when you take them into […]
Just like any dog owner, you have a tremendous amount of love for your pet. Perhaps you want to take your buddy everywhere with you, but you don’t know how to keep your dog safe around other dogs. We’re going to address this concern today.
When you adopt a dog or buy a puppy, you need to bring them back to your home. Sounds simple, right?
Dog supplements might be a smart addition to your dog’s diet. Just like humans, canines benefit from added vitamins and minerals
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.
Traditionally, most families will choose between cats, dogs, rabbits, and other small mammals when they are deciding upon the pet they want to keep at home. For a long time, these options have been some of the easiest to get your hands on, but this has started to change.
Garden party planning can be both fun and stressful. Don’t worry, we have all the tips you need to help your summer party theme fall into place.
When it comes time to choose the best dog for your family, you have to think about the people who you are going to live with and even the other pets that are in the home as well. This is easier said than done and this is especially the case if you have cats or […]
Need a cheap and effective cleaning solution? Simple suggestions on how to use white vinegar to make the best & cleanest home. White vinegar is cheap, readily available, and effective. It is a safer cleaning solution for pets and children as there are no chemicals or harsh detergents to cause them harm.
Today I’m going to tell you the 3 easy steps to cleaning your dryer vent and why it’s urgent to do so. We had a near-miss with a toss up between a dryer fire and a broker dryer this weekend, and when we cleaned out the vent, it was an eye-opening experience.
This DIY oatmeal shampoo for your dog or cat is a safe and effective way to alleviate your pet’s itchy skin while you bathe him.
Purchasing comfy and elegant beds for your pets can be quite expensive. Moreover, it’s totally not worth it if Mr. Fluffy decides he doesn’t like it. In fact, let’s be honest: Pets can be very picky and fussy. Of course, you could shell out some major cash to keep Oscar in comfort. But instead, why […]
Today’s post is all about how to freeze sweet corn without it getting mushy when you serve it. There’s nothing better in the dead of winter than corn that was picked fresh and frozen quickly. It practically bursts with the flavors of summer. On the other hand, there’s nothing worse than badly frozen corn.
Do you love gardening? Do you have a fuzzy canine friend or a proud feline buddy? If both answers are yes, then this article is for you. Some pretty-looking flowers and plants in your garden can prove to be straight up poison to your pets when ingested. Here are 5 common garden plants that are […]