Space Heater Safety Tips

Space heaters can keep your toes warm. Just make sure you do it safely. During the colder months, many families throughout the country rely on space heaters to help heat their homes. However, if not used properly, the devices could pose a serious fire risk. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Committee (CPSC), portable … Continue reading Space Heater Safety Tips

Five Shrubs to Beautify Your Garden

According to House Beautiful gardening experts, shrubs can be the stars of any garden because the plants do it all–attract pollinators, create screening and privacy, and offer brilliant splashes of color. Best of all, most shrubs thrive for years without requiring much work on your part! Just be sure the shrub type is suited to … Continue reading Five Shrubs to Beautify Your Garden

DIY Energy Audit Could Slash Energy Bills

A DIY Energy Audit is easy and saves you money on energy bills. Who doesn't like that? Fixing a few of your home’s most likely trouble spots can improve energy efficiency and save you a bundle on utility bills. Consumer editors at ThisOldHouse.com provide a starting point for your DIY energy audit: DIY #1 Drafty WindowsOn a … Continue reading DIY Energy Audit Could Slash Energy Bills

Easy, Impressive DIY projects for Your Home

Power washing your outdoor walkways makes a huge difference in your home's curb appeal. If you know me, you know that my husband, Kent Bryant, is a big fan of DIY or doing-it-yourself/himself. From building a workshop, a pool house and a green house, he has beautifully transformed our home. However, you don't have to … Continue reading Easy, Impressive DIY projects for Your Home

Artwork: The Art of Hanging Artwork

Hanging artwork is an art—literally. Too high, and the room feels off balance. Too low, and, well…you get the idea. One of the most common mistakes homeowners make in hanging artwork, according to Apartment Therapy’s Eleanor Büsing, is hanging pieces at the wrong level. To help you spruce up your place with properly placed artwork, … Continue reading Artwork: The Art of Hanging Artwork

5 Organizing Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

walk-in closet dresser with pantyhose pattern hoses neatly stacked Home organizing can seem overwhelming at times, and it can seem like a task best left to the professionals. While you may not have every item in your home color-coordinated for a photo worthy of social media, organizing your home is perfectly achievable for the average … Continue reading 5 Organizing Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed