Six Elements to Every Home Project

There are six elements to every home project to consider when it comes to moving forward with a project.  Since we know that all projects are not equal in size or scope, the most important elements are probably different depending on what the project is.  Here are the six elements for every home project to consider before getting started on your project.  Read More

Saving Money while Decluttering

Save money declutteringIt is National Cleaning Week and while you are getting organized cleaning and decluttering your home, some great opportunities exist to help you actually save money. Saving money while decluttering can be a happy place for a lot of people, not to mention freeing the mind from so many fun things.  Read More

National Cleaning Week

Spring is in the air and it is National Cleaning Week. This is a great time of year to get a fresh start and make your beautiful home shine and sparkle! Not only will cleaning your home make it look good for you, your family and any invited guests, but getting a deep clean in your home makes it safer for you to live in it because you can breathe in fresh clean air, reduce allergens or bacteria in your home and avoid tripping over items that may be in your way and causing injuries. National cleaning week also gets us removing items we no longer need from our home and in a sense gets us in an organizing frame of mind. Take a look at some great facts offered in the following infographic from Golden Shine Cleaning on the impact of who does what in a home and how you can use green cleaning techniques for better cleaning. Read More

Planning Out All Your Projects

Planning out all your projectsEvery homeowner seems to have ideas in their head about what projects they would like to improve their home. The ideas are endless and vision of “what could be” makes us happy in our dreamlike state. Then reality hits.

The woman wants a new kitchen. She also hates the carpet in the bathroom. The man wants a “man cave” big screen TV or theater room. The hot water is not hot anymore and the hot water heater may need to be replaced. The kids want a pool. The budget is tight and you can’t afford everything. Choices need to be made. The negotiations, or selling pitches, begin on why this project is more important than the other. Planning out all your projects is critical to managing a home and keeping healthy relationships in the home.   Read More

A Rose is a Rose … Bring Spring Inside

Bring Spring inside

It was once said that the Europeans love their fresh flowers and that they were apart of daily living. Spring has sprung and what a great way to bring spring inside with a bouquet of fresh flowers.  It has been said that each flower has a meaning  … what do flowers say about you and why would you want to bring spring inside your home with flowers? If you are allergic to specific flowers, please keep them outside or at the store. There is no sense bringing a beautiful element inside if you are just going to be miserable the entire time. Your home is your castle and you get to decide if flowers are your method for bringing spring inside.  Read More