In the winter time, it is a good to have a set of warm flannel sheets and perhaps either extra blankets or even a bed cover that is thick and warm. As the season turns to spring and summer, the house naturally gets hotter so it is time to replace winter bedding like sheets and bed cover. Light cotton sheets can keep you cooler at night and perhaps a lighter bed cover is Read More
The trend in many homes the past few years has been stone counter tops in kitchens, bathrooms and other entertainment areas. Many people have also opted to put in stone tiles as flooring in certain rooms. These stones vary from granite, marble, travertine, and more. Some stone surfaces are porous and can absorb water and moisture. It is important to understand each stone surface you have, and find the appropriate product to reseal stone surfaces. Many of the porous stones will start to discolor over time if they absorb too much water and moisture, and ruin your overall aesthetic look of the tile and the room. Read More
Whether you have thousands of square feet available for your home designing needs or live in a much smaller house, built-in cabinets and shelves can be greatly beneficial. Not only does this kind of a design allow you to utilize more floor space to promote an open feel to a room. But it can help you control various clutter. Instead of a plain wall with a portrait hanging on it, you could have a complete bookshelf system adding functionality to the room.
Hard water that contains minerals like calcium, magnesium carbonate and manganese can cause mineral deposit build up on your plumbing fixtures. The water pressure in your shower heads and faucets can be significantly reduced because of mineral deposits that accumulate over time. This becomes a frustration for everyone in the family. Perhaps more importantly, these mineral deposits can discolor the water and be included in the water that you use for showers, baths, Read More
Guest Blogger: Amy Tokos
The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. ~Stephen Covey
Most everyone uses the planner or calendar to schedule appointments but there is so much more that it can do for you. How do you use your planner? Do you include details or just the time of appointments? With that, here are a few opportunities to have your planner help you be more organized. Read More