5 Tips to Cleaning Secret Areas Around Your Home

 Cleaning Secret Areas

Guest Blogger, Leslie Kramer

I’ve talked about some of the things around someone’s home that must be cleaned every so often to prevent anything from going wrong.

Most people neglect cleaning key areas, which could turn into a bigger problem further down the line. Today we’re going to look at those sneaky little things you must make sure you keep clean. Don’t worry about ending up overworked because cleaning secret areas around your home don’t have to cleaned often. Read More


5 Reasons to Keep Your Yard Clear of Clutter

YardBy Guest Blogger, Linda Bailey

It doesn’t take much to turn a perfectly manicured lawn into an obstacle course for yourself or your pets. Keeping your yard clear of clutter can help you more than you realize. Aside from the obvious physical attributes of a clean lawn, there could also be some mental benefits as well. Why is it important to keep your yard clear of the clutter?

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Laundry Rooms

Laundry RoomsLaundry rooms are sometimes a central part of a go to area in a home. Laundry gets washed, dried, and folded. It also gets sorted based on who’s closet and room they need to reside. Laundry rooms if large enough can hold children’s belongings before entering or exiting you home. Shoes sometimes reside in the laundry room.
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Five Easy Plants for Difficult Areas

Easy PlantsBy Guest Blogger: Madoline Hatter 

We all have areas in our yards that are just hard to deal with. They may be wet or shady or in the burning sun but they have a tendency to kill off whatever we plant there. However there are some hardy plants that love these kinds of places. Here are some easy plants to grow in difficult areas:

1. Canna

This large flowering plant has leaves similar to a banana tree. The flowers come in a wide range of colors from yellow to orange and red. Standing straight and tall they can reach heights of over seven feet. These are very hardy flowers and can grow in all kinds of soil. From underwater to hot and dry they flourish. They also reproduce quickly by sending out shoots and will take over whatever area they are planted in. Full sun or shade they just keep blooming! Read More


New Uses for Recycled Furniture

Recycled Furniture

Creativity and self expression can be done in so many ways. Using old furniture or unique items you find in your home can add a unique style to your home. Recycled furniture like adding a garden gate to your wall gives an added flair. While hanging cooking utensils or pots can add more organization and storage in your kitchen.

Try These

What about all those baseball bats? Try building a chair with the great Ash wood of the baseball bat. Using old tubs as dog beds or sofas or even a planter for your backyard. What about an old dresser as a cocktail bar area? This is a great way to maximize the use of recycled furniture. Create a fun project to master and impress your friends with the uniqueness of the piece. Using half tables as wall art and shelving. Or old wagon wheels as tables or sleigh seats as benches. Fencing as a head board or luggage as a table. Pots and water basins as lamps.

Or These

Try using old stainless steel utensils as wind chimes to welcome your guests. A rake as a wine glass holder or key holder. Use an old window to make a jewelry organizer. There are so many creative minds that can turn a piece of unused into something special! For some more great ideas, visit our Pinterest board.