Home Life

Home decorating, repairs, and ways to recycle.

Go Green and Save Green – How to Go Organic on a Budget Part...

There are so many great reasons to eat only organic food. It is the best choice for your health and the health of the environment. So why doesn't everyone go organic? There is a...
Flower Language

The Language of Flowers: What They Mean (A)

All flowers have a meaning. The Victorians used to use flowers as a symbol to express their feelings. Here is a list of different flowers and their meanings.

Teak Furniture – How to Care for it Properly

Many finer homes and businesses feature beautiful indoor and outdoor furniture made from teak. Although the obvious reason is the beauty that comes from teak, there are many benefits to choosing this type of...

The Sky is Always Blue

No matter where you are or what problems you face, rest assured that the sky is always blue. I know what you're thinking, what does the sky being blue and problems have in common? Allow...

Painting Like a Pro

Choosing the Right Color, Choosing the Right Type of Paint Can Make All the Difference Having trouble picking the perfect paint color for your home decorating project? Not sure what type of paint you should...
The Top 10 Quick Stock-Ups for Your Home That Will Simplify Your Life

The Top 10 Quick Stock-Ups for Your Home That Will Simplify Your Life

Pick up these simple items on your next shopping trip to ensure that you're always prepared for what lies ahead.
DIY Projects

The 24 Hour Challenge: Tackle Your Home To-Do List

What if you devoted a full day - 24 hours - to accomplishing these DIY projects?
The Many Uses of Epsom Salts

The Many Uses of Epsom Salts

Epsom salt has many uses, here's a few ideas of how to use it.

10 Uses for Plastic Milk Jugs

Cut the tops off of plastic milk jugs, poke holes in the bottom and use them to start seeds. Cut the bottom off and use as mini-greenhouses to cover plants. Remove the cap on warm...

Recycling Your Magazines – 10 Smart Ideas

Recycling Your Gently Read and Tattered Magazines - 10 Smart Ideas - You may subscribe to several magazines, or like a friend of mine, subscribe to dozens. Magazines pile up quickly and, after spending...

Contemporary Decorating Styles

Contemporary decorating is about creating spaces that feature trends and themes that are on the cutting edge of innovation. It is also a rejection of more traditional style choices. Rather than focusing on the...

Creative Ideas for Adding Color to Natural Log Walls

Many people love the idea of living in a rustic log cabin, but some are perplexed when it comes to adding color and decorating natural log walls. Indefinitely living with shades of russet throughout...
Family Budgeting

Household Budget Tips

After mortgage and rent expenses, food is typically the largest monthly expense for a family of five. And since your mortgage and rent are fixed it makes sense to focus next on your food...

Unique Early American Furniture -The Pie Safe

The American Pie Safe cupboard was developed with form and function in mind. The cupboard was constructed in various designs, floor models as well as portable hanging models. Regardless of the style, all pie safe were designed to keep pies and other baked goods safe for storage until the food was eaten.

Save Money on Paper Towels – How to Cut Up Rags

One great way to save money on paper towels is to use rags more frequently. In this article, I'll briefly describe how to cut rags to get the most efficient use out of them. When...