How often do you find yourself sifting through your refrigerator looking for the little jar of jam your mother gave you just the other day? Everything is so cluttered you end up just giving up. Well that's no way...
Banana is a fruit commonly found in most households. Yet - we never realize the diverse benefits and uses that this fruit has. Apart from being a fantastic source of potassium, banana peels are packed with nutrients and vitamins....
Historically Accurate Hurricane Protection for Savannah, Georgia Savannah, Georgia was founded in 1733. It is an old city steeped in history. The city has one of the biggest National Historic Landmark Districts in the entire United States, and is an...
Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1961, Virginia City is one of the oldest establishments in Nevada. In 1859, the Comstock Lode silver strike resulted in Virginia City becoming a mining boomtown that eventually grew into a thriving metropolis....
There are many things to think about and understand when purchasing a home. And when purchasing an historic home, that list often gets much longer. There can be significant differences between newer and older, historic houses and when considering...
Resilient to abuse and versatile by nature, 'Cast' iron was so named because it is made by 'casting' (pouring) molten iron into a mold. The 1830's through the middle of the 1850's was a period when cooking vessels -...
The mood of the bedroom starts with the bed. Your bed is typically the largest piece of furniture in your bedroom and therefore your eye is automatically drawn there first. Here is where your personal taste can take on...
Think reading needs to be relegated to the couch or a bed? With a little creativity, you can create cozy reading nooks the whole family can enjoy. Here are some tips from Charlotte Teeple, executive director of the Canadian...
Here are some of the easiest, fastest, most effective and affordable methods/ideas I've tested to date: #1: Best all-purpose (natural) cleaner, hands down Recipe: 1C white distilled vinegar, 1C distilled water, 12 drops tea tree essential oil, 12 drops orange or...
Embarking on a home improvement project is a fun and rewarding way to spend spare time. With a myriad of ideas available in books and on the Internet, ideas abound for quick makeovers that yield dramatic results and useful...