Living on Your Own: A Mini-Moving Guide For Solo Newbies


  There’s no feeling like that of gained independence, but for those who are first-timers in getting away from the nest, the transition can make for a rocky start unless one is methodical about the takeoff. If you’re planning on living on your own, don’t be a stranger to the following mini-moving tips.   Safety [...]

How to Stock Your Toolbox for Any Home Repair


 Image Source: Having the necessary tools is like locking the door to the house before you leave. It’s required for home maintenance and safety. Owning a home is an incredible privilege as well as an immense burden for those who constantly address repairs. However, the annoyance of do-it-yourself repairs is nothing compared to the [...]

How to Handle a Leaky Roof Situation Until Help Arrives


Image Source: Top Homeowner Strategies How to Handle a Leaky Roof Situation Until Help Arrives It is always seems to be the weekend when something goes wrong that requires a repairman, only to find they are not contactable or want to charge you a higher rate for out of hours service. The sight of [...]

Keeping Outdoor Wicker Patio Furniture Safe During Winter

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Image Source: Guest Blogger: Wicker Paradise Winter is almost upon us, and that means less time spent on the patio and more time enjoying the warmth of an oven indoors. It’s also a good time to do some maintenance on your patio furniture to keep it looking nice and new.   Dirt and Grime [...]

Dayspring’s Inspirational & Spiritual Home Decor


I was browsing a couple of blogs this morning on my Intel Tablet when one thing led to another and I found myself on the Dayspring website looking at HOME DECOR! Why didn’t anyone tell me they had Home Decor?!!!! Sometimes I feel like I’m the last person on earth to figure stuff out. I [...]

Because Sometimes You Can’t DIY…

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We’ve all done it. We’ve scrolled through photos and articles about Kitchen Remodels and other home makeovers on Pinterest and here at BlogHer and thought “I bet I could do that.” Here’s a tip: don’t.  At least don’t try to go it alone—especially if you don’t have any contracting or construction experience yourself! Doing minor [...]

8 Tips to Glam up Your Interiors with Art


Redoing your interiors is an expensive and time-consuming activity. Purchasing new furniture, getting a fresh coat of paint, tearing up walls to create new spaces or availing the services of a professional designer are all favored methods to give your home a desired facelift. But you very well know how expensive they are. So what [...]

Buying Bamboo Flooring: Five Factors That Affect Price Range

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It is easy to understanding the growing popularity of bamboo flooring over the last few years as it ticks a number of boxes in terms of looks, durability and maintenance qualities as well as offering good value for money compared to hardwood flooring. Bamboo flooring also has excellent eco-friendly credentials which certainly matters to many [...]

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Man Caves Just for Women

Man Caves Just For Women

  The greatest fashion blunder a she-devil ever pulled was not admitting her desire for an equally bewitching ‘man cave,’ a feminine’s answer to the male’s need to feel at home and at peace, to do as one wants when alone (or in company). We’ve known girls ‘just wanna have fun’ for years, but the [...]

Creativity & Individuality For A Uniquely Modern Home


Décor trends in 2014 are pointing towards the reintroduction of color to the white, beige and grey landscapes in many homes today. This is easier to do than it sounds – you won’t even have to lift a paintbrush!   When introducing a new color scheme it is important to use the same shade in [...]