Celebrating the Fourth of July in 2020

Suggestions for Celebrating July 4th in 2020

Life is different this year than last year at this time. While it will still be July 4th, the birthday of our nation and a special day for celebration much has happened in recent months to change where and how we will be able to celebrate. The Fourth of July, 2020 will need to be… Read More

Create Good Scents for Your Home

Scents Make Sense

The human nose was made to smell; good smells, bad smells, and somewhere in between smells. Everyone knows the pleasure of smelling a good, homecooked meal when they enter their home tired and hungry. Then there is the smell of roses following a rain shower. And what about the smell of a new baby freshly… Read More

Hints for Packing Well Part three: the move

Packing Part Three: Ready To Move

You have gone through your home and decided what to keep and take with you on your move. Lists have been made so you know approximately how many packing containers or boxes you need and how much packing material for breakables and packing tape for closing containers without lid closures. Hopefully, you have even purchased… Read More

Packing Part two getting ready for a move

Packing Part Two: Getting Ready For A Move

Packing for a move, whether it is across the street or across the nation, is likely one of the most strenuous parts of a move. Hopefully, you will have at least a few days to plan and accomplish this task. It’s even better if you have several weeks as packing can be accomplished in stages… Read More

The Finishing Touches

Building the Home of Your Dreams Part seven: the finishing touches, paint, window dressings, flooring, and carpets

Once you have completed the planning for the rooms, hallways, and closets, you can begin to think about the finishing touches, those special touches that make a house a home. Pages and pages could be written about paint, window dressings, flooring, and carpets so this blog will attempt to give an overview and then you… Read More