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Taking Care of Your Home

10 Kitchen Items to Toss

There are certain items in your kitchen that are meant to last for years, and then there are those items that after a handful of uses need to be tossed.  Here is our list of items that we bet need to be tossed from most kitchens in America!   Sponges:  They are inexpensive and easy…

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When to Water Your Plants

Knowing when to water your new plants is important to ensure that your hard work and money don’t go to waste.  Established plants that are in the ground need to be watered differently than plants in a pot, and of course the type of plant also makes a difference in the amount of water needed…

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5 Plants You Need in Your Yard

The last thing that you want is to have all of your hard work and money die a week after planting them.  You can water them like you are suppose to, plant them in the shade or sun like they need, but sometimes your precious plants will still not make it.  So to give you…

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Hostess Gifts

It use to be that you always brought your hostess a little gift as a way of saying thank you for hosting us.  In today’s time, this tradition has fallen to the wayside.  Well we are here to bring this tradition back, and to help inspire you to do the same, we have created a…

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Getting to Know Your New Community After a Move

Relocating can be tough for you and your family. Even if you’re only moving a few miles away, it’s hard to deal with so much change. Not only are you facing different commutes to work, school, and grocery stores, you’re also contending with joining a new community. Getting to know your neighbors and neighborhood can…

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Spring Maintenance Tips

Taking care of your home looks different from season to season.  During the winter months your check list includes things that will keep your home safe from freezing temps, and in the Spring you are focused on what you can do to get your home ready for hot Summer days.  Here is a great check…

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Bad Home Habits

In our opinion, jumping on the bed doesn’t count as a bad home habit, however, shoving items behind couches, wearing shoes on carpet, stuffing items in random drawers, those things might be considered a bad home habit.  So here are some bad home habits that can easily be broken and some good tips on how…

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Winterizing Your Home

If you have checked your weather app recently, then I am sure you have seen the snowflakes that are appearing on Sunday and Monday’s forecast.  Whether we actually get snow or not, this weekend is definitely going to be a cold one (especially compared to today’s temperatures).  So here is a great checklist to make…

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Fall Roof Checklist

Now is the time to give your roof a thorough check and make sure any preventative measures are taken to keep your roof in tip top shape.  There are few different areas on your home that can affect the way your roof functions.  Here are a few places to check to make sure they are…

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5 Essential Safety Items Every Home Should Have

Accidents happen. That’s an unfortunate fact. Though it’s not fun to think about, every year people deal with unexpected disasters like kitchen fires or carbon monoxide leaks. But with a little forethought and preparation, you can keep your home and family safe. Don’t be caught off guard; make sure you’re equipped with these five essential…

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Preparing for Hurricane Florence

We are just days away from Hurricane Florence making landfall on the East Coast.  With this Category 4 Hurricane comes the potential for lots of rain and flooding in our area.  If you haven’t started to prepare for the worst, then you better start now! Hurricane supply checklist:  Water, no brainer right?  You will want…

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Daily Habits to Keep Your House Clean

  Who doesn’t love a clean home?  Now that school is back in full swing, you might feel like you either a) have more time on your hands or b) have less time because of school work, after school activies, sports, etc.  Whatever the case may be, having a game plan for home chores is…

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