How To Recover From The Winter Blues

Now that the holidays have come and gone, your outlook on the winter season may have lost its bloom. Unfortunately, the shorter days, snow, rains and cooler temperatures can bring out the blues. The following tips can help snap you out of the winter doldrums. Stay Active Nesting at home with a warm fire and a good movie can seem cozy and inviting during the winter. Unfortunately, too much time indoors can make an individual stir crazy. … [Read more...]

Declutter Strategies

If you have been following along with my home remodeling, you know that I had to declutter a bit (remember all of those bags of things I got rid of?).   It can be hard to declutter once the clutter has added up over the years.  That is why I have come up with some decluttering strategies for you! First, you will want to put your first STOP clutter efforts where they will bear the most fruit.  Look for the places where you struggle the most and … [Read more...]

3 weeks Into Kitchen Rennovation

We are now in the middle of rennovating our kitchen.  We have waited years to do this and it's finally time.  We started making our flooring, appliance and color choices early on this year and are ready to move forward with this project.  The "perfect" situation was to start and finish the kitchen rennovation before school was out for the summer, but that just didn't happen.  Since we had already completed the legwork, we decided to bite the … [Read more...]

How To Defeat The Odds & Maintain A Clean Home

Article By Jason Roberts The very best way to win the battle of keeping your home clean, is to declutter it and get yourself organized.   A great deal of disarray not only causes your home to overwhelm you but it also clogs and clutters your thoughts.  The following will guide you through the most important decluttering principles so that you can defeat the odds while maintaining a clean home daily. Cease the flow of new items entering … [Read more...]

Tips For Selling Your Home Quicker

If you are looking to sell your home, it is a MUST that you find the right real estate agent!  My husband and I found Tracie Miller about eight years ago while interviewing realtors and have worked with her ever since.  She is a truly a keeper!  I was decluttering my kitchen and found her business cards shown above taped on the inside of my cabinet door.  Thank you Tracie for all the hard work you always put in for us! These are the qualities … [Read more...]