Monthly Archives: February 2014

Set Back Your Thermostat and Save

Winter weather seems to bring out the nesting instinct in me. We’re content to build a fire at night and stay home and watch the furling wind and sometimes snow outside the window. One of the best improvements we’ve made … Continue reading

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Decorating Made Cheap and Easy

Is your house showing signs of wear and tear? Wish you had the time and money to redecorate? Don’t. Interior designers have all told me the same thing when I ask what can a homeowner do to improve a room’s … Continue reading

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Romance in Remodeling – For Some There Is

Romance is in the air with Valentine’s Day coming up on the calendar. Makes me remember that there is romance in remodeling. Are the words “romance in remodeling” an oxymoron? Can those two words be in the same sentence? Isn’t … Continue reading

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Snowed in this weekend? Pick up the mate

Snowed in this weekend? Pick up the materials to make this coat tree with the kids and they’ll have a place to hang their snowsuits.

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Simple Ways to Lower Your Utility Bill

Adding a programmable thermostat, insulating your attic, weatherproofing your home are all surefire ways to cut heating costs. But there are other things you can do about the way you live in your house – that don’t cost anything – … Continue reading

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