Monthly Archives: June 2014

10 Easy Ways to Age Proof Your Home

Recently Gene and I were featured presenters at an AARP meeting to talk about ways to make a home more comfortable and convenient, in other words to age proof a home. These are common sense ideas to make your home … Continue reading

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Gardening – Make Work or Love Work?

The argument for gardening is a strong one that includes the benefits of being outdoors, physical activity and exercise, enriching the soil with nutrients and all while making your property more beautiful. But I left it behind when we moved … Continue reading

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Lighten Up Your Welcome Mat

Get ready for guests with good lighting at your front entrance. The addition of a new outdoor fixture on a porch or front entry illuminates the area while it also acts as a deterrent against intruders who prefer a darkly … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything with a DIY Project

When a neighbor asked me how long she should schedule to remodel her bathroom before a family party I was quick to respond “as long as it takes.” I’ve learned that a carved in stone deadline (like an anniversary) is … Continue reading

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House Word Puzzles to Baffle and Befuttle

If you’re looking for a mental as opposed to a physical challenge I hope you’ll take a look at our list of House and Garden Crossword Puzzles.  You can print them out or work them online and test your word prowess.  If … Continue reading

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Give Your Yard a Good Manicure

One of the best ways to improve a lawn and garden is by edge trimming the beds and create a distinction between where the lawn begins and ends. It shows the property is well maintained and the landscape is well … Continue reading

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The Power of Power Washing

Quick Video Cost to Paint a Room Looking for a mindless job that pays off big? Power wash your deck. It’s grunt work that is tedious, time consuming and requires little or no skills. Power Washing a Deck is a … Continue reading

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