Monthly Archives: December 2015

January Monthly Home Maintenance

After all the holiday decorations are packed away and stored for another year and your home life schedule gets back to normal, your home probably seems empty like ours does when all things red and green are removed. It’s a … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for a Holiday Crossword Puzzle

Enjoying some quality time with the kids while you wait for Santa to arrive?  Here’s a word teaser to work with the kids, either online or print out copies and work with a pencil. It’s your call, either way, enjoy being … Continue reading

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Santa’s Safety Advice for the Holidays

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year hospital emergency rooms treat nearly 12,800 people for injuries related to holiday decorating, including falls and electrical shocks. Every year candle safety is a top issue on the Home Safety … Continue reading

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Holiday Lighting Advice – What Kind and How Many You Need

Decorating your home – inside and out – with holiday lighting seems to be a growing trend.  No matter where you look the bling and sparkle of lights adorn roof lines, outlines doors and windows and showcase lawn ornaments, trees … Continue reading

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Give a DIYer a Book He/She Will Love

Need a $20 gift for a homeowner who is interested in crafting, decorating and DIY projects? We have some suggestions for books they’ll appreciate. The first book is for the creative spirit who likes to add their personal touch to … Continue reading

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Greenbuild 2015

At the recent Greenbuild conference in Washington DC we toured the Net-zero Unity Home, a solar-powered prefab assembled at the convention center in three days. The home featured eco-friendly and Cradle-to-Cradle certified products – everything from the ceiling to … Continue reading

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