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Lights, Action … Let’s Go Green

When it comes to lighting, I am jealous of our local town hall. In fact. the place has everything considered “green” in the world of modern architecture that is available for a simple town hall in upstate New York. That does not mean it was not built with heat from nearby hot springs. It does ...

What the Heck is a Bolster!

Wood Log Bolsters This just shows how oblivious I am to the world of interior design and decor, but I recently added a new word to my vocabulary. But, to be completely honest, I’m not quite sure I’ll ever use it. I’d much rather just say pillow, instead of using the word bolster. I guess it is easier ...

All Tool boxes Were Not Created Equal

Pit Box When your garage is your haven and your tools are your treasures, only the best in tool storage will do. Doing a bit of homework and shopping around can pay off big time. There’s nothing worse than being the tool king with a crappy tool box. Choosing from quality products like those that are offered ...

Keep Your Tools Handy, Man, With a Tool Bag

tool bags It’s hard to be a handyman if your tools aren’t handy, you know what I mean? There’s nothing that frustrates me more than knowing I have the right tool for the job, but when I need it, it seems to have grown legs and walked off on it’s own!  Now, a job that would have ...

Artificial Grass – The Secret to Keeping Your Grass Green All Year Long!

artificial grass around pool I currently suffer from a major case of “Green Grass Envy!” It kills me to drive by somebody’s well manicured yard knowing that mine is less than perfect. Well, I’ll be more honest than that…mine is extremely less than perfect. If there were a scale, or a graph to measure how perfect my lawn was, ...

The Perfect Patio Does Matter! Oh Yes. It Does.

Outdoor Patio Design Who says a patio isn’t worth the extra investment and muscle hours you put into it? Unless you’re one of “those guys” who has an allergy to everything under the sky, a patio is the next best thing to a having a theater room in your house! Well, at least from a man’s point of ...

Egyptian Cotton, Oh My!!

Egyptian Cotton On your next sewing project, you might consider using Egyptian cotton. Here’s a bit of information on all the reasons why. Egyptian Cotton Egyptian cotton has long been renowned for being one of the most luxurious, and durable, of all cotton yarns. It is a type of gossypium barbadense, a cotton plant which is typified ...

Natural Solutions for Cheap Cleaning Products

natural cleaning solutions I found this infographic to be extremely helpful. If you’re looking for simple and natural non-toxic solutions for cleaning the kitchen, wood, carpet stains, bathrooms and laundry rooms, I’m sure you’ll find the information on this graphic as helpful as I did. Leave a comment below and let me know how these natural cleaning solutions ...

Thinking of a Wedding in Paris?

wedding in paris Paris is known as one of the most romantic cities in the world. So what could be more romantic than having its iconic skyline as a backdrop to your a wedding? And, of course, you probably want to remember all the miniscule details about your wedding in Paris. One of the best ways to do ...

Juvederm Voluma. Time to Smooth Out Those Wrinkles!

juvaderm voluma You know, there are a lot of good things about getting older. You get to see your kids grow up and accomplish amazing things, grandchildren come into the picture and the hopes of becoming empty nesters is just around the corner! This life’s experience is nothing short of mystical and magnificent. And then you look ...

Frustrated with Your Golf Game? This Worked for Me!

golf game I’m not sure what it is, but some days on the golf course feel like I’ve never played the game of golf before that day, while others feel smooth and fluid, like I’d be ready to go pro tomorrow! You might be able to relate to me. I’ve never played a sport that’s more intricate, ...

Community. It Is What You Make Of It!

Be a good neighbor Have you ever moved to a new neighborhood and felt as though your neighbors made you feel like you were chopped liver, not welcome in the community or part of the “IN” crowd? When all you really wanted was a simple “hello” or a plate of cookies with a note attached saying, “Welcome to the ...

5 Ways to Build Your Child’s Musical Talent

musical talent Whatever instrument your child either shows talent in or takes an interest in, have it in your home. If budget isn't an issue, head on down to the Hollywood Piano Store and choose from the best, if pianos are what you're after. If your budget is limited, a great place to look is Craigslist or your local yard sale groups on Facebook....

10 Funny Safety Signs that Will Make You Laugh

Pay attention while walking facebook sign   I know this blog is dedicated to giving you some good idea, DIY idea or home remedy, but occasionally, it’s not a bad idea to laugh. And today, I ran into a few safety signs that I thought were pretty funny and wanted to share them with you. There’s no rhyme, reason or order ...