Finding a way Home Again

I can tell it’s spring because I get nostalgic for the fun I had running around on the family farm in my childhood.  During spring break, we would make the 90-minute drive from the big city to our grandparents farm.  There we would run through the fields, watch the cows come and go through the pasture and help plant seeds that would turn into corn stalks by the time we came back that summer. Living in the city there’s no way to duplicate that experience, but I’ve found I can rekindle a Read more [...]

4 Reasons to Remodel Your Kitchen

If you’ve been staring at your kitchen while feeling a mixture of horror and disgust, it’s definitely time for an upgrade. However, even a kitchen that just looks boring or is running out of room could use a retool. You might have already talked yourself out of it if you can’t see any major problems. However, HGTV recommends looking beyond basic reasons for a redesign like worn cabinets or counters. If you still need some convincing, here’s a few good reasons to take the kitchen redesign Read more [...]

Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

A home that is eco-friendly can be any shade of green… or any other color. Adopting some of the products that are friendly to the environment as well as techniques to save energy can improve the quality of your indoor air while lowering your energy bills and helping the environment. Where do you start, though? Here is a quick look at some of the things that you can do to make your home more energy efficient. Start with the Energy Itself If you live in Alberta, Canada, you have the option of Read more [...]