As we all know, sometimes people fail so hard, they win. I love interior design, and I think it dovetails so naturally with my job that I spend a lot of time working on my “amateur interior design” degree (which … Click to read article.
Crown moulding can make such a difference in a room. It adds that touch of elegance and style that truly finishes off a home. There are, of course, limitless styles of moulding from which to choose, but I particularly like … Click to read article.
The temperature extremes can really do a number on a once-shiny mailbox. It can be more costly than you would expect to hire a professional painter for such a small job, so don’t be afraid to take matter into your … Click to read article.
Nothing tastes better in the summer than a bowl of delicious ice cream. After the Blue Bell scare, many people have decided to simply make their own ice cream at home. It’s surprisingly easy, and the flavor combinations are as … Click to read article.
The newness of summer has worn off, and many kiddos are hitting that antsy, bored stage with a month still to go before school starts. If you are running out of ideas (and out of money for camps!) these ideas … Click to read article.
There’s no question that we have entered the truly brutal phase of a Texas summer. 100+ degree days have become the norm, and if your house is like mine, the air conditioner is struggling to keep up. Here are some … Click to read article.
Upgrading to a nice board-on-board fence can make a dramatic difference in the appearance of your backyard. Keeping it looking nice is another matter entirely. It is surprising how quickly a newly-stained, beautiful fence can begin to look weathered and … Click to read article.
Our palates tend to naturally shift in the summer to lighter, fresher fare to help our bodies combat the stifling heat. Accordingly, your hosting menu will look quite a bit different than it will in just a few short months. … Click to read article.
Having a reliable and great-sounding method of playing music from your iPhone while hosting an outdoor gathering is a must! Many newer homes come equipped with a built-in bluetooth stereo system. The wired speaker systems in older homes are often … Click to read article.
Poison ivy is the mosquito of foliage. So annoying, hard to get rid of and seemingly everywhere in the summer. But you don’t have to surrender your garden to this pest. While getting rid of poison ivy without winding up … Click to read article.