The house that we live in now is the one that my hubby bought in 1998 before we got married. The decorating theme is what most referred to as rustic. We live in a rural area amongst the woods and lakes and the decor fits in with the surrounding area. It is not my favorite type of decoration but it is OK with me for the time being. The house was a real fixer upper type when he bought it and he has done a lot to upgrade it and we are still in the process of remodeling. Since … Read the rest
Home renovations can be incredibly expensive, so many homeowners choose to put them off a lot longer than they should. The problem with doing that is that they cost even more when you wait, and it can be more difficult to get what you want from a home that needs a lot of basic changes.
There are some very important reasons you should consider renovating your home right now though, no matter what you need. Keep reading to learn more about the top reasons you should update your house as soon as you possibly can.
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I grew up in the Philippines. It is warm all year round there. When I met my hubby, I needed to move to northern Minnesota to be with him. The winter season here can be frigid and he was worried that when I got here to Minnesota, I might get back on the plane and go back to the Philippines. He told me that he would get me a pair of heated slippers if I arrived in the winter. When I arrived here in March, it was about 45 degrees but I still thought I was going to freeze on … Read the rest
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Gardens are becoming popular items these days due to the high cost of produce, especially organic stuff. We have chosen to plant a garden right in front of our front deck with some potted plants on our deck. It is really cool to sit out on the deck and watch our garden grow. We planted it there because it is close to the house which tends to keep the critters away and it gets a lot of good sunlight there on the south side. We have some furniture on our deck but it isn't very fancy. I guess you would call it garden furniture because it overlooks our garden.
It’s almost summer time, in just a month, the breeze and freshness of summer will soon embrace our day, aren’t you feeling the warmth already??? For me, summer means joy and adventure. Do you have plans already to make it something special?
Moreover, I have some plans in my mind and it’s something productive this time. I’m planning to make this summer creative, fruitful yet fun! Now that I am so done with my studies and my reviews, I guess it’s about time for me to pay time to something that I had forsaken for years with the busy schedule … Read the rest