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6 Ways to Help Save Water

Water conservation is important for several reasons, so any improvements we can make, we certainly should. Whether you want to save money on your utility bills or simply help sustain natural resources, here are the 6 simplest steps you can take that could result in major water savings. 1. Time for a New Toilet If […]

Does it Stay or Does it Go?

Rules to Follow when Selling Your House  I’m often in complete shock by the items both taken and left behind by home sellers. Sometimes it’s an honest mistake but sometimes it’s just wrong. Anything from missing cabinet hardware, lighting and trees to left behind pets and trash. This can even turn out to be a […]

Homestead Exemption Reminder

It’s a new year, so time to start thinking about property taxes and your homestead tax exemption. If you bought a home last year or have never filed for your homestead tax exemption, the deadline to file is approaching. If you lived in your home by January 1st, you can apply for a homestead tax […]

The Importance of Curb Appeal

Underestimating the importance of curb appeal to the perceived value of a home is a big mistake that many homeowners make. Remember, curb appeal or lack thereof, is the first thing potential buyers notice about your home. Curb Appeals Do’s Roof and Chimney Shingles should be intact with none missing and mortar between the bricks […]

6 Things You Never Clean but Really Need To

Fall is upon us…per the calendar. Most of you are more than likely spending more time outside, opening windows and doors, and letting in plenty of natural light, dust, and pollen.  I often do posts about cleaning tips, this one is, however, focusing on the 6 things around your home that you never clean but […]

Halloween Decor

It’s Halloween season!!! Obviously one of my favorites. I’ve always loved Halloween and I especially love Halloween decorating. So I’ve put together some of my favorites to help inspire you to spread the festiveness! I encourage you to share your favorites also. DIY Head in a Jar – instructions here Phantom Ghost Children – instructions here […]

DIY Fall Decor

Hello, my name is Rachel and I am addicted to Pinterest. We won’t even discuss just how many boards, let alone pins I have collected and of course continue to collect. I can’t help myself, so many wonderful ideas, that I have every intention of doing. Follow me! Let’s share wonderful ideas. Now as Floridians, […]

Instant Curb Appeal on the Cheap

You already know as a homeowner (especially the homeowners thinking of selling), there’s a laundry list of projects and tasks to complete prior to listing your home for sale. Prospective buyers will be trying to sneak a peek at every available space – including closets, cabinets, and more.   While it’s very easy to be focused […]

Labor Day Party Decor

DIY Festive Burlap Garland LightingSuper easy DIY project to bring out your red, white and blue! Full instructions available here. DIY Painted Lawn Stars What you need:Cardboard cutout(s) of your starsConstruction marking spray paint and Lots of family and friends on the front lawn Star outlines can be made by painting around the star that was cut out […]