Now is the time to invest in your homes out door spaces! Spending quality time out side enjoying a great book or visiting with friends is like nothing else. It is truly an investment in yourself and, of course, will increase the value of your home. This year I have seen a few new trends…

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I am head over heels crazy for the latest Non-Profit group I have discovered. Dwell With Dignity is made up of a group of Interior Designers who volunteer their time designing and installing all of the furniture, art, bedding and kitchen supplies that a family battling poverty could need. They even stock the pantry. All…

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There is nothing like curling up next to a fantastic fire when it is this cold out side! I love it! Here are few tips to keep your fires safe and comforting…. 1. Always keep a clear draft and remember that Fire Wardens recommend that you have your chimneys cleaned once a year by a…

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Whether it is a party with friends or a relaxing evening at home, nothing sets the mood better than candles. So here is what I call Candle Care 101: A little trick to extend the life of your candle: wrap the wick in saran wrap and place your candle in the refrigerator of a couple…

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Houses account for 35% of all greenhouse-gas emissions and 32% of air pollutants and if you don’t care about that, imagine all of the money you could save by taking just a few simple steps. -Unplugging your electronics such as your cell phone charger can eliminate 5 to 10 percent of your electric bill! -Shut…

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