Most of us love to shine in some aspect of our home lives. With the unexpected turn all of our lives have taken in the past few months that place to shine has quickly become the kitchen. All this extra time we’ve had in our homes has made many of those “I’ll get to it at some point” projects far more prominent. Maybe you’ve been wanting to bring a fresh look to your space? Maybe you’ve wished you had more task lighting over your kitchen counters? If bringing some much needed changed to your kitchen is on that list, then lighting is one of the less expensive and least intrusive ways to breath in some new life. From kitchen island task lighting to counter top illumination, new pendants and ceiling light fixtures can help you to make your kitchen shine in a new light.
It’s that time of year again when everything about fatherhood is celebrated by all those who benefit from. Sure, you could get Dear Old Dad another tie, but that’s so cliché. Let’s face it, Pops can sometimes be hard to shop for. You want to get something special that shows how much you care but you also want it to be something unique and nothing he already has.
A great way for anyone to easily start a new garden, or even refresh an old one, is set up a raised garden bed. Gardens aren’t required have to have a significant amount of space in order to flourish. As long as you have adequate soil, water, sun, and nutrients available your plants will thrive with minimal effort. Just because you may be limited to a patio, balcony, or small yard does not mean you will be left behind. A good garden bed can let you grow just about anywhere you desire. Here you will find a compilation of the current top five best selling raised and elevated garden beds on Amazon.
Keeping with the theme of warmer weather and spring renewal, many people will turn an eye towards finally scratching that gardening itch. The internet is always filled with gorgeous pictures on countless blog rolls of spring flower and vegetable gardens. As we are visual creatures, this can easily conjure up the urge to dabble in a bit of your own gardening. While starting a garden from scratch does incur a little bit of cost, once you learn the basics you’ll find that a well maintained garden is really quite inexpensive and satisfying. This is especially true when compared to some other hobbies out there. With that said, a great outdoor garden needs the right tools, equipment, and accessories to get most beginners started off on the right foot.
For better or for worse, springtime has arrived. The chill is turning to warm, the showers have become all too frequent, and everything has begun to bloom. Under normal circumstances this is one of the best times of the year. With all that has been going on around the world in the year 2020, however, things may not feel as rosy as they have in the past. With the pandemic in full swing a lot of us are sheltering at home and that means work for a lot of us has been put on hold. No one feels the pinch more than independent workers, a category which craftsman and artists fall into. While people all over are turning to online shopping to help cure the boredom of quarantine and social distancing, consider picking up some seasonal cheer by seeking out some unique handmade spring gifts.
Winter has retreated and, at last, warmer months have arrived. With the onset of spring we are going to find ourselves spending more time outdoors whether it be in a park, walking around our neighborhoods, or in our own backyards. For dog owners, that means our beloved canine companions will be accompanying us. Since we both will be spending more time outdoors that means we need to find some fun, interactive, outdoor dog play toys so we both can make the most of it.
Let’s face it, so far the year 2020 has been a doozy. The whole of humanity has been put on edge by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the resulting respiratory disease caused by the virus in humans. It seems that everywhere you turn there are just as many opinions on the virus and what to do about it as there are human beings on the Earth. As scientists learn more about the virus and how it spreads it has become apparent that, in the absence of a vaccine or treatment for those suffering from COVID-19, the practice of quarantine and social distance are the most effective means of slowing down the spread of the disease enough for our health systems to cope with the sudden influx of patients.
Now that the cold winter months are drawing to a close people are turning their thoughts towards warmer times to come. While cocooned in our warm, comfy domiciles it becomes all too easy to forget about the spots in our homes we tend to rush through mindlessly while avoiding the damp and cold of the winter weather. One of those places is the garage. It can quickly become a stow it and forget it, catch all type of storage space that, before you know it, get’s stuffed full of who knows what. Now that the outdoor temperatures are starting to rise and you linger in the garage a bit longer it may start to dawn on you that, very soon, you need some home garage storage solution and organization products to help tame the mess.. Never fear, though it may seem daunting, the task is far from impossible. With a just a bit of planning you can turn your garage into a functional space that not only meets your storage needs, but allows you to find your stuff with ease.
It is widely known that having a clean, relatively organized indoor space that is pleasing to you can have a tremendous positive impact on the life of you and those you surround yourself with. These impacts can be greatly enhanced if you extend that same care to any outdoor space you may have. While not everyone is fortunate enough to have a large yard to sculpt into a grand exposition, this doesn’t mean you are only able look on with envy. Smaller homes can have a great patio or deck space to play with, apartments can have a whole range of balcony sizes, and even a dressed up window and ledge can allow you to incorporate a bit of nature into your overall design.
It seems like we just finished up the holiday season and all that associated revelry was just yesterday. Now, all of a sudden, it’s nearly Saint Patrick’s Day! At least this is a fun one. With that grand tradition of pinching anyone not wearing green you may want to make sure you have something appropriate and stylish on. (Or maybe you like the pinching, who are we to judge?) There’s nothing easier or more comfortable to tackle the problem with than a trusty old t-shirt. Here are a few suggestions to help you show off your St. Paddy’s Day pride!