Posts Tagged ‘home’

Live Large Even In A Small Home

August 11, 2011   No Comments

Out with the old and in with the new. We are in the process of moving and instead of upsizing, we are downsizing. With the kids out of the house, our twenty five hundred square foot home felt like a small mansion and truly, we didn’t need that much room for just the two of […]

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What Is Organic?

March 28, 2011   No Comments

With the New Year upon us many of us have made the commitment to eat and live healthier. In most grocery stores you see items labeled “organic.” I was not 100% sure what that meant so I decided to go searching for the answer. Organic refers to the way agricultural products are grown and also […]

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Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

March 9, 2011   1 Comment

Has the winter got you down? Are you ready for spring? You are definitely not alone. Much of the country has been in a deep freeze and the cold weather combined with lack of sunshine tends to put people in a bad mood. People become lazy, grumpy, moody, and tend to overeat. Then they get […]

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Christmas Traditions Across the US

December 17, 2010   2 Comments

During the holiday week at my child’s school they have a wonderful tradition of  “Christmas Around The United States.” Each teacher sets up a table that represents a certain part of the country and the children learn about that region’s way of celebrating the holidays. They learn about the culture, history, and also get to […]

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Keeping Your Home And Family Healthy

September 15, 2010   No Comments

I look down the street at all the country house designs and the front yards are empty. I can’t believe the summer has already come and gone and the kids are back at school. Most kids don’t get sick during the summer while they are outside enjoying the fresh air but it seems as soon […]

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Vacation Home Maintenance

June 8, 2010   1 Comment

Have you ever wanted to just pack up, leave and get away from life to sit back and relax? Of course you have, all of us do. Our family has a very busy schedule and it seems when we are home there is always something to fix, to clean up, to attend, and so on. […]

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Getting Ready For A Garage Sale

April 27, 2010   2 Comments

What type of person are you? From country house plans to modern home plans with contemporary touches, all house designs have clutter. While you are cutting the clutter do you toss it out or give it away? Or are you an individual that would like to make some money from your gently used items and […]

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Kitchen Layouts: One-Wall Kitchens

April 20, 2010   2 Comments

The kitchen, often referred to as the heart of the home, wears a number of hats in the overall home blueprint. Kitchens serve a number of functions including family breakfast, evening meals, homework sessions and family game night. These rooms are prone to high traffic volume and have to stand the wear and tear from […]

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What to Know: Building Codes

March 18, 2009   1 Comment

Building a dream home involves many new and exciting challenges that often require extensive planning and research. Homeowners usually begin the process by spending countless hours searching for the perfect home plan and location that fits their lifestyle and needs, followed by interviewing several contractors for home construction. Decisions then must be made about every […]

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Safe Rooms

February 13, 2009   No Comments

Building a dream home involves many new and exciting decisions – from choosing a spacious kitchen layout that fits your family’s needs to selecting the perfect storage space for all your storage woes. But where will you build your new dream home? Many areas in the world are prone to natural disasters of varying degrees. […]

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