While we all want our homes to look good and be comfortable, arguably the most important part of our home is that they are safe. We want to feel safe and secure in our homes, and not need to worry. The rates of property crime have indeed fallen, but there is still a risk that you will be victimized. As a result, you need to take logical steps to make your home as safe as possible to protect your family and your belongings. Thankfully, there are a variety of things that can be done to help your home feel a little safer. This article isRead More →

You’ve probably heard the term reverse mortgage, but do you know what it is? The first time I heard the term, I immediately went and looked it up. While it wasn’t something that could help me, at least not yet, it is something older homeowners can look into. A reverse mortgage helps provide homeowners 62 and older with financial assistance so they can stay in their homes longer. It was developed by a bank in Maine in 1961 as a way to help a widow stay in her home when her husband died. And it’s been helping people ever since. Is A Reverse Mortgage ARead More →

A holiday home is an amazing, luxurious asset to those who can afford it. By purchasing a holiday home you can enjoy amazing retreats with your family and friends, and potentially even let it out to make some extra money when you’re not using it. However, there are quite a few things you need to carefully consider before you decide whether this is right for you or not. Below, you’ll find 10 things to consider before you make up your mind:  10 Things To Consider Before You Buy A Holiday Home This is a collaborative post. This post may contain affiliate links. If you makeRead More →

The way that you arrange your furniture is a very important part of home decor, but a lot of people don’t put enough thought into it. The right furniture arrangement can help to open up a space and completely transform it, but if you get the furniture arrangement wrong, you can end up ruining the room and wasting a lot of valuable space. If you want to get your furniture arrangements right, here are a few great tips to help you out.  4 Tips For The Perfect Furniture Arrangement This post may contain affiliate link. If you make a purchase after clicking one of theRead More →

If you have a situation with pests in your home, don’t worry because you are not the only one. At some point, lots of people have dealt with them, and many others will deal with them in the future. But, this doesn’t mean that the problem won’t be eliminated. Certain pests like mosquitos can be eliminated, for example, if you turn on your AC. But others are more resilient, and they can become more and more hazardous to live with. Mosquitos and flies are not that big of a threat to you or your family, but termites, rats, and cockroaches are. Follow the link forRead More →

Many households have fabric furniture in their homes. This might be because leather furniture is typically higher pried or because people want a greater variety of choices. Fabrics tend to come in a wider range of colors, patterns, and textures than other materials. Fabric-based furniture, however, can be a bit more challenging to clean! Rather than a simple wipe down fabrics sometimes require a more robust and deep cleaning process. Everything inside of a home will get dirty at some point and your furniture is no exception, although it might be one of those chores that slip the mind from time to time. Forgetting toRead More →

While the thought of remote working used to be somewhat rare in most fields, it’s now a necessity for many people. This change has been thrown upon many of us without any time to prepare and no prior experience. While some companies have offered the option of working from home for a while, it has been recommended in many areas that everybody work from home unless it is absolutely critical for them to be at the office. Ideally, having some time to prepare yourself for working from home would have been best, however, there is still time for you to get settled so that youRead More →

This was supposed to be a one month challenge but the world decided to upend every routine we had and so here we are two months later with our cleaning routine results! While we are all still adjusting to this social distancing lifestyle (I really miss my Dollar store trips and crafts!) and the kids being home until the next school year starts, I have made some strides when it comes to sticking to my cleaning routine. Is it perfect? Not yet… but it’s getting there and I feel confident enough to make this post. Cleaning Routine Results, Getting Organized This post may contain affiliateRead More →