Building Your Dream Home – Part 2

Building your dream home – Part 2 Razing the CottageWith new house plans and permits in hand, subcontractors hired and a Septic Design in process, it was now time to raze the existing cottage. I considered employing the local fire department to burn it down,...

Build Your Own Backyard Retreat with Walls and Pavers

Build Your Own Backyard Retreat with Walls and Pavers (ARA)- The crackle of a campfire, the aroma of roasting hot dogs, crisp fresh air and a starry sky overhead – sound like camping? With a little imagination and a modest landscaping investment, it could be...

Top 10 Home Decor Trends for 2009

Top 10 Home Decor Trends for 2009 (ARA) – More and more Americans today are looking at their homes as a place of refuge in a stressful world of challenges and economic instability. Instead of going out to dinner or social events, they’re cocooning with...

Go Green in Your Kitchen and Help Rescue the Planet!

Go Green in Your Kitchen and Help Rescue the Planet! With the idea of going green constantly growing in popularity, the need for eco-friendly kitchen materials is ever increasing. Whether it is sustainable floors, energy star rated appliances, or counter tops made...