Top gifts for creating the perfect Mother’s Day or Father’s Day oasis (or both).

Dream Patio

We’re all used to the yearly comings and goings of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. I, for one, am so excited just to have my husband and kids around to pop in, give me a hug, and say “Happy Mother’s Day”! This design collage contains images of all of the items I would like to …

Why does cleanliness make me sick?

Natural green cleaning.

Why does cleanliness make me sick?   … because I’m one of the poor souls who are tortured by hidden allergies – those to chemicals, cleaners and scents. In my case these allergies are so severe that they have caused me to lose considerable time at work due to migraines resulting from encountering scents, bleach, …

Become a volunteer and change your world.

Volunteer.

Many people today struggle with a lack of purpose. Feeling small and insignificant is common as people see shattering world events happening around them. One way to at least feel like you have an impact is to become a volunteer and change your world.     The truth is that each of us has something …

When professional competition interferes with marriage.

Marriage between professionals.

Not every couple consists of two professionals that are climbing the ladder in competitive industries. For those couples for whom professional competition interferes with marriage, they have likely experienced some kind of marital pressure at some point in their relationship due to that professional competition.   That type of pressure could be as simple as …

Pros and cons of composite wood decks.

Pros and cons of composite decks.

A deck is one of the easiest ways to add both style and functionality to the exterior of your home. It is the perfect place to enjoy a family meal when it’s nice outside, and creates a perfect vantage point for taking in the scenery surrounding your home. There are numerous choices of materials. All …