Looking to transform an empty room? Consider these home-boosting options.

Looking To Transform An Empty Room? Consider These Home-Boosting Options

  Designing your dream home can be an exciting process. Not only do you finally get to have fun with decor, you can add the finishing touches that you’ve always wanted.   But it doesn’t just apply when you’re looking to buy the perfect property, it can be the same when you’re working on redoing …

How to wrap a cat for Christmas?

Monsieur Bob the relaxed cat.

I’m always amazed at the ingenuity of some of these Youtube videos, but this one takes the cake. Would either of our two cats put up with this? Mew? Definitely not. Bob? He’s just laid back enough, but I don’t think I could find a roll of paper large enough to wrap him. This is …

Famous dogs we wish we owned.

Famous dogs we wish we owned.

The small screen and the silver screen have been home to some of the most adorable and impressive dogs in history.   Dogs that can bark in multiple languages; dogs that became world champions in professional wrestling; and dogs who are better basketball players than the majority of the populace, have all endeared themselves to …

How to cope with Empty Nest Syndrome.

How to cope with Empty Nest Syndrome.

  The day your last child leaves home for college, a gap year, or because they are moving in with friends, is a tough time for any parent.   Some parents are delighted at the thought of having some peace and quiet after years of loud music, slamming doors and teenage temper tantrums, but for …

How to encourage communication between family generations.

How to encourage communication between family members.

  Many well-intentioned adults have experienced a dead-end conversation with their children or grandchildren that begins with “how is school?” and ends with “good.”   Even for those who haven’t had this experience, engaging in conversation with younger members of your family can be daunting.   Is it even possible? Yes. The following tips will …

#HomeGoals: 10 things to make your home cool – aesthetically speaking.

#HomeGoals: 10 things to make your home cool – aesthetically speaking.

  So, you just invested a good chunk of your life savings into this new house that you fell in love with the moment you first stepped inside.   And since it all belongs to you, you want to make it look good and welcoming to anyone who enters.   With that said, here are 10 …

Be sure your adult kids want to come back with the ideal guest bedroom.

  Do you have adult children who no longer live at home, but come back and visit occasionally?   Have they flown the nest – but not completely?   Be sure your adult kids want to come back with the ideal guest bedroom.   They might be coming to stay for a night, or a …

Make your garden a grown-up’s haven once the kids leave home.

Make your garden a grown-up's haven

  The years before our kids leave home, we imagine what it will be like to have the peace and quiet and the time and gumption to convert some of our pipe dreams into plans of action. Reality, however, can be far different than we image and with the never ending quiet and time on our …