Every year, new tax laws make it difficult to predict if and how much of a tax refund you may receive. Yet every April 15, about 60% of Americans qualify for a tax refund (also known as getting your own money back) and play the game of how to best spend or invest those “windfall” […]
Baseball season is officially here as of today! March 28 is the official opening day of Major League Baseball. But that’s probably not going to impact your life as much as the little leaguers and high school athletes that live in and clutter up your home and garage. Approximately 45 million kids in this country […]
Daylight Saving Time affords the luxury of one more hour of daylight every day to enjoy outdoor activities. With Spring’s warmer temperatures, it’s time to enhance the connection between indoor and outdoor living with ways to draw the family outside and take advantage of all your living space. The outdoors can become a direct extension of your home space, making […]
Are there areas of your home that seem to have a life of their own? You know, those areas where you just can’t seem to keep up with the clutter. No matter how much you straighten up, it seems that every time you walk by, it’s messy again.Kitchen countertopsEntryway or hall closetFamily room or play roomGarage Be the […]
Super Bowl LIII is almost here! And unless you can come up with the scandalous price of a ticket ($6,800 as of January 10 and rising, according to aol.com), you’ll probably be watching the game at home. And why not? What’s better than cheering your team to victory, surrounded by good friends and enough food to put everyone into […]
Along with the fun of the holidays, wintertime brings some challenges that are not as enjoyable or short-lived. Winter is the official forecast until March 20, the first day of Spring. This means that for a few months we’ll continue to battle varying degrees of cold, drafty doors and windows, snow banks, icicles, slush, mud, rain, black ice on […]
If getting your home organized in 2018 was one of your New Year’s Resolutions, how did that go? Are you living clutter-free with everything in its appointed place?
Closets are neat and tidyThe garage organizes and stores all your stuffYour family room would make Martha Stewart smile
Maybe you’ve gotten some areas squared away but are still […]
Official calendars declare that winter doesn’t arrive until December 21, but if you look outside and see snow, rain, and dogs in snow gear, you know that it’s time to winterize your home and garage!
It’s true that a winterized, organized garage, even if it’s a prefab garage, can help you and your family live more […]
Once upon a time a misguided soul came up with the idea of spouses not exchanging holiday gifts to save money. But “I won’t get you anything, and you don’t get me anything” is a recipe for disaster!
One of the two won’t live up to the bargain and will buy a heartfelt gift.