Tag Archives: 2017

Types of firepits for your backyard oasis

Outdoor entertaining areas are popular among homeowners, and firepits are one of the most sought-after additions to such spaces. In fact, a 2016 survey from the American Society of Landscape Architects found that fireplaces and firepits were the most popular outdoor design element in 2016. Continue reading

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How to make bedrooms more conducive to sleep

Insufficient sleep may be linked to any of a host of factors, including one’s bedroom environment. An environment that promotes restful sleep can help people suffering from insomnia or restlessness improve the quality of their sleep. Continue reading

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What is a smart home?

Refrigerators that inform their owners when it’s time to buy more eggs and thermostats that learn homeowners’ heating and cooling preferences may once have seemed like futuristic ideas straight out of a sci-fi movie. However, such products are no longer a dream but a reality. Continue reading

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Clever takes on the ‘something old, new, borrowed, blue’ tradition

Blue gloves and garter can fulfill the “something blue” in the popular good-luck wedding tradition. Continue reading

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Dos and don’ts of kitchen remodels

Skimping on materials or design because of lack of money may leave you feeling dissatisfied afterward. Continue reading

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Changing perceptions about pit bulls one dog at a time

Pit bulls are often loyal family companions that are good with kids. Continue reading

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Want healthier kids? Get a pet

Pets can contribute to cognitive, physical and emotional wellness in children. If youngsters have been eyeing fuzzy kittens or boisterous puppies at nearby shelters or pet stores, parents may want to give in to those cries for a family pet. Pets are added responsibilities, but the health benefits associated with pet ownership may be well worth the investment of time and effort. Continue reading

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