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Tips for Creating the Perfect She-Shed for Mom

Posted by Alysia Bauer on April 07, 2021 in  Family  Gifts  Lifestyle
Mother’s Day will be here before you know it! Are you trying to find a fun gift for mom this year? Consider the gift of a she-shed! Moms everywhere are turning their ordinary backyard sheds into a private space to escape to and get away from the world. Check out the tips below to help guide you in create that perfect space for mom. Find The Space The first and most obvious step is to either obtain a pre-made shed or build one yourself if you don’t already have one in the backyard you plan on using fo... read more

Spreading Cheer to Those Who Won’t be Home for Christmas

Supporting our Military this Holiday Season
Posted by Erin Wood on December 09, 2020 in  Christmas  Community  Dayton  Family  Gifts  Lifestyle  Military
Whether you prefer it in the style of Bing Crosby, Michael Bublé, or Whitney Houston, the tune “I’ll be home for Christmas” is one of the most beloved Christmas songs around. Originally released by Bing Crosby in 1943, “I’ll be Home for Christmas” was written from the perspective of a World War II soldier, serving overseas during the holiday season. The carol has the soldier speaking to his family, requesting snow, mistletoe, and presents under the tree, while ending on th... read more

Veggie Gardening 101

How to Get Started & What to Grow
Posted by Alysia Bauer on April 15, 2020 in  Food  Lifestyle  Outdoor
 Spring is in the air! That means it is time to start getting your garden ready. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered!   The most important part of your garden is its location. The majority of vegetables need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. More sun=bigger harvest=bigger veggies=better taste! In addition, be sure to use the right soil for the job. Using a soft loamy soil enriched with compost will provide your plants with the nutrition they need to prosper. Be sure your garde... read more

How to Love Your (New) Home

Tips for Making a New House Feel like Home
Posted by Amanda Martin on February 07, 2019 in  Buyers  Home Buying  Lifestyle  Love Your Home
 Buying a new house in an exciting experience. Suddenly you have this brand-new space to decorate. It is like starting with a blank canvas, the possibilities are endless. However, a brand-new home can also feel intimidating or even cold. It is a home you’re unfamiliar with, after all. It might take a little time before your new abode truly feels like home. To help the process along, here are a few things you might want to try.   Search for the familiarOdds are there are certain sights, sounds, and... read more

Using Holiday Decorations to Sell Your Home

Deck the halls and sell your home before the new year!
Posted by Erin Wood on November 27, 2018 in  Design  Expert Opinion  Holiday  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Sellers
If your home is for sale or you’re ready to list, you’re most likely familiar with the basic principals of home staging. But when it comes to listing your home during the holiday season, it’s not always so simple. Unless you’re a total Scrooge, you’ve probably been tempted to pull out your holiday decorations and deck the halls, but will personalizing your home in this way REALLY lessen your home’s chances of selling? You’re in luck! Decorating your home for the holidays d... read more
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