It happens slowly. You find yourself storing cereal and canned goods on a spare shelf in the laundry room. You have more Rubbermaid containers under beds than any person ever wants to admit to. You find yourself escaping to the garage for peace and quiet, because it cannot happen in your home. Your family may officially be outgrowing your beloved home.
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Gone are the days when “home media center” meant a particleboard cabinet filled with a hefty TV, VCR, and various odds and ends. Today’s home media center can act almost as the brain of the home, and be so much more than just a place to park the kids while you are making dinner. Several technology trends are helping to create a media center that works for you.
Even if you are moving for a wonderful career advancement, to your much-anticipated dream home, or to be nearer to friends and family, moving is a stressful experience. By keeping a few pointers in mind, you can avoid common moving mistakes and make the experience a bit easier.
The holidays often bring excess. Some of it, such as the endless supply of peppermint bark and eggnog, seem wonderful. When the new year arrives, most of us want to get rid of the excess, whether it is the few additional pounds from the eggnog or the excess of stuff in our homes. We cannot help with the eggnog weight gain, but we do have a few ideas about simplifying your home and getting rid of the excess.
Kitchens are indeed the heart of the home. Never is this old adage truer than during the holiday season, when friends and family alike gravitate to the kitchen. Whether you have two or twenty people in your kitchen, you can make it even more inviting and festive for the holidays with a few simple ideas.
Winters in Colorado can catch you by surprise. One day might be a warm and sunny sixty degrees, and the next day can welcome you with two feet of snow and sub-zero temperatures. Being prepared for the winter weather is important, both to keep your family safe and your home in good condition. We have several things to keep in mind before winter conditions catch you unprepared.
December is overflowing with fun activities, whether you are looking for something for the whole family or just adults. While Colorado Springs is a wonderful place year round, the holiday months are especially full of great options. We have a few ideas to let you know what a diverse array of great activities are available!
Nothing creates a feeling of festivity more quickly than a home festooned with outdoor lights. Whether you want to use just a few tasteful lights or enough lights to earn a spot on a holiday light tour, we have a few tips that can help you with your outdoor holiday decor.
It’s almost that time of year again. You may think that it is far away, but the holidays are right around the corner. Whether you like to decorate your home from top to bottom, or simply place a tasteful candle in each window, planning your decorating in advance can keep the process peaceful. Easy decorating means that you will have more time during the holidays to actually enjoy them. We have a few ideas that can help with your decorating, and might even be fun!
The two words “property taxes” are enough to strike fear in the heart of any homeowner. Property taxes are a basic cost that you agree to pay when you close on your home, much like a mortgage payment or homeowners insurance. Knowing some basic information about property taxes can help make them a little less frightening.