Month: April 2018

Perk Up Your Planters

Chances are winter may have left some of your outdoor potted plants looking less than lush.  Now is the perfect time to refresh your patio or porch with new planters overflowing with colorful blooms (or fresh edibles). And Miracle-Gro has an excellent variety of soils for all types of plants and containers, so it’s easier... The …

Easy Carpet Cleaning With SmartWash Pet Advance

Shelby from Shelby Rae Photographs was in search of the perfect vacuum to clean up after her two pups. See how the Hoover SmartWash Pet Advance exceeded her expectations, below! Easy Carpet Cleaning With SmartWash Pet Advance If you know me, then you know I am a total clean freak (yes, I deep clean my house every... The …

5 ways to get the most out of this baseball season

(HIB) - Spring is many things to many people: the smell of freshly cut grass after a long winter; blue skies; warm days; and the crack of the bat, sending a ball far into the outfield.For millions of Americans, the start of the baseball season is the b...

Bathtopia Radella Microfiber Stripe 18 x 30 in. Bath Rug, Orange

Freshen up any bathroom with Bathtopia bright stripe decorative bath rugs. Crafted of super-soft microfiber polyester, the plush Radella decorative bath rug hugs your feet with every step. A superior blend of fashion and function for any bathroom, these bath mats are super absorbent and fade resistant. A non-skid latex backing coupled with anti-slip surface make …

Top 6 Greenest Cities in the U.S.

Once you start emphasizing greener living, it’s easy to get hooked. Recycling leads to rainwater collection which leads to biking to work, and before you know it, you’re ready to … READ MORE Top 6 Greenest Cities in the U.S. The post Top 6 Greene...

5 questions to ask when shopping for a mortgage

(HIB) - Buying a home is a major financial commitment. It’s exciting, but can also be confusing and overwhelming. Choosing the best mortgage that fits your needs is an important first step and first-time homebuyers in particular should research t...

How to Create a Lively Patio Space

Miranda Anderson of Live Free Creative Co. used this year’s Patio Style Challenge as an opportunity to transform the backyard of her new fixer upper into a perfect outdoor entertaining space. Follow along her style journey for tips on creating a cozy, lively patio space. How to Create a Lively Patio Outdoor Entertaining Space The... The …

How your lawn equipment is harming the environment

(HIB) - Spring is upon us and our yards are beginning to bloom. The grass needs to be cut, the hedges trimmed and the debris blown away. This is an exciting time of year as we all look forward to getting outdoors after a longer than desired winter seas...

Rooftop decks for every style

(HIB) - Fresh air, great views and capitalizing on unused space — it’s no wonder rooftop decks are a hot trend for suburban homes and urban apartment complexes alike.Once reserved for the urban elite, rooftop decks are popping up all over t...

4 easy projects to turn trash into treasure

(HIB) - Crafting is a great way to relieve stress and express your creative side — and fortunately, you don’t have to be a master craftsman — or spend a fortune on materials — to have fun and enjoy the benefits.“A great wa...

When and How Often to Water Your Plants

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE When and How Often to Water Your Plants The post When and How Often to W...

Modern & Southern Patio Decor

Michiel Perry of Black Southern Belle took this year’s Patio Style Challenge as an opportunity to create the perfect southern inspired outdoor entertaining space. Check out her easy tips for incorporating a little southern style into your patio design. Modern & Southern Patio Decor Spring in the south is all about outdoor entertaining. Whether it... The …

6 ways to revive your home with essential oils

(HIB) - Essential oils, highly concentrated essences of plants, have the power to improve our lives, revive our spaces and boost our mood, whether it's through diffusing them to add a fresh scent to the kitchen, creating a spa-like oasis in your bathro...