Air Conditioner Cage

Best ways to protect your home’s air conditioning system from damage or theft. When you own your own single-family home there are many concerns that you might have about theft. In this day and time, as much as we like to consider our neighborhood, safe, theft does happen. Your a/c unit can be an easy…

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How to Patch Drywall

DIY – Prepare to sell your home by repairing small drywall holes and dents. Have you asked yourself if you would be able to figure out how to patch the drywall in your home? When you are preparing to sell your home, you will want to make sure that you’ve done everything that you can…

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Hidden Litter Box Furniture

HGTV – DIY – How to hide your cat’s litter box from view. Having trouble figuring out where to store your kitties litter box? Can’t quite come up with a way to allow your pet to find their “place” in your home, but still not allowing it to be in the way of others, or…

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How to Install a Ring Doorbell

DIY Video on How to Install a Ring Doorbell Installing a doorbell is an easy task for most people as it is. That is unless you are me, in which case I have to slow myself down and actually read the instructions, or in this case watch the video. Most likely more than once! With…

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Change the Locks!

Just bought a new home? Change the locks, NOW! So you looked and looked and looked, and you found the perfect house. You negotiated, you inspected, and you moved in. Now what do you need to do? You need to change the locks. Well, first thing you should do, perhaps even before the big move-in,…

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What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

Why do you need homeowners insurance? Time to find out! When buying a home, and using a lender (which most of us do), you will need to purchase homeowners insurance. Much like renters insurance, homeowners insurance covers the personal property you have inside your new home. Yet, unlike renters insurance, it does a lot more…

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The Perfect House Slippers

Maybe not the perfect shoes, but these are great for the colder months. It’s my task every few years since having moved north. The search for the perfect house slipper, or shoe. As I have gotten older my feet get cold during the winter months. Whereas a nice pair of socks use to suffice, now…

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Bottles of Trader Joe's liquid dish soap sitting on a shelf

Trader Joe’s Liquid Dish Soap – My Review

Citrus scent version of this citrus scent dishwashing soap from Trader Joe’s stores. I was at my local Trader Joe’s store recently and I saw another customer reach for the liquid dishwashing soap. Their action made me think that I too needed liquid dish soap so I picked up a bottle of their citrus scented…

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Trader Joe's Mistletoe ready for the Christmas holiday

Trader Joe’s Mistletoe

Old-Fashion Mistletoe Bunched with a Red Bow, Perfect for Gift Giving Trader Joe’s is offering again this year their old-fashion cardboard boxes of mistletoe, bunched with a small red bow. My local store had this item last year and it appeared to be a great hit. I seem to remember that it sold out pretty…

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