Add Tech to the Man Cave from Best Buy

Add Tech to the Man Cave from Best Buy

Hubby has been planning on making a Man Cave out of our son’s old bedroom since he moved out. He wants a place that is all his own for his stuff, especially the stuff I don’t really care to look at. Right now he takes a chair in the empty room, along with his dog, his guitar, his laptop and … Continue Reading →
How to Save Money with Your Freezer

How to Save Money with Your Freezer

Last year we finally bought a small deep freeze and it has been great. Our refrigerator is a side-by-side so the freezer space there is limited, but with the extra freezer we have a lot more room now. As much as 30 to 40 percent of all food in North America is wasted, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. … Continue Reading →
What is your storage style? Take the quiz to find out!

What is your storage style? Take the quiz to find out!

(Family Features) Storage has style? Really? Of course it does. And when it comes to tackling storage projects, don’t skimp on creating the style that best suits your personality. “Creative, attractive and functional storage can give any home a refreshing lift,” says Scott Davis, ClosetMaid’s VP of Product Development and Marketing. “Whether it’s a master closet, linen closet, entry way … Continue Reading →
Win a Programmable Thermostat #VZWBuzz

Win a Programmable Thermostat #VZWBuzz

Are you ready to start making your home a smart home? A great way to start is with a programmable thermostat. There are several different brands of these types of thermostats available at Verizon (disclosure: I am a Verizon Lifestyle Ambassador and am compensated for my work – opinions are my own). The great thing is that you can control … Continue Reading →
INFOGRAPHIC: Well Being and De-cluttering

INFOGRAPHIC: Well Being and De-cluttering

This week Hubby and I tackled our “junk room” in the house and made significant progress. It is amazing how much stuff you accumulate in 20 years! Then yesterday during the weekly #VZWBuzz party our topic was about being more productive and one of the ways to do that is to not have things in a cluttered or disorganized state. … Continue Reading →
Guest Bedroom Essentials

Guest Bedroom Essentials

During the holiday season many of us have overnight guests. A few extra touches can make them feel welcomed and comfortable during their stay. Here are some ideas from BoomBox Network #BBNShops to get you started. Disclosure: The items listed contain affiliate links and I have been compensated for sharing this information. Custom blanket – Customize this blanket any way … Continue Reading →
Preparing the Inside for the Cold Weather Outside

Preparing the Inside for the Cold Weather Outside

Winter does not officially start for a couple of weeks but many of us are already experiencing the cold weather outside. There are a few things you can do inside when the cold weather is outside to make your home warm and yet still feel fresh when it is closed up for the winter. Check your weather-stripping around windows and … Continue Reading →
Tips for Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

Tips for Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

Another interesting “holiday” today – it is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day! Are you planning on celebrating? Hmmm, not sure if that is a celebrating kind of thing, maybe for those of you who are neat freaks. For folks like me who are not a big fan of the chore of cleaning it is something we need to do though. … Continue Reading →
Are you a hot or cold sleeper? DualTemp Review

Are you a hot or cold sleeper? DualTemp Review

Hubby, just like many men, puts off an enormous amount of heat when he sleeps. Seriously, he is like a furnace sometimes. Luckily for me, he doesn’t mind me warming up my cold feet on him! Me on the other hand, I think my thermostat is broke. Seriously. I used to always be warm, just like my dad, and my … Continue Reading →