The kitchen for most people, especially moms, is the single most place they spend the majority of their time in their homes. It is a place where friends and family members gather, and the place where you do endless dishes and prepare loving meals. Because of these reasons, having a functioning kitchen that inspires good feelings is important to most homeowners. A dull or dingy kitchen, that you cringe being in for more than 15 minutes at a time, is not likely to inspire culinary creativity. If you have an out-of-date kitchen and you would like nothing more than to rip it all out, but don't have the budget to do so, I have few easy and cost effective tips that might help. Here is how to give your kitchen a facelift on a budget.
Found 11 blog entries for February 2019.
Is clutter carrying you away? Leaving you dazed and confused in the midst of it all? Here are some easy solutions from organization to decluttering.
Contain It And Label it
Baking supplies are a big space eater. Label two storage tubs, one Frosting Supplies and the other Baking Supplies. If it doesn't fit in the box it goes. The boxes stack for easy access and keep everything dust free and all together.
In the movie "The Queen" her assistant places items for her Majesty in the "Queen Basket." Adapt the royal inspiration into a 4 inch deep letter size basket by your front door. Sunglasses, cell phones, unopened mail, random stuff, goes there until the weekend when you can deal with the items. It's…
Can foundation problems make for an expensive repair? While foundation damage can be serious, a large number of issues can be affordably fixed. As the foundation is important to the structure of a home, understanding more about foundation damage can help homeowners maintain the integrity of their property and make it less vulnerable to other types of damage.
Should Cracks Be a Worrisome Problem?
While some cracks may be indicative of serious damage, others are simply due to the natural settling of a house. In the case of thin cracks resulting from settling, it is best to seal them properly to prevent water intrusion. Homeowners can expect this to be one of the least expensive fixes when it comes to foundation damage.
However, not all cracks…
Living in Colorado is all about the lifestyle and the many wonderful opportunities our communities offer. Whether you live in an urban community like Boulder or Denver, out in the vast plains of Keenesburg, the western slopes of Grand Junction, or in a resort town like Vail, the opportunities for excitement, adventure, and unique lifestyle are endless. With that in mind and the new year just a few days around the corner, here is our list of the best Colorado inspired New Year's resolutions.
Climb a 14er
If you have not done it before, this is your year. Probably the most famous in our immediate area is Pikes Peak, but there really are lots of options you can choose from. This is not something that can be done without a good deal of preparation,…
Are you thinking of putting a home on the market? Then understand more about how to effectively stage a home and improve the experience for anyone walking through the home. Proper home staging may even help homeowners boost a home's value in the eyes' of potential buyers. What are a few staging secrets that any seller can use?
Learn more about home staging to attract multiple offers and improve chances of selling a home quickly today.
The Benefits of Staging Your Home
If you are thinking about putting up your home for sale, it's essential to sell it as rapidly as you possibly can most of the time. You might think your house is radiant, but you might be amazed how other people look at it. Things potential buyers may not like are your wall's…
Love is in the air and Valentine's Day is here, so how will you be celebrating? Whether your kids are the loves of your life or you are just newlywed, this holiday is the one time each year that we get to express our deepest gratitude for those we are blessed to share our lives with. And luckily for you, if you live in Boulder, Colorado, there are plenty of things to do around town to celebrate your love for each other and Boulder's unique lifestyle. Here are my ideas for the perfect Valentine's Day or Boulder Date Night.
Romance Right on Budget
Even if you don't have a lot of money on hand, it's still possible to have a unique and memorable Valentine's Day celebration without breaking the bank. Here are a few options for romantic but affordable…
A catered affair may not have quite the same ring to it as it did a half century ago, but it's always nice to have good food at a major event. Whether it's for a small wedding or a huge baby shower, there are plenty of ways to find excellent catering in Boulder CO. The eclectic culture and vibrant lifestyle attracts some of the most talented chefs from around the country (and around the globe). Keep these options in mind when searching for someone who can handle the next big special occasion in your life.
This place comes highly recommended by its clientele, mostly because the food and the service is top-notch all around. Savory Cuisines is happy to feed both big and small guest lists, and they're beloved for going above and…
Downsizing can be an overwhelming task, especially for homeowners on a strict timeline. And selling a home can be quite tressful. For anyone who is downsizing before a move or who is trying to buy a smaller home, these tips can help.
1. Sell What You Can
Holding a garage sale is one of the first things that many homeowners do when they decide to downsize. However, garage sales are not always the best way to make money off of used belongings.
A more efficient way is to sell belongings through websites that carry used goods. This is an excellent way to make money off of electronics, gently used furniture…
Colorado, the Centennial state, offers some of the most beautiful must see attractions in the world. From its mountain landscapes to its beautiful lakes Colorado has something for everyone. These seven attractions are the best that Colorado offers and belong on everyone’s bucket list!
1. Rocky Mountain National Park
Located a few miles outside of Estes Park, The Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular parks in the nation. The park includes more than 100 mountain peaks over the grounds. Only a 40 mile drive from Longmont neighborhoods, it's amazing to see that the park also offers an array of wildlife such as elk, deer, and other woodland creatures.
2. Pikes Peak
You can’t come to Colorado without visiting its most famous…
Boulder is a mountain biker and cyclist's paradise, no doubt about it! From climbing a mountain, to cruising down some wicked hills, biking in Boulder offers adventure, sightseeing, fitness and fun! No matter where you go in Boulder or what time of year it is, you are almost guaranteed to see people out and about on their bikes. It never ceases to amaze me, the heights people will go to on two wheels in the Rockies! Here is our list of the best bike rides the Boulder area has to offer.
Boulder to Jamestown or Ward Bike Route
There is no place more favored by cyclists than Left Hand Canyon Road right off Highway 36 in North Boulder. This road offers 8 miles of moderate incline and has a wide shoulder, which makes passing simple and safe. Starting…