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Lush Landscaping & Tiny Homes: Stop and Smell the Roses at the Newport Flower Show

Newport, Rhode Island is home to one of the most anticipated flower shows in the country — and we're lucky enough to live here! Situated on the lavish grounds of Rosecliff — one of Newport's Gilded Age mansions — the annual event always provides a guaranteed gorgeous and inspiring weekend for locals, tourists, and flower [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:18:59+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home, Misc|Tags: , , , |

Summer Renovations: Adding Value to Your Home – Bathroom

When it comes to value-adding renovations, the bathroom is one of the best places to start. According to Remodeling magazine, a bathroom remodel delivers about a 70 percent return on investment, adding around $13K in value to the property as a whole. Upscale bathroom remodels add more than $34,000 in value. But like any statistics, [...]

By |2018-06-12T16:01:17+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home|Tags: , , |

Summer Renovations: Adding Value to Your Home – Kitchen

Remodeling your kitchen is one of the smartest moves you can make as a homeowner. In fact, according to Remodeling Magazine, when it comes to home projects, it delivers one of the biggest ROIs in the books. The average homeowner recoups more than 81% of their costs on a minor kitchen remodel, adding about $17K [...]

By |2018-06-12T15:02:29+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home|Tags: , , , |

Salute Your Home: How to Display Your Colors for Flag Day 2018

Many of us mark Memorial Day as the beginning of summer — a solemn occasion intended to honor those who've died in service to their country. But, following that holiday and shortly before the fireworks of Independence day, comes Flag Day. What Is Flag Day? Flag Day commemorates two events. First, the adoption of the [...]

By |2018-06-12T14:03:34+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Misc, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

Summer Renovations: Adding Value to Your Home – Backyards & Patios

When it comes to renovating your home, choosing your projects carefully is key — at least if you want to ensure those projects are worth it. While some upgrades may add to your home’s aesthetic or come with extra convenience or comfort, the truth is not all renovations are created equally — especially when it [...]

By |2018-06-11T10:01:25+00:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home|Tags: , , |

Spring Landscaping for Your First Home

Spring is fully upon us, and for once, you actually have a yard to think about! Sure, you might have cared for some succulents or a few potted plants in your apartment, but as a new homeowner, you now have a full lawn under your purview – and the possibilities are endless. What should you [...]

By |2018-06-12T07:38:28+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |

Game Time! Getting Ready for Airbnb Guests

Inspiration, Enthusiasm, Energy, Creativity For this Airbnb hostess, the arrival of spring signals time to roll up my sleeves and get to work. With Airbnb taking the lead as the budget conscious traveler’s answer to quality, comfortable, temporary housing, the number of local hosts is on the rise. This means to stay competitive I need [...]

By |2018-05-02T13:13:59+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: DIY, Misc|Tags: , |

The Best Home Libraries

There are certain rooms that everyone expects to find in a house: kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, and living rooms. But then there are those unexpected "bonus" spaces visitors may be surprised to discover—like home libraries. We are definitely living in a digital world, but there's still something so comforting and cozy about a home library. It's [...]

By |2018-04-10T17:20:58+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Misc|Tags: , , |

Renovate Your Home for Under $10,000

Home renovation doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. In fact, if you choose the right projects—as well as the right materials and contractors to help—it could actually add value to your home, essentially paying for itself in the long run. So where should you start? What home low-cost, under $10K reno [...]

By |2018-06-12T07:33:40+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home, Maintenance|Tags: , |

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