5 Classy Kitchen Cabinet Updates for Under $100

No need to break the bank to get brand-new-looking cabinets Cabinets arguably take up the most real estate in your kitchen. So if they’re sad, the whole kitchen looks a bit depressed. They’re also among the most expensive feature to replace in the kitchen. So that’s where these inexpensive cosmetic miracles fit in. #1 Handsome … Read More

Local Business Alert!- Black Garlic Spice Co.

Black Garlic Spice Co. is a new business downtown Loveland. I got the chance to stop by this past weekend and purchased a few things! I already used the Cherrywood Smoked Sea Salt for our turkey over Thanksgiving. It was delicious! Fort Collins has numerous spice shops in different areas of town, so I am … Read More

6 Simple Steps to Prep Your Home for Holiday Guests

6 Simple Steps to Prep Your Home for Holiday Guests By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Published: November 14, 2011 Make sure extra TP is easy to spot (that’s in #6). Hosting has its shares of anxieties, especially if you’re striving to make your home welcoming. How do you know everyone will feel comfortable? And will you ever … Read More

10 Tips for Saving Energy in the Kitchen

By: Douglas Trattner Published: August 28, 2009 Maintaining your large kitchen appliances is part of a smart home energy efficiency plan. Spending less money on utility bills doesn’t mean you need to rush out and purchase a whole new suite of Energy Star appliances. With occasional light maintenance and good habits, you can greatly improve the … Read More


We’re well into the fall season and winter is right around the corner. This is the time of year when it’s especially important to make sure your home is properly sealed. Air leaks can make it difficult to keep your home properly heated and can lead to high utility bills. Here’s quick guide to checking … Read More

How to Not Regret the Paint Color You Choose

How to Not Regret the Paint Color You Choose By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Published: February 10, 2014 The secret? It’s all about the lighting. Here’s how to get it right. Well that was a total waste. That Robin’s Egg Blue you picked for your entryway now looks like the color of that (really cheap) beach … Read More

Leaf Removal Equipment: 4 Tools To Get the Job Done Fast

Too many leaves can ruin your lawn in spring. Try these tools to banish them. Just for fun, take an inventory of all the leaf removal tools cluttering your garage. Bet you’ve got a half-dozen rakes of different sizes and materials, maybe a blower or two in various states of repair, and maybe even some … Read More