Tag: family

What Makes Grandma’s House So Special?

Tales have been spun and songs have been written about the same house for hundreds of years. It’s not a famous house from a celebrity standpoint and while most people have been this house, it’s different for each of us. I’m talking about Grandma’s house.

August 16 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Meals to Beat Back to School Madness

There are many quick and easy recipes that will surely delight even the most pickiest of taste buds. If you can get a delicious dinner done quickly then the transition to back to school will be easier as well.

August 15 / 2013

5 Beautiful Outdoor Kitchens

Here are 5 beautiful outdoor kitchens from across the country that we love and we’re sure you will too.

July 15 / 2013

Top Grill Safety Tips for Summer

One of the highlights of summer is definitely gathering around the grill for some good ol’ fun and barbecue. While its certainly not hard to have a good time with family and friends around, the art of grilling can be quite complicated. To have a great summer, free of grill fires, here are some safety tips from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association that you might find interesting.

June 07 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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A Father’s Guide to Summer Backyard Sanity with Kids

This is the second installment of “a father’s guide” to various things around the home. The first time we dealt with getting a room ready for baby. This time we’re going to deal with an equally important topic that is soon to be on the minds of father’s across the globe and that’s what to do with your home’s backyard come the summer months when your young kids will be home for the entire week.

June 06 / 2013
Author David Marine
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The Ornament of a House is the Friends Who Frequent It

This quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is a telling one. We may describe our house as being of a certain architectural style or having a certain type of decor to it, but the truth of the matter is a home is defined by those who pass through its doorways.

April 25 / 2013

Coming Home for the First Time

Coming home. It’s a feeling we can all relate to. That phrase probably conjures up a specific moment or memory in your mind. Maybe it was coming home from college. Or maybe it was coming home from military service overseas. Or maybe it’s just coming home after being away for a while. Regardless of what it is, the fact of the matter is coming home is associated with joy.

April 09 / 2013
Author David Marine
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DIY Thanksgiving Ideas – “Thankful Tree”

A fun and easy way to display “thankfulness” in your home for Thanksgiving.

November 13 / 2012

Fire Prevention Day: Facts and Lifesaving Safety Tips for Your Family

It’s easy and inexpensive to follow safety measures to avoid the causes of most home fires.

October 09 / 2012

Blue Bloods: The Best Dining Room on TV

Tonight Blue Bloods makes its season premiere on CBS. The show about a family with a lineage in public service is entering its third season and while the story line of the show is interesting enough to keep viewers attention, it also boasts what is arguable the best dining room on TV.

September 28 / 2012