State-of-the-Art Wood Flooring Options for the Rustic Home

Nov 28
Frank Worth
From cabins to beach cottages, one thing that really makes a rustic home shine is the use of natural materials like hardwood floors. Though many types of hardwood flooring can be used to give a home a natural, rustic style, there are some choices that are especially great for this type of look. Here is a guide to choosing hardwood floors to help you create a beautiful, rustic environment you’re looking for. MORE

Filed under: Country, Decor, Flooring, Hardwood, Hickory, Maple, Oak

Kids in the Kitchen: Pumpkin Brownies

With the fall season and Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we decided to make something warm that we could eat with coffee or hot chocolate would be perfect. After a quick trip to the store for supplies we came home to make these goodies - pumpkin chocolate chip brownies. MORE

Filed under: Cooking, Pumpkin, Thanksgiving, Tips

Green Shower Drain Maintenance

In fact, how I deal with my hair ranks as the number 1 most annoying habit I have according to my husband. I mention my maybe-too-detailed hair drama to bring attention to a common problem in most households where there is at least one man, woman or pet with long hair – shower drains.  MORE

Filed under: clog, drain, home, shower, tips

Selecting Durable Flooring for Mudrooms in Homes with Busy Families

Nov 11
Frank Worth
The floor in your mudroom will see a lot of activity, dirt and moisture, especially if you live in an area with a rainy or snowy climate. As a result, the chosen flooring material needs to be durable and easy to clean.  MORE

Filed under: carpet, flooring, laminate, low, maintenance, moisture, resistant, tile, vinyl

Kids and Carpet: Can the Two Peacefully Coexist?

Nov 7
Jill Ruiz
If you have a household that includes small children, you may think that stained and soiled carpeting is part of the bargain. After all, children are notorious for spilling drinks and tracking mud into the house. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to establish a peaceful coexistence between your carpeting and your children. MORE

Filed under: carpet, children, kids, low, maintenance, resistant, stain
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