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Bring Good Fortune in the New Year with Plant Gifts

There are many New Year’s traditions that are thought to bring good fortune. In the United States, kissing a loved one at midnight brings good luck. Moreover, upstate New Yorkers buy candy peppermint pigs, break off a piece with a small hammer, and eat a piece for good luck. Whatever your New Year’s tradition is, make sure to wish your family and friends luck in the coming year with New Year’s plant gifts. About Orchids Beautiful […]

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Get Crafty With These 3 DIY Wall Decor Ideas

Finding home and wall decor pieces can be challenging at times. Plus, it may not be in the color that you were hoping for. Don’t fret! You can opt to do it yourself. Stay inside where it’s warm and get crafty this winter season with these DIY wall decor pieces. Metal Hoop Wreath DIY Wall Decor What You’ll Need Steel ring – 19 inches (1) Zip ties (2) Floral wire Hot glue gun Floral stem […]

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How to Care for a Rosemary Christmas Tree

Rosemary Christmas trees are a popular holiday gift and a favorite of home chefs. They are easy to care for and add a fresh herbal flavor to any dish. Rosemary can be identified by its white, pink, or blue, bell-shaped blooms, and fresh scent. Moreover, they have short, evergreen-colored leaves that range from 2-4 centimeters long. Impart a fresh herb fragrance by lightly brushing the soft branches with your hand. Doing so will release a […]

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Ready Your Home for Snow, Ice, and Winter Weather

Depending on where you live, harsh winter weather will arrive soon, or it may already be at your doorstep. Here we’ll cover tips and how-tos to ready your home for the winter, including snowblower tune-up tips, ice removal how-tos, and gathering essentials for a winter survival kit. Snowblower tune-up tips Home repair expert, Bob Vila explains, “Basic snowblower maintenance is fairly simple and straightforward, involving steps similar to those you’d take for your car (changing […]

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New Thanksgiving Dessert Dishes To Add To The Table

This Thanksgiving, swap out the traditional Thanksgiving dessert options and bring something new to the table. Instead of a traditional pecan or apple pie, make one of these two dessert recipes this year to shake things up! Below you’ll find the ingredients and steps to make mini pumpkin pie pops and apple blossom tart for dessert this Thanksgiving. Mini Pumpkin Pie Pops Try making these delicious mini pumpkin pie pops for Thanksgiving! This dessert is […]

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What to Do Before Bringing Plants Inside for the Winter

When chilly winds begin to blow, it’s time for vacationing houseplants to come inside for the winter. There’s some preparation that needs to be done to successfully transition your plants inside. Tropical houseplants should be brought in if the temperature dips to 45 degrees. It’s best to bring pots of thyme, oregano, and chives inside too, to avoid freezing. Additionally, they make a lovely, indoor garden when placed on a kitchen window sill! Here’s a […]

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3 Fall Home Improvement Projects to Do Before Winter

Prepare your home for the chilly temperatures ahead by doing some fall home improvements. Not only will it save a lot of time, money, and headaches, but it’s a must-do task for all homeowners looking to make sure their home is ready to withstand winter.  Here we’ll cover three essential fall home improvement tasks to complete before winter arrives.  Inspect Your Roof It’s a good idea to do a thorough check of your roof in […]

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How to Grow Croton Plants for Autumn Enjoyment

Croton (Codiaeum variegatum) plants are prized for its boldly-colored foliage. It’s a plant that’s guaranteed to catch your eye when it’s growing in an autumn garden or being used as a decoration piece in a fall tablescape. Here, we’ll give a quick rundown of the plant as well as how to grow and care for croton plants. Croton Plants 101 Croton plants are sometimes called “Joseph’s Coat” due to their colorful, leafy display. Moreover, the […]

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Outdoor Light Fixture Repair: Tips and How-tos

As autumn days grow shorter, homeowners depend on their outdoor lighting for increased safety after dark. Furthermore, attractive outdoor lighting creates a warm welcome when family and friends drop by. Here we’ll cover outdoor light fixture repair and how you can freshen up your outdoor lighting fixtures! How do I clean the glass in my outdoor light fixture? When it comes to light fixtures, they’re unfortunately bound to get dirty. Dirt, dust, bug debris, spider […]

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5 Gallery Wall Ideas to Style Your Living Space

Do you have a bare wall in your home that’s begging for art or decor? Then look no further- spruce up the wall with a fresh layer of paint and make it more personalized with a gallery wall! Here, we’ll cover 5 stylish gallery wall ideas that will bring an upscale, designer look to your living space. What type of artwork should I use for a gallery wall? Choose your favorite artwork. It could be […]

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