Xeriscaping comes from the Greek word “xeros,” meaning ‘dry.’ It’s a form of landscaping developed in Denver in 1981 during a massive drought. This type of dry landscaping is especially popular in areas where drought conditions are common or where water is expensive. However, it isn’t just for arid regions, but rather anywhere homeowners are … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping
‘Tis the season for new year’s resolutions! This year, why not enlist an ally you probably hadn’t thought of before – your own home. That’s right, teaming up with your humble abode might just set you on the path to success. Here are five resolutions that you and your home can tackle together: 1. Save … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Home
If you’re shopping for a homebody this holiday season (or you are one yourself!), we’re here to help you make the perfect gift selection. From smart to sleek to artistically inclined, the products on the following three lists are sure to make any home sparkle and shine – and some of these great gifts might … Continue reading 3 Holiday Gift Guides for Everyone on Your List
Want to turn your master suite into a real retreat? Here are 8 ways to create a dream oasis right in your own home. With just a few decorating tips, any amount of free space in your master bedroom can yield a luxurious sitting area for a great private escape. Window Seat: A gorgeous row … Continue reading 8 Ways to Create a Bedroom Sitting Area
Here in Southern California, the annual movie awards season is more celebrated than any of the four meteorological seasons. There are multiple awards shows, culminating in a big Hollywood awards ceremony that usually occurs in February or March. Continue Reading How to Throw a Red-Carpet Ready Awards Party
Everything I know about state landmarks, I have learned from the back of a quarter. That’s because I collect the state coins with reckless abandon.
When given the option of a trick or treat, most of us will choose a treat – except when the proffered trick is a haunted house. And it might surprise you to know that the man who created a gregarious cartoon mouse is also the person responsible for turning haunted houses into a mainstream … Continue reading Scaring Up Some Fun: 5 Real-Life Haunted Houses