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The Good and the Bad of DIY Lawn Care

Written by Sharon Lee with Blue Matter
Posted by Candice Johnson on January 15, 2018 in  Homeowner Tips
When you have your own home and are responsible for your lawn care, should you do it yourself? SHARON LEETODAY Guest post by Jackie Greene When you have your own home and are responsible for your lawn care, should you do it yourself? There are two sides to DIY, good and bad. On the bad side first, if you don’t know what you’re doing, there can be consequences. But you could consider it as a learning experience too, and it will save you money. What pros and cons would a homeowner face in th... read more
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How to Winterize Your Bedroom for Cozy Comfort

Written by Sharon Lee with Blue Matter
Posted by Candice Johnson on January 11, 2018 in  Holiday and Seasonal  Home Decor
Pile on fuzzy textures and transform your bedroom into a snowy sanctuary for naps and lounging. SHARON LEETODAY By Michelle Lee, Houzz Get ready to cuddle up in bed with your significant other, furry friend or a good book this month. Pile on fuzzy textures and transform your bedroom into a snowy sanctuary for naps and lounging. Stock up on these essentials for the warmest season yet. Photo by Anders Bergstedt Photography – Search bedroom design ideas Invest in High-Quality Bedding You... read more
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How to Winterize Your Sunroom

Written by Sharon Lee with Blue Matter
Posted by Candice Johnson on January 09, 2018 in  Holiday and Seasonal  Home Decor
Early winter is the best time to give your sunroom a deep cleaning and set it up for use in the coldest season. Try these tips to turn it into a winter retreat. SHARON LEEYESTERDAY   Guest post by Lea Schneider If you have a sunroom, take advantage of all the light coming into your house and transform it into a winter-ready haven. After plenty of use from a busy summer and fall, early winter is the best time to give your room a deep cleaning and set it up for use in the coldest season. Try these tips to ... read more
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Say Hello to Mother Nature This Winter

Written by Victoria Keichinger of CB Blue Matter
Posted by Candice Johnson on January 08, 2018 in  Home Decor
Bring life and light indoors to help combat the winter blues. Here are seven easy ways to get started. VICTORIA KEICHINGERJAN 4, 2018 By Michelle Lee, Houzz Many of our gardens have withered and turned barren for the season. The days are darker and we’ll be cuddling up indoors for the next couple months, but it’s essential to bring life and light indoors to help combat the winter blues. Research has shown that exercising your green thumb this month can help boost your mood and health. Here are... read more
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When Was the Last Time You Cleaned These 20 Items in Your Home?

Written by Lindsay Listanski of CB Blue Matter
Posted by Candice Johnson on January 03, 2018 in  Cleaning Tips  Homeowner Tips
These common items in your home need to be cleaned ASAP! LINDSAY LISTANSKITODAY Did you know there are 10 MILLION bacteria per square inch of a kitchen sponge? (dailymail.co.uk) What about the fact that your pillow is as germy as a TOILET SEAT! (NY Post) Those are just two of the mind blowing (and scary) facts about common household items that are probably not getting cleaned as regularly as they should be. With that said (or rather written :)) here are 20 items that you should give a little extra TLC to thi... read more
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