Best smart home upgrades for parents

  With 3 active school age children, a busy spouse, and a puppy I need products that will streamline my life while adding value to my home. I love new technology as much as the next person.  The newly launched products at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show sound really exciting.  However, sometimes I worry that…

3 New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

January is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings.  While you are making resolutions to improve your health and fitness, consider making these 3 changes to your home.  A change in your living environment can make a world of difference in your personal outlook for the coming year. 1. Clear the Clutter This is the…

4 Steps to get your home ready for Fall

  While my wardrobe is ready for the seasonal changeover, my home is not.  Fall is in the air….or so I am told.  Here in California, Fall looks suspiciously like summer.  It is currently 82 degrees outside.  But, I can tell it is Fall because I see Pumpkin Spice Lattes everywhere.  Soon enough it will actually…

4 Easy Ways to Add Value to your Home

  If you are getting ready to sell your home, chances are that it might need a little bit of updating.  You know that your home is fabulous and you are proud of it.  Make buyers fall in love with it too.  Potential buyers like to see pride of ownership in all of the little details.  We have…

5 Tips for Clearing Kitchen Clutter

The kitchen is not dirty, just really busy. I will be the first to admit that I am particular about organization in my home. I have been known to obsessively straighten the throw pillows on the couch and compulsively refold the hand towel on the bathroom counter. My kids tell me that I get “crazy…