BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Shannon Dauphin Lee

Shannon Dauphin Lee is a journalist and occasional novelist with a serious weakness for real estate. When she's not writing, she and her husband are taking road trips to explore covered bridges, little wineries and quaint bed-and-breakfast inns in their beloved Pennsylvania.

cape cod style picket fencing
With so many fencing options, how can you choose the right one? Start by understanding the costs, maintenance requirements and the like of various fencing. *** “Good fences make good neighbors,” Robert Frost wrote. Good fences also make for...
Vintage Christmas Decorations
Vintage Christmas decorations offer a glimpse of childhood, or old-fashioned feel. Here’s what to remember when seeking the best ornaments and decorations. *** Walk into any department store during the holiday season and you will see so many ornaments...
great room airy natural light
Are you tired of living in dark rooms during the winter? These changes can help make your autumn and winter much more comfortable, brighter, and lighter. *** During the summertime, it’s easy to keep the house open, airy and...