Care & Maintenence Archive

spring cleaning violets in a bucket
Tidying is an inevitability of owning a home. But cleaning doesn’t have to be a hassle. Follow these tips for a home that’s easier to keep spotless. *** Neat freaks, I salute you. You wouldn’t be caught dead with...
home buried in snow
Now’s the time to spit shine your home for wintry merry-making and hearthside bliss. Here’s a handy spirit-guide checklist as you prepare your house for winter. *** Winter’s just around the corner, and there’s lots of arranging to do...
spray foam insulation
Are plant based spray foam insulations environmentally friendly? You may be surprised by the answer. *** In my quest for an environmentally-friendly building insulation, I came across this short video of my friend and the former publisher of Mother Earth...
moving day loaded car trunk
Moving is exciting and expensive, but what about moving out of your old place? Here’s how to take care of your home so you get your damage deposit back. *** Often, when people are moving, they think about the...
composting in countertop
My friend wrote to brag about her new stylish food-scrap collecting bin in her kitchen, and  got me thinking about the messy topic of compost and food waste. *** Compost is a fascinating topic, but not one we tend...