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Completed the landscaping… just in time for FROST!!

Completed the landscaping… just in time for FROST!!

Mother Nature, are you kidding me?? This past Friday my dad helped me out by tilling the soil in front of my house and near the lamppost to get ready for the landscape. Since it was so hard and clay-like, he mixed about 4-5 bags of Miracle Grow topsoil in as he was...
Oil Furnace – Tune Up & Tips To Reduce Your Heat Bill

Oil Furnace – Tune Up & Tips To Reduce Your Heat Bill

My new home has an oil boiler. In the inspection report, the age of the furnace was not determined because the previous owner painted it. Haha, I know I know, but these things happen and you have to roll with it. The fact that my home has oil heat was one of the...
Little-Known Reasons to Consider Replacement Windows

Little-Known Reasons to Consider Replacement Windows

If you’re considering replacing your windows, you may be wondering what the process is like and if it’s really beneficial to do so. How many years do windows last anyway? In this article I’ll cover all of the basics plus touch on some little known...
First icecream trip

First icecream trip

Today Roxy and I took our first walk to Jitty Joes, a local icecream stand that’s about a mile from my new house. Although the round trip is less than 2 miles, I was a little skeptical bringing my big pup… as most of the walking is on a busy street and I...
Dreaming of a flagstone patio

Dreaming of a flagstone patio

This morning I saw an episode of Yard Crashers where they created a flagstone patio over an existing damaged concrete patio. It looked really amazing and got me thinking about how to dress up my backyard. This probably won’t be a project until next summer, but...