Win a $5,000 Yard Makeover

This post brought to you by Bulbs. Dig, Drop, Done.. All opinions are 100% mine. Having just built a new home, we are fortunate to have a brand new yard. While it doesn't remotely have mature plantings, it has the advantage of being fairly low maintenance, due to...

Best Home Upgrades

According to BankRate, there are a few home upgrades that pay off for resale. The suggestions are: Upgrade the kitchen with nicer cabinets, fancier hardware, and good fixtures. Make your kitchen appliances match in color/design. Spruce up the bathrooms with new...

Window Box Planters for Curb Appeal

Winter finally hit Utah. Kind of. We had a dusting of snow on Saturday morning — that melted by noon. It's only the second snow fall of the year. After a 300% precipitation year last year, this year we're at something like 2%. And, OK, it's 40 today and above freezing...

Plan Your Spring Garden This Winter

I know it's a funny time to be thinking about lawn sprinklers. Most of the country is in the midst of winter weather. But here's the deal. I love seasons. One of the reasons we moved back to Utah from Florida is that we actually like dry air and having weather variety...

Simple Design

When planning a custom home, you can incorporate all sorts of really cool things that are important to you. We have durable, easy to maintain surfaces, granite with fabulous details, a stainless steel kitchen sink, lots of storage space, and a simple design. But you...