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...

More Mailboxes

Recently I told you that after a year of living in the house, we finally got our mailbox finished. I simply posted to find a mason, and within a few days, it was being completed. Now, every time I back out of the driveway, I feel good. And so does Sam. For 12 months,...

Is a Pool in Your Future?

When we moved from Florida to Utah, we had the grand idea that we were going to be gentleman farmers. We had purchased five acres of land with animal rights and were getting ready to make our way on our ranchette. We planned for horses, mini-cows, chickens, and goats....

2012 Backyard Wish List

I realize I stil haven't completed my final post on the landscape. With the end of summer and the cooler weather closing in, we're trying to wrap up all the final issues, replace plants that didn't survive the year (or the deer!) and get everything ready to sleep for...