Shopping for the Most Comfortable Patio Furniture?

Whether you’re looking to host a fun game night or an outdoor movie night, it’s important to ensure your patio furniture is comfortable for you and your guests. Otherwise, it’ll be a pain in the butt — literally! — to sit through hours of entertainment and socializing. Below we’ll take a look at the different types of comfortable patio furniture and materials, as well as go … Continue reading Shopping for the Most Comfortable Patio Furniture?

7 Tips for a Backyard Staycation

When you find yourself needing to stay home instead of traveling for the warmer months, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun! In this post, I’m sharing seven tips for a backyard staycation that will create long-lasting memories and a sense of escape. With the right patio sets, you can increase your home’s “square footage” with additional living spaces. Your backyard … Continue reading 7 Tips for a Backyard Staycation

Furniture for Balconies vs. Furniture for Decks

Balconies and decks both add tons of enjoyment to your home. To get the most of your outdoor area, you need to design and furnish them in a way that aligns with your lifestyle and space restrictions. Below we’ll show you how to measure your space correctly, review smart design tips, and even offer suggestions for furniture to help make your balcony or deck an … Continue reading Furniture for Balconies vs. Furniture for Decks

Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Recycling

Recycling is important. We know that as adults, but how do we instill that notion into our children? If you’re looking for ways to teach your children about recycling, look at the list that we compiled below. The items on this list have been created and tested by parents and we’re happy to be the messengers who get to share these great ideas with you. … Continue reading Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Recycling

How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)

Americans are recycling more and more plastic every year, and that’s great! We know recycling is good for the environment, so we fill our curbside bins with everything we think can be recycled… without checking first to see if we guessed correctly. Someone else will sort it out at the recycling facility, right? Wrong. Recycling or “Wishcycling”? The practice of tossing any items in the … Continue reading How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)

Great Gifts for Grandma: Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, do you have an idea of what you’re going to do for the moms in your life – specifically the grandmothers? Grandmas are extremely special. They have endless amounts of patience, incredible cooking skills that no one can beat, and they always light up when you stop by or call. Your grandma (and your kid’s grandma) certainly deserve … Continue reading Great Gifts for Grandma: Mother’s Day Gift Guide

The Final Touch: Outdoor Lighting Ideas

You have carefully constructed a DIY fire pit with the help of friends and family. You picked the right combination of dining sets, deep seating furniture, and decorations to bring your porch, deck, yard, and walkways to life. Your lawn is manicured, your stone paths are sanded. But there’s one final step before your outdoor remodeling project is complete: installing outdoor lighting. This task sounds … Continue reading The Final Touch: Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Fire Pit Ideas to Transform Your Backyard

What’s on your remodeling or construction wishlist? Many families pine for a pool in the sun. Others dream of a sprawling deck for barbecues and sunbathing. Regardless of the size of your backyard, most homeowners share one dream in common: that of a roaring fire pit. Fire pits create a rustic, relaxed focal point for your backyard. Orienting furniture, outdoor lighting, and elements like lattice … Continue reading Fire Pit Ideas to Transform Your Backyard

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Decorating Tips

As the general public becomes more knowledgeable about pollution, climate change, and the ways they can personally make a difference, options for eco-friendly alternatives multiply every year. This is true for most industries, including outdoor decor and furniture. Are you convinced you can’t find eco-conscious furnishings and decorations for your outdoor spaces and must choose between conservation and style? Think again! The foundation of eco-friendly … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Outdoor Decorating Tips

Gardening Tips for a Shaded Backyard

In an ideal world, every yard and garden would be blanketed in warm sunlight so your plants, shrubs, and flowers could reliably blossom throughout the season. However, the reality of gardening is that sunlight is far from given. Many apartments, condos, and homes are surrounded by structures or trees that block sunlight from huge portions of the garden. If you want your yard to look … Continue reading Gardening Tips for a Shaded Backyard