Houseplants For Happy Slobs

Houseplants for Happy Slobs 🙂 We happy slobs apparently kill a LOT of houseplants! I’m not the only one…so here are the emails I received from others who have had better success with houseplants since finding some that are REALLY low maintenance.Air FernsColleen wrote:“ONE PLANT THAT IS AVAILABLE, THAT EVEN YOU CAN NOT KILL IS … Continued

7 Tips to Cleaning & Organizing Your Closets

Clean and Organize Your Closets Who hates coping with the seemingly overwhelming clutter in the closets? Raise your hands! (Oops, I’d better put mine down…)No one enjoys organizing their closets, but keeping Happy Slob Style cleaning in mind, let’s take it bit by bit and gradually our nasty old closets will be looking better than … Continued

The Many, Many Uses of WD-40 – Who Would Have Thought?!

By admin on Aug 30, 2008, in Frugal Tip, Homemaking Top WD-40 Uses for Moms A post on a message board gave 45 uses for WD-40. Some look suspicious, so I looked them up on Snopes (a site to expose urban legends–the place to go to check out the outrageous email everyone sends you). Sure … Continued

Home ownership will still be relevant, necessary in future

By Bud Cortner Today, Realtors from across the country are gathering on the steps of Capitol Hill to tell members of Congress that home ownership matters – to people, to communities and to America.Why now? Because despite the heated rhetoric of an election year, Realtors remain focused on home ownership, housing and real estate issues.We … Continued

Inexpensive Home Improvements For You To Consider

There are ways to achieve home improvement without breaking the budget. Here are some things to think about.By Anna WoodwardHome improvement can be achieved without totally blowing the budget. Most people are a bit more careful about where and how they spend their hard-earned money. Gone are the days when home equity was rising so … Continued

6 Cures for the Small-Kitchen Blues

By Josh GarskofMoney Magazine — Sure, you order takeout three nights a week, and preparing a burger tests the limits of your culinary know-how. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need and deserve a spacious kitchen. After all, the kitchen has evolved from a room where food is prepared to the hub of a house, … Continued

Thinking of Remodeling? 10 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

10 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home By Katie Adams | Investopedia.comIn a dour housing market, wouldn’t it be nice to know that your remodeling project would pay off when you went to sell the property? Remodeling Magazine evaluated the top remodeling projects, how the cost-to-value has changed since the housing market implosion, and … Continued

Do You Smell That? How To Clean And Deodorize Your Kitchen Sink

By ericdcosta, www.articlesbase.comThere are a few different methods you can use to freshen up kitchen sink Drains in London. Boiling hot water will effectively kill mold and bacteria. In order to be effective, you will need to have boiling hot water passing through the drain for a minimum of 15 seconds. To do an even … Continued

Housing Market Better Than It Looks

By Alison RogersHome prices rose 0.1% on a seasonally adjusted basis in March, according to new numbers from the S&P/Case-Shiller index. But four cities showed worse results in March than they had in February, with Atlanta notably down 0.4% over the previous month and Detroit down 2.1%. Still, there are reasons to be optimistic.Year-over-year, prices in … Continued

Do The Fixer-Upper Math

Do The Fixer-Upper Mathby Joe LaneRenovating homes has gotten a boat load of publicity over the past few years as a great way for prospective real estate investors to make great money over a short period of time. Hopefully, you’ve taken that message with a grain of salt as renovations can often take a lengthy … Continued

So Long, Stainless: Whirlpool Introduces a New Finish For Premium Kitchens

By Keith BarryThe stainless steel appliance hegemony has ended.On Monday, Whirlpool introduced a new premium exterior finish that they call “White Ice.” With clean lines, silver accents and streamlined controls, the new collection’s refrigerator, range, dishwasher, and microwave are a departure from the flash and glitz of stainless steel and its many lookalikes. In fact, the … Continued
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