Home Renovations on the Rise


Fixer Upper, Property Brothers, Love It or List It – just a few of the dozens of reality TV shows featuring a booming trend in home renovation. If you are like many Americans, the prospect of renovation in your own home is exciting to think about, and also a great alternative to purchasing a new home. […]

4 Simple Ways to Decorate for the Fall


It’s fall y’all. Last week, we had the official first day of the fall season. Now, living in south Louisiana, our weather doesn’t exactly acknowledge the fall season like we do. Even though the leaves may not change color and the temperature may not drop, we still like to embrace the fall season. One way […]

Flooring After Flooding


Last month, Baton Rouge was hit with a devastating natural disaster. We received record-breaking rainfall, had areas of town flood that have never flooded, and more than 30,000 people had to be rescued from their homes. The statistics are shocking. With more than 500,000 people affected, we’re all getting used to a new normal as […]

How To Be a Good Neighbor

Good Neighbor

Many of us are surrounded by neighbors. You may live in a neighborhood where the homes are close together or in one where there is a lot of land in-between each property. Regardless, there are most likely people around you in some way shape or form. We are probably all familiar with the characteristics of […]

5 Ways to Avoid Clutter in Your Home

Avoid Clutter

We’ve all been there. You’re standing in the middle of your messy house wondering how it went from being neat and tidy to looking like a train wreck in just such a short amount of time. It is so easy for a house to become cluttered these days. We come home from our hectic, busy […]

5 Apps Every Homeowner Should Download

Apps for Homeowners

According to statistic.com, there are 207.2 million smart phone users in the United States. Many of you may be reading this very blog post on your smart phone right now. We love our smart phones. Although they can be distracting, they can also be very helpful. With the introduction to applications (apps), our world has […]

How To Design a Pet-Friendly Home

Pet-Friendly Home

We each have needs based on our family’s lifestyle, especially when it comes to building, designing and decorating our homes. Whatever particular needs our families have determine the decisions we make about carpeting, floor plans, paint colors, etc. This also applies when you add pets into the equation. According to the 2015-16 APPA National Pet […]