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Stress-free Holidays

Stress-free Holidays

Can you believe the holidays are already almost here? The day after Halloween, and stores are stocking Christmas trees and holiday music is on the radio. You haven’t even had time to take the spiderwebs and pumpkins down, and it is already time to plan for the holidays. Make this year’s holiday stress free when you entertain by remembering a few simple ideas.



Seven Important Things When Shopping for a New Home

Seven Important Things When Shopping for a New Home

With its majestic mountains as a backdrop, Colorado Springs is one of the hottest real estate markets in the country. A strong military presence, growing economy, and proximity to outdoor recreation are just a few of the factors that make Colorado Springs a desirable place to put down roots. Knowing some key items when looking for a home to purchase can help you make the best choice for your family.



John Venezia Park Update

John Venezia Park Update

ging a visionary park to life. Years of planning have gone into the creation of John Venezia Park, and it promises to be a park for all ages and abilities to enjoy.



Get Creative With Shelving

Get Creative With Shelving

When you think of shelves, chances are good that you think of rows and rows of dusty books that have neither been touched nor read in years. Shelves get a bad reputation as repositories for clutter, but shelves can actually be useful and dramatic focal points in many areas of your home.



Fun Neighborhood Party Ideas

Fun Neighborhood Party Ideas

The weather is warming up, and everyone is ready to venture out and enjoy the season. As daylight lasts longer, take advantage of this time and have some fun with your neighbors. We have several ideas that will help make neighborhood get-togethers a blast!



Bring Your Home to Life With Collections

Bring Your Home to Life With Collections

The word “collections” might bring to mind your great-aunt’s collection of thimbles or your kid’s closetful of stuffed animals. Those are indeed collections, and probably not what you envision as how you want to decorate your home. If you dig deeper, you probably have your own collections, and they can be a great way to bring your personality and passions into your home decor.



Prepping Your Garden and Yard

Prepping Your Garden and Yard

It is finally that time of year again, after what often feels like an eternal winter. Snow and ice have all melted away, green grass is starting to peek out, and trees might be blooming overnight. As the world seems to come alive again, right now is the perfect time to prep your yard and garden area for the coming months. Taking care of several items will ensure that the next few months will be filled with beautiful blooms.



Fun and Creative Kid Spaces

Fun and Creative Kid Spaces

Nothing is more fun in home decor than decorating your kid’s bedrooms. Letting their personality shine through, along with providing a place for them to thrive in, is an important part of decorating their space. We have several ideas to help you make your children’s bedrooms fit their personalities.



8 Tips for an Organized Move

8 Tips for an Organized Move

You have made an offer on the house, and everything is moving along quickly. As you start planning to move from one location to another, it is easy to become overwhelmed by all of the details. Several things that you do ahead of time can keep you organized during a move, and make the process a smooth one!



5 Tips to Help Prepare Kids for a New Home

5 Tips to Help Prepare Kids for a New Home

Moving can be a real thrill, whether it is across town or across the country. While moving is exciting and momentous, it can be a bit overwhelming for children. Thinking ahead and taking several steps can ensure that it is an exciting time for your kids too.