Outdoor Living

  • New House, Outdoor Living

    Planning and Designing a New Porch Swing Bed

    It’s no secret that we kinda like porch swings. I think every porch needs a swing to enjoy and relax on. We have had some type of swing at most every home we have ever lived in, and we know that has been a few. There is just something about a swing that takes me back to when I was younger sitting on my grandmothers porch. I have fond family memories of swinging and relaxing on the back porch. I can’t imagine having a house without one!

    October 9, 2019
  • Fall, Outdoor Living

    How to Decorate Your Porch for Fall

    There is no better time of the year than fall to do some porch sitting. I love sitting on the swing in the cooler weather watching the leaves change colors. A porch is a wonderful place to cozy up and enjoy this beautiful time of year.

    September 19, 2019
  • Outdoor Living

    5 Elements of an Inviting Front Porch

    I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “you only get one chance to make a good first impression”. Your front porch is where your home makes its first impression. This is why it’s so important to create an inviting space outside your front door that makes your guests feel welcome.

    August 20, 2019
  • Building Tips, Outdoor Living

    Cost to Install a Fiberglass Pool

    When taking on a big project like putting in a pool, it’s nice to know how much things are going to cost. Sure, you can get an estimate from the contractor, but I’ve never seen an estimate be close to what things end up actually costing when it’s all said and done.

    June 27, 2019
  • Outdoor Living, Plants

    8 Best Shrubs and Trees for Containers

    I don’t know about you, but Henry and I love using greenery outside in pots and containers. We seriously have nearly twenty plants just in pots outside our home.

    We have used them in places like between our garage doors, beside our pool, and next to our front and back doors. Plants in pots add a variety of visual interest to the outside of your home. They also can create a lot of curb appeal for your home.

    June 7, 2019

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