10 Easy Home Weatherization Tips

10 Easy Home Weatherization Tips

If you look at the picture above, you can see how air can leak in and out of your home. Have you every walked by a door, a window, or the fireplace and felt a draft? Well of course you have! Every time you feel that draft you’re losing money. Your heat or your...
10 Ways To Reduce Your Cooling Costs This Summer

10 Ways To Reduce Your Cooling Costs This Summer

I love Spring! The outside temperatures aren’t too high or too low. I don’t use my HVAC system much at all. My goal is always to keep my home’s envelope as tight as possible. The home envelope is the combination of materials that surround the...
Let’s “Whip That Hair” Out of the Sink!

Let’s “Whip That Hair” Out of the Sink!

Everyone has experienced a clogged sink at one point or another! And if you’re like me, you wash your hair at home sometimes. And for all the mothers with girls, bless your heart, that’s on a regular basis. If can be expensive to call out a professional...
It’s Cold Outside!

It’s Cold Outside!

I think the cold is finally here to stay! The week of Thanksgiving we had temperatures ranging from the upper 50’s to 70 degrees. I couldn’t believe it! I usually put plastic on my windows in November but it was too warm. And now I know we won’t see...
One more thing to do!

One more thing to do!

With all the things I have to do as a single mom I have to schedule home maintenance like a doctors appointment. Yes, it that important! Whatever you don’t maintain you will lose. You have to maintain your health, relationships, car, home, etc. When you...
Blogher 2010 Conference

Blogher 2010 Conference

I just got back from the conference in New York. And I’m exhausted. I stopped blogging earlier this year because I wanted to change the focus of the blog. The energy at Blogher 2010 was amazing! I met so many amazing women. The information was so good! The...

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