Category Archives for "Home, Gardening & DIY"

7 Ways To Spruce Up Curb Appeal

People spend decades in their houses, raising children and working to maintain and retire in a relaxing and stable environment. Unfortunately, for many people, performing routine maintenance is not possible as a working professional, meaning that many home improvement tasks wait until after retirement. Fortunately, there are ways to improve your home that do not […]

The Value of Gardening

The National Gardening Association claims that over 33% of households in the U.S. grow some of their food. Unlike other hobbies, gardening has the potential to yield practical returns on investment.According to the NGA, a garden can yield a half-pound of fruits and vegetables per square foot. The yield for a 20 by 30-foot garden […]

6 Tips for Cost-Effective Electricity Solutions In Your Home

Adults of all ages should monitor their monthly living expenses closely. Without propermanagement, it is easy for standard bills to get out of hand, leading to a deficit in the budget. As retirees, with limited sources of income, it is even more crucial to manage funds. While many people may take utility expenses, like electricity, […]

7 Steps To Building a Backyard Fire Pit

Summer is over, and cooler nights are providing opportunities for familygatherings. Unfortunately, few people have the money saved up after retirement to invest in any landscaping projects to make their yards more inviting, especially at night. Thankfully, a simple DIY project can transform your outdoor space without breaking the bank. Follow this seven-step plan to […]

7 Remedies To Rescue a Dying Lawn

Who doesn’t want to look out over their yard and see a sea of green, lush grass? One of the most significant contributors to curb appeal is a well-manicured lawn. Unfortunately, manyhomeowners have trouble keeping their yards healthy. Thankfully, there are at least seven simple maintenance tasks that can help you rescue a dying lawn […]