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Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

It seems like the heat in Texas has turned up to 100, literally reaching 100+ degree temperatures! Here are a few idea of how to stay safe and cool this summer. Stay inside or close to shade Keep hydrated with plenty of water to avoid heat exhaustion Plan outdoor activities around the hottest parts of the day, 12pm-4pm Wear loose fitting clothes Never leave children or pets in cars unattended Pay attention to how you are physically feeling at all times when out in the heat! Heat exhaustion can ha...

Great Local Parks to Visit in Houston

As the summer rolls in, we are all looking for some outdoors fun! From tossing a ball, throwing a frisbee, or a peaceful picnic, Here are the top 3 parks to visit!   1.Herman Park Very beatuful and relaxing park in the heart of downtown Houston. Take a walk on the beautiful tree covered trails!   2. Buffalo Bayou Park With breath taking views of the city skyline, this is a great spot for picnics!   3.Gerald D. Hines Waterwall A short distance out of downtown will lea...

Top 5 Gardening Tips for Your Summer Garden!

Not everyone has a natural green thumb, but that doesn't mean you can't begin to build your skills and feed the garden of your dreams! Here are 10 tips for cultivating a thriving home garden! Location, Location, Location Where you choose to place your garden can make or break the health of your plants. Make sure you place your garden somewhere you wont forget it! Follow the Sun Make sure you research how much sunlight your plants need. Too much or not enough will be the end of your beautiful garden! S...

Summer Must Do Activity: Houston Interactive Aquarium and Animal Preserve

Looking for something out of the ordinary to do with the kids this summer? Look no further! Houston Interactive Aquarium and Animal Preserve  @ 5440 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E. Humble TX, 77396 This is an amazing interactive location to bring the whole family. The many attractions and encounters have something interesting for everyone to participate in! Pet and feed sharks, sting rays, tropical fish and jellyfish! Hold a python! Hold and feed lemurs, sloths or a kangaroo! Take a selfie with a tu...

Crawfish Season Is Coming to an End! Get it while you can!

Crawfish season is something that a lot of us sit around and wait for allllll year! From the months between November to July, we have to get our fill before it's gone! Here are a few of the best places in the Spring area to get your crawfish on: Sawyer Park Sawyer Park is a local icehouse located at 314 Pruitt Rd, Spring, TX 77380 off of i45 and Rayford/ Sawdust. Their crawfish is always hot and ready due to their self serve atmosphere! No more waiting for your crawfish as it is as easy as order your ticket ...

4 Reasons To List Your Home In The Fall

I'm sure you heard that summer is the peak selling season. But listing in the fall has its advantages, too! Here are 4 reasons to list your home this fall: Buyers who shop in the fall months are often more serious than spring and summer buyers. Many spring and summer buyers will buy if they can close before the school year starts, but the motivated fall buyers are usually more immediate, like a job relocation or a changing family. This means deals are more likely to close and you’re less likely to be hassled by...

8 Amazing Pantry Organization Ideas

Most of us can probably agree that our pantry organization has seen better days, right? Pantries seem like a good idea at first, but before long they can become the kitchen’s equivalent of a disorganized closet.  If your pantry is headed in that direction, check out our list of helpful tips and inspiration that could help you remake your pantry into an organized haven.   | Adjustable Shelving | Give your kitchen wall a flexible organization system with a unit that lets you adjust the shelves to always fit...

Warning Signs for Bullying

No parent likes to think about their child being bullied or, even worse, being a bully but the fact is, more than half of all children are involved – either as a perpetrator, victim or witness. There are many warning signs that may indicate that someone is affected by bullying. Recognizing the warning signs is an important first step in taking action against bullying. Not all children who are bullied or are bullying others ask for help. It is important to talk with children who show signs of being b...

Front Porch Makeover Ideas

Why do we often neglect our front porch? It's the first impression your home puts out there and yet they end up boring, outdated and sad.  If a dark or dated design is deterring you from making the most of your porch, then let our gallery of some amazing yet easy porch remodel ideas inspire you.   Sometimes small porches, especially if they are enclosed, can be dark and uninviting.  A way to improve the look is to paint your front door.  Go with a color that compliments the body of your home and doesn’...

Home Improvements That Have the Best ROI in 2018

What is ROI? Return On Investment Who doesn’t want to get the biggest return out of a home improvement project? If you're thinking of moving in the future, then it’s not a bad idea to know what projects and improvements are worth your time and money. It’s good to know that what you’re doing is actually adding value to your home. Find out what buyers are saying about what features and upgrades are important to them when buying a home. You want to make sure that when it’s time to sell, you make the biggest impa...