The Ultimate Puppy Guide

The Ultimate Puppy Guide

The Ultimate Puppy Guide- I'm actually laughing out loud as I type the title for this blog post. Since all I can offer is my experience over the last month, a better title might be, "The Nervous Owners Guide to Bringing a Puppy Home" or "Puppies: For Idiots". This online community never ceases to amaze [...]

How to Tackle a Fixer-Upper

How to Tackle a Fixer-Upper

This is the second time I've done it- purchased a home denying the reality that it was a fixer-upper. I always look in all the wrong places for advice on how to tackle a fixer-upper. Visions of Chip and Joanna Gaines dance in my head. I get carried away with fantasies of a bathroom remodel [...]