Showing posts from March, 2015

Scrumptious Easter Desserts

Easter is almost here!  What do you have planned for dessert?!  How about something more sophisticated than Easter candy to satisfy that sweet tooth?  We've got you covered!  Check out these delicious dessert recipes for Easter or anytime:

Easter Brunch Recipes

Looking for something different than the traditional Easter ham dinner?  Why not do brunch?  Then you have the rest of the day to relax or work off that Easter candy!  Here are some delicious brunch ideas to consider for your menu:

SMEG Retro-Appliances Video

Love retro?  You have to check out this video on SMEG appliances!  SMEG USA is the American branch of the Italian appliance manufacturer.  They started back in the late 90's with refrigerators and launched their small appliance line back in October.  Stand mixers, kettles, toasters are available now and blenders will be available in July.

Shades of Gray In the Home

The color gray is one of the more popular colors in the the home today.  You will find it in every room in the home from kitchens to bedrooms. It can be found in whisper light shades to charcoal gray.It's a beautiful neutral shade to work with and gives us a break from everything beige.  Let's take a look at some lovely rooms in shades of gray:

Savory Slow Cooker Recipes

Just because spring is here doesn't mean you should pack away the crock-pot.  It's great to use the slow cooker year round - especially in the summer when you don't want to slave over a hot stove or turn the oven on.  Here some delicious slow cooker recipes to add to your collection:  

Wonderful Wood Flooring

All wood floors provide a foundation of natural beauty in a home, and to the naked eye there's very little difference in types. Hardwood floors are meant to last a lifetime, so take the time to learn the pros and cons of different options.

Inviting Entryways

The entryway or foyer is one of the first impressions guests get of your home.  Whether the entry is spacious or small, formal or casual, you want to put your best foot forward.  The ideal entry is stylish, orderly and functional.  Take a look at some inviting entryways:

Tasty Pizza Recipes

Pizza.  Is there anything better?!  It's a crowd pleaser and a delicious comfort food.  Dining at a restaurant  or ordering out can get pricey.  Why not make pizza at home?  Whether it's dinner for two or you are hosting a pizza party, you can't go wrong with these tasty pizza recipes:

Courtyards at Pepper Creek Offer Maintenance-Free Living in a Clubhouse Community

Imagine a place to call home set against the scenic and beautiful backdrop of natural surroundings. A neighborhood where friends and family can relax and enjoy the everyday comforts of a luxury amenity-rich community.  Home-ownership without the burden of yard work and exterior maintenance. You’ve just envisioned the Courtyards at Pepper Creek, a residential community in charming Valparaiso that offers beautiful, maintenance-free, ranch homes ranging in size from 1,516 to 2,873 square feet.

KLM Builders Basement Remodel with Amazing Bar ~ Video

KLM Builders remodels a full basement with a custom bar.  It includes a recreation space with custom radius designed bar, lounge space, home theater and a full finished bathroom. The custom bar top and soffit were labor intensive. The end result is unique and absolutely beautiful. See the video for more details:

Fairways at Boulder Creek Offers the Joys of Maintenance-Free Living

Wilcox Communities offers maintenance-free ranch villas in two contemporary styles at the community of Fairways at Boulder Creek.  Located in scenic Streetsboro. Located 40 minutes from Cleveland and Akron, the Streetsboro condominium community features maintenance-free ranch homes close to shopping, dining and outdoor activities.

Fairways at Boulder Creek's location provides convenient access to Interstate 480 as well as State Routes 43, 14 and 303. The condominium community is three miles from downtown Streetsboro. The city of Streetsboro boasts more than 40 restaurants, two campgrounds, the Market Square Plaza, antique shops and several venues for outdoor leisure activities. The Tinker's Creek State Park, located five miles from Fairways at Boulder Creek community, sprawls across 355 acres. Visit this state park for picnics, fishing and hiking along its four scenic trails, each rated easy to accommodate all levels of hiking enthusiast. 

St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Searching for some great recipes for St. Patrick's Day this year?  We've got you covered!  From a main dish to party food, here are some delicious dishes to add to your recipe collection:

Maintenance-Free Living at The Crossings at West Valley

Welcome to the Crossings at West Valley by Wilcox Communities. This community is conveniently located in Brunswick Hills, Ohio.  The Crossings at West Valley is highly desirable place to live for active adults and busy professionals alike. 

When it comes to the value of a home, nothing has greater impact than location. In the township of Brunswick Hills, residents can enjoy the ambiance of a quiet country setting with the convenience of urban living in nearby Akron and Cleveland. The township has experienced extraordinary growth in recent years, and today residents are taking advantage of exciting new businesses, shopping, restaurants and entertainment, which line the streets of this family-friendly community. Brunswick Hills caters to individuals and families of all ages with ample amenities and other conveniences, such as pristine parks and recreation, first-class medical facilities, numerous golf courses and easy access to major highways—all of which are just a short drive from the …

Fantastic Front Doors

One of the first impressions of your home is the front door.  You can make a statement with your front door by having an expensive decorative door or just by having it painted a cheerful color.  We've collected several photos of beautiful front doors for some inspiration.  Enjoy!

How to Save Money on Energy Bills Video

Check out our insightful video for helpful tips on how to conserve energy in your home and save money on energy bills.

Caulk windows & doorsUse CFL bulbsCheck entry door leaksRoom temp 68 degreesControl phantom powerWater heater 128 degreesR-value insulationCeiling fan rotation
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