Showing posts from December, 2019

Winterizing Your Home

This post is sponsored by Homie ! It’s that time of year where temperatures outside drop, heaters switch on inside and most likely you are changing from summer bedding to winter bedding. In the midst of all the season change, have you thought about other ways you might get your home situated for cold temperatures and winter storms? I came up with some good things to assess during this season.

Where Did 2019 Go!?

Well, ultimately I think it's a silly question to seriously answer on where did 2019 go. "It went away Carol, it went away." But with the year going away, I'm holding on to many wonderful times and memories. It may be one of the best years yet!  Here's a bit of a recap of what I've been up to lately...with more blog posts to come! Crafts Craft Storage Review Gallery Glass November Christmas Pinterest Party Christmas Pinterest Party 2.0 Travel Cathedral City Balloon Glow Sunnylands Center and Gardens Thanksgiving Day 2019 Black Friday Shopping 2019 Lifestyle Grandma's Funeral Day 5 Ways to Be Kind BlogHer Biz Event - LA The Scenario Studio Christmas House in Ridgecrest Stay tuned for more fun in 2020. It's going to be great ~ can't wait!

Home Protection While Traveling

This post is sponsored by Homie . A great way to buy or sell your home without a realtor and keeping extra money in your pocket. If you are thinking about leaving for the holidays or any other extended trip, here are some ways to save money and keep your house safe while you are away from your home base. Your beloved castle. Your fortress.  House Breaker - Turn off or unplug devices that won’t be needed while you are out of town. You can flip switches to certain areas of your house to save power from the breaker box. Beware of doing this though, we had some friends do it in the past and they accidentally turned off the power going to their fridge/freezer and they lost so much food. Thermostat -  Readjust thermostat. I would not recommend turning your thermostat all the way off because you don’t want your house getting too cold. I also had friends (may or not be the same ones in my previous story) that turned off the heat to their house because it was going