Hello Labor Day (well almost)!

Summer Fall Landscape Holiday

The one thing I absolutely LOVE about living in New Jersey is that I get to appreciate all four seasons! By this time of year, I am excited for the last round at the beach and the pool. There is … Continue reading

Top Ten Lighting Tips

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One of the most neglected areas in planning a home is the correct use of lighting.  Most Architects and Builders (sorry) are high hat happy! Don’t even let me get started on where they place the switches and outlets, not … Continue reading

Silver in Spring Is a Lovely Thing!

sea octopus table decor

I always look forward to the fall and winter months because there are so many wonderful holidays to celebrate! From home decor to table settings for parties, you can really have fun and be creative with each theme! So why, … Continue reading

Swayin’ in the Breeze

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How many times this summer alone have you heard, in one form or another, “My goodness, it is hot out here!” Countless people across the country seem to be feeling these crazy temperatures of 2013, but not everyone has access to a simple way to beat the heat. What is there’s no water source to swim in nearby? No beach, river, lake, or pool?

Here’s a great alternative: a hammock! What better way to unwind from the hot day then lounging in the shade, swaying between two trees with a good book and an ice-cold drink? I think hammocks are a great addition to any yard, and here are some of my favorites!

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