Category Archives: Helpful tips

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    Organization and Storage Tips for Every Room of Your Small House

    Posted on October 22, 2018 by in Helpful tips, Home

    It’s hard for even the most organized among us to keep a house neat and tidy if that house is small and has minimal storage and/or living space. If you’re going to make it happen, you’re going to have to get creative. Below are some helpful small home organization tips, which are broken down in […]

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  • Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Season

    Posted on July 19, 2018 by in Helpful tips, Texas Weather

    Hurricane season starts at the beginning of June and last until the end of November. The insurance information institute has special programs for helping people in affected areas. There are experts who speak both English and Spanish available to discuss insurance issues, disaster preparedness and other topics. The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to […]

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  • 10 De-cluttering Projects You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less

    Posted on November 20, 2017 by in Helpful tips

      Let’s face it: Clearing clutter doesn’t usually top our list of fun things to do. Sure, the joy of a clutter-free space is something we can all get behind, but finding the time (and the motivation) to make it happen is quite another matter. That’s where quickie clutter clearing comes in. Instead of waiting for […]

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  • 7 Non-Fiction Books to Read Right Now

    Posted on November 13, 2017 by in Helpful tips

    With the winter weather here(for most of us), we thought we would share some good books to snuggle up to and read. With the Help of Realsimple.com we found these 7 books to “dive” right into. We hope you enjoy them! Mamaleh Knows Best, by Marjorie Ingall Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly Love Warrior: […]

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  • 9 Mood-Lifting Ideas For a Cozier Home This Winter

    Posted on November 9, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Holiday & winter Information, Texas Weather

    Banish the winter blahs for a radically better outlook this season. It’s been a freakin’ long day at work and you just want to get home and relax on your deck. But nooooooo, it’s already dark outside and that chill in the air is telling you it’s time to pull out your parka. OK, inside it […]

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  • How to Clean the Grossest Kitchen Spots

    Posted on October 30, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Motivational

    Sink Drain Sudsy dish-rinsing doesn’t clear away that greasy layer covering the drain. But it’s easy to erase: Sprinkle with a gentle abrasive, like Bar Keeper’s Friend ($2, target.com), and scrub with a toothbrush, paying special attention to the drain’s grooves. Flush clean with water. To disinfect, apply a solution of 1 part bleach to 9 […]

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  • Uses for vinegar!

    Posted on October 16, 2017 by in Helpful tips

    We know it makes for great salad dressings, and zipping up dipping oils for crostini, but have you ever considered the miracle of cleaning with vinegar? Five places to use it: *to descale the drip cycle in your coffee maker. Do it now and remember to flush the coffeemaker with a fresh pot of water […]

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  • How Does Hurricane Harvey Impact the Real Estate Market?

    Posted on October 5, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Texas Weather, Tips for Buying, Tips for selling

    The waters have receded,  now we are faced with the aftermath.  Many are asking, “what is going to happen to the real estate market”?  It is a complex question, yet I’ll do my best to provide an answer.   Surprisingly, there is good news for both Homeowners and Buyers.  That is because the restoration of the […]

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    No-Bake Desserts

    Posted on October 2, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Holiday & winter Information, Tips for Buying, Tips for selling

    With the holidays approaching us so soon. With the Help of Better Homes & Gardens we have some yummy no-bake desserts for y’all. We have attached one recipe to this blog and below is the link with all of them! I can’t wait to get home and try these for the kids!  http://www.bhg.com/recipes/desserts/no-bake-desserts/no-bake-desserts/?slideId=28dd75fd-171a-4316-a96d-90cbc15aab75&utm_source=bhg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=bhgdailyrecipe_071517&did=159626-20170715 Ingredients 4medium […]

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  • HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

    Posted on April 21, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Tips for Buying, Tips for selling

    Most buyers feel considerable pride in becoming a homeowner, but they also recognize that ownership includes many new responsibilities. To keep your home looking and performing its best, here are several of the most important jobs to remember.  Safety First Prevent accidents or injury by regularly checking these systems: ☐ Test fire extinguisher ☐ Replace […]

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