home ownership

How to be Ready for the "Storm of the Century"

A powerful blizzard of ice, sleet, and up to 20 inches of snow recently blasted the east coast from Georgia to Massachusetts. 60 million Americans were affected. Hundreds of thousands were left without power. Tragically, at least 30 deaths have been attributed to the winter storm. This left the rest …

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Too early to plant your Garden?

I hear, to be safe, in Minnesota we are suppose to wait until the 15th of May until we can seriously PLANT our gardens. Some people say wait until Memorial Day to be safe. Well, I cannot wait!  After this past winter, I need flowers, fresh vegetables, and beautiful scents …

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Daylight Saving Time! The Good and the Bad!

So for some of us, this is the weekend we’ve been waiting for. All winter I dream about warmer, longer summer nights. I never really knew the history of Daylight Saving Time, I just knew it meant sunlight well past 9pm, longer soccer games and maybe a cool evening walk. …

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