Low-water Landscaping Solutions
💦 Water is the most vital natural resource in the world. Fortunately, having a beautiful yard doesn’t necessarily mean you must use a lot of water or spend a lot of money.
Outdoor Kitchen Design Tips
♨️ Outdoor space owners might want to consider taking it up a notch with one of the most sought-after features: an outdoor kitchen.
Top 5 End of Summer Getaways in California
Summer can feel like an endless season in some parts of California, but in other regions, snow and cold are just around the corner. California offers such a vast array of landscapes and climates that travelers can experience a little bit of everything on a statewide road trip.
10 Best Back-to-School Shopping Hacks
You don’t have to spend a small fortune to get your kids outfitted for school this year—especially if you’ve already got some back-to-school supplies sitting around the house.
11 Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat
A beautiful sunny day is the ultimate motivation to go outside and play, but the summer heat and exercise can be a risky combination.
10 Hot Backyard DIY Projects
Looking for the perfect outdoor craft to crank up your in-outdoor living? From refurbishing lounge furniture to prettying up planting stations, one…
8 Ways to Save on Utilities this Summer
There is one thing that every homeowner dreads about summer: their electric bill. It’s a tough check to write when your money could be spent on so many other things—including summer fun. Here’s the thing: most homes are not getting the most bang-for-their-buck when it comes to energy use.
Easy Picnic Food Ideas
It’s picnic season! Your blanket’s ready, your cooler’s out, and you can’t wait to get outside. Now, all you need is good picnic food to take with you. In my experience, the best picnic food ideas aren’t just delicious – they’re simple, too.
8 Farmers Markets Around the Bay Area
You’re devoted to your nearby farmers market, dashing over there every week. But what lies beyond? Farmers you’ve never met, fruit and vegetable varietals you’ve never tried, artisans and producers selling tempting goodies you’ll want to nibble.
7 Paint Trends That Will Be Everywhere This Summer
While some home decor trends last for years (yes, we’re talking about you, modern farmhouse style), paint trends tend to change more quickly, since painting is one of the fastest and most affordable ways to revamp a room