I love my small kitchen. It’s cozy, everything is within arm’s reach, and it’s easy to clean up. The one thing I do struggle with is finding places to store all my stuff. I never realized just how many kitchen tools and appliances I owned until I moved into a house with a small kitchen. If you too suffer from small kitchen syndrome, don’t fret. Here are 7 helpful kitchen storage tips that will make sure you get the most out of your kitchenette.Go Cart it up
If you have a small kitchen, there’s a good chance you don’t have enough floor space for a kitchen island. However, most kitchens have enough room for a kitchen cart. Spare space at the end [...]
Winter gardening might seem like an oxymoron to some folks, akin to jumbo shrimp or being busy doing nothing. But the winter months can be a wonderful time to explore growing plants in a quieter, more controlled setting than you will find in your summer garden. Unless you live in a very warm climate, most winter gardens will be indoor gardens by necessity. But the lack of garden pests and slow-growing cycles due to low light can be the perfect setting to explore new flowers, shrubs, herbs, evergreens, and succulents. You don’t have to give up your passion for growing things in the cold winter months. Plan out an indoor garden for fun and beauty all winter long! Just remember [...]
As 2017 draws to a close, Congress is considering important changes in federal income taxes. Several of these have significant implications for homeowners, especially changes in the deductibility of mortgage interest and property taxes. However, most of the changes under consideration in Congress will impact 2018 taxes, not 2017 taxes. So for 2017 taxes, homeowners should plan to comply with the tax code in effect before the reform.
It’s a good idea to review where you stand on your 2017 taxes before the year ends, especially provisions that impact homeowners. Take some time to make sure your documentation is in order. There are issues in the existing tax code that are [...]