Easy DIY Fishing Rod Holder

Living in a coastal town, it seems as though everyone has at least one fishing pole. Being that we are surrounded by the Ocean, Intracoastal, and River, multiple fishing rods are not an uncommon sight in garages during showings.

Offshore fishing is one of my favorite hobbies, so we have several that we use for different types of fish, locations, etc. But how do you keep them organized? Continue reading “Easy DIY Fishing Rod Holder”

Ditch the Dining Room and Opt for Office?

How many times do you eat in your formal dining room? Every night? Every Sunday? Every….Christmas or Thanksgiving?

At my Mumsie’s house, nearly every family meal is eaten in her dining room (aside from her bacon and iced tea breakfast).

On the flip side, I can honestly count on one hand the times we’ve sat at our table. I even set it for Christmas last year and everyone still congregated in the family room instead.

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Diaper in the Washing Machine

Getting ready for a Closing the other day,  I thought I’d be proactive and get some laundry going before it was time to leave. I grabbed the baby’s hamper, tossed everything in the washer without hesitation and went about my merry way.

34 minutes and delicate cycle later, the familiar sound of Schubert’s “Die Forelle” signifies its time to switch the clothes to the dryer. Continue reading “Diaper in the Washing Machine”

Granite vs. Quartz vs. Marble

Not too long ago, advertising granite countertops in a home for sale was a HUGE selling point: “Kitchen boasts GRANITE countertops!” YIPPEE!

Once the gorgeous stone picked up traction in the design world, nearly every new build home or renovated home had granite somewhere- kitchen, the master bath, or the guest bath (more often chosen first because visitors would see it before they’d see the master).

Nowadays, you’ll see more homes having other stone and solid surface material countertops such as Quartz and Marble installed.

But what’s the big difference? They’re all just rocks …right?

 

Here’s a brief breakdown in some differences between the three top stones.

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