How to Make Your Home Ready for Winter

How to Make Your Home Ready for Winter

Is your home ready for winter? I don’t mean mentally prepared, but are you, your family, and your home ready for winter? How to Make Your Home Ready for Winter Making sure your home can handle what mother nature brings us is essential. Here’s a checklist of a few of...
20 Ways to Have More Fun at Work

20 Ways to Have More Fun at Work

How important is fun at work? It can be the difference between an engaged staff that does its best or a fear-based culture that creates subversion. And that’s why having fun at work is crucial. Have you ever had a job you dreaded? One where you hated getting up...
10 Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

10 Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

How important is snow shoveling safety in Central Indiana? Since 2010, Indianapolis has averaged more than 25 inches of snow per year, Snowfall totals Indianapolis. That’s a significant amount of snow to shovel from drives and walkways. It might not be as much as...
The Health and Wellness Benefits of Hiking

The Health and Wellness Benefits of Hiking

There are many health and wellness benefits of hiking. You can wipe hours of stress away with 30 minutes of hiking. An hour in the woods renews and invigorates me. Two hours on my favorite trail, up and down hills, around two lakes, and dodging tree roots leaves me...
What is this French Drain You Speak of?

What is this French Drain You Speak of?

I wish I’d known what a French drain was 20 years ago. My wife and I bought our current home in 2001. One of the things that attracted us to the house was the backyard. Our backyard sits at the bottom of a wooded hill. It was autumn when we first saw the home;...
How to Create a Rain Garden

How to Create a Rain Garden

How to create a rain garden isn’t as difficult as you might think. Because if you follow this simple 4-step plan, you’ll have a rain garden to be proud of.  How to Create a Rain Garden  1. Why a Rain Garden? Do you have an area in your yard that collects...
Gardening and Your Health

Gardening and Your Health

Gardening and your health go hand in hand. I began gardening years ago because I wanted fresh vegetables and cut flowers. The flower gardening progressed to landscaping, and eventually, I learned to can vegetables. Hot peppers are my specialty. The health benefits of...