Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

If you own your home, now is the time to complete your fall maintenance tasks to ensure your house is ready for the winter. It’s important to stay on top of things so that they don’t end up costly problems down the road! Did you know if you don’t turn the water off to your outdoor hoses AND drain them out, they can freeze and explode during the winter? Take it from me, that’s not a fun problem to have!

Preparing your yard for winter also helps save headaches in the spring– if you keep your gardens and lawn free of leaves, you won’t end up having to clean up soggy leaves when the snow melts.

Here are the steps that I follow every fall to make sure my home is ready for the changing seasons.

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My Fall Home Decor

By the end of August, I am always so excited to start putting out my fall decor. I pretend to have an excuse to decorate so early so that I can take photos for my blog, but I would probably do it at the same time regardless of the blog. It’s just fun to refresh things and know that change is coming!

I’m not totally happy with the decor and I think that I need to add a few pieces. I try to be really intentional when shopping for decor these days, so that I don’t end up with a ton of stuff that I never use. Now that I have the spaces set, it’s easier to plan just where I need to add a few things. Right now I’m thinking that I need a little something more around the fireplace and some more fall colored textiles for the dining table and in the living room. I’ll keep y’all updated with what I find!

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4 Updated Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall is just around the corner. Can you smell the pumpkin in the air!? Its so fun to update your home for fall, but sometimes fall home decor can feel really cliche. How do you make your home feel warm and cozy, without going overboard?

Here are 4 updated ways to transform your home, that don’t take a huge amount of commitment.

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6 Ways To Live More Sustainably Today

There is a lot of talk about living more sustainably, and a lot of product solutions out there that claim to be better for the earth. But it can be really hard to navigate how you can actually live in a more sustainable way. Here are some ways you can actually reduce your consumption and make an impact right now:

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15 Summer Home Maintenance Must Do’s

Owning a house is a lot of work, but it can be even more work if you let the maintenance slip away from you. I’ve found it’s a lot easier to do a little bit of work each weekend to keep my house in good repair, instead of putting things off and ending up buried in work (and expense) later on. Here are my must-do’s for the summer months to keep my house in good condition, inside and out.

 

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Guide to Create the Bed of Your Dreams

Sleep is one of the most important parts of health and well being, and your bed is a part of that. You really only need to love your bed and your mom, right?

I’ve worked in product development for bedding during my career, and I know there are so many options out there for bedding. It’s hard to know what is worth it’s price tag and what isn’t. Here is the truth about what you really need to create the comfiest bed ever.

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