Today, the kitchen has turned out to be the heart of the family home, the place where we are spending most of our family time. We generally tend to gravitate towards our kitchens for more than just meal preparation. That’s why the room’s design needs to fulfill both social and functional needs.... More
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As we ramp into Hurricane Season this year it is very important to prepare for the unexpected. Even though this is predicted to be a slow Atlantic hurricane season, it only takes one storm to make a detrimental impact. According to the National Hurricane Center, 2005 was considered a slow season, yet it produced the costliest hurricane in history, Katrina. Damages across the Gulf Coast region resulted in a total of over 105 Billion US dollars. The key take-away from the entire experience is that proper preparation can save your property and more importantly your life.... More
The right way to handle things, the wrong way to handle things, and my least favorite of them all: The “I don’t know–you tell me” way to handle things.
If I compiled a list of all the things I’ve learned from my father, I’m certain it would have no end. My dad is totally blue collar, capable of what most think is impossible. He sports the same pearl snap shirts he debuted in the 1980’s and would probably still be wearing the matching Wranglers he rocked to his pastime college rodeos had he not gained an extra 40 pounds. ... More