Home Media Center Project

Home media center project featured

The Home Media Center is built to stream music, movies, and shows anywhere in my home. It works either offline or online. Anyone who connects to my WiFi can start streaming and use it. Do not pirate. This is not how to pirate. All media has been acquired legally. This guide is mainly written for …

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The Holiday Guide to Live Christmas Trees

Holiday guide to live christmas trees

Read this before you buy your next live Christmas trees this holiday season. I visited a multi-generational 60+ year old Christmas Tree farm to find out everything there is to know about these trees. Learn which trees to buy, how to care for them, and what makes Christmas tree farms so sustainable. Introduction While we …

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Christmas Tree Recycling

Indian rock tree farm

Explore these unique Christmas tree recycling ideas for when the holidays have passed and you have a Christmas tree to move on. Besides left-over Thanksgiving turkey, Christmas trees are just about the easiest holiday remnant to recycle and re-use. For those who celebrate Christmas, it’s hard to imagine celebrating the holiday without a decorated Christmas …

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Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Fire safety in the kitchen featured

This post was sponsored by Kidde Fire Safety as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. As a foodie and rather rambunctious home cook, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. A lot of thought goes into the different tools, devices, gadgets, …

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Rodent Exclusion

Rodent exclusion

Finding the right rodent exclusion company versus doing it myself is a problem I never want to undertake again. As I found myself quickly inundated with all the horrors that come with a rat infestation, I began a breakneck paced search to find a company to help deal with the mess and perform rodent exclusion …

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Roof Replacement – 20+ Questions to Ask a Roofer

Questions to ask a roofer featured

Whether you are looking for a roof replacement or repairing an existing roof, these are some questions to ask a roofer before making your decision on who to hire. These are 20+ things to find out, where applicable, to help choose the right roofing contractor for your home. Things to Know As You Find a …

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3 Year Update for Raised Bed Gardening

3 year update for raised bed gardening

This raised bed update is sponsored by Miracle-Gro. Three years ago, I decided to build three really cool looking raised beds for my garden. These would be unlike anything I have ever done before. I went for not only function, but style. You can check out my original post and DIY guide here for my Metal …

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Buying a Budget Fixed Gear Road Bike Online

Vilano fixed gear bike out of box disassembled

I decided to try buying a budget fixed gear road bike online. I bought a bike off of Amazon and documented the process for anyone else interested in exploring purchasing a fixed gear bike online. I’ve had the same bicycle since I was 16. The hybrid mountain/road bike had suited my needs and careless riding …

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The Hopsy SUB Home Tap

Hopsy sub home tap first glass

In the search for different types of entertainment during life under stay-at-home, I discovered beer which ships right to your door, via the Hopsy SUB Home Tap. With breweries closed and options slim at the grocery store, I ordered a machine along with 4 mini-kegs.  The Hopsy SUB Home Tap is run independently under Krups, …

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