Articles by: Tabatha Muntzinger

Eco-Friendly Disenfectants from CleanWell & Seventh Generation

Eco-Friendly Disenfectants from CleanWell & Seventh Generation

As was already pointed out in another post, there are many new eco-friendly, naturally-based household cleaners appearing in your local grocery and home improvement stores. One of these brands, Seventh Generation, is one of my household’s absolute favorites. From their bleach-free laundry products to their recycled paper and plastic goods […]

Kitchen Cabinet Decisions: Pre-fab, Custom or IKEA

Kitchen Cabinet Decisions: Pre-fab, Custom or IKEA

A good friend of mine just bought a house recently and is taking on the necessary renovations head-on, and all on his own. Looking at pictures of his kitchen post-gutting (like the one above) I began to consider the importance of kitchen cabinets in functionality and over-all aesthetic. When we […]

Tattoo Your Kitchen Tile

Tattoo Your Kitchen Tile

During the overhaul of our kitchen, there were a couple of things that despite my best efforts, I couldn’t quite come up with a game plan for. Some things, like my kitchen countertops, were just shrugged off as a bigger worry for another day. But other things, like the decorative […]

Simple Tips to For Kitchen Faucet Shopping

Simple Tips to For Kitchen Faucet Shopping

It’s often said that quick and easy ways to change the look and feel of a kitchen is to change the hardware found in the space – and one of the most used (and most noticeable) pieces of hardware in a kitchen is the faucet. And these days, faucet selection […]

Cheap Home Security: Know Your Neighbors

Cheap Home Security: Know Your Neighbors

Want to know an insider’s secret to one of the best, cheapest, and simplest forms of home security? Get to know your neighbors. Sounds too simple to be true, right? However, in today’s increasingly individualized social lifestyle, neighbors have become less of the friendly faces next door and more of […]

Setting Up a Nursery with a Recycled Cradle

Setting Up a Nursery with a Recycled Cradle

When pregnant with my first son, my husband and I were looking for inexpensive ways to prepare ourselves (and our home) for our child. One of the ways we did this was to scour garage sales for items we could either re-purpose or somehow upcycle for the nursery. As luck […]

Easy Kitchen Upgrade with Countertop Paint

Easy Kitchen Upgrade with Countertop Paint

While perusing my friendly local DIY center mail insert a few weeks back, in a tiny corner of the back-most page which touted easy kitchen projects, I spotted something I’d never heard of before. Besides your usual paint for walls, I know of paint for tile, paint for floors, and […]

Read This Before Getting a Guard Dog

Read This Before Getting a Guard Dog

When looking to make a home more secure, many people think about getting a guard dog. And while a guard dog may seem to be a simple solution, there are many things to consider before using a live animal to protect your family and belongings. Size of your home vs. […]

Keep it Bright with Automatic Floodlights

Keep it Bright with Automatic Floodlights

No matter if you live in the city, the suburbs, or the country, home security is a concern for all homes. Did you know that one of the simplest ways to keep your home and family safe is with outdoor lighting? A simple motion-activated flood light can be inexpensively purchased […]