Earth Day started in 1970, and Americans were driving around in their gas guzzling SUVs. Industries produced sludge and smoke without fear of consequence from environmental agencies. Because there weren’t any agencies to keep the factories to a standard. On April 22, 1970, million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive rallies. Thousands of colleges and universities organized protests against the deterioration of the environment. Earth Day quickly became a holiday that is celebrated worldwide.
It’s that time of the year, when everyone dresses in green and goes out to party. However, St. Patrick’s Day is much more than just a day to go out and party. St. Patrick’s Day is on Saturday Mar. 17, and is a day to celebrate St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It began as a religious feast, but it has changed from that to a global celebration that celebrates the Irish culture with dancing, music, special foods and you guest it a whole lot of green.
You love your living room. It’s comfortable, stylish, and great for spending time with friends and family. It’s also just so…indoors. What’s one supposed to do when they love their living room, but would like it to be outside when the weather’s nice? Move everything outside for the season and hope it doesn’t get ruined? No…that’s silly. Instead, create an outdoor living room with outdoor furniture that carries the style and function you love inside to the weather you want outside.
So, how do you manage that? Continue reading →
I get it – you want to entertain outside, but your patio is just a little…bland. You know you need to bring in some color, but you’re not sure where to start. Have no fear, I come with advice not only on how to get started, but also to show you a before and after of a spruced up patio so you can see just how easy it can be.
Yellows and grays: Sure, they’re not the first color combination you’d think of using outdoors. But their versatility may surprise you.
Truly dedicated outdoor relaxers appreciate the textured look of a deck that hasn’t seen much maintenance over the years.