Happy Haute Home is back as a guest participant for another round of the “One Room Challenge”!
It’s been over a year since you heard me complain about our groundhog issue. As beautiful as country living is, there are many challenges we deal with as home owners. I have no problem with wildlife until they start destroying our home. Continue reading “Update on “How to Get Rid of Groundhogs Living in Our Yard””
You have seen me post a lot about our landscaping project. I have talked about the positives and the negatives of hiring a landscaper and problems we encountered along the way. Just when you thought I was done…another huge problem is discovered. Continue reading “How to Get Rid of Voles Living in Your Yard and Garden”
Who doesn’t love one stop shopping? When I can get everything I need at one store instead of running to multiple ones…it makes me feel so efficient and accomplished 😉 Continue reading “One Stop Fall Shopping – Decor for the Outdoor Porch”
Eucalyptus is one of the most versatile evergreens that is used in a multitude of ways, ranging from health to decor. Continue reading “Fall Decorating with Eucalyptus”
Whether you are hosting a large or small gathering at your home, a few key details will go a long way in taking your party to the next level. Continue reading “5 Helpful Hints for Hosting a Fall Inspired Elegant Birthday Party”
Recently, our septic pump failed and had to be replaced. Roots growing into the tank were causing damage to the septic system. Continue reading “What to Do When Tree Roots Grow into a Septic Tank and Repairing Broken Risers”
When it comes to making over a kids bedroom, my inclination is to style modestly. Children’s taste change so quickly and each phase of their childhood brings new desires. Continue reading “Money Saving Ideas and Helpful Hints for a Boy’s Room Makeover”
This is year two of our large outdoor project, and I feel like we are just getting started. Year two of this multi year renovation brought frustration and disappointment but hopes for a brighter future. Continue reading “Hardscape Design -“Backyard Patio Reveal” – Well…Sort of (Part 5)”
This week my husband and I are celebrating our anniversary. The day brings back so many wonderful memories of our wedding, I’d like to share the details of our special day with you.
Plants labeled as “Deer Resistant” is a very misleading term. The label leads one to believe that deer are not interested in eating a particular type of plant or shrub. Continue reading ““Deer Resistant”? Yea Right!! Calling Out the Label”
Another “Rogue” piece of equipment has been added to our Home Gym, and this one is a cardio beast. Continue reading “The Ultimate Exercise Bike to Burn Tons of Calories”
For anyone with plans to visit Washington DC, I highly recommend seeing the USMC Silent Drill Team Sunset Parade.
Seriously…pinch me now! I mean WOWZER!!!!
Recently, Houzz published an article about Home Design Trends on the Rise and I realized that our home has many of these ideas. Continue reading “10 Popular Design Ideas for a Happy Haute Home”
As much as I’d like to plant pretty rose bushes and walk away, hungry deer are reminding me that there is more work to be done. Continue reading “Caring for Rose Bushes and Keeping the Deer Away”
Have you ever embarked on a home project that will NOT end? A year later and still dealing with repairs to our front walkway. Continue reading “More Repairs to Our Flagstone Walkway”
There are many ways to brighten a room, but one particular change makes a really big impact. Continue reading “One Simple Change to Brighten Any Room”
This creamy custard dessert with a caramelized sugar topping looks like a fancy french dessert but is very easy to make. It’s a perfect dessert for entertaining since it must set for several hours before serving. Continue reading “Classic Crème Brûlée Recipe Like the French Would Make”