Monthly Archives: May 2010

$100 Linen Gift Card Winner

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Comment: Lina K says The layout is simple to use and I would get the different colors of rectangular table covers!

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Keep the Warm Out and The Cool In

Windows, they do more then just let light in, they can let heat or cold in too. Now if you have a new energy efficient window then you probably don’t have that problem or at least it’s not a huge one. Having new energy efficient windows can help you save on heating and cooling cost and usually pay for themselves quickly. You can buy energy efficient windows at almost any home improvement store or you can check out window companies like Penguin Windows, these companies offer great service without having to deal with a store full of other things.

The more panes in a window the better energy efficiency it will have. You want to really check around when buying windows because some places claim to have energy efficient windows, but what they are really selling you is a cheap window that is not energy efficient and may cost you a lot more then just keeping your old windows.

Windows also will add value to your home and right now that’s something everyone is looking for. Yes it may not be a good time to sell now, but if you do make the improvements your home needs now you will have a huge advantage when it does become a good time to sell.

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Linen Table Cloth Review and Giveaway

I received a Gift certificate from to complete a review, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

You may have noticed that I have been doing a few product reviews for a website called This site is really a great stop for anyone looking for good quality table cloths as the items I received were very high quality in my opinion. I received a $100 gift certificate to order the products I have already reviewed and really did enjoy the experience.

You can read my product reviews here:

ConAir Fabric Steamer Review

Linen Napkins Review

Linen Tablecloth Review

The Linen Table Cloth website is very simple to use, they have just done a remodel of the site and I really love the enhanced features. It’s easy to find what you need and their selection is really broad. The checkout process was also very simple and I received my items very quickly. Overall I’m really happy with the service and the products.

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Remodel and Keep Your House Hot

Bathroom remodels are a hot trend and if your looking to keep your home up to date and maybe even increase the value you may want to look into a bathroom remodel. Now, I’m not just talking a regular remodel, but something like Boise Bathroom Remodeling and a remodel that will make you home work for you well into the future. You want to check out things like Walk In Tubs For Elderly so that you can use the tub when your older or you home would appeal to people who have special needs.

If you don’t want to go all out with a walk in tub you may want to just check out Replacement Bathtubs they are great and easy to match your decor with. Anyway you choose to go you want to take a good look at one of the rooms in your home that could just break or make a sale or one that could cause you hassle in your golden years.

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ConAir Fabric Steamer Review

I received this product from All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Sometimes you just need to get things clean feeling, wrinkle free and smelling better quickly. That is why I have a lot of good things to say about the ConAir Fabric Steamer. It was very easy to set up, use and put away. It also comes with everything you need to use it. I did enjoy using the cleaner as it was almost relaxing, I used it on my drapery and it really brought the color out and got rid of the wrinkles I didn’t want.

The downside to this system is that you do need to hook the hand device to a door using the included door hanger when you are heating it up. That makes it difficult to set near what you want to clean, unless the object is movable. Most of the time it would be used on clothing so it’s not a big issue. Another downside is that the tubing does heat up. I found it very hot to the touch so I would not recommend this around children, but it did cool quickly so once you are done using it you won’t have to worry about it.

Over all I’m really happy about the system and will be using it to help keep my home and clothing fresh and smelling good. I would recommend it to anyone who loves a fresh smelling home and wrinkle free look.

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Outdoor Summer Inspirations

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Change Your Style Change Your Bath

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When most people think of a bath remodel they thing expensive and not very affordable, but they would be wrong, sometimes just changing one item in the bathroom can make a big difference in how it feels and functions. Putting in new bathroom vanities like the one I have shown here from Bath Kitchen and Beyond can create a whole new style for your bathroom.

Many bathrooms have a standard toilet and shower, while the vanity could be the item that makes the bath feel modern or traditional, changing the look, color or material of the vanity could just make the room feel more open or cozy depending on the look your going for. My advice if you are looking at a new vanity is to take a picture of your bathroom, cut out pictures of vanities and overlay those on the bathroom picture, you will see a change.

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Linen Napkins Review

I love nice simple things and the Linen Napkins I received from are just that. They are elegant without being overstated and would be great for any wedding. I ordered a lot of napkins as I have many uses for them besides going on a table. I use them for displays when doing my home shows and I use them as additions to table clothes on smaller tables. I also would use ones with colors as accents to tables, and I may also place them under plants to draw the eye to that area.

One thing I love about these napkins is that they are very simple to clean and really are easy to handle and deal with. I got a cream color napkin because cream tends to work any time of the year. Also it’s a warmer color so it make a room feel warm,¬† inviting and elegant without the starkness of white. Do you use linen napkins, and if so how, just on your table or somewhere else?

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