Author Archives: James and Alicia

3 One-Dish Meals You Have to Make this Year

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If you are a known foodie or home cook to your family and friends, chances are you found some cooking related presents under the tree this year. Among my new cutting board and veggie spiralizer, one kitchen present has stood out. Santa brought me a ceramic baking dish on Christmas, and I’ve been obsessed with finding new ways to use ... Read More »

What You Need to Know Before You Clear Land to Build Your Home

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A custom home provides an ample number of benefits; you can select the exact area to build, design the plans and then steadily watch the vision in your head become a reality. Being able to select a precise location and design the house plan provides the opportunity to maximize privacy and customize your utilities, too. There are many aspects of ... Read More »

Homeowner’s Guide for When the Power Goes Out

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It’s hard to believe widespread electricity hasn’t even been around for 100 years. In fact, it wasn’t until the 1930s that most families finally got their city and suburban houses lit up. Fast forward to 2014, and it’s impossible to imagine what life would be like without the prospect of electricity — well, for the most part. After Hurricane Sandy ... Read More »

10 Quick Fixes to Make Around Your House

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Bill Barber, the Managing Director of 1st. In Place Home Inspections Inc, sent over this well-done infographic he created. The graphic covers how to unblock a sink, how to paint a room, tips for changing kitchen cabinet pulls and knobs, and (of course) DIY safety tips. Quick Fixes to Make Around Your Home Infographic by 1st in Place Home Inspections ... Read More »

11 Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Centerpieces

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Hello there!  Very thrilled to be here sharing something to inspire you for Thanksgiving!  Thank you, Ali.  But first let me tell you a little bit about me & my blog.     My name is Rea from HomeFor4SweetHome. I’m married to this amazing man that makes me laugh until I cry & a mom of two (6-yr old boy & ... Read More »

Protecting Your Home and Loved Ones

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As the head of the house, it’s our job to protect the family. While having money and a roof over our heads is part of that protection, we can often be mislead that we are secure when we are certainly not. And by the time it hits, it’s too late. The window is broken, the jewelry is stolen, your child is ... Read More »

Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

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I love apple season. To me, it’s the one good thing about winter coming. Growing up I was allergic to apples (my face would blow up like Will Smith on Hitch). But now as an adult my allergies have changed (I heard they do every eight years or so) and I can now eat that forbidden fruit to the fullest. ... Read More »

3 Tips to Prepare Your Home’s Exterior For Fall and Winter

fall home

With beautiful fall colors and cooler temperatures in our midst, it can be easy to get caught up in the beauty of the coming holiday seasons and forget about some of the essentials around your home.  As a homeowner, you may not have thought about how all of this lively and bustling beauty could wreak havoc on your home. Not ... Read More »

5 Tips for Finding More Construction Leads

construction leads

As a construction manager whose job it is to find new leads for the company, it can be exhausting to comb through your resources looking for diamonds among the coals, and it’s frustrating when you come up to a dead-end. Don’t limit yourself to traditional lead generation methods. The boom of social media and other web platforms can help you ... Read More »

Slow Carb Lasagne Recipe on Fit & Awesome

slow carb lasagne

I’m continuing on my blog tour around the Internet posting my favorite original recipes. This week, I published my slow carb lasagne on Fit & Awesome. Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on bookmarking this one! I tell you the secret to my best homemade meat sauce!! I use this meat sauce for this slow carb lasagne, regular ... Read More »

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