Driveway Dilemma: Blacktop or Concrete?

When we purchased the Care-Free Home, one of the first projects we knew we’d have to tackle was the garage exterior and driveway.  Both were in sad shape and definitely detracted from the home’s exterior. While we were able to get the garage cleaned up when we did the rest of our exterior renovation last…

Our Care-Free Home’s Facelift

After much ado, the updates to the yard and front exterior are complete! And after a great trip to Jamaica, our SLR camera was stolen! What do these two things have in common? Pictures… We had hoped to provide you with stellar in-progress and exterior reveal photos, but instead we must provide you with some in-progress photos we (fortunately) downloaded…

Considering New Shrubs and Trees

Here are some great finds that we uncovered during a recent trip to Bachman’s. Which will we choose? Even we aren’t sure yet… but I guarantee you they’ll be featured in the big exterior reveal. Which is only a few weeks away!

Checking Out Rock Choices

Hedberg Landscape & Masonry Supplies totally rocks. Pun intended.  We stopped by their Plymouth location to check out landscape rock for the front of the house. We’re going to pull up the cheap plastic edging, move the garden border closer to the house, create a rain garden, and cover the edge of the house in rock. Add this…