Mar Jennings sMARt tips

sMARt Tips
There is nothing more exciting than watching the snow melt away to uncover the early signs of rebirth, renewal, and regrowth. Any good gardener will tell you that it's all about planning. Much like the fashion industry, you're always one season ahead. So, here are my s MAR t tips to jumpstart your spring season. Visit garden shops and home...Read more
sMARt Tips
Traversing along the windy and sometimes daunting trails to your perfect home can be a challenge. Through my experience as a homebuyer and with homebuyers as a Realtor® I have accumulated key tips to make the process easier. I want to pass what I have learned along to my MAR tians. 1. Start house hunting after your bank has prequalified you...Read more
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Some of the best resources are free, and when Mother Nature provides you with an abundant supply of pine cones, you can’t help but think up multiple applications for them that are both practical and resourceful. Here are four simple and creative s MAR t tips for inspiring you to rethink the traditional pine cone: As kindling for your...Read more
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Nothing extends the season better than enjoying fresh herbs from a homegrown herb garden. So here are a few pointers to extend the life of your herbs, whether you plant them indoors or out. Jumpstart healthy herbs: avoid the frustrating early growing stages by buying healthy mature herbs that are already potted. Your local nursery—and maybe...Read more
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Ever wonder what to do when you have multiple windows and doors in one room, therefore very little wall space? Recently this design dilemma was posed to me and the best answer? Floating furniture. The image here shows a variant on this dilemma--awkwardly-located doorways and entrances--that get the same answer. “Floating” is the design...Read more
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Today’s s MAR t tip is all about the boxwood . When it comes to being creative in your garden, no need to think outside the box, the boxwood, that is! Winter, spring, summer or fall, there’s a boxwood use for you. With over hundreds of boxwood on my property alone, I’m hoping I can entice you with at least one design idea that...Read more
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No longer does the laundry room have to be a gloomy industrial space in the corner of the house. Here are a few s MAR t tips for how to spruce up your laundry room for cleaning duty and beyond. Be fully functional . Add a TV, music player, or phone to your laundry room. Provide a small table so family members can use a laptop or pay bills while...Read more