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How To Deal With Horrible Neighbors

Even the most beautiful home in the most serene neighborhood can become a nightmare if you live next door to the wrong kind of people. Dealing with horrible neighbors can be enough to push even the nicest person over the edge. So we’ve created a list of some of the bad neighbor types you might expect to find and how to handle them if you find yourself stuck living next to one. Kelvin Murray/Getty Images   Lets start what what most people complain about when it comes to their horrible neighbors: # 1 The lou...

Things To Do When Your Kids Are Bored – Without leaving the house

"I'm so bored!"  How many times have you heard that phrase since school ended? Whether you're a parent, babysitter, grandparent, or guardian, there is a pretty good chance you are all too familiar with that statement. When a kid is bored, one of the best things we can do is help them find ways to entertain themselves. Find activities that allows them to use their senses and are at the right level of difficulty. Keep a box full of fun things for them to do like paint sets, play dough, coloring books, and puzzles. Ju...

Will The Clear Blue Water Return To Galveston?

Will the clear blue water make a comeback to Galveston for the third time? Those of you who visit Galveston Island know how rare it is to hear about "clear blue water" washing ashore there. We are more accustomed to the murky brown waters, full of sediment from rivers feeding into the Gulf of Mexico. The first appearance of the clear blue water began on Memorial Day weekend and had many visitors comparing the water to what you would see in the Caribbean. The current and Subtropical Storm Alberto is what brought a...

Best Water Parks In Texas for 2018

Looking to beat the Texas heat? This summer, grab your sunscreen and towels and head to a water park for a fun-filled day in the sun. You can plan a trip and explore a new one you haven't been to before. There is certainly no shortage of water parks in the lone star state, so here is our list of the best water parks in Texas.   Schlitterbahn New Braunfels 400 N Liberty Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130 https://www.schlitterbahn.com/new-braunfels Named the world’s best water park year after year. Schlitterbah...

Easy Low Cost Bathroom Updates

Does your bathroom need a bit of updating? Luckily you don’t need a massive overhaul in order to refresh it. A few quick and easy updates can make all the difference – without breaking the bank. Sometimes just a simple change such as new handles, trendy hardware, towel rails, door knobs, and curtains – can really modernise a dated bathroom. Check out our list of low cost updates you can do to your bathroom to get it up-to-date. Low cost countertops Replacing the countertop when your vanity cabinet is worth sa...

Memorial Day Weekend Events Around Town – 2018

  Memorial Day Ceremonies, Celebrations & Events Around Houston | Daily – Remember the men and women who gave their lives for our country this Memorial Day, with a full weekend of tributes, ceremonies, celebrations, and more around Houston. Prices, times, and locations vary.   Memorial Day Festival in The Woodlands | FREE – Pay tribute to all military service men and women and honor veterans at the Memorial Day Festival in The Woodlands. The festival features live music, children’s activi...

Houston Murals and Colorful Walls Guide

Houston is home to tons of great spots for a photo shoot, from classic backdrops to one-of-a-kind scenes. Whether you're preparing for a graduation photoshoot, family photo session, or even gender reveal photos, this list of family-friendly and beautiful mural locations in Houston has you covered!   "The birds always come back" by Emily Ding Located near 2000 Lyons across from St. Arnold’s Brewery During a storm, there is darkness and thunder and rain. In dark times, you feel like you'll never...

Mother’s Day Events In The Woodlands

Mothers deserve the world and so much more. This Mother’s Day, make sure you celebrate your mom to the fullest. The Woodlands offers many different options for treating mom, like taking her shopping on Market Street or have brunch in Hughes Landing. Read below for a list of recommendations of places to visit this Mother’s Day weekend. Broken Barrel Looking for a Mother’s Day Brunch to remember? Broken Barrel will have a variety of items on the menu for this special day, green curry mussels and Nutella stuf...

Swimming Pool Trends for 2018

Are you thinking of building or reconstructing your own pool this year? There is so much more than just the shape and size of your pool than you think. There are endless designs and features that can make your pool unique and appealing as new trends continue to emerge. Check out some of the latest trends in pool design. Monochrome This look is sleek and mesmerizing. If your home is contemporary and consists largely of white and black (or grey) colors, this look is perfect for you. When it comes to shape, this aesthe...

6 Ways To Fool Burglars Into Thinking You’re Home

Your home: You love it, but sometimes you have to leave it. Whether it's the eight hours a day or eight days on a dreamy beach, allowing your biggest investment to fend for itself can be stressful. And it's a legit concern; when your home looks empty, break-ins happen. You could deter burglars by never leaving your house again. Or you could do the next best (OK, way better) thing, and just make it look like someone is there all the time. Here's how.   #1 Light Up a Room (From the Road) Your parents m...