Monthly Archives: January 2012

FRESHEN UP THE EXTERIOR OF YOUR HOME!

A Fresh coat of paint can be the most cost effective way to give the exterior of your home a new look. Selecting a color can be overwhelming due to the myriad of colors available out there. There are simple … Continue reading

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ORGANIZE YOUR GARAGE

Do you have a garage that is overflowing with everything but your car? Are you craving storage and organization? Adding cabinetry is a great way to bring all of this to your garage.          They do not have to be fancy … Continue reading

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK

Classic Lasagna 1 pound sausage (sweet Italian) 3/4 pound ground beef 1/2 cup onion (diced) 2 cloves garlic (crushed) 28 ounces tomatoes (crushed) 12 ounces tomato puree 13 ounces tomato sauce 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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WOOD STYLES

Do you have a style that you would like to incorporate into you home design? Do you love the look and feel of wood? By adding a wood floor to your kitchen will provide that warm sophisticated feel you long … Continue reading

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FRESHEN UP YOUR KITCHEN

As spring approaches we begin thinking about the changes we would like to make in our home. The kitchen tends to be one of the first locations for improvement. There are a variety of ways you can change the appearance … Continue reading

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ISLAND PLANNING

  Adding an Island to your kitchen is a great way to increase storage space. Here are some things to take into consideration. According to building standards you will need  at least 42″ all the way around your island. This … Continue reading

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK

ARROZ CON GANDULES 2 cups grain rice (rinsed) 4 to 5 cups of hot water, or beef broth- appx. ½ cup sofrito 16 ounce can of gandules 2 tablespoons of alcaparrado (cappers and olives        mixed together) 1 packet of Sazon … Continue reading

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BATHROOMS FOR THE AGES

A bathroom should be a sanctuary, an escape from your hectic daily life. There is no difference when it comes to universal bathroom design. A universal bathroom is designed with style while accommodating the needs of everyone. When renovating your … Continue reading

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DESIGNING FOR THE AGES

When renovating your kitchen consider your family dynamics, and take everyone into consideration. Creating a user friendly kitchen can be beneficial for the entire family. We are finding ourselves having to readjust our lifestyles due to the current economic climate. … Continue reading

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LAUNDRY ROOMS FOR THE AGES

With today”s economy families are finding that they need to stay together under one roof. Having said that, today”s home designs are being developed to accommodate  a multitude of generations. Front loading washers and dryers are ideal for younger children … Continue reading

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