Snuggle Up Fireside…

  What better way  is there to spend a cold Valentine’s Day than siting by a nice warm fire? Our friends at Matchless Stove and Chimney are ready to help warm your toes this Valentine’s Day! It’s the most romantic day of the year…and here in Albany, New York we are definitely in need of some warmth. The…

Otterbeck Builders…Love the House You’re In

Any HGTV viewer knows that renovating is far easier said than done. That doesn’t stop any of us from mentally making a few changes to our homes — whether we own them or not — even though we may not intend to hire a contractor anytime soon. Or, perhaps a renovation is actually within reach,…

Sun Worshipers Rejoice!

Here in the Northeast, we are in the middle of winter and enjoying the warmth of cozy fires, while looking at the beautiful blanket of white that covers the earth outside our windows. Hmm…but is this what we see? Are you a sun worshiper and love large windows, but feeling the sun will do more harm than good? Do you have…

The Serious Side of Cabinets

When the time comes to do your kitchen or bath there are definitely more things to consider than most people think.  Making a kitchen or bath useful in the ways you need it, beautiful in the ways you want it, and doing it all on a budget that makes sense, can be difficult. The Cabinet Shop does a large…

Dog Beds..not just a cushion on the floor!

I was scrolling through the internet last night – looking for some inspiration for today’s blog, and reading up on some interesting stories. That’s when I came across these, some of the best dog beds EVER!!! This by far is the cutest idea I’ve seen! As you know I’m an incurable DIY’er, I may have to run…

Sexy Garage Doors??

If you think Garage doors aren’t sexy.. well I’m here to share some really beautiful views..A garage door generally takes up a large portion of the view on a property.  Empire Overhead doors has a wider choice of home improvement products and has given us all the opportunity to be different from our neighbors!Great Homes come with Great…

Boating Destinations.. Upstate New York

Great Sacandaga Lake   With Spring right around the corner, boaters flock to the waters throughout Upstate New York as soon as winter’s ice retreats and the shimmering waves return. We have some of the best lakes, canals and rivers in upstate New York,  for many people making time on the water is a favorite recreational activity…

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