Backyard Wonderland: Creating a Kids Play Space In Your BackyardBackyard Wonderland: Creating a Kids Play Space In Your Backyard


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Backyard Wonderland: Creating a Kids Play Space In Your Backyard

Having children made me look at my home's backyard from a whole new perspective. As my little ones started walking, I began to see how I could turn my backyard into a playground that was safe and secure for them to play. After spending a lot of time researching the safety and stability of the play structures and materials that were out there, I built a play area that's secure and fun for my kids. I created this site to share all of the ideas that I had as well as some other things I've found over the years to help other parents create the perfect play space to bring the family together at home.

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Bring Home The Beauty Of Texas Wildflowers
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Bring Home The Beauty Of Texas Wildflowers

After driving through the state of Texas and admiring all sorts of wildflowers along the way, you may not be ready to leave that beauty behind. Luckily, there are ways to bring beautiful Texas wildflowers home with you in the form of various gifts. These can be gifts to people you love, or just gifts to yourself.  Pressed Wildflowers This is probably the easiest and cheapest option. You can just pick some wildflowers yourself — make sure you're picking from public land — and press them between the pages of a book. Read More 

Practical Beauty: Ways To Incorporate Stone Into The Garden

When planning a garden layout, many considerations are made. The types of plants, shrubbery, landscaping, and aesthetics are all considered. When it comes to materials, there is truly nothing more versatile than stone. Available in vast varieties, sizes, and types of products, the incorporation of stone into the garden will not only provide a safe haven for plants but will also create a beautiful and clean aesthetic overall.  While there are many wonderful uses for stone products in the garden, stone pots and planters serve the best purpose. Read More 

4 Things To Consider When You’re Buying A New Water Heater

If your old water heater has rust spots on the tank, it's time to think about replacing it before the rust eats a hole in the tank and causes a flood. If you've never bought a water heater before, you may have questions about the type you need to buy. Here are some things you may want to discuss with the dealer or plumber when making your decision. 1. The Type Of Heater Read More 

Five Common Gutter Issues

Gutters route water away from your eaves, siding, and foundation, which is beneficial to your home. Gutter problems can lead to bigger issues, so it's a smart idea to know what to watch for. 1. Sagging Troughs If your gutters troughs are sagging, they aren't able to do their job, because water will collect inside the sagging area. Eventually, the weight in the sagging section can cause the gutters to tear loose. Read More 

When Choosing Between Granite And Cambria: Choose Cambria

If you are getting quotes to put new countertops in your home, you have probably noticed that there are tons of different options, all with different price points. One common choice in the world today is to replace your old laminate countertops with stone countertops. This can greatly improve the resale value of your home, since the kitchen is a selling point that most people value highly. One of the most common types of stone that people put in these days is granite. Read More