Entries from April 2013

Keep Up Curb Appeal

April 30th, 2013 · No Comments

Whether you’re putting your home on the market or just looking to enjoy your home’s curb appeal yourself, there is more to it than just landscaping your property and maintaining your lawn.  To really up your curb appeal be sure to maintain your home’s paint and siding by periodically checking for damage, mold growth, or […]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Seller Tips

Take Advantage of Your Home Inspection

April 29th, 2013 · No Comments

After you’ve found your dream home comes the scary part… inspection!  Home inspections are meant to educate the buyer about the home they are interested in and ultimately give them piece of mind about the decision they make.  Inspections are scary because they are not intended to uncover every nitty gritty detail about the house, […]

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Real Estate - Affecting You

Spotlight On Mariachi Restaurant in Rehoboth

April 27th, 2013 · No Comments

A lot of the restaurants that I highlight serve American and/or seafood dishes or creative twists on those cuisines, so today I want to highlight a different type of cuisine… latin!  I love latin food, and Mariachi (14 Wilmington Ave) in Rehoboth serves up some of the best Cuban, Mexican, Portuguese, and Spanish food around!  […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

5 Quick Kitchen Updates

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Freshen your kitchen with one of these relatively quick and easy updates: 1.  Open it up.  Add some open shelving, which can be as simple as removing the doors from a few cabinets and show off your colorful, collective, or otherwise interesting or beautiful dishes. 2.  Go glamorous.  Add a beautiful or interesting chandelier over […]

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Tags: Home Decor · Home Projects

3 Brilliant Storage Solutions

April 25th, 2013 · No Comments

Consider these professional storage tips to declutter your home: 1.  Sliding drawers.  Add shelves on rollers to any deep, difficult to access storage space, such as a linen closet. 2.  Divide and declutter.  Set up busy drawers like nightstand drawers and junk drawers with compartments to keep things organized. 3.  Mobile office.  To help tame […]

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Tags: Home Organization

Weekend Update: April 26th-28th

April 24th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for something fun or different to do this weekend, check out these events: Thursday, April 25th-Sunday, April 28th:  Delaware Birding Weekend Delaware’s annual birding weekend celebrates the spring migration of many species of local birds.  With more than 400 species recorded in the Delmarva Peninsula and a variety of environments there are […]

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Tags: Dewey Beach · Lewes · Local Events · Millsboro · Rehoboth Beach

Garage Sale Tips: Finding Bargains

April 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Yesterday I talked about tips for hosting a successful garage sale, but if shopping for bargains is more your style consider these tips.  First, be selective.  Even though a dollar here and there doesn’t seem like much it can add up quickly, so unless you want your home to become cluttered with other people’s stuff, […]

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Tags: Of Interest

Garage Sale Tips

April 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

‘Tis the season of garage sale-ing!  Garage sales are an awesome way to get rid of clutter around your house when you are preparing to sell, but you can also use them to raise money for a good cause, or just because.  No matter why you’re planning a garage sale, start by collecting items to […]

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Tags: Of Interest · Seller Tips

Spotlight on Café Sole in Rehoboth Beach

April 20th, 2013 · No Comments

Café Sole (44 Baltimore Ave.) in Rehoboth Beach was voted one of the best restaurants in Sussex County by Delaware Today last year.  With Key West flavor and a cozy beach décor, Café Sole serves up one of the best crab cake sandwiches around, and the regular crab cake is delicious too.  The pork tenderloin […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

Five Tools You Definitely Need In Your Toolbox

April 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Whether you’re a die-hard do-it-yourselfer or you just tackle a project occasionally, here are five tools you definitely need in your arsenal: 1.  Multi-bit Screwdriver.  A screwdriver with interchangeable bits will tackle pretty much any job you will encounter and is a definite necessity in every homeowner’s tool kit. 2.  Cordless Drill.  Second only to the interchangeable screw […]

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Tags: Home Projects