Summer Bouquet

I was grocery shopping this week when I saw the flower display. I realized it had been quite some time since I bought flowers. Nothing adds to a room like real flowers. I bought two inexpensive small bunches of flowers and made a summer arrangement.

Last week I mentioned that I had purchased a small side table on Facebook Marketplace. I added the bouquet to the new table beside the sofa.

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How to Have a Nice Smelling Living Room

In summer, life should be easy and relaxed but many of us are experiencing dangerous heat waves. Before I get into today’s topic, I’d like to say a few words about extreme heat. Last year I wrote about trying to stay healthy during extreme heat. If you are having trouble with the heat, do check out the ideas, stay hydrated, and stay safe.

Today I want to discuss fragrance in the home especially the living room. The living room is usually the first room visitors enter when they visit. Family members and pets sit, relax, and walk in and out all day. It’s a busy place. You want it be inviting right down to the air you breath. I know when I come home after being away 3 or more days, there is a faint odor like stale air and something else. I’ve stood at the front door and “fanned” the door to move the air around. I don’t like that smell.

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How to Refresh Your Home on a Budget

Most of us have had the experience of gazing around our house and not being content or inspired by its décor. Perhaps the wall color you once loved is now just tired and dated.

Whatever your motivation, periodically most of us need a refresh in our rooms. If you’re like me, that also usually means my changes and updates are on a small budget. Fortunately, there are a number of interior modifications you can do that can make a significant impact while requiring very little time or money from you. If you want to fall in love with your home all over again, let’s think about changes with little or no cost that you might like. First, give your home a deep cleaning and get rid of clutter. Your home will seem larger now.

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