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Posted by Alexa On November - 28 - 2016 0 Comment

Save energy, save money and save the planet; that’s what you can do if you start making your home just a little more eco-friendly. Well, you alone can’t really save the planet, but every little contribution does mean a lot. Making your house eco-friendly will help you save energy and that saves money. Really there is no reason not to make your home eco-friendly, so […]

Posted by Leland On September - 28 - 2016 0 Comment

By now we all know that saving energy means saving money, and because of that we are always looking for new ways to improve our energy use. Well, with the days growing colder it is getting harder and harder not to turn on that heat. We are here to tell you that it is okay to turn on the heat, but try to keep it […]

Posted by Alexa On June - 15 - 2016 0 Comment

Santa Fe wedding trends inspire brides-to-be all over the world. Santa Fe is so well known for having weddings that they have wedding expos throughout the year for people to visit and get inspiration from. New Mexico’s natural surroundings and the culture give the perfect place for both wedding inspiration and destinations. Stay tuned throughout this article to see what wedding trends are hot and inspired […]

Posted by Leland On June - 1 - 2016 0 Comment

From hiking in the San Juan Mountains to fishing in the Animas River, Durango, Colorado is great for people who love the outdoors. Consistently making most writer’s lists of the top places for outdoor recreation, Durango literally offers so many opportunities for outdoor adventure that anyone would be hard pressed to partake in all the Durango area has to offer in one visit. Here is […]

Posted by Alexa On April - 6 - 2016 0 Comment

Build or renovate is an age old question. Often times it’s in reference to what makes more sense to your family. For example, if your family is expanding and you’re running out of room, building a new and larger home is often the answer. While sometimes, your house is closed off instead of an open concept so renovations make more sense. But which of these […]

Posted by Leland On March - 9 - 2016 0 Comment

Every day, we’re faced with the reality that almost everything we do in a day impacts the environment. Whether you’re driving to work, forgetting to turn off your kitchen light, or throwing out a bag of trash—we are always impacting our planet in some way. Unfortunately, we affect our planet more negatively than we do positively. Things we may not think about or see daily […]

Posted by Leland On January - 22 - 2016 1 Comment

More and more homeowners are switching to LED lights in their homes for a variety of reasons. The technology of LEDs is much more sophisticated than other lighting methods. They emit light in narrow wavelengths, can emit multiple colors depending on the bulb, and simply burn a lot brighter. Quite a few homeowners still resort to traditional lighting methods such as CFLs (Compact Flourescent Lights). […]

Posted by Leland On December - 17 - 2015 0 Comment

The next time you go to throw out half-eaten pizza, stale bread, fruit, or any kind of leftovers, think again. Where does all that waste go? Leftover food or scraps are the #1 material sent to landfills. Millions of people eating every day, at all hours. All that food has to go somewhere. Composting is a method many people use to reduce landfill waste, and […]

Posted by Leland On October - 20 - 2015 0 Comment

If you’re one of the many that has a wood burning stove, it’s time to pay attention to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In the beginning of 2015, the EPA finished its new set of regulations for wood burning heaters and stoves–a regulation that had not been updated since the 1980s. The EPA updated its regulations in response to strengethen clean air standards for […]

Posted by Leland On October - 1 - 2015 0 Comment

There’s a reason public transit is available in most major cities from Los Angeles to New York City. Personal vehicles are swallowing up larger cities with their fumes and greenhouse gases. In fact, public transportation is nearly everywhere, yet so many people disregard busses, subways, and trains. That’s why there is public transportation–because we simply ignore it and need it. But, we’d rather drive our […]