Posts tagged house

House lady: Perfect plants and green acres

   May 17, 2014 8:30 am    0

No — this is not my front porch, but we have that exact pot — two of them, in fact, by the front door. I bought them years ago. And we do have pillars. Our porch is also covered. My husband and I decided to replace the front-porch furniture this year, and that prompted an all-out…


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House Lady digs a view from the porch

   May 10, 2014 6:53 am    0

It’s been a long time since I could sit and write on the patio or front porch, and the past two days — I have been on both to write this blog. I have always loved porches — from sitting on my grandmother’s front porch on a busy street in Greenville, Pa., to the patio…


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House Lady: Barbara Corcoran and more

   May 3, 2014 5:47 am    0

I love to hear interviews with real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, 65, of “Shark Tank” because she tells it like it is.  In an ABC-TV interview on “Nightline Prime,” she noted that homes are disappearing fast in the current market, and there’s no time to waste thinking about making an offer — because someone will beat…


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House lady: It’s porch season … finally

   April 13, 2014 7:59 am    0

Yep, I am sitting on my porch writing this today. It is 66 degrees, and the birds are singing. Speaking of porches, get a load of these from Architect Magazine. This house was an award winner for the Hufft Project — a Kansas City and New York collaboration where designers showcased their stuff and sent…


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House Lady finds beauty at Beech

   April 5, 2014 6:28 am    0

This week, House to Home  delivers this cute and clever charmer at 3717 Beech Ave., and it has some fun finds. Just look at this front door. Read the entire article here. Sue Scholz delivers a terrific story on a contest that encourages all of us to find 18 trees in a local scavenger hunt. Read her…


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House Lady finds Marsh Madness and Connecting Hands

   March 29, 2014 7:00 am    0

The daffodils are fighting their way up through the ground. I visited mine yesterday. It’s a sweet sign that spring will sprout. And there’s plenty to love about homes, gardens and homes for sale this weekend in House to Home. Marsh Madness ends this weekend — the Marsh team is giving away a lot of…


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House Lady visits Madison Avenue and gets spring fever!

   March 22, 2014 6:56 am    0

We all know I m an open house fanatic. Last week, we saw one of the cutest homes ever in the Frontier area — one of many regions I would love to live. And you get a Madison Avenue address! It’s not NYC, it’s better. This is another great example of how you can’t judge…


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House Lady: Diggin’ into home and garden shows

   March 15, 2014 6:38 am    0

Ahh — 55 degrees and the glimpses of lawn give us all some  hope to get gardens growing, and what a time to start. The Home and Garden Expo continues today and tomorrow at the Bayfront Convention Center. Click here for all the info. And click here to see the video with Sarah Stemen interviewing Mark…


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Four trends in real estate

   March 9, 2014 8:57 am    0

1. Those who are building are building bigger — The National Association of Home Builders says new homes most often have four bedrooms, three full baths and three-car garages.  The average size  in 2013 was 2,679 square feet — a steady climb from the 2,362 square-foot average in 2009. Read the full NAHB story here. 2. Mortgages are…


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House Lady — the lure of Glenwood area homes

   March 8, 2014 6:51 am    0

Cute. Charming. Architectural beauty. That’s the lure of the Glenwood area. And it’s close to everything. The Glenwood YMCA is within walking distance along with the ice rink, the Zoo, shopping at Liberty Plaza and Tops. And much more. If you’re not busy Sunday from 1 to 3, it would be a perfect time to…


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