Turn your cabin into a home away from home

Turn your cabin into a home away from home

Ah, the cabin life – so peaceful and quiet. As a Minnesotan, I know many people who own and vacation in their cabins throughout the year. It's as if their cabins are a home away from home. In order to create a homelike environment, of course, certain decorative decisions need to be made. Consider adding these five essentials to your cabin and enjoy that home-sweet-home atmosphere even when you're on vacation. Pictures It's very rare to walk into a home and not see pictures of family and friends. If there are photographs you love but don't have room for in…

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Helpful home tips for when you’re away on vacation

Helpful home tips for when you’re away on vacation

Summer isn't over yet, and I'm sure many of you are still preparing for your family vacation. Before you take off and enjoy a week of relaxation and sightseeing, follow these tips to keep your home safe and ready for your return. 1. Suspend your mail and newspaper Unless you've made a habit of not bringing in the mail everyday, a stuffed mailbox will tell others that you're out of town and might not be back for a while. Put your mail and newspaper services on hold until you get back. 2. Invest in timers Once again, you don't want…

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Summer staycation ideas for a relaxing break at home

Summer staycation ideas for a relaxing break at home

Sometimes the best vacations are spent at home. Now don't get me wrong, it's fun to go out and see new places. But, I always come back home exhausted from all of the sightseeing and activities. Don't you? When I'm looking to just take a break from work and relax, a staycation sounds much more enjoyable. You don't have to spend time driving, waiting in line at the airport or trying to read maps. You can just sit back, relax and enjoy your week. Plan your own staycation this summer and go back to work feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Here…

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