Did you spend loads of money on commercial LED Christmas lights last year, only to put them away in a box until the next holiday season? Why not get them back out this summer? Christmas lights can add a beautiful ambiance to your outdoor design. Here are some fun ideas to try:
String Lights on a Pergola
If you have a pergola, try stringing lights through the top rungs. You may even want to place some chairs or other seating under the pergola so you and your guests can enjoy the glow.
You probably understand the importance of drinking water, but it can be tough to encourage your kids and the rest of your family members to drink as much water as they should. Although it might seem like a losing battle, there are things that you can do to encourage your loved ones to drink more of the water that is so good for their health. Try these tips, and you just might see an improvement in water consumption in your household.
Who doesn't dream of an Italian vacation? Imagine the sights and sounds of the seaside with thriving plant life and charming stucco buildings. Well, make over your patio so that you think of Italy every time you step out your back door.
Colors of the Mediterranean
Obviously you can find any color in Italy. Yet as Better Homes and Gardens points out, red clay, rich green and aged patinas are what people associate with the Mediterranean.
One of the most common times new coin collectors run into issues is after they begin researching which coins are worth the most and decide to invest in these coins. They'll pick up coins that they feel they can get a large return on once they resell only to run into difficulties later on. In order to avoid this trap, it pays to invest wisely. Follow these three tips when buying coins to avoid as many pitfalls as possible:
If you've been considering investing in silver, you might think that your only option is to buy silver bullion. That's not true. There is a very popular alternative that involves buying old coins that were high in silver. The U.S. mint used to make coins with a high percentage of silver.
These coins were not created to be bullion, but rather regular coins. They were used in everyday transactions. Coin collectors only value certain years and only if the coins are in very good condition.