Category Archives: App of the Month

Connected Appliances: The Voice of the Future

By Laurie Leiker Years ago, the Jetsons showed us what homes would be like in the future — a robot maid and computerized systems controlling everything, from temperature to food preparation to lighting and entertainment. With the advent of smart … Continue reading

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App of the Month: Housepad – A Home for Your Home

By Drew Knight Are you having a hard time juggling housekeeping between your spouse, kids and hired help? The easiest solution might be found tucked away in your pocket right now. Designed to help you “love going home,” the Housepad … Continue reading

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App of the Month: The Family Handyman DIY Tip Genius

By Judy Marchman Unless you own a newly built house, your home to-do list never seems to end. It can range from the everyday normal cleaning and minor maintenance to tackling a big home improvement project (repaint the master bedroom, … Continue reading

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App of the Month: BrightNest

By Judy Marchman As a homeowner, you face a never-ending to-do list, whether it’s cleaning and straightening up, working on the lawn or garden, or taking care of various fixit and DIY projects. And if you’re like me, you try … Continue reading

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App of the Month: Project Color by The Home Depot

By Judy Marchman Picking a new paint color for a room can be such a daunting task. First, there’s deciding on a color family — blues, reds, yellows, greens, etc. — before you can choose a particular tone — warm … Continue reading

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Tis the Season for Mail Theft

By Patricia L. Garcia Tis the season for gift giving! Soon your mailbox will be full of season’s greetings from family and friends alike. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) estimates that it will deliver anywhere from 450 to 470 million … Continue reading

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App of the Month: Garden Compass

By Ashley Steel This year’s flurry of frozen winter temperatures and snowstorms have – quite literally – buried gardens across the nation. But don’t forget that spring will come around again and the holidays are fast approaching, so it’s time … Continue reading

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