Tim Spires

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Hardscaping 101: Poured-In-Place Concrete

As a landscape designer in Northern California for more than 15 years, I often find myself talking about the importance of “good bones”—the important …

Solar-powered tiny houses take the spotlight in California competition

Some 20,000 people showed up to tour these designs<p>For over a decade, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition has challenged college students around the world to build the most energy-efficient solar-powered house. The biennial event is impressive for sure (just look at last …

Santa Clara University

10 Daring Design Tips to Take Your Home to the Next Level

Because bolder is better.<p>When it comes to home decor, sometimes bolder is better. From a pop of color on an accent wall (or all walls, for that matter) to turning your door into the focal point, there are so many ways you can take your interiors to daring new heights. Here, we tapped interior …

21 Cheap & Easy DIY Greenhouse Designs You Can Build Yourself

Oh No! A late frost killed all your tomato plants again! With winters in many parts of the world becoming more and more erratic, growing seasons …

Gardening

How to Become a Contractor and Save (or Make) Money Renovating Homes

If you've successfully DIY'd a few home improvements around your house, you might be wondering how to become a contractor. After all, why hire someone to oversee renovations when you can just take on the role yourself? You might even turn it into a profitable side business! If you've ever wondered …

Home Improvement

How To Build A DIY Patio Table With Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers

Today we continue our <b>DIY backyard furniture projects</b> with one that will fit the great farmhouse bench we have proposed you.We will offer you a set of …

13 essential DIY beauty products every man needs

Guys, it's time for some real talk about your skincare routine.<p>That "just got out of bed" look isn't going to be cute forever. Beauty maintenance can …

Skin Care

Ripped 6 Pack - What Are the Best Workouts For Developing Six Pack Abs?

There are many weight loss programs out there. Most programs are aimed at making a quick buck from your insecurities about your appearance and your …

3 of the Best Bicep Exercises For Your Bicep Workout

The biceps are the muscles on the front of your upper arms and almost every guy wants nice biceps. You can work your arms in many different ways. You …

Expert Panel: Everything You Need To Know About Nutrition!

What will you eat today? You have a world of choices, and a world of people ready to tell you why you've chosen wrong. It can be overwhelming, …

Nutrition

How to add an inch to your arms without ever picking up a weight

If you could add an inch to any body part, what would you choose?<p>Wait! That’s not what I meant. Let me rephrase that:<p>If you could add an inch to any visible muscle of your body, what would you choose?<p>That’s right… your arms.<p>The truth is you don’t need big weights to get big arms. In fact, with the …

Workouts

7 Old-Fashioned Skills that Save you Money

Shares 77.1K<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy to learn more.<p>There are many ways to pinch a penny. Some of the most …

Time Management