The Simple Life Blog

Nature is a FABULOUS Decorator!

Nature is a FABULOUS Decorator!

Okay, it IS winter already around here. And for many, that means it’s just about time for their second favorite time of year - THE HOLIDAYS! (The opening of the ski season is arguably the first.) With the weather the way it is in Grand County, many tend to take the...

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BOOM! It’s Time to Downsize

BOOM! It’s Time to Downsize

Today’s “boomers” are either in retirement or facing it dead on. More critical and creative than any other generation that has come before them, these seniors show no signs of diminishing and continue to want to live life to the fullest. Retirement is just not what it...

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I Need HELP!

I Need HELP!

Three things to consider when hiring a contractor Many homeowners feel like finding the right contractor is about as easy as catching a unicorn or finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Here are three things to look for when you’re considering hiring a...

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Check it Out…Home Red Flags

Check it Out…Home Red Flags

Spring has sprung. And now that the snow has melted, it’s time to check and make sure all is good with your home. Up in Grand County, houses really take a beating from Mother Nature. Massive temperature swings, winds, high altitude sun and low humidity all play a...

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I want MORE!

I want MORE!

Regardless of whether you’re getting ready to sell your home and looking for the most profit, or just looking to make your place look like a million bucks -- here are some tips on what you can do. First Impressions Matter It doesn’t matter if we’re talking potential...

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Brown Thumb?

Brown Thumb?

Sometimes history repeats itself.  While not quite textbook-worthy, you should know that plants are back! Remember the 1970's decorating trend utilizing plants hanging from ceilings, lining bookshelves and filling corners?  Savvy home decorators are at it again with...

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What’s Up in 2019 Home Design

What’s Up in 2019 Home Design

Just as fashion changes each year, so does the list of “must have” for homes. If you’re thinking about selling or remodeling your property, check out the latest and greatest home trends for 2019. Each year paint companies and the Pantone Color Institute announces...

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Be Prepared ‘Cuz Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Be Prepared ‘Cuz Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

In Colorado there’s a lot to think about in the long, cold winter months. Now double that concern when you’re talking about traveling to or living in Grand County, due to the weather extremes we see here (especially from December through March). HOME: Huge dumps and...

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