Children are curious about things around the house especially when there are items that are new to their eyes. Over 3.4 million children get into home accidents such as falls, burns, and other injuries in a year in the US. Home injuries are common, but with some care and changes within your home, accidents can be prevented. It can be stressful and overwhelming to find areas in your home that need to be modified in order to keep your home child-proof. Here are some tips on how to make your Austin home safe for kids.
1. Baby Monitor
Baby monitors are a great security tool if you're keeping an eye on your toddler while your doing chores or if you're working in another room. Instead of tiptoeing silently and peeking in the nursery every couple of…
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For many, Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season. Wondering what to do and where to get a family feast for Thanksgiving in Austin? We've got you covered with ideas with some activities, places where you can order dinner, and charities to give back to.
1. Last Minute Pumpkin Patch
There are some farms that are open where you can snap some sweet family photos. Sweet Berry Farms in Marble Falls offers a Thanksgiving event from November 12th to November 28th that includes a Hayride, Paint-a-Pumpkin, Stuff a Scarecrow, Maze, Barrel Train, and more. Prices range from $2 to $18. Graff 7A Ranch, home of the South Texas Maze is open through November 28 for some family adventure and Fall fun. Activities include a…
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Livability, stunning scenic views, and top-rated schools are some of the main factors why neighborhoods located in Northwest Austin are sought-out by home buyers and renters. This fast-growing area in Austin offers a serene, quiet, and family-friendly environment. Most neighborhoods are just a couple of minutes away from Austin tech companies, shopping, dining, and event venues.
Homes in Northwest Austin features spacious floor plans, vacant lots perfect for mansions, and green spaces for fitness activities and relaxation. If you are looking for a neighborhood in Northwest Austin, you've come to the right place for we'll be listing down the best neighborhoods in Northwest Austin.
1. Avery RanchAvery Ranch is a 1,800-acre master-planned…
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By Desiree Miller
A no-maintenance yard is just a dream, but a low-maintenance yard? Totally possible, even in Austin’s sometimes-challenging climate.
What you need is a yard that can withstand the scorching summers, flash floods of spring and fall, and the occasional hard freeze of winter. It sounds like a tall order, but here are six low maintenance landscaping ideas for your Austin home.
6 Steps to a Low-Maintenance Austin Yard
1. Rain Garden
Flash floods are just a matter of when in Austin. The more permeable cover you have -- meaning ground that absorbs water -- the less likely the excess water will end up in your street or your house.
A rain garden is the perfect answer -- a garden in a small depression in the ground, that…
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Are you planning to purchase, build, or renovate a home for your senior family members? Will they be living with you so you have to do some changes to make your home friendly for them? For the elderly, a home that is safe, comfortable, and accessible to live in is the most important factor. There are several things you need to consider when making a senior-friendly home for your loved ones.
Keep in mind the mobility and dexterity of the elderly living within the house since there could be some daily activities that may be easy for you but due to their old age, might not be suitable for them. Consider the following design options that will make the home safe and secure for the elderly. Here are some tips and tricks that can be very useful to create a…
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