Alexa, set the outside temperature to 75 degrees, add a pleasant breeze, bring out the sun and crack a cold beverage for me.
Didn’t work for you either, did it? Oh well—the warmer weather most of us love is back on its way anyway! And for gadget hounds, that might mean finding new enhancements for your patio setup. From a rockin’ new Bluetooth speaker to outdoor lighting to a brand-new way to bird watch, what’s truly innovative this spring and summer in the Internet of Things? Grab your flip-flops and your grilling spatula and let’s go see. Read More
No matter how large or how small your backyard is, this all-important area can be transformed into an oasis of peace or a paradise for play with some careful planning and a moderate investment of time and money. Read More
Our backyard is a great place for you and your family to unwind and have fun. Of course, you have to work at making it one. A bare backyard isn’t likely to do much for you, so make an effort and spend some money to convert your backyard into an enchanting oasis that will provide you, your loved ones, and even your friends an outdoor getaway just a few feet out of your house’s back door. Read More
For many homeowners, the backyard starts as a blank slate. Transforming it from your everyday yard to an outdoor oasis is a great way to get the most out of your property and add to its value. When your greenspace feels like an extension of your home, you’ll be more likely to spend time outdoors making memories with family and friends. But even the most well-appointed alfresco living spaces can feel cold and uninviting. If a cozy, welcoming feel is what you’re after, you’ll love the following ideas, which prove that it doesn’t take a ton of money or effort to make your outdoor space pop. Read More