In this time of recovery here are some websites and telephone numbers that might assist you or someone you know:

FEMA ASSISTANCE To apply for FEMA assistance visit: www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362) TTY: 1-800-462-7585. To find the nearest FEMA Disaster Recovery Center visit:https://egateway.fema.gov/ESF6/ DRCLocator EMERGENCY … [Read more...]

How to Find More Closet Space

Bedrooms, bathrooms, closets - these are the top concerns for potential homeowners on the hunt. If you’re a homeowner pining for more room to stock your clothes, read on for these helpful hints. Reduce. This is the first step to making more room in your closet. We’re … [Read more...]

Repair or Replace? How to Tell

When an appliance or tool breaks, it can often be difficult to decide whether you should repair it or get a new one. The difference in expense can be hard to figure out and the decision can be a struggle. In the following article, Consumer Reports tells us how we can make a … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

These days, it seems everyone is improving their efforts to be more sustainable. From ride sharing to recycling, “green” is on the tip of nearly everyone's tongue. But how green is your home? There are some easy steps you can take to improve the energy efficiency of your … [Read more...]

Building a Basement Garden

Have you always dreamed of having your own vegetable garden, but are sparse on space? You may want to consider building a basement garden. But before you get started, peruse the recent advice from thesimpledollar.com on collecting the highest return on investment for your … [Read more...]

Incorporate Exercise Into Your Day-to-Day Routine

As our schedules continue to become increasingly busy, one of the first things that tends to fall off our to-do lists is finding the time to exercise. While we all know that exercise is an important aspect of a healthy lifestyle, it's easy to come up with numerous reasons to … [Read more...]

Trending: Weird Baby Names

With celebrities these days naming their kids things like Blue Ivy and Bronx Mowglie, it’s no surprise that all sorts of baby names are popping up. My personal favorite celeb baby name? Pilot Inspektor, the son of Jason Lee. While Jason Lee is a funny dude, ensuring his son … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Are you out of ideas? Thinking creatively is no easy task, and many of us find ourselves at a loss when our brains get tired of generating ideas. Need to spark your imagination and develop something new? Refresh your mind and gain a different perspective with these 5 tips to … [Read more...]

List of Public Beaches and State Parks

Through Labor Day (September 3rd):  1) Grayton Beach State Park: https://www.visitsouthwalton.com/listing/grayton-beach-state-park 2) Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: https://www.visitsouthwalton.com/listing/topsail-hill-preserve-state-park *Offering … [Read more...]

Need a New Roof? Check Out This Sustainable Option

Look up! Does that roof of yours need replacing? Eco-friendly options are out there, including the now popular metal roof.   What makes metal green? According to the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), 100 percent—that's right, all—metal roofs are comprised of at least 25 … [Read more...]