How to Create a Fantastic Patio

How to Create a Fantastic Patio It’s Patio Time! The love of a balmy, breezy spring day is universal. A fabulous, welcoming patio can be created with a little thought, a little elbow grease and any budget! You don’t have to be a millionaire to have a beautiful outdoor space. Let’s start at the beginning, shall we? Planning What are your go-to activities? Are you the Martha Stewart of entertaining? Are you a homebody who would rather read alone on a windowseat? Are you the Monopoly Queen, always challenging your kids to a game? Maybe you are the barbecue guru and adore eating outdoors. Whatever your daily adventures entail, this is what you want to translate to your patio space. If you’re all about friends, you’ll need to consider seating for many, yet open space for guests to mix and mingle. If you are a ‘foodie’, then the Bar-B-Que area might be THEE most important part of the patio to you....

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning Every Room in your House

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning Every Room in Your House Spring Cleaning can be a daunting task. Where to start? That is the question! First, organize your supplies. Next, take one room at a time, deciding where you want to start. The next step is to check out these three tips you’ll want to use for Spring Cleaning every room in your house! Step One- Remove what doesn’t belong! Stand in the doorway of the room. What doesn’t belong? First, get a laundry basket for all the straggling shoes, clothes, toys, books, etc. Then, take a bigger look! What big things don’t belong? Do you hate that picture on the wall every time you look at it? Is the table you hauled in from the garage to build puzzles on last Christmas still set up and piled with junk? Those things need to go. If you’re sick of that rug by the door, get rid of that...

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Organizing

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Organizing “It’s OVERWHELMING”. That’s what you are thinking, right? When you stand in the doorway of the office and see boxes stacked to the ceiling on the right, bins of nameless junk to the left, and pile upon pile of papers, books, and bags everywhere else that MUST be organized, it’s overwhelming. Translate this scenario to any room in the house–it doesn’t matter, and I’m sure the one word for organizing the chaos that does NOT come to mind is, EASY. Take heart friends! Miss Moxie to the Rescue! I’m going to give you a CHEAT SHEET…A SUPER EASY SYSTEM, to turn your chaos into order! Here we go! STEP 1- CLEAR and PURGE  Clear the room, closet, or cupboard completely. If it’s too big to clear entirely, as in the kitchen, or a 3-car garage, take a section at a time…One bank of cupboards, one drawer, or just the toolbench. Get rid...

Smart Guide to Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen

Smart Guide to Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen You know the daily kitchen cleaning drill: Load the dishwasher; Wash the big stuff by hand; Throw away anything from the fridge that’s growing green and fuzzy; Wipe down the countertops….basic enough.  Today we are delving into the nasty side of kitchen upkeep-the ‘once a year’ stuff: aka Spring Cleaning! It’s time to grab a cup of coffee and a notepad and make a plan on what you will actually want to do to make your kitchen NEW HOME CLEAN again! The LIST: Here we go! I can help you with what to do, and even how to do it. The DOING is up to you! If you are “big task squeamish”, or work 70 hours a week, MOXIE Girl can help! Feel free to give us a call! The Refrigerator Take everything out, Throw away old food, outdated condiments, old box of baking soda you were using to freshen. Take...