Five Houseplants to Boost Your Health

Rosemary and oranges

Add houseplants like rosemary to your home and you may just notice your mood lift and your health improve! (Photo courtesy Canva)

I’m crazy about houseplants. They bring nature into my home, brighten my living space, and replenish my oxygen supply. But more than that, their simple beauty brings me joy, and I love nurturing them along and watching them grow. But did you know that they have other health benefits too? Here are five plants you should add to your windowsill today to improve your life. Read more of this post

How to Make Your Bath Towels Last for Years in 10 Simple Steps

Towels with hibiscus

Show your towels a little love and keep them soft and vibrant for years to come. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Although bath towels are a necessity, ever since I worked retail and spent hours folding them in the home goods department, I’ve always considered them as more of a luxury. That’s because there’s something quite delicious about a plush, soft, absorbent towel against your skin. Regardless of the brand or price you pay, however, they eventually seem to lose their fluffiness and absorbency. Does that mean you should toss them out and buy new ones? Not necessarily. Here are 10 things you can do to extend the life of your towels and use them for years to come. Read more of this post

Coppell Celebrates Our Planet During Earth Fest [PHOTOS]

Heather in the Coppell Community Garden

Heather takes time to smell the flowers at the Coppell Community Garden during ecoCoppell Earth Fest. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Festival season is in full swing here in Texas. The weather is warm. The flowers are blooming. And everyone is looking for reasons to get out of the house and enjoy Spring. Yesterday, we headed to Coppell along with hundreds of other folks for Earth Fest, a celebration of the city’s commitment to the environment.  Read more of this post

Welcome To Haven House

We have settled into our new pad in Massachusetts and many of you have asked what our new home looks like. As a result, we filmed this short video for you to enjoy. Check out the guest quarters here at Haven House, because the room is ready for you when you visit the South Coast this summer.

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Transporting Belongings Across State Lines Gives Jathan and Heather the Moving Truck Blues

Heather is a little woman at the wheel

At only 4’9″ Heather is already a small, but put her behind the wheel of a big truck and suddenly she’s like Lily Tomlin’s Edith Ann! (Photo © Jathan Fink/Jadeworks Entertainment)

Moving is hard. Just ask us! Even as prepared as we thought we were when we decided to transplant ourselves from Ohio to Texas, we never imagined that the task could be so daunting! Read more of this post