When spring break came, no one knew they wouldn’t go back to school in a week. My wake up call came when Rosa called. She needed help getting online to start homeschooling. After a short conversation, she forwarded a text message sent to her mom. What you need to know is her mom is really … Read More
Share Your Homeowner Stories & Get the Support You Want
Each of us is unique from the moment we're born. We have vastly different experiences based on our birth family. Were you the oldest (that's me), youngest or somewhere in the middle?
Other influences include the house(s) and neighborhood(s) where you grew up, the schools you went to, the religious traditions you followed, your friends and jobs you held while living with your parents.
Stories About Your Homeowner Journey
Then one day you move into your own apartment or house. Whether you choose solo living, roommates and/or a significant other, you now have the opportunity to make decisions about your home.
We're offering a forum for women homeowners to share their stories. You can ask questions, get advice on your home challenges plus emotional as it's easier when you know you're not alone.
We see and read about homeowner emergencies all the time. We just never imagine it happening to our house … until one day, it happens. Last week it happened to me when I got a phone call about a flooded house, my brand new house in Florida. While I was in Maine helping my sister, … Read More
There are many house building mistakes you can make, especially when you design your own house. Design mistakes are common which is why blueprints are so important when building a house. It’s your opportunity to see how all the pieces fit together. These plans enable you to identify and fix problems more cheaply than moving walls after the … Read More
We all dream about the things we would change in our home if time and money were limitless. And then there’s reality, as we all have budget and calendar limitations. Maria understands these challenges. She was once the publisher and editor of a home industry magazine, Builder Design Center Magazine. Maria had a budget for … Read More
Maria’s home buying journey started about a year ago. She closed on her new home last week and I joined them for the final walk through, to take photos and finally see the inside of the house. Maria is beyond thrilled with the renovations planned for this house. This seemed like the perfect opportunity for … Read More
Buying a house is exciting and a bit scary, especially if you’re buying your first house. There are lots of people that want to help you through this process. But you’re the one who’s going to live in the house, so understanding your home buying priorities should be your first decision, along with deciding how much you can afford … Read More
It’s been over three years since my divorce, and I’d say I’m pretty close to recovered now. I’d also say it’s taken me a long time to come to terms with how my life has changed. It wasn’t quick and definitely not easy. But for those facing similar challenges, here are some bits of advice to help you … Read More
Some people might say that surviving divorce has nothing to do with a website with home tips site for women. That’s just not true. Many aspects of my divorce affected my then-current home, my decisions about where to live, and the pain of the process itself. Because in a divorce, you don’t just lose your husband. With … Read More
The content below may have been sponsored and/or may contain referral links. Click to read disclosure policy for more info. Meet Gabby Luoma, CPA and visionary for her company GMLCPA, offering accounting services that leverage online financial tools. Gabby is a busy mom, who shares parenting with her husband Dwayne. They have two daughters, Rebecca who’s away at … Read More
Many people lost their homes with the economic collapse in the late 2000’s. Each of us learned different things from these catastrophic events, whether you were affected directly or had friends you supported through the collapse. Here is one young family’s amazing story about how they’re rebuilding their life in a tiny house, something they know seems … Read More