Google Destinations

We asked one of the most powerful search engines in the world to show us their new online travel service […]

Parent as CEO

Sometimes we can forget to treat our family with the same respect and principles we treat the people we work […]


Personal safety is going high tech with these safety apps for your phone. You never have to walk alone on […]

The Christmas Museum

Christmas is a time of year that brings us all sorts of memories and feelings, flooding our senses with joy […]

Moving to the Country

Are you a country mouse or a city mouse? We often think of ourselves as one or the other but […]

Training for the Trades

Finding a qualified tradesperson is becoming more and more of a challenge, due to shifts in our national workforce concentration.  […]

The Home Brewer

On HouseSmarts, we’re all about the DIY approach to things.  So why not apply that theory to beer?  Andrea Darlas […]

Living Thru a Home Renovation

We love looking at decorating magazines and dreaming of giving our home a top to bottom renovation. But the reality […]

You Get What You Pay For

Saving money is one of our philosophical pillars on HouseSmarts. However, there are instances where spending a bit more will […]

Preserving America – Orange Mound, TN

History, perseverance and belonging.  These are merely three of the words that describe this special story about a unique neighborhood […]

Wood Works

Whether you’re a casual whittler or tackling more ambitious projects, this story is for you.  Lou caught up with a […]

Holiday Greeting Card Holder

What better way to show your appreciation for the multitude of cards you’ll hopefully receive this year, than a DIY […]