DIY Christmas Decorations for Your New Home

Building a new home is an exciting undertaking, and one that can provide plenty of comfort and joy for you and your family, especially during the holiday season. But a new home can also leave you a little short on disposable income, and during the Christmas season, you may be looking into more DIY gift … read more “DIY Christmas Decorations for Your New Home”

Open Layouts that are Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

Now that Halloween’s over, it’s officially time to start planning for Thanksgiving, and even start thinking about Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, etc! If you’re hosting guests for Thanksgiving this year, then you’re probably well aware of the fact of just how great open floor plans are – and there’s no time that the conveniences of … read more “Open Layouts that are Perfect for Holiday Entertaining”

Cozy Home Essentials for Your New Home This Winter

In the Northwest, fall is a beautiful time of year and we’re already starting to feel a chill in the air, which means winter is just around the corner. With cooler months ahead, we know that you’re likely to spend more time indoors where it’s warm and comfortable. Here are some of our favorite cozy … read more “Cozy Home Essentials for Your New Home This Winter”

Family Fun Holiday Events in the Northwest

The holidays are upon us, which means tree lighting ceremonies, charity drives, and musical festivities throughout the month of December. If you’re living in the Pacific Northwest, here are some family fun holiday events happening near you.   Holiday Events in Oregon Oregon is a very romantic place to spend the holiday season, with towering … read more “Family Fun Holiday Events in the Northwest”

Stress-Free Entertaining This Holiday Season

From our Hayden Homes family, some great tips on ensuring your holiday season is as stress-free as possible! If you’re excited about having people in your brand new home for the holidays, then you’re probably stressing over what you can to ensure that your holiday season is as stress-free and smooth as possible. Here are some tips for … read more “Stress-Free Entertaining This Holiday Season”

Get Your Home Ready for the Winter with this Simple Checklist

As temperatures cool throughout the Pacific Northwest, now’s the perfect time to start thinking about what things you’ll need to do to get your new home ready for winter. To help keep things simple, we’ve created this simple winter-ready checklist to help in preparing your home for the winter. Start early and avoid having to … read more “Get Your Home Ready for the Winter with this Simple Checklist”

Preparing Your Landscaping for Winter

You’ve worked hard to get your yard, garden, and other aspects of your new home’s landscape looking great. You want to make sure that’s not all lost as soon as freezing temperatures hit! As temperatures continue to cool, now’s the perfect time to start preparing your landscape for winter in the Northwest. Here are some things to do … read more “Preparing Your Landscaping for Winter”

Valentine’s Day for the Kids

If you are a parent, grandparent, or have a child you like to spoil every now and then, Valentine’s Day is an exciting opportunity to plan something special for the little ones in your life. Here are some ideas for some fun Valentine’s Day activities that all kids will love. Decorate the Home Decorating is … read more “Valentine’s Day for the Kids”

Protecting Your Home from Icicles and Ice Dams During the Winter Months

One of the best things about living in a state with four seasons is the change in weather and the beauty that accompanies it, ranging from bright white snow to the green leaves of spring. But living in a state where temperatures drop below freezing has some downsides, too, including the risk of icicles and … read more “Protecting Your Home from Icicles and Ice Dams During the Winter Months”

5 Tips for Cleaning Up and Organizing After the Holidays

The holidays bring us happy memories, parties, festive decor and gifts from those we love. After the busyness of the season dies down, many realize that the new holiday decor items and gifts they have acquired do not have a place. Some of these new items are large, bulky and take up a lot of … read more “5 Tips for Cleaning Up and Organizing After the Holidays”