Articles about House and Home

Air Dragon Portable Air Compressor + Giveaway (US) 7/1

When looking for a gift for my husband, I tend to go practical.  While I know there are men out there who enjoy video games and other toys such as that, the type of gift that is a hit for him is something that is useful.  He used to be a diesel mechanic and we now farm so he works long hours and is always busy fixing things.  He's our go-to for assembling things as well as making repairs.  So as I considered this, I decided the Air Dragon Portable Air Compressor and as soon as my husband saw Read more [...]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

Emily Reviews writers were sent products for gift guide inclusion. All opinions are our own.For the tailgating party or beach loving dad, head over and check out this Handyman Toolbox Beverage Cooler. This fun, toolbox detailed zippered beverage cooler has EVA lining to keep beverages cold, just add some ice!  It holds up to twelve standard size cans or bottles and features a nice wide full opening top to make packing and unpacking a breeze.  Dad will definitely be the talk of the party Read more [...]

Mill Creek Entertainment ~ New June Releases ~ Highway To Heaven & Where On Earth Is Carmen Sandiego

I received DVDs from Mill Creek Entertainment to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own. Work can be stressful, staying home with the kids can get crazy, and life in general is a whirlwind.   Everyone is busy, that's pretty much a given.  However, it's no surprise that watching a favorite show is a popular way to unwind and relax.  Many times over the years, I've turned to Mill Creek Entertainment to help me find great DVDs, some fun classics, and even favorites from Read more [...]

Eco Vessel BOSS Growler {Perfect For Dad!} + Giveaway (US) 6/15

Just lately, my husband has been asking me to find him a really great water bottle.  Previously, he had an insulated plastic one and it just wasn't cutting it any more.  The cover would pop open and the water would taste terrible after less than 12 hours.  Since I've been a huge fan of Eco Vessel bottles for years, I immediately headed to their website to see if they'd have an option that would be sufficient for him.  Thankfully, they came to my rescue! Sending a big thank you to Eco Vessel Read more [...]

5 Reasons To Choose A House With A Yard

I was 18 when I moved into my first apartment. I was excited to be an adult with my own space, but I quickly realized that apartment complex living wasn't for me. I grew up with my mom owning her home and having a large yard. My dad opted to rent, and moved around throughout my childhood but he always had a yard as well.My sister (right) and I (left) playing in our back yard as little kids. I was not prepared for having neighbors sharing walls with me. We had a balcony that we would Read more [...]