If there's one thing better than floating and soaking in your own swimming pool, it may be doing it in the middle of a lush, green oasis. A pool enclosure doesn't have to prevent your planting ambitions. In fact, depending on the enclosure style, it may… More »
Karie Lapham Fay
Karie Fay earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in law from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. After growing up in construction and with more than 30 years in the field, she believes a girl can swing a hammer with the best of them. She enjoys "green" or innovative solutions and unusual construction.
Fireplace doors aren't merely for looks or to reduce heat loss through your chimney. They are meant to protect you as well, keeping stray sparks from flying out -- or little hands wandering in. But shattered glass isn't exactly safe. If your fireplace… More »
Termites are the worst of uninvited guests: They sneakily invade your home, eat constantly and eventually inflect severe damage on the house, given free reign. Storing firewood improperly -- especially near the house -- is almost like a red carpet invitation.… More »
If you've ever wondered if there's something else you can substitute for your laundry softener, there is. Perhaps you like the thought of using natural products in your laundry, or you simply run out of what you have and need something in a pinch. Either… More »
Rust is not always the enemy. When it comes to making your favorite item look authentically old, a spot or two of rust makes all the difference. A sterile-looking metal chest or a rustic wood cabinet with shiny new hinges and knobs, for instance, transform… More »
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Monticello, - BS Psychology w/ minor in CJ
Concentrated in people sciences (Law, Sociology, Anthropology) was also Student Tutor, Commentary Editor for The Voice (student paper) and heavily focused on writing. Helped Sociology professor with research for text book she was writing.