The Process of Dealing With Aging Parents Estate
As I was researching resources for people dealing with their parents estate, I came across the unfortunately truncated title above. Look, I know that having parents in transition can be overwhelming, but honestly. It doesn’t have to come to ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 26, 2015 in Home and Family
Home Decor: Creative Kids Bedrooms
Fun Bedroom Ideas for Your Kids
Decorating your child’s bedroom can be a great way to give kids a fun and imaginative world to live in while also providing parents with a place to spend time with the family and relieve stress.
Below are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 23, 2015 in Home and Family
Holistic Houseplants for Your Home
Your home should be a sanctuary, but this may not be the case. Unseen toxins and dirt can pollute the air in your home, putting you and your family at increased risk for getting sick and feeling tired and stressed. Chief among them, surprisingly, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 16, 2015 in Home and Family
Perfect Indianapolis Date Night Ideas for Empty Nesters
Your empty nest may come furnished with a variety of emotions: relief, sadness, joy, loneliness, excitement.
This time of life can feel quiet one moment, and extremely busy and fulfilling the next. You might be selling your home or moving to a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 22, 2015 in Home and Family
How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Venue
Here at Home to Indy, we work with a lot of newly-engaged couples looking to purchase their first home. It's such an exciting time in their lives, and we love being part of it!
If wedding bells are in your near future, you’re likely ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 19, 2015 in Home and Family
7 Ideas and Tools to Help You Create a Family Budget
The hardest part of creating a family budget is knowing where to start, and actually getting started. There are so many tools, methods, and advice for how to do this, that we decided to do a roundup of some of the best.
But first, why should you ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 12, 2015 in Home and Family
Valentine's Day for the Romantically-Challenged on a Budget
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. It may not be your favorite holiday if you're a bit romantically-challenged. It might be even more difficult if you're on a tight budget with the purchase of a recent home (or if you're saving up for a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 29, 2015 in Home and Family
A Guide to Childproofing Your Home
Ensuring Safety at Home: How to Child-proof Your House
The safest place for your child should be your home. However your home can pose a lot of threats to your littles, especially during their youngest years. Whether you’re new parents or just ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 6, 2015 in Home and Family
What to DIY for your Wedding and What to Leave to the Pros
Here at Home to Indy, we work with a lot of engaged couples who are looking for their first home together. We understand that paying for a wedding and purchasing a house simultaneously can be expensive, which is why we're all for saving a few ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 23, 2014 in Home and Family
Beyond Blue or Pink: Creative Nursery Paint Ideas from Pinterest
Oftentimes, families that we serve here at Home to Indy are looking to upsize their home because they're expanding their family, which means they're usually looking to add a few bedrooms. Even as we tour potential houses, couples will comment about ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 25, 2014 in Home and Family
Feeding Your Family: Farm to Table and Container Gardening
If you've purchased a new home recently, you're likely considering some upgrades - like painting a few rooms or even bigger projects like tearing down walls. (For those, you might considering hiring a repair specialist.) Other projects are much more ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 18, 2014 in Home and Family
Bleeding Blue: How to Throw the Best Colts Party
It's Fall, which means it's football season. If you're in or around Indianapolis, chances are that you are a Colts fan just like we are here at Home to Indy. One of the best ways to celebrate your new home is to have people over. So why not host a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 14, 2014 in Home and Family
How to Choose Children's Extracurricular Activities
We proudly serve a lot of families here at Home to Indy. Parents often ask us to recommend local extracurricular activities for their children. But with so many amazing options (from theater to sports to music), how is a parent to choose?
There are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 14, 2014 in Home and Family
Summer's Best Refresher: Must Try Drink Recipes
Summer is here, and it's hot — so what do we need? Something cold to drink. Here are some of our favorite summer drink recipes. Some are fast and classic, some are quite luxurious and need a little bit of patience. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 5, 2014 in Home and Family
5 Fun Back to School Ideas from Pinterest
It's hard to believe, but it's back to school time here in Indiana. Backpacks have been filled with new supplies; new tennis shoes have been purchased; and #2 pencils have been sharpened in preparation for the big day.
Here at Home to Indy, we ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 3, 2014 in Home and Family
Not Worth the Money: 6 Baby Products You (Probably) Don't Need
We serve (and love) a lot of young families. Oftentimes, they are upgrading to a bigger home because their family is expanding. It's our joy to help them purchase their first (or sometimes second or third) home and watch their precious families grow....
Posted by Paula Henry on July 24, 2014 in Home and Family
Top Little League Programs in Indianapolis
It's summer time, which means that it's prime baseball season! Parents everywhere are spending hours at the ball fields cheering on their little ones' teams. What's not to love? Kids get to learn camraderie and sportsmanship while parents revel in ...
Posted by Paula Henry on July 13, 2014 in Home and Family
Father's Day in Indianapolis - Treat Your Dad
Make Father’s Day Extra Special in Indianapolis
With Father’s Day fast approaching, I’m sure a lot of you are thinking about what to get dad this year. While it’s easy to get him another gift like a tie or a shirt, why not ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 27, 2014 in Home and Family
Graduation Photographers in Indianapolis
Walt Disney once said “Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.” Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second. It helps us appreciate ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 20, 2014 in Home and Family
Celebrating Mother's Day in Indianapolis
She is the most beautiful person in the world. The one who makes us feel most loved despite our faults and shortcomings. A woman who has the ability to touch our hearts like nobody else can. Who am I talking about? Mom, of course. Mother’s ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 9, 2014 in Home and Family