Gardening with Kids: How to Get Started

by First Security Mortgage // March 14, 2017

Even if you don’t have a lot of space – or a green thumb – gardening with kids is a great way to introduce them to where food comes from or to give them the joy of planting seeds (or plants) and watching them grow.

I’ve grown plants, flowers, fruit and vegeta...

Front Door Make-Over – Using online tools to pick paint colors

by First Security Mortgage // January 16, 2017

By Jerusalem Jackson Greer

Buying a new home can be both thrilling and overwhelming – so many creative and practical decisions to make, and so little time and often too little cash flow with which to make them happen. At times – it can seem as if making one wrong decisio...

Ideas for Fun Christmas Parties

by First Security Mortgage // December 13, 2016

Who doesn't love a good party? Every year at Christmas, we host a gathering of friends and family in our home. It's a festive time of food and laughter. And since it's a holiday party, everyone makes time to come. While we may get busy during the year, we set aside the holidays as ...

Gift Ideas for New Homeowners

by First Security Mortgage // December 13, 2016

There's something about the holiday season that makes us nostalgic. As the year comes to a close, we look to mark milestones of the past year. Whether you've moved into a new home and want to commemorate the occasion this Christmas, or you're looking for a gift for someone who rece...

Using Pinterest to Curate Your Home

by First Security Mortgage // August 30, 2016

Whether you're working on a new build or just redoing a room, there are so many ideas out there that it can feel overwhelming. How do you start forming an idea of something you can create in your house? Read More

Flowerbed Renovation

by First Security Mortgage // June 24, 2016

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "“Earth laughs in flowers.”" I need more laughs in my life, so I’'m tackling this long-neglected mess of a flowerbed. Read More