KID’S PLAYROOM

KID’S PLAYROOM

If you have the space for it, a kids playroom is a great investment. My wife, Trish, taught me that it’s important for children to have their own space where imagination and playtime can be at an all time high. Plus, this means less of a mess in the rest of your home!...
TRAVEL TIPS

TRAVEL TIPS

How do you pack for a trip? This is something that I struggle with due to the wide range of activities I usually do on vacation. During the day, I will be hiking but at night we will be out at a nice dinner or exploring the town. It’s hard to know what to pack and how...
MY FAVORITE PART OF BARGAIN MANSIONS PART 2

MY FAVORITE PART OF BARGAIN MANSIONS PART 2

If you didn’t get a chance to read my favorite parts of Bargain Mansions part 1 click HERE. It truly was difficult narrowing down the list of my favorite parts of each of the Bargain Mansion homes. I think my daughter is talented (No, I’m not just biased!) and I liked...
COLORADO HOME

COLORADO HOME

A few years ago, I purchased a condo in Fraser Colorado located just north of Winter Park. Originally built in 1980, to less than strict building codes, we decided to completely gut it and start over. Built primarily for rental purposes, it hadn’t seen a lot of...
GET TO KNOW ME

GET TO KNOW ME

Hi,​ ​I’m​ ​Ward​ ​Schraeder-​ ​a​ ​husband,​ ​father,​ ​grandfather,​ ​home​ ​renovator,​ ​television co-host​ ​and​ ​​tool​ ​junkie​​ ​living​ ​in​ ​Salina,​ ​Kansas.​ ​I​ ​married​ ​my​ ​beautiful​ ​wife,​ ​Trish,​ 44​ ​years​ ​ago​ ​and​ ​we​ ​have four wonderful...