Nick and Silke describe their house sitting experiences and offer tips and advice.
The need to devise an Emergency Binder starts with one simple question: “What if?”.
Do you know what vital information to have on hand in the event of a natural disaster or family emergency? When an unexpected situation… Continue reading
Devastating house fires can happen in an instant, and many begin due to human error.
December, January and February are the leading months for home fires! The U.S. Fire Administration reports that cooking tops the list of residential building… Continue reading
We have been care takers in Hawaii for the past four weeks.
Yes, we feel very lucky to have found a position in paradise. How do you become a care taker you ask? I’m not sure there is a… Continue reading
House sitting and care taking share some of the same principles but they do have some major differences.
In the last few years house sitting has experienced exponential growth in the US and has become a very popular solution for… Continue reading
We are a little over half way through our current house sitting job here in the Southeast part of North Carolina.
The home we are house sitting is located right next to a small, serene swimming lake, no gas motors… Continue reading
We are on another house sitting assignment in North Carolina at the moment. The home is situated right next to a small lake with a vegetable garden and an inside cat named ‘Snow’.
This time we are in… Continue reading
Checking out at least one of the many hiking trails in North Carolina is a must for everyone, even if you’re staying here for just a day or two.
North Carolina has many wonderful, well maintained, hiking trails. You… Continue reading
With over a dozen different websites that connect house sitters to the home owners that need them, a new demand for the market has evolved.
Connecting home owners with house and pet sitters has become easier than ever. You can… Continue reading
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This line taken from Charles Dickens ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ pretty much summarizes everything that we have seen while doing our house sitting job here in… Continue reading
Wooster and Jeeves, the security team here at Steppingstones Resort wanted to write one more guest article for us.
If you’re a faithful reader of this blog then you probably remember their first write up a few weeks ago. For… Continue reading