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Painting Basics
on August 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm / in Around The Home, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Home Seller Tips, Home Selling Tips, Painting Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Painting Basics

Paint Primer  Whether you’re a DIY type of house painter or if you’re handing off the job, you still should know some paint basics. After all, even if you don’t lift a brush or roller, you’ll still want to know what’s in your paint, and how it’s stored. The biggest changes in paint go beyond the latest colors. Instead, many […]

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Indestructible Dog Toy: Lion & Elephant Tested. Dog Approved.
on November 22, 2016 at 10:44 pm / in Around The Home, Home & Garden Tips, Pet Tips, Product Buying Guide & Reviews

Indestructible Dog Toy: Lion & Elephant Tested. Dog Approved.

A dog toy even a lion a tiger and an elephant can’t destroy — much less your dog I’ve got a couple of German shepherds who scoff at the idea of a supremely durable dog toy. There’s nothing these two can’t shred, rip or pulverize before you can say “sit and stay.” And then Varsity ball entered their lives and […]

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US Postal Service Holiday Shipping Deadlines
on November 22, 2016 at 10:32 pm / in Around The Home, Holiday Tips, Home & Garden Tips

US Postal Service Holiday Shipping Deadlines

For most of us, the holiday season includes frantically shipping packages to friends and loved ones hoping they make it in time. To help you this year, we’ve gathered up the most recent U.S. Postal Service holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic and international destinations. Let’s get our gifts into those waiting hands on time this year! (that means […]

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Fix Your Own Jammed Garbage Disposal
on February 12, 2015 at 7:40 am / in Around The Home, Home Repair Tips, Money Saving Tips

Fix Your Own Jammed Garbage Disposal

It happens at one time or another to all of us who own a garbage disposal. The whole shebang comes to a grinding halt, and you’re left wondering if you’ll have to call a service tech. Relax. In most cases there’s an easy fix that you easily can do yourself. Reset If your disposal stops working, first try the reset button. […]

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Puppy Proof Your New Home
on February 12, 2015 at 7:32 am / in Around The Home, Home & Garden Tips, Lifestyle Tips

Puppy Proof Your New Home

Now that you have your ideal home with that terrific back yard, it’s time for a little family addition. Yay, it’s a puppy! But, to ensure that your little fluff ball doesn’t morph into a total home wrecker, follow these tips. Not only will they keep your favorite shoes and chair in perfect condition, but they also could save your new pup’s life.  Ideally, when you’re […]

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3 Easy Ways Add Ambiance With New Light Fixtures
on January 2, 2015 at 1:45 pm / in Around The Home, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

3 Easy Ways Add Ambiance With New Light Fixtures

Light is an important design element that can be used to influence your interior decor in a number of ways. In fact, you can experience a major transformative change on the overall style and ambiance of a room by making a few simple lighting changes.

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Geting Kids Outside: Start A Veggie Patch Project Today
on May 9, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Around The Home, Gardening Tips, Outdoor Living, Projects & Tips

Geting Kids Outside: Start A Veggie Patch Project Today

Thinking about ways to engage your children in gardening and educational opportunities outside of the classroom?

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Tips for Saving Money & Water this Spring
on April 11, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Around The Home, Gardening Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Homeowner Tips, Landscaping Tips, Money Saving Tips

Tips for Saving Money & Water this Spring

Water is the planet’s most precious resource. Access to clean water is a privilege that, unfortunately, many people still take for granted.

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Tips For Adding Color To Your Home Without Doing Too Much
on April 7, 2014 at 5:30 pm / in Around The Home, Home Decorating Tips, Painting Tips

Tips For Adding Color To Your Home Without Doing Too Much

There is a fine line between adding color to your home décor and using too much color, so that you feel like you are living inside a rainbow.

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Springtime Lawn Prep – The Perfect Time to Start
on March 28, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Around The Home, Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Springtime Lawn Prep – The Perfect Time to Start

If you live in a climate where your yard has been hibernating for months, then you’re probably ready for warmer weather and a hint of green outside your kitchen window.

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