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How to Care for Roses

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Roses have an unwarranted reputation as being picky flowers. Some gardeners who have always admired roses have avoided planting them because they hear that roses are too hard to grow. The truth is roses can be just as easy as any other flower as long as you know how to care for them. Check out the information below to get ... Read More »

5 Ways to Protect Your Home While On Vacation

If anything can go wrong it will happen while you’re on vacation, right? – which is perhaps the reason 80% of burglaries take place when their owners are away. Coming home from a Mediterranean cruise, honeymoon or safari can be gloomy. But nothing spoils a good vacation more than coming home to find you’ve been the victim of a crime.  ... Read More »

5 Steps to Hosting a Successful Garage Sale

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Summer’s well underway, and with warmer weather beckoning us to spend more time outside, you may be thinking about hosting a garage sale. If so, you’ve made a great choice! Garage sales are a great for: Incentivizing you to clean your house Making money from household items you no longer use Keeping usable materials out of the waste stream Getting ... Read More »

Features To Add While Building Your New Home

Building a home provides an amazing opportunity to including everything you could need or want. Many types of additions are easier and more affordable to add while the home is being built, rather than waiting until it is complete and performing a renovation. By adding features to the home during the construction process, you can save money and frustration in ... Read More »

Backyard Design To Promote A Healthy Family

Spending time outside to eat, talk and play bonds family members — from small kids to adults — in incredible ways. With that in mind, how can you design your backyard to be an inviting, activity-boosting space where the whole family wants to spend time? Here’s a look at some key tips for turning your backyard into a favorite family ... Read More »

5 Tips That Work When Staging Your Home

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Home staging is an important part of selling your home. Especially with the upcoming generation of home buyers, visuals are everything. Most times, a prospect will first find your house on Trulia or Zillow (or one of hundreds of other sites) so staging each photo to show how a room can be used and it’s size will be a determining ... Read More »

Easy Meal Prep for the Week

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The success of a healthy lifestyle is almost entirely dependent upon the food that you use to fuel your body – without fresh, satisfying options on hand, it’s easy to fall off the wagon. That’s why so many health-conscious people sing the praises of meal prep. An afternoon’s worth of cooking, packaging and preparing for the week ahead will make ... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Soap

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You should pay close attention to the quality of food you put into your body. Equally important are the types of products you use on your skin from day-to-day. Perhaps you haven’t really thought about the kind of soap you use to wipe away dirt and grime, but you should understand what ingredients are in your soap every time you ... Read More »

10 Tasty Zoodle Recipes That Make Eating Healthy Easy

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Zoodles, or noodles made from zucchini, are the newest trend in healthy eating. Replacing high-carb and high-calorie pasta, zoodles offer a healthy and unique alternative for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can create your zoodles by hand or invest in a spiralizer to make zoodles in no-time. Once you have zoodles, you can experiment with hundreds of recipes. Keep reading ... Read More »

5 Unseen Hazards That Are Lurking in Your Home

If you and your family should feel safe in any place, it is your own home. However, that home may harbor unseen hazards that can impact your health and the health of those you love. Mold Although mold isn’t usually a problem, if left to grow in a moist environment, it can present health hazards to you and your family. ... Read More »

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