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Home & Garden
by Melissa
5 months ago
The Benefits Of Container Gardening

When your soil is adverse, or you just don't have the space, container gardening is the next best thing when it comes to still being able to provide fresh grown food to your family. The benefits include promoting a variety of health and wellness activities among yourself and your family.

Home & Garden
by Sookie
8 months ago
How to Make a Mason Jar Lamp - Perfect for the DIY and on the Cheap

If you love the industrial or rustic look, then getting creative doesn’t have to cost a lot of money.  I have been discovering all kinds of ways to add some light to your space that is not only useful but fun and unique and reflects your personality. Enter...

Home & Garden
by Sookie
8 months ago
Awesome Industrial Table Lamps - For Anyone Who Wants Something Different

I personally have always loved the industrial or warehouse look for décor.  I especially love the exposed old brick walls, and the look of the heavy metal, and you don't have to have this type of space to create your own rustic décor. You can purchase faux brick...

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by RoseWrites
8 months ago
Stop Zika: San Francisco Plant (Codiaeum variegatum) Kills Mosquito Eggs and Larvae

Wouldn't you know it, a teen has found a way to kill mosquito eggs and larvae within 24 hours by using a common plant. What's more, the San Francisco plant (aka Codiaeum variegatum aka Garden Croton or Variegated Croton) is super easy to grow indoors and outdoors. It requires hardly any care. I even included a handy make-your-own plant extract recipe to kill mosquito eggs and larvae in and around your own home. Fortunately, on Zazzle, this plant is available for purchase from a reputable, customer-support based company (so I included it within this article).

Home & Garden
by LPerry
9 months ago
Best Portable Mini Fridge For Home, Office Or Travel-5 Electric Coolers For Drinks & Snacks

If you are wondering who has the best portable mini fridge for your home, office, or travel, one of these models might be just right for your needs. These tiny compact refrigerators let you keep your drinks cool while taking up very little space.

Home & Garden
by Carol Ruth Weber
9 months ago
Dressing up the Bathroom Decor in the Abode

Decorating the bathroom can create fresh newness and add a beautiful touch. The simplest things to do to add some newness are changing towels, window treatments, and shower curtains. Be creative with paint and creating new décor out of old furnishings. You can easily coordinate while staying on a budget.

Home & Garden
by Sookie
9 months ago
Outside Pizza Oven - The Ultimate Pizza Party - Purchase or Build Your Own

If pizza is your first love in food, then having an outdoor pizza oven would be on your wish list.  Pizza has come a long way from that greasy cheap take out from around the corner that left you unable to move for hours afterwards, to healthier gourmet...

Home & Garden
by Sookie
10 months ago
How to Organize the Junk Drawer - Find Hidden Treasures and Stop the Tangle Dance

My hubby and I had to move 3 times in the last 5 years for his job, and after the first and second move I got pretty good at packing and organizing.  Not a pro by any means, but I decided when you are paying good money for moving...

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by Sookie
10 months ago
How to Make a Lighthouse Out of Flower Pots - Terra Cotta Pot Lighthouse

You can tweak this craft to work with whatever you have.  The terra cotta clay pots are heavier and less likely to move, but if you use the right paint you can also use plastic flower pots if you weigh the base down with the decorative stones as suggested...

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by Sookie
10 months ago
Snow Melting Mats - Make Your Home Safe in Winter

I personally live in a cold climate and have had my share of falls.  As I have got older I find myself becoming a bit anxious when the bad weather includes freezing rain or snow pellets hits.  I don’t mind doing a bit of snow clearing but that ice...

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by Sookie
11 months ago
Adult Kids Back Home? - Give Them a Compact Mini Fridge for their Room - Stop Kitchen Wars

Times are always changing and sometimes they go full circle.  I remember when I was a teen I couldn’t wait to get out on my own and share an apartment with friends.  Things just seemed more affordable back then, although there would have been 4 of us squeezed into...

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by Leigh Goessl
11 months ago
How to Get Rid of Icky Bed Bugs

Bed bug epidemics resurfaced with a vengeance in the United States in recent years. What to do if you find these icky bugs in your home.

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by Sookie
1 year ago
Folding Attic Stairs - Enter the Attic Safely - Even With Small Openings

Older style houses used to have almost an entire floor that was known as the attic space.  There would be this huge door basically on the ceiling of the second floor that you pulled down and basically just hopped up the stairs. Although there are still homes like...

Home & Garden
by andrewmacia
1 year ago
8 Amazing Small Space Hacks

In this articles, you will find 8 great tips for making the most of the space you have in your home.

Home & Garden
by Sookie
1 year ago
Pedestal Sink Cabinet - Instantly Create a Portable Under Sink Vanity - Perfect For Rental Homes - No Construction or Harm to Walls

Many bathrooms have these awesome looking pedestal sinks that simplifies the room and look great, but what about storage?  If you are finding that you have to get creative with things like toilet paper and cleaners and don’t want them cluttering up the space, then you may want to check out other storage options.

Home & Garden
by Sookie
1 year ago
Unique Ceiling Fans - Include Them as Part of Your Room Design and Make the Room POP

Ceiling fans are very useful for moving air around.  They can push the heat down from the ceilings in the winter, especially high vaulted ceilings, or they can keep the air moving in the hot weather.  But they don’t have to look utilitarian.

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by Sookie
1 year ago
How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies - Arm Yourself and Win The War!

It is that time of year again in my home, when the fresh local produce is coming to the markets.  I love to have room temperature produce in my fruit bowls and on my counter.  But up until now, I was forced to place my fruit in the refrigerator because of nasty fruit fly invasions. 

Home & Garden
by Sookie
1 year ago
Attic Self Storage - Quick and Easy Ways to Turn Your Attic into Much Needed Storage Safely

Perhaps you have had a complete clean out and organized your home, if so pat yourself on the back as this can be a huge undertaking. But what to do with the things you wish to keep?  Bulky items, seasonal items, off season sports gear and more?  Consider...

Home & Garden
by Sookie
1 year ago
How to Make Your Own Bathroom Vanity - Using a Vessel Sink - Perfect Upcycle Project

A vessel sink sits on top of the vanity surface.  You have probably have seen these in home shows and hardware store setups and they are gorgeous and maybe thought “too expensive for me”! The best part is that you really don’t have to invest in an expensive...

Home & Garden
by Sookie
1 year ago
Wall Mounted Bathroom Vanity - A Floating Vanity Gives the Impression of Space and Clean Lines

Now that the cooler weather is here in my neck of the woods, we have decided to turn our attention to some much needed indoor work. We have decided to upgrade the bathroom sink and vanity as they have seen better days, but were overwhelmed by all the...

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