Monthly Archives: April 2016

Gift Ideas for a Handy DIY Mom

Is your Mom a do-it-yourselfer? Here are some gift ideas for gardening and decorating that she’ll probably enjoy. They’re clever and useful products that make a special gift for any handy mom. The best part is she’ll smile and think … Continue reading

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Plant a Tree for Arbor Day, April 29

If you’re considering planting a tree, the best resource we’ve seen is, the Web site of the National Arbor Day Foundation. You’ll learn everything you want to know about planting trees and can use their online guide to identify … Continue reading

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Get Your Garage Organized

Today a garage means different things to different people. It can exist to protect a car or to create a man cave, but for most of us it’s somewhere in between. As young marrieds we didn’t have a garage with … Continue reading

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Grass Growing Advice from Grass Seed USA

To create a lush green landscape keep your grass healthy and in tip top shape with these helpful hints from the experts at Grass Seed USA, a coalition of American grass seed farmers. These are 3 easy peasy takeaways any … Continue reading

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April Home Maintenance Checklist

At this time of year it’s a good idea to take some time to make inspections and clean and maintain some of the well used systems of your home. Take a look at these 11 chores and make your own … Continue reading

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