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Update on Ladybugs as Natural Pest Control

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 08, 2015

It seemed like an excellent idea in the beginning. Using ladybugs as a form of non-toxic, hypoallergenic, affordable pest control for growing fruits and vegetables … what could...


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Homeowner's Insurance: What it Covers, What it Excludes

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 20, 2015

You pay hundreds of dollars for homeowner's insurance. It's required coverage for everyone who takes out a mortgage, yet people seldom go over the fine print of their policy, to find...


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How to Get Rid of Spider Crickets

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 12, 2015

Beware the attack of the giant mutant crickets! While spider crickets are not actually members of the family of crickets -- or of spiders -- they are excellent jumpers and when frightened,...


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Buying a House? Ask These 9 Questions First

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 04, 2015

Buying a house is a huge decision. Obviously, you want a place that you and your family will love to live in, but it's essential to let your choice be guided by your head at least as...


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10 Tips to Prevent and Treat Insect Stings

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 30, 2015

When I was a child, we spent long, lazy summers in the country with my cousins. The kids all enjoyed running wild and exploring nature. One day nature came a little too close for comfort,...