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How Did Your Garden Grow This Year?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 11, 2014

Now is the time. While the events of this summer's garden are still fresh in your mind, take the chance to list the season's successes … along with not-so-stellar moments. A...


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Create Easy Eco-Friendly Décor Accents with Fall Fruit

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 11, 2014

With the change of season, you're probably looking for a few home decor touches that say "Autumn." You'd like them to be seasonal, eco-friendly, easy to make, and, most of all, charming...


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10 Popular Roofing Styles: Which is the Best for You?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 10, 2014

Besides performing the essential function of protecting human beings from sun, rain, hail, and snow, roofs come in various shapes that add architectural interest to the buildings they...


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Amazing Essential Oils to Treat Fall Allergies

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 09, 2014

As the season changes, autumn is in the air -- and so too pollen, mold, and dust mites, all of which are powerful allergens. Pollen from goldenrod, that ubiquitous late-blooming weed,...


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How to Remove 5 Summer Stains from Outdoor Furniture

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 08, 2014

It was a fun summer – lots of barbecues, children romping through the yard, birds and butterflies flittering by – the stuff memories are made of. But now Labor Day has passed,...


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Why Not Plant Vegetables this Fall?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 07, 2014

As your late summer vegetable harvest winds down, why not celebrate a great home gardening season by … planting some more!! “What?” you may ask. “The leaves...


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9 Thrifty Storage Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 03, 2014

It seems like everybody’s busy talking about organizing their home, but hardly anyone is taking action. A big part of the reason is probably that in order to put all your stuff...


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8 Amazing Hometalk Ideas to Fancy up Your Fence

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 01, 2014

Fencing plays a starring role in the home decor news these days. You’ll see weathered pickets or rugged fence boards ingeniously repurposed as living room wall art or headboards...