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20 Things to Do Outside Before Summer Ends

While it may be the tail end of summer, there’s still plenty of time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Maximize your end-of-season fun by squeezing in some activities that may still be on your summer bucket list.

Posted in Outdoors

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Stand on the curb in front of your house. What do you see? If you’re not satisfied with your home’s exterior and landscape, your property could be lacking curb appeal. Improving your home’s curb appeal doesn’t just make your home

Posted in Home Improvement

Essential Backyard Safety Tips

Summer is a great time to get the family outside to play, eat, and relax in the yard. But while you’d expect your backyard to be a safe haven for you and those you love, hazards can exist that put

Posted in Backyard

5 Ways to Preserve Your Summer Garden Harvest

Planting a garden can be a truly rewarding experience: After you’ve worked hard for months planting and growing crops, it’s nice to be able to feed your family what you’ve grown. But what if your gardening experience has been a

Posted in Food, Gardening

6 Easy DIY Summer Upgrades You Can Finish in a Weekend

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to start a new project. It’s always a busy time of year, but there are a ton of DIY projects that can be finished over the course of a weekend, leaving

Posted in DIY

What Decking Material Is Right For Your Home?

Designing your dream deck? Before construction begins, take the time to consider what your deck will be made of. Today, there are lots of different materials available, including both wood and non-wood options. When choosing a decking material, consider factors

Posted in Backyard

Tips for Throwing a Meteor Watch Party in Your Backyard

A meteor-watching party is fun for all ages and provides a learning opportunity for children. Some chose to host a meteor-watching party in their backyard or neighborhood to observe as meteors created bright streaks across the night sky. There are

Posted in Backyard

5 Easy Ways to Save Water This Summer

We’re all guilty of wasting water now and then. Whether you let the faucet run when brushing your teeth or take overly long showers, water waste is a serious topic, especially when parts of the country are experiencing droughts. Now

Posted in Water Recycling

Essential Summer Food Safety Tips for Your Next Cookout

Summer is all about enjoying the great outdoors. This means plenty of barbecues and al fresco dining with family and friends. But while a backyard cookout is certainly fun, getting sick afterward definitely isn’t. When you’re planning your next cookout,

Posted in Grilling

20 Amazing Quotes About Summer to Get You Ready for the Season

I’m certainly looking forward to summer, which is almost here, and I’m sure you all are, too. But summer isn’t just about longer days, warmer nights, backyard barbecues, and an abundance of sunshine. It’s also a great time to free

Posted in Nature

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