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How to Create a Pet-Friendly Backyard

Pets are a big part of a lot of people’s lives, so naturally, it’s important to many homeowners to make their backyard as safe and comfortable as possible for their pets. Yards are more than just a place for a

Posted in Backyard, Pets

5 Incredible Resources to Identify Birds

Think birdwatching is a dull pastime? The popular hobby is anything but! With nearly 10,000 species of birds across the world, it’s fun to spot and identify the many different feathered friends that visit your backyard.  National Bird Day is

Posted in Nature

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

The start of the new year is the perfect opportunity to set goals that better your life. While some people are making resolutions to lose weight or pay off debt, I’m planning ways to improve my home. Simple home improvements

Posted in Improvement

10 Brilliant Ways to Remodel Your Kitchen on a Tight Budget

My dream kitchen consists of quartz countertops, custom cabinets, a slab backsplash, and plenty of storage space. Unfortunately, these upgrades come at a steep price. On average, homeowners spend upward of $17,000 on a kitchen remodel. If you want high-end

Posted in Home Decor

4 Stunning Ideas to Spruce Up Your Winter Garden

Who says you have to stop gardening when winter arrives? My family enjoys gardening all year long. By incorporating winter-friendly plants into the garden, my landscape stays equally as lush and beautiful from season to season. If you don’t think

Posted in Backyard, Gardening

4 Tips to Help Your Christmas Tree Last All Season

Growing up, it was a tradition in our family to cut and decorate the Christmas tree on the first day of December. While our beautiful Douglas firs would always look full and healthy for the first few weeks, the trees

Posted in Home Decor

5 Ways To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Each year in the United States, an average of 250,000 homes sustain water damage caused by pipes that freeze and burst. If you live in a cold climate, frozen pipes are more common than you think, especially when you consider

Posted in Uncategorized

6 Unexpected Ways to Save Energy This Winter

Amid the hustle and bustle of life, most of us don’t think much about saving money on energy. But when the utility bills finally arrive, we often wonder what we could have done to cut back. This winter, save energy

Posted in Home Care

3 Important Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

The start of fall is the best time to prepare your lawn for the long winter ahead. Without help, most lawns will not survive snow, ice, and extreme cold intact, so when spring finally arrives, you may find that your

Posted in Autumn, Backyard, Home Care, Landscaping, Lawn Care

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